Southern Tier Imperial Pumpking, originally uploaded by adambarhan.
Appearance: Pours an almost clear honey color with a modest, but frothy head that leaves a reasonable splashing of lace
Smell: Pumpkin pie spice, vanilla sugar.
Taste: Opens with a rich pumpkin and spice flavor, which becomes increasingly spicey by mid-palate; after the swallow, the cornbread flavor builds, sweet and buttery; the finish has some alcohol on it
Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation; some warmth coming in at the end.
Drinkability: A big, flavorful pumpkin brew; a bit sweet but good.