Wasatch Brewery – Black O’Lantern

Wasatch Brewery - Black O'Lantern

Wasatch Brewery – Black O’Lantern

Pumpkin Stout
Brewed in: Salt Lake City, Utah
ABV: 6.5%
Best By Date: 3/10/16
Tasting on: 2/21/16
Glass: Stout

Aroma: Overtones of pie spices, notably cinnamon. Undertones of dark roasted malt, minor pumpkin, minor hops and a hint of sweetness. 8.5/10

Appearance: Black with dark brown highlights when held to light. Sustained tan head. 9/10

Flavor: Minor hop bitterness in the beginning followed by moderate pumpkin and a bit of chocolate in the middle. Minor dark roasted malt and low hop bitterness in the end. Pumpkin and minor hop bitterness linger in the aftertaste. 18/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation, no alcohol. 8/10

Overall Impression: Relatively dry. Malt profile supports but doesn’t overwhelm the subtle pumpkin/spices. 45/50

Final Score: 89% = B

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