1. Don't miss our 7th annual American Craft Beer Fest featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers this May 30 & 31 in Boston, MA! Buy your tickets now!
  2. BeerAdvocate on your phone?! True story. Try the beta now.

Autumn Harvest 2008 - Butternuts Beer & Ale

Autumn Harvest 2008Autumn Harvest 2008

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
-
no score

6 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 6
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.04%


Brewed by:
Butternuts Beer & Ale visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Goldfish19 on 03-08-2010)
View: Beers (13) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Reviewers
Ratings: 6 | Reviews: 3 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by kirbsicles:
Photo of kirbsicles
kirbsicles

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-04-2012 16:45:50 | More by kirbsicles
More User Reviews:
Photo of zrab11
zrab11

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-03-2013 22:04:28 | More by zrab11
Photo of Exiled
Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-26-2011 03:03:39 | More by Exiled
Photo of joefuzz
joefuzz

New York

4.88/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

08 butternuts harvest

P 4.5 pours a golden orange with a good sized white head

S 4.5 smells slightly of balsamic with some sweet and some winter spices like cinimon and cloves and a slight pumpkin smell

T 5 tastes like a sweet pumpkin pie with with fall and winter spices. Some green apple tartness with the aftertaste.

M 5 wonderfull mouthfeel its nicely carbonated and leaves a warm coating in your mouth

O 5 overall amazing beer it has held up so well over the last 3 years super impressed. I never thought i would find a wild ale based off pumpkin and squash but so glad i did

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2011 13:09:09 | More by joefuzz
Photo of Mora2000
Mora2000

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to ericandersnavy for sharing this bottle.

The beer pours a light orangish-brown color with a white head. The aroma is brown sugar and allspice. The flavor is slightly tart with some brown sugar and the regular pumpkin pie spices: allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. You also get a lot of caramel malt. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2010 00:44:21 | More by Mora2000
Photo of Goldfish19
Goldfish19

New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

~ Purchased this 750 ml bottle from Bellport beer in Bellport, NY.

Bottle description:

Autumn Harvest 2008 is brewed with roasted pumpkin and butternut squash grown at the Butternut Valley farm. Infused into the mash along with roasted sweet potato these ingredients impart color and earthy flavor tones. Spices are added to the kettle and the beer is fermented with our house ale and Saison yeast strains. The beer is spontaneously soured and aged creating flavors of sour candy and mild spice with a clean finish.

Appearance: Pours a clear orange/gold color with a small white head.

Smell: There is definitely some barnyard funk present here. It is sour, vinegary, and a little spicy. I also picked out some of the roasted pumpkin, butternut squash, and sweet potato.

Taste: Funky, sour, and sweet. It is sour up front, but the addition of roasted pumpkin and sweet potato balances it out well.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied.

Drinkability: Considering everything going on in this beer, it went down easy and was a real treat to drink. ~

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2010 02:23:49 | More by Goldfish19
Autumn Harvest 2008 from Butternuts Beer & Ale
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.