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Fall Festivus - Cricket Hill Brewing Co.

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55 Ratings
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 15.36%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cricket Hill Brewing Co. visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 11-08-2008)
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Reviews by stingrayvr6:
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stingrayvr6

New Jersey

3.68/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Clear amber/yellow color, apparent carbonation, frothy white head, decent retention and lacing. Smell bready and malty, some toasted malt and caramel. Taste light and malty, sweet up front balanced by some hop bitterness in the finish. Spicy finish, almost clove-like. Very drinkable, a bit light but solid brew, nothing wrong with it.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2010 01:28:40 | More by stingrayvr6
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civicm87

New York

2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

06-15-2014 20:18:38 | More by civicm87
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muskiesman

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-15-2014 01:00:21 | More by muskiesman
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New York

3/5  rDev -9.6%

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Lehighace06

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Griffith

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-09-2014 22:08:40 | More by Griffith
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottle > Mason Pint

A - Hazed orange with a finger of soapy white head, nice lattice of lacing.
S - Some sweet malt, resinous pine, a little floral, a touch of orange zest
T - Taste is a little lacing, orange and grapefruit caramel and candy like malt, slightly piney with a nice hop portion.
M - Watery, slightly metallic aftertaste.
O - Decent amber, I was pleased with this, doesnt strike me as a fall beer, but Its complex enough. If canned it would make an excellent session beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2013 00:02:35 | More by Omnium
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tabhill

New York

3.89/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- big creamy rich light tan head poured over a very murky amber body. Even though it was poured down the side of a pint glass, I had to hold the pour halfway through to prevent the foam from overflowing. head lasted a few min but didn't create any lacing. slight bubbling lasted throughout the evaluation

S- very hoppy aroma with some malty notes..very nice

T- strong hoppy flavor followed quickly by an acidic taste followed by a dull malty taste. not unpleasant

M- a light, crisp feel that quickly fades to a heavy, malty feel on the tongue

O- I had to re-check the beer style because I couldn't believe this wasn't an IPA. This is a really good IPA even though they consider it an amber. would have liked it more had the heavy, malt mouthfeel not been present

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2013 02:21:27 | More by tabhill
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a tall pint glass, color is copper, head is light tan and exploded out of the glass, hard to tell if its the carbonation or a bottling issue.

Smell is super hoppy for a beer this size, big citrus, light pine, light toasted and caramel malts noted.

Taste is also very hoppy for a brew at below 5% abv, hard to believe because the malt flavors are pretty decent as well, its not thin or watery; hops are citrus, grapefruit prominent, light pine; malt is surprisingly present in this brew, solid toast and caramel noted, hops really take over the sweetness.

Mouthfeel is pretty solid, a little biting from some over-carbonation and strong hop flavors.

Overall, a surprisingly flavorful lighter ale, great hop presence and solid malt flavors. happy festivus

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 01:27:04 | More by mvanaskie13
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tbeer40

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-15-2013 21:13:50 | More by tbeer40
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New Jersey

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New Jersey

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New Jersey

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-22-2013 17:40:58 | More by NJBeer265
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

3.8/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Aroma is quite hoppy and woody, rather like an IPA, with a nice undertone of - yep - autumn leaves, as well as a subtle note of yeast. Pours a hazy amber with an extremely thick, fine-bubbled, persistent pale creamy-tan head. Sharp flavor is quite hoppy, more at an IPA, quite bitter but not fiercely so, with a nice dry-leaf undertone and malty and honey hints. Quite tasty! Smooth texture has average body and good fizz. This ’un will have you singing "Autumn Leaves."

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2013 01:31:53 | More by Cyberkedi
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Ralphs66

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12-30-2012 22:44:17 | More by Ralphs66
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SFC21

Florida

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Chugs13

New Jersey

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plaid75

New York

4.03/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at Tap and Barrel, Smithtown, NY.

Poured a medium copper hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and very good sticky lacing

The smell featured a light grainy malt with an herbal tea like hop.

The taste consisted of an upfront herbal hop punch with a balancing soft caramel malt.

The mouthfeel was clean and dry.

Overall a very tasty hop forward fall treat.

Serving type: on-tap

10-27-2012 21:33:38 | More by plaid75
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Fall Festivus from Cricket Hill Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.