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Barrel Aged Frog's Hollow Double Pumpkin Ale - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

149 Ratings
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.95%
Wants: 15
Gots: 22 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in Kentucky bourbon barrels.

(Beer added by: trxxpaxxs on 09-23-2012)
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DustinSWB

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

11-24-2013 03:55:07 | More by DustinSWB
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laxer8811

New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-19-2013 19:44:59 | More by laxer8811
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cjgator3

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle

A- Poured into a snifter. Pours a slightly hazy dark brownish color with orange hues and an off-white head that quickly turns into a thin ring of lace around the glass.

S- The aroma is dominated by the whiskey barrels from the barrel aging with some pumpkin spices in the background.

T- The taste like the aroma is mostly whiskey and oak flavors from the barrel aging with a sourness in the finish and just a hint of spices.

M- The mouthfeel is between light and medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation.

O- Overall, not a bad offering from Hoppin Frog. This one got better as it warmed in the glass.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2013 03:23:18 | More by cjgator3
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Roland45s

Virginia

3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-Pretty Dark for a pumpkin ale

S-Pumpkin, spices, oak barrell bourbon...

T-Again a lot of smell but not a lot of taste. The pumpkin is there, but only in smell, otherwise another beer that claims "pumpkin" but is really a bourbon barrel stout.

M-Medium bodied.

O-i like bourbon and i like stout so this one was pretty good, but only in the sense of it being bourbon barrel, not pumpkin.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2013 13:51:26 | More by Roland45s
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ThickNStout

Georgia

4.01/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle from Luekens (Dunedin, FL). 16.99. No bottling date. Served in a Southern Tier Pumpking goblet.

Pours hazy orange amber with a half finger of pale, off white head. Retains a nice thin cap that leave nice islands of lace.

Aromas of spiced pumpkin pie and whiskey. Enticing.

Big whiskey and barrel flavors up front followed by raw pumpkin, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, brown sugar, vanilla and oak with a spicy booze bite. Strong, vibrant whiskey-glazed pumpkin pie.

Soft medium body with moderate carbonation. Spirits and spiced gourd linger in the finish.

I like the added complexity of the whiskey barrels to an already well above average brew. The barrel character is ever present without masking the base beer. An easily drinkable, enjoyable variant that I'm really glad to have tried. Unfortunately, much like Hoppin Frog's other barreled offerings, price will most likely prevent many repeat performances.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2013 06:13:02 | More by ThickNStout
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.89/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-Clear deep amber. One finger head that doesn't last long.

S-Pumpkin, spices, oak and slight bourbon, really well balanced.

T-The balance in the taste is no where near the nose. It starts with pumpkin then spice. The finish is oak and bourbon. But the balance isn't were it should be.

M-Medium bodied, some carbonation but watery.

O-First pumpkin beer aged in bourbon barrels. It could work. The balance here was off but it had some potential.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2013 23:37:08 | More by rlee1390
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

11-02-2013 00:17:48 | More by Damian74Shensky
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jacwomyn

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

10-30-2013 01:22:23 | More by jacwomyn
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MaseFace

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

10-29-2013 23:45:32 | More by MaseFace
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djmichaelk

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

10-27-2013 05:58:59 | More by djmichaelk
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ImusBeer

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

10-21-2013 18:37:18 | More by ImusBeer
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elkinbrown

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

10-20-2013 16:45:44 | More by elkinbrown
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MidwestBA

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

10-19-2013 22:30:58 | More by MidwestBA
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OhioBobcat

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

10-19-2013 13:18:50 | More by OhioBobcat
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clevelandhops

New York

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

10-16-2013 02:15:58 | More by clevelandhops
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Zonian1

Ohio

3/5  rDev -21.1%

10-15-2013 01:34:21 | More by Zonian1
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coz

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

10-14-2013 05:10:51 | More by coz
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazed orange color with white soapy froth. Aroma of pumpkin pie spice with a hint of sweet bourbon. In the taste, nice pumpkin pie flavor of pumpkin, spice and vanilla. The bourbon contributes a vanilla sweetness to the brew. Nice blend of spices. Medium bodied brew with a smooth medium carbonation. Overall, this was a treat.

Serving type: on-tap

10-11-2013 21:44:20 | More by Stinkypuss
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ScottStache

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.3%

10-09-2013 02:02:03 | More by ScottStache
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TequilaTom

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

10-07-2013 14:16:51 | More by TequilaTom
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

10-06-2013 17:55:07 | More by hilgart1
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

10-05-2013 22:17:09 | More by ADTaber
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cfh64

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.3%

09-29-2013 23:32:08 | More by cfh64
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velcrogrip

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

09-25-2013 19:54:38 | More by velcrogrip
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CelticAleMan

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

09-24-2013 06:02:04 | More by CelticAleMan
Barrel Aged Frog's Hollow Double Pumpkin Ale from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.