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Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale - Big Boss Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

182 Ratings
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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.03%
Wants: 12
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is a Subtly Spiced Fall ale Brewed with Real Pumpkin that will evoke memories of holidays and family. It is brewed with our own proprietary blend of spices that will make this one of the best recieved pumpkin ales available.

(Beer added by: blackie on 10-05-2007)
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Ratings: 182 | Reviews: 71 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of carrwoo
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Subtle spice. Not over powering.

carrwoo, Tuesday at 02:51 AM
Photo of Renegawam
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Renegawam, Sunday at 10:26 PM
Photo of Martyrob
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Martyrob, Nov 20, 2014
Photo of lillitnn92
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

lillitnn92, Nov 19, 2014
Photo of SonOfKyuss
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

SonOfKyuss, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of BigTwig
3.72/5  rDev -1.1%

BigTwig, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of qcghost
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

qcghost, Nov 13, 2014
Photo of humuloner22
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Appearance: Dark caramel decent head retention.

Aroma: Pumpkin spices and sweet caramel notes.

Taste: Pretty much its a spice bomb, its not got a lot of pumpkin taste but it does have caramel in there too. Its more of a spice dominant beer. Its not my favorite of beers in this style.

Overall: I would probably not seek this one out again, but it was worth at least trying.

humuloner22, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of barczar
3.71/5  rDev -1.3%

Ginger, nutmeg, pumpkin, and nutty caramel malt form the aroma. Spices dominate slightly, but pumpkin and malt presence aren't far behind. Flavor follows suit, with ginger upfront, a slight tangy squash character, then nutmeg and toasted bread, which lingers in the finish. Flavor is even more balanced than the aroma. Aside from that tangy note, which is far more subtle than most examples, a very nice pumpkin beer. A buttery note emerges.

barczar, Oct 31, 2014
Photo of ariceclemson
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

ariceclemson, Oct 30, 2014
Photo of Ace_walker
4.1/5  rDev +9%

Ace_walker, Oct 30, 2014
Photo of LancetherealLeader
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

LancetherealLeader, Oct 30, 2014
Photo of themagickallife
4.56/5  rDev +21.3%

themagickallife, Oct 27, 2014
Photo of Edwyck
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Edwyck, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of Dmrangel
3.52/5  rDev -6.4%

Dmrangel, Oct 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

goast8127, Oct 23, 2014
Photo of B_ryceYoung
1.12/5  rDev -70.2%

B_ryceYoung, Oct 23, 2014
Photo of Davepoolesque
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

It's just ok. I actually like the restrained spice flavors. Good pumpkin underscore.

Davepoolesque, Oct 20, 2014
Photo of Dave1999
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very dark orange with a white head.

The smell is pumpkin and cloves, almost perfume like.

The taste is pumpkin, vegetables, cloves, pepper.

The feel is quite light with medium to high carbonation.

Overall a very decent pumpkin beer, easy drinking and tasty.

Dave1999, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of Lonestar9
4/5  rDev +6.4%

From a tap. Poured a very nice, reddish color. You can taste the pumpkin spices and flavors but it does not overwhelm the beer. As it warmed a little you could taste pumpkin flavors a bit more. The smell was also subtle but definitely pumpkin pie. Overall a beer worth trying, a solid one for me that I'll seek out next year in bottles up in NC.

Lonestar9, Oct 18, 2014
Photo of Kmlund
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Kmlund, Oct 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

OldSmaug, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of MJHolsey
3.52/5  rDev -6.4%

MJHolsey, Oct 15, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev 0%

dithridge, Oct 12, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev 0%

willardt09, Oct 10, 2014
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Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale from Big Boss Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.