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Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale - Big Boss Brewing

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187 Ratings
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Ratings: 187
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 12
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Boss Brewing visit their website
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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Photo of heyjacqi
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Carlson
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Bourbon color with subtle pumpkin and fall spices. Spices are not overpowering . Smooth finish with pleasant after taste. A seasonal treat worth trying.

Photo of fredmugs
2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

Photo of AngusOg
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of carrwoo
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Subtle spice. Not over powering.

Photo of Renegawam
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of Martyrob
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of lillitnn92
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of SonOfKyuss
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of BigTwig
3.72/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of qcghost
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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.

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.

Photo of ariceclemson
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Ace_walker
4.1/5  rDev +9%

Photo of LancetherealLeader
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of themagickallife
4.56/5  rDev +21.3%

Photo of Edwyck
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Dmrangel
3.52/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of goast8127
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of B_ryceYoung
1.12/5  rDev -70.2%

Photo of Davepoolesque
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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

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.

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.

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Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale from Big Boss Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 187 ratings.