Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale - Big Boss Brewing

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Harvest Time Pumpkin AleHarvest Time Pumpkin Ale

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189 Ratings
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Ratings: 189
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 12
Gots: 21 | 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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Photo of Dave1999
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
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 +6.7%

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.

Photo of Kmlund
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of OldSmaug
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of MJHolsey
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of dithridge
3.76/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of willardt09
3.76/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of memphischas
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of mbfolk
3.04/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of woodchip
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of BRF4322
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Shandycan
3/5  rDev -20%

Photo of Soto
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Sogama
3/5  rDev -20%

Decent pumpkin

Photo of kkazemi
3.68/5  rDev -1.9%

Photo of Slowpony97
4.04/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of Damian74Shensky
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of Falcone
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of wesbourne
3.92/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of jwerner23
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of JSoltiz
4.24/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of RochefortChris
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Guden
4.2/5  rDev +12%

Photo of JamesBondGA
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

very good pumpkin flavor

Photo of Brenden
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Just newly released, this was out 6th beer in an all-NC beers tasting with BA styleisking.

[Appearance: 3.5] It's a pretty coppery color with a slightly more than wispy off-white head that foams up to a firm layer and releases some heavy spotting.
[Aroma: 3.75] Pie spices are prominent here without being overdone, with nutmeg, clove and cinnamon seeming discernible. It would be a solid 4 is the pumpkin flesh gave a stronger show, but it's there behind bready malts and, of course, the spices.
[Flavor: 3.5] Pumpkin flesh is squash/vegetal and placed behind the spices which, again, work very nicely. Malts give a little caramel sweetness and bread.
[Mouthfeel: 3.25] The medium body holds for most of the time but thins a touch in the end, while carbonation goes a bit too effervescent and then spritzy to hold a firm crispness either before or after the middle, though it achieves that much.

Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale from Big Boss Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 189 ratings.