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Fall Hornin' - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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Ratings: 453
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.76%
Wants: 7
Gots: 67 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BB1313 on 08-16-2013)
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Jdv165, Nov 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +40.4%

mostfadedone, Oct 19, 2014
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Drk93TT, Aug 24, 2013
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4.68/5  rDev +31.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

rypkr, Aug 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Mrose78, Aug 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Wrex68, Sep 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Oakenator, Oct 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

BeerLoverCRM, Sep 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

wrightst, Oct 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Exceptional pumpkin ale with a balanced profile and not too overwhelming pumpkin pie flavor. The aftertaste brings home the sweetness of the pumpkin, and solidifies this as a well-rounded seasonal ale. The aroma was very subtle, though, with not much to offer. Once again, Anderson Valley does it right.

ColdBassHonkey, Oct 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

TheBeerdedCharmer, Oct 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Cleaver35, Sep 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Wasn't expecting a lot as this was the first Pumpkin Ale I'd seen from Anderson Valley but I was very pleasantly surprised with one of the better Pumpkin Ales this season. Will recommend this one to friends as it was smooth with lots of mild fall flavors while still presenting a nice pumpkin flavor. Excellent.

weaf, Aug 31, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +24.7%

victoriarugby, Aug 30, 2014
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4.38/5  rDev +23%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a very dark brown color, with some reddish highlights and three quarters of a finger of white head that quickly dissolved into a thin lacing of foam that completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Very aromatic! Lots of spices (nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, all spice, vanilla, brown sugar, pumpkin) nicely blended with some malt and subtle hops aromas.

Taste: Very much like the aroma. Tons of spice, (nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, all spice, vanilla, brown sugar), followed by pumpkin, malt and finished with some beautifully balanced hops. Delicious!

Mouthfeel: Medium with some nice carbonation. With an ABV of 6.0%, there is just a hint of alcohol warmth on the palate.

Overall: Wow! This is an exceptional, exceptional pumpkin beer!! I love the huge amounts of spice, which is beautifully balanced with the pumpkin, sweetness, malt and hops. I’m definitely getting some more of this, and it’s definitely being added to my yearly pumpkin rotation! It’s absolutely one of the best pumpkin beers I’ve had!

Jeffreysan, Oct 29, 2013
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4.32/5  rDev +21.3%

NoelD, Sep 12, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle into snifter.

A: Pours an extremely dark mahogany red with a couple fingers of light brown head that faded into a bubbly collar. A complex network of lace was left down the glass.
S: Strong pumpkin mixed with spices. Gingerbread, pumpkin bread, clove and cinnamon.
T: Follows the nose with a liquid pumpkin bread taste. Fresh pumpkin, clove and ginger dominate with cinnamon, cardamom, brown sugar and citrus zest poking through. The finish is full of doughy yeast and biscuit malt which adds to the pumpkin bread quality. Aftertaste is spicy and sweet with a hint of caramel.
M: Medium body, normal even carbonation, slick, greasy and smooth mouthfeel. Drinks very well.
O: Surprisingly good. Not sickly sweet or synthetic. One of the better pumpkin beers I've had.

scottfrie, Jan 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

Dark roasted malts bring out a nice deep nearly black mahogany blood red hue with a tan khaki head forming nice and thick, great looking darker pumpkin ale. Fine speckled lacing evenly spread with each sip, love the look of the beer in the glass.

Aroma sweet pumpkin pie notes, graham cracker character, darker roasts bring out some caramel…this is one of the best pumpkin ales I’ve had this season up there with Elysian. Rich caramelization, muted spice notes goes so well together with the pumpkin flesh found in this one.

Flavor darker roasts added some much needed dryness in this beer, which balances out the sweet caramelized malt sugars with the pumpkin additions. Spices are there but not stealing the show away, a quality breadiness derived from malt additions mimics a graham cracker crust in a pumpkin pie.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied even flowing carbonation with nice even character. This goes down easy with each sip, very smooth balanced pumpkin ale.

Overall, it’s an easy going great tasting pumpkin beer that doesn’t way you down in anyway…very nice beer here folks.

WVbeergeek, Sep 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

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Fall Hornin' from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 453 ratings.