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Fall Hornin' - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

492 Ratings
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Ratings: 492
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.08%
Wants: 7
Gots: 73 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BB1313 on 08-16-2013)
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Theogre83, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of Alexincj7
4.04/5  rDev +13.8%

Alexincj7, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of TheNightwatchman
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

TheNightwatchman, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of billab914
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

billab914, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of Python6586
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Python6586, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of lordofstarside
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Can to a pint glass. The only date is the total wine label, was put on the shelf 8/16

Pours a very dark reddish gold with brown hues. Pretty clear, a finger and a half of tan colored foam. Low carbonation, not bad lacing, okay retention

Smells ...like pumpkins. Lots of pumpkin and gingerbread along with sweet clove and cinnamon. Just a trace of alcohol on the finish

Taste doesn't follow as well, everything is still there though. Lots of pumpkin and gingerbread upfront, cinnamon and clove are present but a lot fainter than the smell would have you believe

Feel is a moderate body, not very bitter. Finishes a bit wet, no alcohol detectable. Easy to drink

Overall really pretty good. I'm pretty new to pumpkin beers but it's like drinking pie. A big thanks to Anderson Valley and many other breweries this year for putting these out so early. I keep forgetting Halloween is in August

lordofstarside, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of flyingsails
4/5  rDev +12.7%

flyingsails, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of randeezy74
3.66/5  rDev +3.1%

randeezy74, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of BeerBeast
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

BeerBeast, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of allengarvin
3.48/5  rDev -2%

A: 3.75 This pours a dark amber with a moderate head.
S: 3.25 The traditional spices are there, but quite faint.
T: 3.5 This is at the restrained end of the pumpkin ale spectrum, mostly with cinnamon. A little caramel malt offers some additional flavor, but otherwise this is fairly bland
M: 3.25 Neutral texture, low carbonation
O: 3.5 Not what I look for in a pumpkin ale. Boring.

Weighting (percentages): 20, 20, 40, 5, 15. Avg: 3.48

allengarvin, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of Scrapss
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Poured from the blaze orange can into a tulip.

A: deep ruddy brown, almost opaque. rocky two finger head compacts to a thin disk and much heavy lacing. Fantastic.

S: faintly pumpkin-y and spiced notes, kinda like a hint of Thanksgiving in a deeper Oktoberfest.

T: Spices with pumpkin are very light and appealing, does not klonk you over the head. Very malty, then there's this light metallic bitter note that peeks up.

M: medium bodied with creamy notes and herbal at ultimate finish.

O: Is a good introduction to pumpkin beer for the uninitiated.

Scrapss, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of dannycohen62
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

dannycohen62, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of Aficionado_Shawn
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Aficionado_Shawn, Aug 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

PirateCraft, Aug 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

claybob43, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of Mrose78
4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

Mrose78, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of Paul_Zills121
3.52/5  rDev -0.8%

Paul_Zills121, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of foghornleghorn22
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

foghornleghorn22, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of makeitavintage
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

makeitavintage, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of LakerLeith
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

LakerLeith, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of rieg21
3.8/5  rDev +7%

rieg21, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of mikefuski17
3/5  rDev -15.5%

mikefuski17, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of TMoney2591
3.65/5  rDev +2.8%

Served from the can in a snifter at Beelow's.

Big thanks to Jimbo for bringing me a portion of the new can! This stuff pours a clear tawny sienna topped by a half-finger of khaki foam. The nose comprises maple syrup, granola, light molasses, toasted pumpkin seeds, and a relatively mild blend of pumpkin pie spices. The taste brings in more of the same, the spices blending with the syrup/molasses-laden graham-cracker malt backbone rather well, ensuring neither faction attains too much authority. The body is a stolid medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a thickly fluid feel. Overall, a rather nice pumpkin ale, one that doesn't dropkick you with spice or booze. I could see drinking a few sixers of this during this upcoming pumpkin ale season.

TMoney2591, Aug 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

brocktune, Aug 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

kayakandbeer, Aug 16, 2014
Fall Hornin' from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 492 ratings.