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Fall Hornin' - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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238 Ratings
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Ratings: 238
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 3
Gots: 12 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

11-09-2013 04:30:53 | More by Satsuma
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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

11-07-2013 01:55:50 | More by JISurfer
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

11-06-2013 02:07:25 | More by sgoro
Photo of Huffs

New York

4.23/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured to a great, full and thick head, tan in color, with great retention and lacing. Appearance was a brilliant ruby color with just a slight haze. Aroma was of spice, hints of cinnamon and nutmeg with some malt notes. Had a pronounced mulling spice note up front with some malt and caramel on the back. Nice creamy mouthfeel with a clean finish. One of the best fall beers I've had.

Serving type: can

11-05-2013 02:28:45 | More by Huffs
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

11-04-2013 22:56:43 | More by Kegatron
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1.98/5  rDev -44.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Honestly, had I realized this was a pumpkin beer, I wouldn't have ordered it, as I hate pumpkin. But, I thought it was a "Fest" beer, so here goes. Served in straight pint glass. Poured a clean, clear dark mahogany color with about 1/8 inch of very light khaki hued head that had OK retention and lacing.

The aroma was a full-on spice attack, no pumpkin, let alone malt, yeast, or hops, showed through. Same dealio on the tongue, just palate wrecking spices. The body was nicely medium, and had a pleasantly dry finish. Drinkability was non-existent, I had 4-5 ounces, and passed it back across the bar. Overall, a poor example of the style. Admittedly, it's not a style I like, but I'm being as fair as possible here. There are many, much better P-brews out there, drink them, avoid this one.

Serving type: on-tap

11-03-2013 19:43:10 | More by beertunes
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

11-03-2013 06:34:53 | More by Mosul
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4/5  rDev +13%

11-03-2013 06:01:21 | More by Nage37
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3.9/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, 2013 release. Pours slightly cloudy deep ruby red color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of big pumpkin, caramel, cinnamon, gingerbread, nutmeg, toast, brown sugar, allspice, light chocolate, and floral/toasted earthiness. Nice aromas with good balance and complexity of malt, pumpkin, and spice notes; with good strength. Taste of pumpkin, caramel, chocolate, cinnamon, toast, toffee, nutmeg, brown sugar, gingerbread, allspice, biscuit, and floral/toasted earthiness. Minimal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of pumpkin, caramel, chocolate, toast, toffee, cinnamon, nutmeg, gingerbread, allspice, biscuit, and toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of pumpkin, malt, and spice notes; with great robustness, malt/spice balance, and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a creamy and lightly slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice pumpkin ale! All around good balance, complexity, and robustness of malt, pumpkin, and spice flavors; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: on-tap

11-02-2013 05:39:49 | More by superspak
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

11-01-2013 14:41:01 | More by chrishensley
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2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

10-31-2013 22:45:31 | More by redfox405
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

10-31-2013 22:44:34 | More by cwd
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3.71/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

When i poured this beer, it has a dark brown color body with a thin tan head that lays down to a sticky lace. The smell is your basic pumpkin spices, cinnamon, nutmeg. The taste has a balance flavor of pumpkin and spice, spice is a little more than i like but it is still a good beer. It has a great mouthfeel and overall a well done pumpkin beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2013 20:23:14 | More by chefhatt
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3.99/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz : tulip

Pours a clear, deep mahogany with a foamy, beige head.

A very seasonal blend of cinnamon, allspice and caramel malts predominately.

Medium+ creamy body with mild foamy carbonation.

A very well done pumpkin beer. Prominent pumpkin pie spices without being overwhelming or cloying.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2013 08:24:15 | More by vkv822
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District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

10-30-2013 01:02:56 | More by nmann08
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4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

10-30-2013 00:23:48 | More by Oakenator
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4.38/5  rDev +23.7%
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!

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2013 22:01:16 | More by Jeffreysan
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

10-29-2013 01:33:16 | More by firedwarftj
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

10-28-2013 15:21:07 | More by Kmlund
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

10-28-2013 00:23:40 | More by guldseth
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

10-27-2013 17:15:16 | More by TripelMark
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

10-27-2013 02:31:22 | More by Hessian257
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

10-26-2013 20:17:20 | More by kbrown
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3.84/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

The body is a solid burnt mahogany with a ruby hue through the light. The cream colored head recedes slowly, leaving a film of suds and nice foamy lines of lacing.

Aroma is very spicy, cinnamon taking the lead. Other holiday spices float around as well.

The beer tastes a lot like the aroma although an earthier pumpkin note is hiding under the spices. A bit of a hot cinnamon finish.

The mouthfeel is kind of dry and medium in body.

Overall, this is good but the spices dominate the pumpkin, big time. Would buy again.

Serving type: can

10-24-2013 19:44:28 | More by JuicesFlowing
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

10-24-2013 01:20:21 | More by Westmoreland
Fall Hornin' from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 238 ratings.