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Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin AleSamuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale

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2,099 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,099
Reviews: 585
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 40
Gots: 176 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brought back in 2010

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 11-10-2008)
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3.65/5  rDev +4.6%

A nice amber with moderate head and retention. The smell of pumpkin is prominent. Spice and malt also. The spice is a little more powerful in the flavor.

Smooth and lightly carbonated.

I don't normally care for this style, but this is a good one.

PvtSnowball, Yesterday at 02:53 AM
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3/5  rDev -14%

12 oz. bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter

A: A dark brown with a tinge of amber. A bit of lacing but not much at all with a quickly receding head.

S: Mostly light malts with a tinge of pumpkin spice, that isn't very distinctive. Quite muddled.

T: Just a bland pumpkin flavor that covers the malts and isn't backed up by spice at all.

M: Crisp carbonation throughout.

O: Definitely towards the bottom of the pile of pumpkin beers.

gillagorilla, Saturday at 03:55 AM
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3.85/5  rDev +10.3%

Pours a dark copper color with a small half inch head from a less than aggressive pour that dissipates quickly leaving little to no lacing on a 16oz pub glass.

Smell is malty with some pumpkin, and spices making up the majority of the nose. Smell is sort of weak but you do get some.

Taste is pretty darn good. I get the pumpkin up front that turns into more of a pumpkin pie taste with the spices moving in. The end of the taste allows the pumpkin to move on out for the spices to take over leaving the spicy aftertaste which is very subtle.

Mouthfeel is between a medium to watery feel. Carbonation is pretty decent.

Overall, I really like this. It is unimpressive in a few aspects but I like the taste of it so much that I rate it a bit higher.

ArchimedesSox, Saturday at 01:08 AM
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Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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