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

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1,917 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,917
Reviews: 568
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 34
Gots: 98 | 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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jimbodude5

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

08-31-2013 12:24:53 | More by jimbodude5
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jaydoc

Kansas

3/5  rDev -14%

08-31-2013 05:09:03 | More by jaydoc
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stumac

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

08-31-2013 05:04:23 | More by stumac
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TYLY22

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

08-31-2013 03:17:06 | More by TYLY22
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BaconManic

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

08-31-2013 00:44:47 | More by BaconManic
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jmgault1

California

3/5  rDev -14%

08-30-2013 17:56:13 | More by jmgault1
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -14%

08-30-2013 03:49:26 | More by Rhettroactive
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FIN

Georgia

3/5  rDev -14%

08-30-2013 02:04:22 | More by FIN
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Dpatt70

Louisiana

2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

08-30-2013 01:27:53 | More by Dpatt70
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

08-29-2013 18:28:21 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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Duesler

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

08-29-2013 10:36:55 | More by Duesler
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sweemzander

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

08-29-2013 03:44:08 | More by sweemzander
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Evoforen

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

08-29-2013 03:07:36 | More by Evoforen
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dcollinsOX

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

08-28-2013 23:48:26 | More by dcollinsOX
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Rbroccoli

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

08-28-2013 05:57:01 | More by Rbroccoli
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Crimsonfloods

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

08-28-2013 05:38:03 | More by Crimsonfloods
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Oelschlager

North Dakota

3/5  rDev -14%

08-28-2013 03:58:45 | More by Oelschlager
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beerman999999

New York

4/5  rDev +14.6%

08-28-2013 01:20:09 | More by beerman999999
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

08-27-2013 23:18:54 | More by MarvinSnyder
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emwild12

Illinois

4/5  rDev +14.6%

08-27-2013 16:08:31 | More by emwild12
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becktone

Ohio

3.69/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Eye: Pours with a nice head that quickly somewhat fades to a thin sheet over the beer...leaves some lace hanging around. Color is a nice crystal clear copper/deep orange. Overall this is a pretty good looking beer.

Nose: Big on the spices this one. Cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg make up the bouquet of this beer. It smells like a pumpkin ale should, not too overpowering with the spices and quite nice. I've had better but this one is a good one, just there in the middle between the best and the worst. Aroma could be a little less on the spice and a bit smoother but this is still good, especially at the price.

Tongue: Easy drinking beer. Spices hit upfront and then mellow out and come back to linger a bit in the finish. Finish is dry. Malt sweetness supports the spices and rounds it out nicely. Other pumpkin ales are balanced better-Schlafly, Smuttynose- but this one works well. It is a bit to "rough around the edges" to be comparable to those two, but it is still a very nice beer. It could be smoother overall as far as the flavor profile goes and the way that everything works together, but it still is a nice pumpkin ale. Body is medium with carbonation that is lower that I'd have expected but it is right for this beer. I really have no complaints about this one. It is on for the style and I can't say that I'd refuse or not recommend this to someone.

Drinkability: This is one I'd drink again. It is not as good as some of the others that you can find-Schlafly esp.- but for what it is I'm definitely happy with this beer. It is definitely worth a try. The price is right on it and the availability is great too. Usually not a big Sam Adams guy, but this one works for me.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2013 14:43:08 | More by becktone
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amstokesdb9

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

08-27-2013 01:17:54 | More by amstokesdb9
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Pumpkingg

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

08-26-2013 21:15:15 | More by Pumpkingg
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MarkDavidHorn

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

08-26-2013 20:56:51 | More by MarkDavidHorn
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Joe_Grizzly

New Hampshire

3.96/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

picked up a 12 pack because I love pumpkin beer

I usually stay away from the Sammy's because a lot of them taste the same to me

the color on this is cool like a dark reddish root beer

has some good lacing and nice carbonation

nice nutmeg cinnamon finish with some wheat-ness

doesn't have a metallic taste like some pumpkin beers do I liked this better then the
smutty nose little thicker and darker

it doesn't over do the spices like some of the pumpkin beers do

I could drink this one all winter/fall

so long shipyard pumpkin head

if you like pumpkin beer or Sam overall get some you won't be dissappointed

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2013 11:39:23 | More by Joe_Grizzly
Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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