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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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2,457 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,457
Reviews: 627
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.85%
Wants: 50
Gots: 375 | 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:
Beer added by: Kegatron on 11-10-2008

Brought back in 2010
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Not terrible. I am not a big fan of the Pumpkin Beer Style. A little too much pumpkin spice. I'd prefer something a little more subtle.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.81/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a very pretty light brown/deep golden amber color with a full finger of off-white/orange head that dissolved into a thin lacing of foam that completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Very malty, like freshly baked pumpernickel bread, accompanied by notes of spices such of nutmeg, cinnamon, pumpkin, brown sugar, and all-spice. I also get a few faint notes of hops.

Taste: Great! Very malty backbone, accompanied beautifully by some excellently balanced spices of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, brown sugar and clove. There is no hops bitterness to speak of, which I overall prefer.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and with very little carbonation. With an ABV of 5.7%, there is no presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: I really, really enjoyed this pumpkin beer. I really like the great balance between the malt, the sweet and the spice. Solid, solid pumpkin beer. I’ll get a bottle or two next Autumn.

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Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 2,457 ratings.