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

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2,426 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,426
Reviews: 622
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.8%
Wants: 46
Gots: 309 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of michaelsmith11
2.86/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JNForsyth
2.75/5  rDev -21%

Photo of logan_0842
3.52/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of wrightst
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of scootny
3.74/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A deep clear amber ale with a solid head that hangs out for quite a while. Not much lacing though but there are spots and streaks. Slow gentle carbonation rising in my Becker style glass.

Notes of caramel, pie spice. A hit of pumpkin meat , brown sugar and faint sweet alcohol. A toasted bready undercurrent and a bit of yeast fruitiness.

Taste is one of the better balanced takes in pie spice style of this ale. A sweet malty front quickly flows into a pie and spice swallow. Mild hop bitterness. Body has light caramel and mild pumpkin meat.

Feel is well carbonated and nicely weighted. A bit tingly but pleasantly so.

Good solid brew that went well with my Thanksgiving leftovers and seasonal foods.

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2.77/5  rDev -20.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.76/5  rDev +8%

Photo of Rizzy17
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of Alestorm4069
5/5  rDev +43.7%

Good pumpkin beer.

Photo of MorgothBauglir
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of Reds76
3/5  rDev -13.8%

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4.04/5  rDev +16.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -21%

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2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

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3.65/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of Foyle
3.4/5  rDev -2.3%

Poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass

Appearance:a 1" off white head falls quickly with no lacing remaining. Color is a mostly clear reddish amber. Plenty of streaming carbonation.

Aroma: spice is the dominate aroma, a bit of pine also.

Mouthfeel: between light and medium, frothy, with a somewhat dry finish.

Flavor: pumpkin and spice (cinnamon) are the dominate flavors. A bready malt backbone and some tangy hops for balance.

Overall: fruit/spiced beers are not my personal choice of brew, but this is definitely one of the better ones I have had.

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2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of RyanK252
3.64/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass

A: Pours deep copper amber with a frothy light tan head that fades.

S: Mulling spice, cinnamon and nutmeg stand out, a touch of pumpkin, and some caramel malt sweetness.

T: Big time spice, nutmeg and a little sweet cinnamon, some roasted malt, a little toffee sweetness, a bit nutty, maybe a bit of pumpkin in there (though not as much as others pulled out), with an interesting spiciness on the finish that lingers.

M: Medium body, quite smooth, with moderate carbonation to keep it from getting too thick.

O: A bit too over spiced for me, but not terrible.

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of Chilly72
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 2,426 ratings.