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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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2,424 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,424
Reviews: 622
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.8%
Wants: 47
Gots: 302 | 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 +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The beer poured with a slightly amber color head compared with its tan-amber body. Head dissipated quickly and very little lacing on the sides. The aromas include a very slight roasted nuts or a burnt sugar smell with a dominant flavoring of cinnamon and pumpkin flavors. The taste comes with a bittersweet aftertaste, but there is a decent light pumpkin with vanilla-malt flavor. I did like the mouthfeel; it had a good balance between a smooth and carbonation. Overall, not too bad of a pumpkin ale.

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2/5  rDev -42.5%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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4.18/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a really nice dark amber color with a medium sized, cream-colored head. However, the head dissipates immediately.
Smell is awesome on this pumpkin ale. Good, real pumpkin smell, which I really enjoy with a lot of the fake pumpkin beers out there. Real good strong malt smell and great cinnamon spices also.
Taste is very good. Great strong malts start this beer off and the main taste is a good, real pumpkin taste. The sip ends with a bit of a bite of spices and cinnamon.
Mouthfeel is nice for a pumpkin ale. A medium thickness and a good refreshing crispness to it that refreshes.
Drinkability is great for a pumpkin ale. Very balanced beer, but also has a ton of really good tastes to it. I really like some of the stronger pumpkin beers, but I wouldn't be able to drink more than one of them. This beer has a great pumpkin taste without overpowering the tastebuds. A sessionable pumpkin that refreshes and warms on an autumnal day.

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3.18/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a mug.

It's a clear brown, with a foamy off white head.

It smells faintly of pumpkin, not really any spice notes. Not very malty either.

At first the pumpkin flavor is hidden. But as the beer warmed it became much more prevalent. Maybe some faint nutmeg.

It was thinner than I would have liked and a bit more buubly too.

Overall, not a pumpkin beer I'd come back to. Like most Sam Adams beer, it's passable.

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Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 2,424 ratings.