Hipp-O-Lantern - River Horse Brewing Co.

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85
very good

384 Ratings
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Ratings: 384
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.7%
Wants: 18
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
River Horse Brewing Co. visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: NJpadreFan on 07-18-2010)
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3.69/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

So much pumpkin puree it looks and pours like pressed cider.

A: Pours a murky, hazy cider orange capped by an off white head that fades too fast and leaves too little lace, but no surprise with all that fermenting fruit in the beer!

S: The pie spice smell is the best part as it also smells of apple cider, fruit orchard in Nov, with fallen fruit, long grass, wet earth, spice rack. A bit metallic - I dont think this part of NJ has the best water.

T: Follows smell. Spice forward, with Pie.... brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg, and that apple cider tang along with the pumpkin fruit in the base notes. Good.

F: Medium with good chewiness. Sweet but not cloying, good finish, the alcohol is hidden.

O: A better than average imperial pumpkin beer. I'm not a fan of this much sweet or fruit or spice! It's like flavored coffee.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy burnt orange capped by an impressive head that leaves some splashy lacing

Smell: The pie spices dominate the aromatics, though there is an oddly vegetal/metallic aspect that is also present

Taste: Spice forward, with brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg tones; underneath, the pumpkin is somewhat apparent but the spices dominate from start to finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation; the alcohol is well hidden

Overall: A good pumpkin beer, though it is a little too sweet and spicy for my palate

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Hipp-O-Lantern from River Horse Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 384 ratings.