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Hipp-O-Lantern - River Horse Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

377 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 377
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.7%
Wants: 19
Gots: 36 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NJpadreFan on 07-18-2010)
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Photo of brentk56
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

brentk56, Nov 05, 2014
Photo of Gkruszewski
3.72/5  rDev -1.6%

Gkruszewski, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of hoops61176
4/5  rDev +5.8%

hoops61176, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of DrStiffington
4/5  rDev +5.8%

DrStiffington, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of fdefulvio
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%

fdefulvio, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of Louski
3.84/5  rDev +1.6%

Louski, Oct 26, 2014
Photo of VTBrewHound
4.5/5  rDev +19%

VTBrewHound, Oct 23, 2014
Photo of Python6586
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Python6586, Oct 22, 2014
Photo of JohnFatAss
4.03/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark amber color, off white head.
Rich, creamy and smooth.
Real nice flavor. The pumpkin pie spices are not overpowering.
Sweet and malty, pumpkin pie spice and a little warmth from the alcohol.
Very enjoyable and one of the better pumpkin beers I have had.

JohnFatAss, Oct 22, 2014
Photo of jrschaef
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

jrschaef, Oct 21, 2014
Photo of Locky
3.76/5  rDev -0.5%

Locky, Oct 21, 2014
Photo of Bieniek30
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Bieniek30, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of Djkent28
4.5/5  rDev +19%

Djkent28, Oct 18, 2014
Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3.25/5  rDev -14%

SpAiReArGsEonNE, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of JRosolen
3.84/5  rDev +1.6%

JRosolen, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
3.7/5  rDev -2.1%

AlpacaAlpaca, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of Gregaroo
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Gregaroo, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of wattoclone
4.5/5  rDev +19%

Pours a cloudy, medium amber brown wiith a large, persistent white head from a growler supplied by CJ's in Towamencin PA. Aroma is pleasant aromatic, mostly vanilla, with some definite pumpkin pie notes. Taste is very smooth, malty and easy drinking. There is not much pumpkin or spice, but a subtle complex mixture of all of the above. Not as intense as the Neshaminy Creek imperial pumpkin "Punkless Dunkel", but nevertheless quite good and VERY sessionable. This delicious brew will please the palates of all but the most experienced beer drinkers who have destroyed their palates with over-the-top insanely intense brews.

wattoclone, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of Keneally43
2.68/5  rDev -29.1%

Keneally43, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of NJBeer265
3.25/5  rDev -14%

NJBeer265, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of Petem222
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Great taste, smooth going down!

Petem222, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of whatname
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

whatname, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of ryanmcd
3.92/5  rDev +3.7%

ryanmcd, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of JoeMans
4/5  rDev +5.8%

JoeMans, Oct 02, 2014
Photo of NVR2FST
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

NVR2FST, Oct 01, 2014
Hipp-O-Lantern from River Horse Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 377 ratings.