Autumn Harvest 2008 | Butternuts Beer & Ale

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Butternuts Beer & Ale
New York, United States
butternutsbeerandale.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Goldfish19 on 03-08-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6
Reviews:
3
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
7.98%
 
 
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3
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1
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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by kirbsicles:
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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Photo of Mora2000
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to ericandersnavy for sharing this bottle.

The beer pours a light orangish-brown color with a white head. The aroma is brown sugar and allspice. The flavor is slightly tart with some brown sugar and the regular pumpkin pie spices: allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. You also get a lot of caramel malt. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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Photo of zrab11
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Exiled
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of joefuzz
4.85/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

08 butternuts harvest

P 4.5 pours a golden orange with a good sized white head

S 4.5 smells slightly of balsamic with some sweet and some winter spices like cinimon and cloves and a slight pumpkin smell

T 5 tastes like a sweet pumpkin pie with with fall and winter spices. Some green apple tartness with the aftertaste.

M 5 wonderfull mouthfeel its nicely carbonated and leaves a warm coating in your mouth

O 5 overall amazing beer it has held up so well over the last 3 years super impressed. I never thought i would find a wild ale based off pumpkin and squash but so glad i did

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Photo of Goldfish19
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

~ Purchased this 750 ml bottle from Bellport beer in Bellport, NY.

Bottle description:

Autumn Harvest 2008 is brewed with roasted pumpkin and butternut squash grown at the Butternut Valley farm. Infused into the mash along with roasted sweet potato these ingredients impart color and earthy flavor tones. Spices are added to the kettle and the beer is fermented with our house ale and Saison yeast strains. The beer is spontaneously soured and aged creating flavors of sour candy and mild spice with a clean finish.

Appearance: Pours a clear orange/gold color with a small white head.

Smell: There is definitely some barnyard funk present here. It is sour, vinegary, and a little spicy. I also picked out some of the roasted pumpkin, butternut squash, and sweet potato.

Taste: Funky, sour, and sweet. It is sour up front, but the addition of roasted pumpkin and sweet potato balances it out well.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied.

Drinkability: Considering everything going on in this beer, it went down easy and was a real treat to drink. ~

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Autumn Harvest 2008 from Butternuts Beer & Ale
4.26 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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