Headless Horseman Pumpkin Ale | The Defiant Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
The Defiant Brewing Company
New York, United States | website

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by cosmo4u on 09-04-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
46
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
17.49%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
9
For Trade:
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Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 46
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5/5  rDev +36.6%

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Photo of tigg924
2.92/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours clear, brownish orange, with minimal head. Taste is bread, pale malt, mineral, and faint cinnamon and nutmeg. The pumpkin spice is subtle. The base beer seems like a decent English pale. Overall, I like my pumpkin beers to be a bit more pumpkin forward. This is a pass for the future for me.

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Photo of JC333
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of KrissyKat6
5/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of tharley
3.9/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of acurtis
3.07/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of JMS1512
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of zillo043068
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of mikerems
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikeburd1128
2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

Photo of Skibum211
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of kkmiller76
3.26/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of plaid75
3.97/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Plotted a medium amber hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was decent retention and lacing.

The smell featured a sweet honey like malt with a dusting of allspice.

The taste consisted of sweet soft doughy malts, a rindy pumpkin and a subtle allspice.

The mouthfeel was soft and round with a chewy finish.

Overall a tastyalt driven pumpkin ale.

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Photo of sfsean28
3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of kkazemi
2.8/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jwc215
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark amber with a wispy thin cover that leaves dotted lacing.

The smell is of pumpkin spicing with English malt and dough.

The taste is of the usual pumpkin spicings - nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, allspice. There is a watery touch in the middle, in which the flavors seem to fade a bit, then return. It is backed by an English pale ale character. Finishes rather abruptly for the style, with just a hint of lingering spicing.

It has a medium body with ample carbonation.

Not a bad pumpkin ale. It has the characteristic spicings without being overwhelming.

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Photo of Mikexw
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Lilbeck23
5/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of AD17
2.25/5  rDev -38.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of jeffleepa
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Alycee89_
5/5  rDev +36.6%

Photo of NJRobD
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of malfunxion
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of abcdefghijkyle
2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

Photo of gwiedman1
3.23/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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Headless Horseman Pumpkin Ale from The Defiant Brewing Company
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