Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale | Big Boss Brewing

Harvest Time Pumpkin AleHarvest Time Pumpkin Ale
BA SCORE
57.4%
Liked This Beer
3.74 w/ 209 ratings
Harvest Time Pumpkin AleHarvest Time Pumpkin Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Boss Brewing
North Carolina, United States
bigbossbrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is a Subtly Spiced Fall ale Brewed with Real Pumpkin that will evoke memories of holidays and family. It is brewed with our own proprietary blend of spices that will make this one of the best recieved pumpkin ales available.

Added by blackie on 10-05-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#22,369
Reviews:
75
Ratings:
209
Liked:
120
Avg:
3.74/5
pDev:
13.64%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
25
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 209 |  Reviews: 75
Photo of nick_perry
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I feel like I liked it better this year than in previous years. Usual pumpkin and spice notes you get in a pumpkin ale, but not as sweet and boozy as some of them get.

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Photo of nickfl
3.9/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OriginalWayOut
4.74/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lupercmda
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WDJersey
3.62/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FriedSlug
3.9/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A clear and deep gold/orange beer with an off white head that leaves only a speck or two of lacing. The aroma is sweet malt and pie spice s with the cinnamon and clove as the most noticeable. The taste is bitter and sweet with some caramel sweetness and spicy cinnamon and clove. There is a nice bitter finish and the sting of the carbonation. Pretty decent and nicely balanced pumpkin beer,

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Photo of 13tido
3.76/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GTJayG
3.23/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hman43
2.84/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Look: It pours light amber with an off white head.

Smell: It has aromas of pumpkin, cinnamon, herbs, some bread, and nutmeg.

Taste: It has a strong pumpkin flavor with herbs, floral elements, cinnamon, nutmeg, and other spices.

Feel: It has a light moderate feel, with a slight bitter sweet kick on the palate and a semi dry finish.

Overall: It's a decent pumpkin ale that has less complexity of flavors and aromas compare to other pumpkin ales.

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Photo of LannahC
3.52/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MichaelProcton
3.62/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very clear, caramel/burnt orange with active carbonation that leads to a sustained head. The smell is of pumpkin pie, with a touch of malt. However, the pumpkin isn't absurdly pumpkin. Plenty of malt, especially on the back end. Mouthfeel is a touch thin, but I like the bite of the carbonation.

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Photo of EN27
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikemcgrath4
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stoutwhisperer
2.96/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nice local NC effort; however, I can't imagine drinking another one of these. It wasn't bad, but if you want to drink a pumpkin beer, there are better pumpkin beers out in the market. Find those and drink them.

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Photo of jfstilling
3.42/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of yergermeister
3.52/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DuffDaddy
3/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

six pack from Winston-Salem Total Wine. Mild spices, but a good ale.

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Photo of NCStateAE
3.94/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dsshuck
3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of target88
3.33/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Quietflightxv
3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wulfie85
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of velopack
1.96/5  rDev -47.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Extremely strong pumpkin aftertatse, overwhelming, really.

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Photo of Keith27614
5/5  rDev +33.7%

Photo of heyjacqi
4/5  rDev +7%

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Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale from Big Boss Brewing
Beer rating: 57.4% out of 100 with 209 ratings
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