Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale | Big Boss Brewing

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Harvest Time Pumpkin AleHarvest Time Pumpkin Ale
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Harvest Time Pumpkin AleHarvest Time Pumpkin Ale

Brewed by:
Big Boss Brewing
North Carolina, United States

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

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Ratings: 209 |  Reviews: 75
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3.52/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.76/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.04/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

Decent pumpkin

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3.68/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.04/5  rDev +8%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3.92/5  rDev +4.8%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

very good pumpkin flavor

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Just newly released, this was out 6th beer in an all-NC beers tasting with BA styleisking.

[Appearance: 3.5] It's a pretty coppery color with a slightly more than wispy off-white head that foams up to a firm layer and releases some heavy spotting.
[Aroma: 3.75] Pie spices are prominent here without being overdone, with nutmeg, clove and cinnamon seeming discernible. It would be a solid 4 is the pumpkin flesh gave a stronger show, but it's there behind bready malts and, of course, the spices.
[Flavor: 3.5] Pumpkin flesh is squash/vegetal and placed behind the spices which, again, work very nicely. Malts give a little caramel sweetness and bread.
[Mouthfeel: 3.25] The medium body holds for most of the time but thins a touch in the end, while carbonation goes a bit too effervescent and then spritzy to hold a firm crispness either before or after the middle, though it achieves that much.

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12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a teku glass

I'll call it burnt orange with orange highlights. It is topped with an inch of beige head with little lacing.

I get your usually suspects, cinnamon and nutmeg.

It has a nice pumpkin beer flavor. The spices come through with cinnamon being prominent.

Thin mouthfeel

This is a pretty good pumpkin ale. It does nothing to separate from the herd, but I would try it again.

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +7%

Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale from Big Boss Brewing
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 209 ratings
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