Pumpkin Ale | Horseheads Brewing Inc.

Pumpkin AlePumpkin Ale
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Pumpkin AlePumpkin Ale

Brewed by:
Horseheads Brewing Inc.
New York, United States

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Tempting tastes play seek and hide,
off the trail that's true and tried.
Aromas dance as spirits guide,
down the path the pumpkins ride.

Added by israel on 09-17-2008

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

Photo of jeremyg
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Hands down best pumpkin ale out there! I've tried a lot and my friends have tried a lot of pumpkin ales. we all agree this is the best around. If you haven't had it yet, you better get it before its off tap. There is no way you will disappointed. Great smell great taste and great holiday beer.

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

Photo of reizorc
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

There is only one word that describes this beer in its entirety.... WOW!!! Best tasting Pumpkin Ale, non stout/porter that I've had.

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

Photo of tcwestcott
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Simply the best pumpkin flavored beer I have ever tasted. It has the perfect beer to pumpkin taste ratio.

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

Photo of TomBrownJr
4.98/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I have tried multiple versions of the HHDs Pumpkin Ale since they first rolled it out, and they finally have it near perfect (I am not sure what perfect would be, but I love this version of Pumpkin Ale). The scent is stronger than subtle and definitely adds to the taste. Of all the different pumpkin beers I have tasted (over 30), this is the best of the crop.

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4.92/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.77/5  rDev +13.3%

Top 3 pumpkin beer(non stout/porter) beer I've had behind whole hog and ahead of cigar city's Good Gourd.

Smell was amazing but what set horseheads apart was its drinkability. 7% and couldnt tell. Goes doqn smooth like drinking water.

Highly recommended to any pumpkin fan. Will not disapoint.

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of NJBeer265
4.71/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Over the years I have tasted well over 40 varieties of Pumpkin beer. Each season I go out and stock up on my favorites and new Pumpkin beer. When visiting Horseheads I had the opportunity to try their Pumpkin Ale from tap. The first thing you notice is the nice amber color and the smell of pumpkin. When tasting you are hit up front with spice notes but the finish is that of pumpkin. It does not contain the aftertaste of spices that many do. The pumpkin flavor is just enough so that it is not overpowering and you can enjoy multiple bottles.

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4.71/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.66/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Got this off a trade and didn't know what to think of the 22oz bottle when I saw the amateurish and frankly cheap looking design and label. But then you pop the cap and boom.

Deep copper color with a 2 finger head. On the nose tons of nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and pumpkin. Like the best pumpkin pie you've ever had. The taste follows the nose like a pumpkin pie in a glass. Mouthfeel is okay but not spectacular, it's more than sufficient though. Overall this pumpkin ale hits it out of the park for me. Will get this again next season for sure.

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Pumpkin Ale from Horseheads Brewing Inc.
Beer rating: 87.7% out of 100 with 146 ratings
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