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Horny Goat HornyCopia Pumpkin Ale | Horny Goat Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Horny Goat Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
hornygoatbrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tjsdomer2 on 09-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,762
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
114
pDev:
15.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.15/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of LXIXME
3.31/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dbrauneis
3.35/5  rDev -0.9%

A: Pours a hazy golden orange in color with moderate to heavy amounts of active visible carbonation that rises from the bottom of the glass and some golden yellow highlights. The beer has a finger tall foamy off-white head that slowly reduces to a thick film covering the entire surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. There is a light to moderate amount of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of pumpkin pie spices - mostly nutmeg with a lighter amount of cinnamon. There are light aromas of roasted pumpkin over the top of slightly grainy and caramel malts.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of caramel and grainy malts with a very light amount of toasted malts, all with just a light amount of sweetness. That is followed by slightly stronger flavors of roasted pumpkins. Finally, there is a light lingering flavor of pumpkin pie spices - cinnamon and nutmeg.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Relatively crisp.

O: Not a bad offering just not as rich and complex as many of the other pumpkin ales - not as rich a spice blend as some of the others.

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3.62/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

My local in-person trader, tone77, recently dropped off a huge box o' beer and this is another of that batch.

My pour netted a finger of fizzy, tawny head with only moderate retention. Color was a slightly hazy orangish-amber. Nose had a pleasant smell of cinnamon, clove and allspice. Mouthfeel was full, not quite creamy, but getting there. The taste was very pumpkin spicy and when I closed my eyes, I could definitely envision a slice of pumpkin pie. Finish was semi-dry with the spices really doing their thing, but enough malt left to keep it from being like alum. I remember not being overly impressed with this one back in the Fall, but now, on the eve of Spring, it tasted pretty good.

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of TMoney2591
3.48/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Served in an Ohio State shaker pint glass.

Goddammit it. (The label, anyway.) This stuff pours a hazy orange-amber topped by a finger of glowing off-white foam. The nose comprises pumpkin pie spices, caramel, and a touch of corn syrup. The taste brings in more of the same, the caramel drier and even a touch toasted now. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, not a bad pumpkin beer, really. Likely one of the best things with the Horny Goat name on it.

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1.75/5  rDev -48.2%

Looks kind of hazed deep orange copper hue with a bright white head large bubbles formed. Fine speckled lacing lines the sides of the glass.

Aroma strong perfume note cinnamon sticks and all spice, super spiced in a bad way. Not much in the way of pumpkin going on here.

Flavor has a paint thinner like harshness going on, bitter lingering spice notes coats the palate completely quite the miserable beer experience. No signs of pumpkin just harsh medicinal lingering fusel alcohol and only 6.3% abv.

Mouthfeel is thin textured over carbonated pretty much horrible stuff. Lingering harshness from the harsh alcohol and perfume like spice or potpourri combo puts over the edge into one of the harshest pumpkin ales I’ve ever tasted.

Overall I’m into the style on a seasonal basis not something I would ever typically reach for especially this novelty line called Horny Goat brewed in Stevens Point, WI…just terrible.

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of tone77
3.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of spices, pumpkin. Taste is the same, a bit of pumpkin, some nutmeg and cinnamon. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall this is a pretty good pumpkin beer.

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stinkypuss
2.98/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

...HornyCopia..

LOOK: Pours a hazed bright copper color. White head forms and has some decent staying power to it. Leaves behind some spotty lacing.

SMELL: Pumpkin pie aroma of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom.

TASTE: Good gourd! Mild vegetative pumpkin notes, light pumpkin pie filling, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. There is an earthy, peppery quality to the spices, which are fairly strong.

FEEL: Medium bodied, fairly crisp, wet spice finish, thinner.

OVERALL: An average pumpkin ale, at an affordable price. Sure, it's a little heavy on the spices, a bit thin in a few other categories, but agreeable enough to be sampled off to friends. I had to try it, I just had to and it was alright I guess.

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3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of jzlyo
3.49/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Aroma is cinnamon, spices and slightly perfumed. The flavor is cinnamon, spices, a hint of pumpkin, malts and a mildly tart finish.

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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Horny Goat HornyCopia Pumpkin Ale from Horny Goat Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.38 out of 5 with 114 ratings
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