Horny Goat HornyCopia Pumpkin Ale | Horny Goat Brewing Co.

Horny Goat HornyCopia Pumpkin AleHorny Goat HornyCopia Pumpkin Ale
114 Ratings
Horny Goat HornyCopia Pumpkin AleHorny Goat HornyCopia Pumpkin Ale

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

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

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Photo of TTripp725
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of ratrod53
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Nice Color a little hazy but not bad. Not the best head but ok.
The smell is not very strong little allspice and a hint of a burnt pumpkin pie.
Taste Front just a nice malty beer. In the middle get a good pumpkin, allspice, and a little cinnamon. The back side is like an after taste of a pumpkin pie.
All in all a good beer not the best but nowhere near the worst pumpkin beer I've had. Top 3 of the ones I've had.

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3.36/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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2/5  rDev -40.8%

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3.44/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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3.52/5  rDev +4.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Darkmagus82
3.31/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – The beer is served a very lightly hazed orange amber color with a one finger of white colored head. The head has a good level of retention, slowly fading to leave a great level of streaky lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The beer has a nice spicy pumpkin pie aroma. There is a fairly large pumpkin spice aroma of nutmeg, cinnamon, and allspice along with some sweeter aromas of caramel and brown sugar. Along with these smells comes some toasted malt and a decent showing of a roasted pumpkin smell.

Taste – The taste begins much less sweet then would have been anticipated from the nose, beginning mainly of just a roasted pumpkin flavor mixed with some more toasted malt tastes. While dry upfront, there are some light notes of sweetness of caramel that is present and with some spice flavors of clove and nutmeg, which are also present upfront, it produces a very smooth pumpkin flavor on the tongue. As the taste advances the sweeter flavors fade a bit, with more pumpkin coming to the tongue, but in a more raw pumpkin like flavor. This raw pumpkin brings with it some vegetal notes and is also accompanied by some more spice of a cinnamon and clove nature. These flavors take the taste to its end, where a somewhat oddly leafy vegetal and drier pumpkin flavor is left on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on thinner side overall with a carbonation level that was on the average side. The average carbonation was rather appropriate for the blend of pumpkin, spice, and light sweetness, but a slightly thicker body would have accentuated these flavors slightly better and would have helped to create a nicer mouth coating feel.

Overall – An OK drier pumpkin ale. A decent try, but there are certainly better pumpkins to go too over this one.

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Photo of IPAchris
3/5  rDev -11.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

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2.52/5  rDev -25.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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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%

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4.16/5  rDev +23.1%

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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Photo of BrewStoutMagic
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

A very good full flavored pumpkin ale, not to strong on spices but has a nice full pumpkin pie taste.Also I'd like to add that it has hints of pumpkin pie crust.I would be happy to drink more.The abv is where I like it be as well.Nicely carbonated and appearance is right on too. Happy to try a brew from Wisconsin.

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Photo of Rod_J
2.5/5  rDev -26%

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