Fall Hornin' | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
42.4%
Liked This Beer
3.58 w/ 689 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States
avbc.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
With a brilliant, deep copper hue and creamy beige-colored head, our Fall Hornin’ Pumpkin Ale has inviting aromas of caramelized malt and baking bread with highlights of cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin and seasonal spices. The pleasantly creamy mouthfeel and silky body embrace the sweet caramel flavors and tang of spices (with just hint of hops) that ends in a smooth, round finish.

Added by BB1313 on 08-16-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,602
Reviews:
128
Ratings:
689
Liked:
292
Avg:
3.58/5
pDev:
13.13%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
136
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 689 |  Reviews: 128
Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VeganUndead
3.3/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RC_Saunders
4.12/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour is medium to dark brown. A little heavier beer than I prefer, but taste is overall very good. Caramel pumpkin and light spice all evident.
Would def buy again but no more than a six pack, that will last me through the fall/pumpkin beer season

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Photo of Zazzi82
3.43/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of armock
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bbtkd
3.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Anderson Valley Fall Hornin' Pumpkin Ale, 6% ABV, 20 IBU. Pours thin and dark brown, with a two finger off-white head. Nose is pumpkin, caramel, and some pumpkin pie spice, taste follows with a slight bitter close. Decent mouthfeel, though a bit heavy on carbonation. Overall very good.

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Photo of StevenMilligan
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cliff1066
3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of qcghost
3.81/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shreha
4.32/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zbooks
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.27/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. can

Pours dark maroon with a creamy light khaki colored foam head. Smells like autumn spices, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, roasty toasted bready malt, caramel, molasses, brown sugar, some pumpkin, with earthy woody grassy pine. Tastes like spices, clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, roasty toasted bready malts, caramel, molasses, brown sugar, mild pumpkin, with earthy woody grassy pine. Feels medium-light bodied, creamy with moderate carbonation. Overall a nice spicy pumpkin ale.

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Photo of B_B
3.82/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of FriedSlug
3.89/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear, dark, caramel colored brew with a light tan, foamy head that leaves big bands of lacing. The aroma is sweet with notes of caramel and big hits of cinnamon and pie spices. The taste is lightly sweet caramel with a decent amount of cinnamon spiciness. There is enough carbonation to sting the tongue and add to the spiciness. Really tasty pumpkin brew that is lower in sweetness and higher in spiciness than most in this class.

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Photo of Stofko1992
3.63/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zet
3.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Beautiful amber colour, though the head of foam is very modest. Smell of malt and spices like laurel and thyme. Taste has a sweet profile of pumpkin and malt, with lots of winter spices kicking in. Mouth feel is soft and smooth. Not a very complex beer, but all in all a nice one for a gold autumn/winter night.

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Photo of tgatort
3.93/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerMeister8
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Adam_Lifts
4.33/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AGust82
3.8/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gefinley
3.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of patre_tim
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark brown with an orange tinge, filtered, but hard to see though, lots of carbonation and topped with 4 fingers of brownish head.

Smells totally of pumpkin spices, like Starbucks pumpkin latte (the via packet version). Pumpkin, spices, and a hint of cardamon.

Tastes of pumpkin spices, a hint of cardamon, a biscuity, dark rye bread component, and a deep toasted bitterness.

Medium, chewy and bready body, moderate, soda like carbonation. Mostly dry with a hint of sweetness.

Great pumpkin brew, so stoked to have found on wishbeer in Asia. Drinking on Nov 11th, 2016 in Chiang Mai. Really its a great rep of the style, dunno why the others have rated it as a good, but not stellar pumpkin ale.

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Photo of aknalley
3.39/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ruger_44-Redhawk
3.99/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Didn't know Anderson Valley made a pumpkin ale until my wife saw it today in cans. I love the dark amber color and appearance. The smell is outstanding - I get a lot of spices up front. The taste is very smooth and easy drinking for a dark pumpkin ale. It is on par with Elysian's Nightowl but lighter in the feel. Taste - I'm getting a lot of spice up front with some pumpkin pie, allspice, cinnamon, a little banana and graham. I still think the higher ABV imperial pumpkin ales top my list (Elysian, Southern Tier, Schlafly) but this one is very close behind them. Could do a seperate rating system with non-imperial pumpkin ales. In that case this and Elysian's Nightowl would top the list.

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Fall Hornin' from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 42.4% out of 100 with 689 ratings
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