Fall Hornin' | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States
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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
Ratings:
685
Reviews:
127
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
13.11%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
135
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 685 |  Reviews: 127
Photo of killcore
3.45/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AlexAfonin
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of connecticutpoet
2.86/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Kmat10
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BlesstheHarvest
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mortarforker
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of marshrat63
4.2/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ciocanelu
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mahogany color with creamy beige head. Aroma has roasted malt, pumpkin and spices, all in a very good balance. Taste is also balanced, not too sweet, not to spicy. I get pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon and some bitterness on the finish. Body and carbonation are really smooth. This is one of the best pumpkin ales I had so far, mostly because it's really well balanced, smooth and not overspiced or overly sweet.

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Photo of igl
4.81/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tasted in a 16 oz pint glass from draught at Firkin on January 5, 2015.

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Photo of Jason_cs
3.59/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gwydno
4.14/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StoutBoi
3.59/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tone
3.88/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, dark ruddy amber. 3/4 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of earthy malt, slight sweet malt, nutmeg, hint of cinnamon, slight all spice, hint of alcohol, slight pale malt, and a hint of alcohol. Fits the style of a Pumpkin Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of pale malt, sweet malt, hint of earthy malt, slight all spice, nutmeg, hint of alcohol, and a hint of pumpkin. Overall, good appearance, aroma, and blend, but the body is slightly lacking in comparison with the aroma.

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Photo of sherpahigh
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MAB
3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From a bottle, not a can.

This is a lovely beer to look at. Deep amber color, nice head. It smells of spices and malt. So far, so good.
It is pumpkin pie in a bottle. Surprisingly close to ann actual pie, even. But after 3/4 of a glass, you're ready for dessert to be finished.

Nothing wrong with it, and yet there's nothing I want to savor or remember fondly, either.

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Photo of Thunderballroom
2.33/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.64/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the can, it pours a dark amber with a small head. A bit of spice in the nose, which goes with the pumpkin pie flavor, with a little bitterness, in the mouth. Enjoyable beer.

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Photo of hreb
3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle served in pint glass. Beer is dark brown in color and forms a dense tan head. Delicious aroma of nutmeg and cinnamon. Taste is also spicy, with a bitter edge through the middle, possibly from both hops and ground spices. A little heavy on the carbonation given the flavor profile, I think. Not a great pumpkin ale, but worth drinking for the aroma alone.

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Photo of tharley
3.3/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Trosevear
3.85/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

First beer in the 2015 Beer Advent Calendar. And kinda pissed that it isn't a unique beer.

L: Dark brown with a small white head.

S: Sweet pumpkin pie and a small amount of spice from the nutmeg and cinnamon smell.

T: Sweet pumpkin pie added with a little bit of cinnamon and nutmeg spice.

F: Full body mouth feel with a nice amount of carbination.

O: A very nice PUMPKIN beer but not very happy it is in the CHRISTMAS advent calender.

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Photo of Tivlavrie
3.61/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bunman3
4.06/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This an extremely enjoyable pumpkin ale, which is high praise considering my personal slant away from this style of beer. The highlight of this beer is the smell - it reminds me of the holiday season, with plenty of cinnamon and clove. Overall, this is a very nicely crafted ale - one I would go out of my way to try again.

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Fall Hornin' from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
3.66 out of 5 based on 685 ratings.
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