Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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2,637 Ratings
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Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin AleSamuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brought back in 2010

Added by Kegatron on 11-10-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,637
Reviews:
648
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
15.64%
 
 
Wants:
63
Gots:
561
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Mooslerfitness
3.33/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of Jliscin
3.65/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 60sFolks
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

this is a great beer just tried it for the first time today. I drink a bomber of this Brew

That color is very coppery.

The body is very very light for such a specialty beer.

It has a very good taste but I would not call it pumpkin it is something more like a butternut squash if you want to use something from the Squash Family.

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Photo of KnappStout
3.13/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
1.17/5  rDev -67.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Very little pumpkin taste, goldish orange color with a strong Sam Adams taste as is strong in nearly every Sam Adams beer. The only pumpkin beer worse than this is Linenkugel Pumpkin Shandy. Glad I only bought 1 as it was a huge disappointment. It also smelled like stale Sam Adams with hints of pumpkin and cinnamon. I strongly advise not getting this beer.

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Photo of craigbelly
3.65/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mikr
2.75/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BEER88
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.16/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I bought a Sam Adams at the craft store,.... hmmmm,. Color is nice, typical dark pumpkin, aroma is kind of medicinal, taste is light, not very tasty, bland, overall one of the worst pumpkin beers I have ever tasted.

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Photo of Grupatre
3.61/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cyning
4.96/5  rDev +38.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of mbrando33
3.07/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Definitely not one of the better Pumpkin ales. I'd say it's one of the worst I've had, right up there with Blue Moon's version, though not quite that bad. There is almost no pumpkin taste at all and very little pumpkin scent. Skip this one and just buy their Octoberfest, which is a must better beer probably sold at the same store.

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Photo of dag1991
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Johnct
3.16/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dreizhen
3.53/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bierliebhaber3
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This ale pours a dark brownish amber color with a medium off white head. The smell like most pumpkin beers is strongly of pumpkin and allspice. This is medium to light bodied. The flavor is a little malty with fairly heavy spice notes and some very significant, but not overwhelming pumpkin flavor. The finish is a little sweet. I am a fan of pumpkin beers, but I think that it is very easy to over or under do the pumpkin flavor (mostly the former). This ale walks the line nicely though I would say it is definitely leaning toward the overdone side. I would even call it one of the better, though definitely not the best, pumpkin beers I’ve ever had. Admittedly I haven’t had many of the higher rated pumpkin beers though. It’s a good addition to the fall variety pack.

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Photo of Hazen
2.98/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of forshamegetit
3.55/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thoglund
3.46/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Squire123
3.34/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of -chii-
3.31/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of AD17
2.6/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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