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

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Pumpkin Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brought back in 2010

Added by Kegatron on 11-10-2008

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#39,156
Reviews:
650
Ratings:
2,652
pDev:
15.85%
 
 
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Photo of ConnorMobs
2.82/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Dourrieu
3.84/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SargeC
3.62/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThePold
3.53/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Foxman27
3.32/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ScottyB515
3.67/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Choppin-Banana
2.33/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of 1971bernat
4/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
2.75/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BenHoppy
2.16/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Khaack
3.65/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of evostudios12
3.6/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DJTOBY
3.91/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.05/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a becher pint glass, the appearance was a copper color with a finger's worth of white foamy head that slid off at a moderate pace. Slight lace ran here and there.
The aroma had some pumpkin/butternut squash sweetness running into some ginger and allspice. Light biscuits and honey and a touch of earthiness.
The flavor was moderately sweet through the pumpkin/butternut squash to honey and biscuit arrangement. Slight ginger in the aftertaste and a light dose of white pepper.
The mouthfeel was between light and medium bodied with a decent sessionability about it. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt appropriate. Not much of a finish, but seemed slightly sweet.
Overall, nothing really special as a pumpkin ale. They brew some better ones and there's better ones on the market.

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Photo of ZombPumpkin
3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cacophonyofroaring
3.72/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

I like Sam Adams. This brew was decent but not one I go to come autumn.

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Photo of LT630
3.33/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Mooslerfitness
3.33/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kurzman
3.68/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jliscin
3.65/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 60sFolks
4/5  rDev +15.3%
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 -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
1.17/5  rDev -66.3%
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 +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mikr
2.75/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.47 out of 5 with 2,652 ratings