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

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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
Ranking:
#41,962
Reviews:
649
Ratings:
2,646
pDev:
15.85%
Bros Score:
3.13
 
 
Wants:
63
Gots:
571
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 2,646 |  Reviews: 649
Photo of Dreizhen
3.53/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bierliebhaber3
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%
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 -14.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of forshamegetit
3.55/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thoglund
3.46/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Squire123
3.34/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of -chii-
3.31/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AD17
2.6/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of red94tt
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BlueKurenai
3.55/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KrissyKat6
4/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shellynix
2.71/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BuddyZ
3.59/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ESPN_Woodsy
3.24/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Brew_ski
2.26/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of HoppyBeerisHappyBeer
3.59/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WickedBeer
3.27/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.5/5  rDev -28%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Doesn't look like that orange pumpkin color, nor does the aroma really smell like pumpkin.

Taste has more coriander and cinammon that pumpkin too. Too much spice rack that isn't stuff used in pumpkin pie. Other than that, nothing tastes off, just misplaced, like where is the pumpkin? You had one job. . .

I guess this is for people who want a pumpkin ale, but want to barely be able to tell there is pumpkin in it.

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Photo of Beerma
3.96/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

good pumpkin beer. Not the best but would enjoy a 6 easily! Not too strong either!

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Photo of Griggsy
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bytor1971
2.72/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of SamAdams1996
2.15/5  rDev -38%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 5 | overall: 1.5

This beer DOES NOT taste like pumpkin do not be fooled it tasted like plain Ale. If you can get this beer down it can give you a decent buzz pretty quick it has 5.10 alcohol in it overall it's good for a buzz. If you like ale then you will like it.

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

Photo of tmcarter23
2.83/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.47 out of 5 with 2,646 ratings
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