Hipp-O-Lantern Imperial Pumpkin Ale | River Horse Brewing Co.

Hipp-O-Lantern Imperial Pumpkin AleHipp-O-Lantern Imperial Pumpkin Ale
BA SCORE
3.76/5
468 Ratings
Hipp-O-Lantern Imperial Pumpkin AleHipp-O-Lantern Imperial Pumpkin Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
River Horse Brewing Co.
New Jersey, United States
riverhorse.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
A festive Ale brewed with pumpkin and molasses. A variety of hand-crushed, whole spices set up an impressive aroma and well balanced taste.

Added by NJpadreFan on 07-18-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,947
Reviews:
130
Ratings:
468
pDev:
12.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
88
Trade:
0
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Pours a cloudy, medium amber brown wiith a large, persistent white head from a growler supplied by CJ's in Towamencin PA. Aroma is pleasant aromatic, mostly vanilla, with some definite pumpkin pie notes. Taste is very smooth, malty and easy drinking. There is not much pumpkin or spice, but a subtle complex mixture of all of the above. Not as intense as the Neshaminy Creek imperial pumpkin "Punkless Dunkel", but nevertheless quite good and VERY sessionable. This delicious brew will please the palates of all but the most experienced beer drinkers who have destroyed their palates with over-the-top insanely intense brews.

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Great taste, smooth going down!

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A beer comes in a orange amber color.

The aroma has lots of spice, a medium pumpkin, and almost a bready or pastry aroma.

The flavor follows with a smack of spice in the front, medium light pumpkin, and a good brown ale base with some toasted malt and sweetness.

A surprisingly good brew from River Horse.

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Hipp-O-Lantern Imperial Pumpkin Ale from River Horse Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 468 ratings
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