Horny Goat Brewing Company’s HornyCopia, a 6.3% ABV pumpkin ale
Horny Goat Brewing Company, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, makes beer for people who like to party. At least that’s what their Facebook page says. They make craft beers with a sense of humor. “Carefully Crafted. Famously Fun.”
The Horny Goat brand goes beyond beer. With their brewpub and music venue Horny Goat Hideaway and recently opened marina, they have worked to establish themselves as “a premier Milwaukee destination focusing on lifestyle, entertainment, and legendary service.”
HornyCopia is made with pumpkins in the mash along with 2 Row, Vienna, and Caramel malts. Spices are added during the boil for that “pumpkin pie taste.”
Hazy amber color with orange hues, foamy white head that dissipates quickly.
Bready yeast aroma with pumpkin pie spices – nutmeg, cinnamon, clove.
Pumpkin pie spices up front; ends sweet like brown sugar with some bitterness.
High carbonation; crisp at first then finishes a bit syrupy.
This feels like a pumpkin cream ale to me. A bit sweet, but the use of spices is nicely done.
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