RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
With North Peaks Hooligan Hoppy Pumpkin Ale you will never have to choose between your favorite pumpkin beer and IPA again. Hooligan is brewed with real pumpkin and fresh spices to give you all the spicy pumpkin goodness you could ask for. And did we mention the hops? Hooligan is brimming with hops! It is brewed in Traverse City, MI, on Old Mission Peninsula incorporating locally grown hops.

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3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
bobschaefer (13) - Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Its an interesting mix of pumpkin and hop. They made a good choice in using hops that lean towards pine but its just kind of odd.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vyvvy (6075) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Well, they cant all be winners. This one pours clear golden copper with an off-white soapy head. The aroma has spices, herbal / tropical hops, some toasty malt, caramel and light pumpkin. It has a medium / light body that is very crisp and has light sharp carbonation. The flavor begins with ultra-dry crackery malt, pumpkin vegginess, earth and dirt. The finish has harsh earthy hops, dry malt and an overall unpleasantness to it. This was not for me at all.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (7114) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Draught at The Beer Trappe. Nice hoppy nose matched by an orange pour and just a bit of pumpkin in taste. Thats just fine. THis beer is well balanced between IPA/pumpkin.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBear11D (365) - Michigan, USA - MAR 4, 2014
The Hooligan pours yellowish brass color with a thick off white head that lasts and leaves nice lacing. The aroma is fairly faint, but I can pick up hints of pumpkin spice and floral notes. The flavor is a bit of pumpkin spice up front, however, not as much as you would expect from a pumpkin beer. The floral hops dominate the flavor after a second and hoppy bitterness rides well into the aftertaste. Overall this is a decent beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 25, 2013
A hoppy pumpkin ale that is neither hoppy or very pumpkiny. Murky apricot with a fluffy slowly fading tan vertex. Aroma is biscuitty with toasted malt and mild pumpkin spices. Taste is faint and mild with light floral hops and faint bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
umich03jm (3513) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy light amber color with a small foamy head that quickly fades to ring. Aroma is nice mix of pine/grass hops with pumpkin pie spices. Taste is slightly sweet with a strong bitterness. Lots of pine, fruity, and grassy hops. Finishes with some light cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. As it warmed I started getting more citrus fruit too. Medium body. Pretty solid beer. Its a pumpkin spiced IPA really so if you like of those styles then youll probably enjoy this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BillKismet (3919) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Nice tan body, hopped cream head. The nose emanates appealing fruit-tinged hops, but is bereft of any pumpkin essence. Similarly, the body is characterized by fruit-tinged hoppyness with some moderate co-humulone heavyness as well as bursts of over-ripe fruit. Not the slightest remnant of pumpkin is perceptible in this beer. However, as a musky, summer-time IPA, this works well.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holtguy (171) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Poured orange. Aroma of hops. I smelled real hard but couldnt quite detect any pumpkin or those pumpkin-friendly spices. Taste was of a pretty well hopped IPA, but again I couldnt detect any pumpkin. I dont like pumpkin beers, so I suppose thats okay.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
seth_lfod (325) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Obtained in a locals for locals trade. Poured from a funny lil bottle into a blecher glass. Opaque orange in color with a slight white head. Smell is pumpkin and squash with slight fruity hops... Interesting. Taste is again with the pumpkin... Malt sweetness and a little bitterness from the hops. Not bad, but dont really care for pumpkin beers.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlowOffTube (501) - Michigan, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Interesting and enjoyable. You have to be a fan of hops to like this one. Pours a cloudy orange with a white head. Aroma of cinnamon nutmeg and spicy hops. Taste is mostly pine and honey but middle and end of spices and slight pumpkin, wish I wish it was more. Good stuff.


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