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Springhouse Ale - AleWerks Brewing Company

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Springhouse AleSpringhouse Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

99 Ratings
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.84%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: on 10-08-2008)
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

09-16-2013 13:58:44 | More by BMart
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-04-2013 10:10:32 | More by AngusOg
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +13%

09-02-2013 20:03:34 | More by Sonofalime
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-02-2013 20:00:50 | More by Dave_Treat
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-01-2013 18:43:19 | More by ShemRahBoo
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.3%

08-24-2013 15:10:53 | More by djrn2
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

08-24-2013 15:08:47 | More by acurtis
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Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

08-15-2013 23:43:46 | More by VBWharfRat
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dwoolley1

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-09-2013 22:11:53 | More by dwoolley1
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teromous

Virginia

2.78/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A: Slightly hazy medium shade of gold and hints of orange. It has a very pretty color in the glass. The head is non-existent right after pouring. The abundant carbonation pops over the foam-less surface. The lack of head and lacing are the greatest detractors.

S: The scent is extremely faint. It has a slightly floral scent like walking into a flower shop but not smelling the actual flowers. Then there is this old house smell to it. It reminds me of walking into the old houses in Colonial Williamsburg. I thought it was a bit funny that the name of the beer was Springhouse and the first two smells I got were flowers and an old house. Strange. The caramel smell then comes in and punts the other flavors away. I did like the scents, but they were too faint. Smelling this beer without knowing the style will likely not give you the impression that it is a Saison. It would take some focus and maybe a guess or two. Despite this, there are some good scents in the beer.

T: A bit fruity at first, but the flavor goes away and doesn't return before the fruit can be identified. This is followed by caramel sweetness and a slightly herbal tea flavor. It really doesn't have much of a traditional Saison flavor. Otherwise the flavor is decent. The beer in its own little world is okay, but I wouldn't recommend it to those looking for Saison flavors. It's just not there.

M: The mouthfeel is light and watery. The carbonation seems to be there visually but it feels flat in the mouth.

O: Overall I was not impressed. Barley and hops will not make a Saison. A Saison is something that must be artfully crafted and this felt like it was "color by number."

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2013 19:23:48 | More by teromous
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-29-2013 14:00:30 | More by nmann08
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-23-2013 19:43:23 | More by Rhettroactive
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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-08-2013 21:36:38 | More by olbubba
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Drknight

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-08-2013 19:11:24 | More by Drknight
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tgeorgf

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

06-11-2013 23:55:28 | More by tgeorgf
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CreightonSM

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

06-10-2013 17:22:35 | More by CreightonSM
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Mattyb79

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

06-08-2013 19:54:02 | More by Mattyb79
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Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

05-07-2013 00:29:15 | More by SalukiAlum
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-01-2013 23:14:03 | More by DruRho
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-12-2013 21:31:10 | More by ThomasAWilson2
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-10-2013 11:48:33 | More by Hanzo
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campfirebrew

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-04-2013 17:10:40 | More by campfirebrew
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Florida9

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

01-27-2013 02:32:18 | More by Florida9
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oline73

Maryland

3.53/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this at the November Baltimore BA tasting. Served from the bottle into a tasting snifter.

Appearance: The beer pours a clear amber color with a layer of off white head that fades to a ring around the pour.

Smell: This one reminds me of a hefe. Light sweet malt, bright and a touch fruity. I'm getting some alcohol as well.

Taste: There is a light fruity sweetness. I'm getting some banana along with a mild citrus presence. There is just a touch of bitterness in the taste, but it fades towards the finish.

Mouthfeel: The body is medium with aggressive carbonation and a finish that's a bit dry.

Overall: There is enough going on to keep you interested, but it's not super impressive. I think I'd pass on having more.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2012 22:28:30 | More by oline73
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

11-06-2012 19:43:50 | More by mendvicdog
Springhouse Ale from AleWerks Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.