Seven Gates Pale Ale - Spring House Brewing Company
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3.48/5 rDev -2.8%
Thanks to pwoody11 for this one!
A: Pours a golden yellow with very little head and very little lacing.
S: Upfront it is sweet and slightly floral, and then on the back there is a nutty/malt kick.
T: Sweet upfront. A nice little floral hop kick in the middle. Has a slightly bitter finish.
M/D: Light to medium bodied, seemed a bit lacking in carbonation. Overall, not a bad APA. Drank it while playing some video games with no problem.
11-02-2010 01:58:50 | More by mdaschaf
3.68/5 rDev +2.8%
12oz stubby bottle, i believe from the preseason BIF
appearance: interesting haunted house label - poured into a tyranena pint glass - murky copper body with a nice beige cream head and pretty decent lacing, pretty nice looking
smell: bready and sweet, light citrus hopping but not potent as many APA's have become in recent years, light caramel
taste: not as hoppy as i like my APA's but well balanced and tasty - sweet and bready, caramel, sweet citrus, buttery, toasted grain and malt
mouthfeel: medium body, smooth
01-10-2009 22:05:06 | More by dirtylou
3.53/5 rDev -1.4%
Picked up a single at Abe's Cold Beer for $2. It's always fun trying a new session beer from a local brewery. This reminded me a bit of Summit's Extra Pale Ale, but a little stronger. It had the same woody-citrus combination of hop character with a mellow, bready backbone. It's not the most complex, but it's certainly tasty and drinkable. Crack one open at your next BBQ.
04-09-2010 01:28:13 | More by tempest
3.88/5 rDev +8.4%
Appearance is golden. Head formed but dissapated to nothing.
Not much aroma. Little bit of malt. Not much hops.
Taste is pretty good. Nice and hoppy with malt background. Balanced pretty well but not much that makes it stand out.
Mouthfeel is good. No problems.
Overall if I lived where this was distributed I would buy a 6er every once in a while. No reason to seek it out though.
03-20-2010 22:59:39 | More by PeprSprYoFace
4.08/5 rDev +14%
12 oz bottle into a pint glass.
Pours a fairly clear coppery orange with 1 1/2 fingers of poofy off-white head. Retains with a thin foamy covering that leaves some decent looking spotty lacing behind. The aroma is a lively smelling mix of floral hops, light citrus, and some toasty biscuits in the back. Very nice.
The taste is similar, with a moderate biting hop bitterness up front that is well backed by a smack of citrus and bready feeling malts. Light dry lingering bitterness in the finish that sticks to the palette. The mouthfeel is light-medium bodied with a firm carbonation that carries a bit of slickness in it.
Very solid APA that is well flavored, crisp, refreshing, and most of all, quite drinkable! It's nice to see this being produced locally and I wouldn't hesitate to try it again.
11-20-2008 17:15:25 | More by Kegatron
3.58/5 rDev 0%
First of all, a huge thanks to ShadesOfGray for this extra. Cheers!
Appearance - Pours a dark golden color with about two fingers of white fluffy head that dissipates relatively quickly but leaves great looking lacing on the sides of the glass.
Smell - Hopes, bitterness, grainy, bready, and caramel.
Taste - Flavor is similar to the nose. Floral hops, slight hoppy and citrus bitterness. There is an odd metallic aftertaste to be honest, however. A slight malty backbone..
Mouthfeel - Medium to light bodied. Finishes a hint dry.
Drinkability - Ehh...The odd aftertaste (metallic) makes this less enjoyable than if it were not there. Overall a decent APA but nothing I'd seek out.
08-17-2010 02:53:18 | More by SpdKilz
3.53/5 rDev -1.4%
Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is dominated by hops. Taste is also a bit hoppy, of the piney variety, a touch of malts. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good quality pale ale.
01-30-2010 14:23:25 | More by tone77
Seven Gates Pale Ale from Spring House Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.