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Seven Gates Pale Ale - Spring House Brewing Company

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196 Ratings
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Ratings: 196
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 12.61%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spring House Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The story of the Seven Gates comes from rural Pennsylvania, not far from the Spring House Brewery. According to the legend, a mental asylum for the criminally insane stood in the middle of a dense forest. Surrounding the asylum were seven concentric gates, preventing would-be escapees. One terrifying night, the asylum caught fire, causing the inmates to flee into the menacing forest. As the tale goes, the former asylum residents were trapped by the seven gates and eventually succumbed to the perils of the forest. The locals swear that the tormented souls of the inmates will torture anyone brave enough to attempt passage through the Seven Gates of the forest. Spring House Brewing Co. honors the local legend by producing a terrifyingly delicious brew that is as familiar as a friendly forest, yet possesses a mysterious quality that will haunt you from the first taste. The enormous, hopped flavor and the meticulous craftsmanship that goes into each bottle will have you believing that the master brewer must be a direct descendant of the former asylum residents.

(Beer added by: Todd on 01-02-2008)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Can > mason Pint

A - Clouded orange gold with a finger of soapy white head, medium on lacing.
S - It has that weird aroma that most other spring house beers have. Kind of offensive malt, weird sweetness, caramel, some grapefruit, decaying fruit? Meh
T - Flavor is just as odd, tart grape, tangerine, bread malt, caramel, some odd earthy hints, a little nuttiness too.
M - Just average, baking flour dryness kinda hanging on.
O - Really disappointed in this beer, this is like halfway between an amber and an APA and its not good for either side.

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Seven Gates Pale Ale from Spring House Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.