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Seven Gates Pale Ale - Spring House Brewing Company

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Seven Gates Pale AleSeven Gates Pale Ale

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192 Ratings
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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 12.89%
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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jjd315

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-06-2013 21:24:29 | More by jjd315
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Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23%

09-30-2013 14:51:06 | More by sbart518
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.39/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Been wanting up try something from Spring House for a while and this is my first. Kind of a thick grainy tone to this one. Mild hop spice thing going on. Could use much less of the grain and much more of the hops. Carbonation is really nipping at my tongue too. It's...okay. Nothing really blowing me away here.

Serving type: on-tap

09-30-2013 08:49:12 | More by RblWthACoz
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

09-23-2013 00:56:59 | More by Dawkins
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3/5  rDev -16%

09-17-2013 18:27:56 | More by ROGUE16
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

09-04-2013 19:42:04 | More by D0mDelm0nt
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

08-30-2013 15:38:49 | More by TTripp725
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-30-2013 03:23:10 | More by Barnsley
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one4thegutter

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

08-29-2013 23:55:42 | More by one4thegutter
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-27-2013 12:14:11 | More by garuda
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9%

08-22-2013 05:47:02 | More by domnalbrecc
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Draft offering at the taproom by springhouse. The brew appear a clear straw yellow with a white cap and stringy lace. Rising bubbles maintain a thin film across the top throughout the entire duration.

The aroma includes a note of biscuit grains contrasted by mild citrus hops smelling like lemon zest with an herbal and grassy aspect. Overall very clean just surprising the grain is the first scent noted.

The flavor is grassy with a noble punch of clean hops. Some mild bready grain character provides a hint of sweetness like cereal grains.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is crisp, clean, refreshing and hands down one of the better springhouse beers that you can count on seemingly always being available and thirst quenching.

Serving type: on-tap

08-14-2013 14:55:10 | More by stakem
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-10-2013 20:21:02 | More by JSkone09
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KolbMarley

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9%

08-07-2013 19:42:40 | More by KolbMarley
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Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -16%

08-01-2013 01:14:47 | More by oldp0rt
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2%

07-07-2013 16:47:56 | More by Kunstman
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19%

07-06-2013 19:21:26 | More by zekeman17
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

06-25-2013 11:55:20 | More by xnicknj
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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-04-2013 01:06:49 | More by hoppymcgee
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9%

06-03-2013 12:22:40 | More by ShanePB
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Michigan

3/5  rDev -16%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

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Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30%

05-04-2013 20:15:40 | More by brez8791
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5%

04-27-2013 17:23:23 | More by WanderingFool
Seven Gates Pale Ale from Spring House Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.