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Braaaiins! - Spring House Brewing Company

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88
very good

119 Ratings
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Ratings: 119
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 14.5%
Wants: 27
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Spring House Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our pumpkin ale is brewed with generous amounts of real pumpkin blended into the mash. The subtle fresh pumpkin flavor is enhanced by the addition of a touch of traditional autumn spices and sweet dough, thus creating a beer with an orange amber color, warm pumpkin aroma, a bold malt center and a crisp finish. We are proud to offer you a balanced and delectable fall treat. Suitable for zombies.

(Beer added by: guzzle211 on 10-02-2010)
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +4.3%

A-orange amber color with a nice off-white head and decent lacing

S-pumpkin, caramel malt, cinnamon, nutmeg

T-pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, little vanilla, caramel malt, hint of hops in the background

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-one of the better pumpkin beers, not overly sweet which let's the base flavors shine

08-18-2014 10:45:21 | More by MDDMD
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EWKostuk


4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

08-17-2014 01:49:05 | More by EWKostuk
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monketeeth

Florida

3.9/5  rDev -0.8%

08-15-2014 00:38:21 | More by monketeeth
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pgb22

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-11-2014 14:08:29 | More by pgb22
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snipes1216

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-10-2014 23:51:59 | More by snipes1216
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reebtaerG

Maryland

3.8/5  rDev -3.3%

Had a sample at SN Beer Camp Philly

A-Pours orange amber with a small off-white head. Spotty lacing.

S-Aroma of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and some vanilla.

T-Flavor of vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg,clove, and hint of pumpkin.

M-Mouthfeel medium body and low carbonation.

O-Overall this beer smells better than it taste. Could be more fuller on the mouthfeel.

08-06-2014 02:12:01 | More by reebtaerG
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-04-2014 14:03:12 | More by InspectorBob
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JohnParadee

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-03-2014 12:39:57 | More by JohnParadee
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-02-2014 22:09:27 | More by stephenjmoore
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Ultimate

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-02-2014 16:47:13 | More by Ultimate
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JoeyCc0922

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

07-13-2014 23:30:14 | More by JoeyCc0922
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

07-12-2014 13:52:28 | More by pat_usher
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samsteff

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

07-07-2014 00:40:38 | More by samsteff
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314RPG

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

06-25-2014 17:53:47 | More by 314RPG
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sandlansd

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-22-2014 13:50:32 | More by sandlansd
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-09-2014 18:33:25 | More by IAmHollywood13
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev -2.3%

Been holding on to this one for a little bit. Figured I may as well get to it.

Nice looking, but minimal head. The flavor is nice. Not sure if several months have toned it down a bit. If so, I suggest this for all pumpkin ales. It's a nice firm accent, but an accent all the same. Nice level of spices; again, an accent. A bit of a floral thing that I could use less of. But overall, it's a nice one. Been quite some time since I've had a pumpkin beer. Which is mainly due to fear of all the crappy ones out there.

03-19-2014 02:47:21 | More by RblWthACoz
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curmudgeon236

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-12-2014 02:14:09 | More by curmudgeon236
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-26-2014 01:09:32 | More by weeare138
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rdoggg

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.7%

02-17-2014 14:42:54 | More by rdoggg
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PretzelCity

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-01-2014 03:46:01 | More by PretzelCity
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Barnsley

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

01-28-2014 02:30:15 | More by Barnsley
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DLSheidy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-23-2014 02:47:55 | More by DLSheidy
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.99/5  rDev +1.5%

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a lightly hazed orange-copper color with a two finger head of an off white color. Seen within the brew are some particulates with tons of carbonation bubbles seen streaming up through the body of the beer. The head has a fantastic level of retention, slowly fading to leave a moderate level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is rather strong of a roasted pumpkin smell with some hints of a bready nature mixed within. Lots of big sweet smells are there as well being mostly of a caramel and vanilla nature, but also containing some smells of toffee and a bit of molasses. Along with the pumpkin and sweet, so too comes the pumpkin pie spices, with aromas of nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, and clove all present.

Taste – The taste begins with a nice roasted pumpkin flavor mixed with some notes of breadiness. Some caramel sweetness and well as a bit of toffee are in the taste as well creating a moderately sweeter flavor for the brew; at least upfront. Soon after the initial taste and enhancing as the flavors advances are flavors of the spices that were detected in the nose, with nutmeg and clove being the strongest. The sweeter flavors begin losing ground however as the flavor advances leaving a slightly drier taste in the middle of the flavor profile. Some flavors of earth and a bit of hay come to the tongue more toward the end of the taste. These are accompanied by a slight enhancement of the roasted pumpkin flavor as well as the sweetness which had dwindled in the middle of the taste. In the end with the mix of flavors that is present in the flavor profile ends up leaving a lightly sweetened and spiced and rather strongly roasted pumpkin flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel -The body of the beer is on the slightly thicker and creamier side with a carbonation level that is one the higher side. The thickness is quite nice for the pumpkin flavors of the brew with the carbonation level helping to accentuate the lighter sweet flavors, giving them just enough of a presence to keep the brew drinkable but not overly sweet.

Overall –A nice pumpkin brew that was not overly sweet, but yet had a nice balanced roasted and spiced flavor. There was just enough sweetness to enhance and compliment the spice and roasted pumpkin flavors.

01-18-2014 02:24:09 | More by Darkmagus82
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jaltland

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-16-2014 01:54:57 | More by jaltland
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Braaaiins! from Spring House Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 119 ratings.