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Braaaiins! - Spring House Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 13.92%
Wants: 27
Gots: 17 | 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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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev -2.8%

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 +7.6%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.1%

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

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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

Virginia

3.99/5  rDev +1%

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 +1.3%

01-16-2014 01:54:57 | More by jaltland
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-25-2013 23:51:26 | More by IdrinkGas
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JMohl3

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-20-2013 17:07:31 | More by JMohl3
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +26.6%

12-03-2013 05:43:14 | More by NonicPanic
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dsnyder61

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-26-2013 17:58:58 | More by dsnyder61
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -7.6%

I had this bottle at the cove, enjoyed chilled in a pint glass

The color is deep amber with mild haze with thick pale tan cap with rocky appearance. The smell is a bit spiced and some floral/fruity esters accompany the spice and malt smell. The feel is strong but pretty well balanced and not overly spiced for the style.

The taste is good, pretty spicy with dry effect of cinnamon, not very sweet flavor wise and there is a subtle chalkiness I don't understand that sort of detracts from the toasted malt flavor. Overall this is a decent pumpkin, perhaps I should try the draft version to compare but I would say it is worth a try if you enjoy pumpkin beers.

11-25-2013 15:21:07 | More by Slatetank
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57md

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-23-2013 18:45:47 | More by 57md
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misterRG

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +3.3%

Aroma smells of cinnamon and spice, with a hint of pumpkin. Dark amber/orange color with nice foam. Average mouthfeel for this style, but the sweet flavors rule right from the get-go.

Great, sweet flavor that reminds me of sweet potato casserole on Thanksgiving day. Tons of cinnamon and nutmeg spice, with sweet pumpkin/yam flavors. Really a delicious dessert beer.

11-21-2013 13:42:52 | More by misterRG
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gavjamhawk

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-17-2013 23:14:49 | More by gavjamhawk
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Schlais

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-12-2013 18:42:43 | More by Schlais
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mjvu11

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +26.6%

First off, Fall is my absolute favorite time of year which means there are so many different beers to try. For me, I stuck with the pumpkin brews. In my quest for the best pumpkin beer, I have tried over ten different tasty beers. NOTHING tops Braaaiins! There is some sort of vanilla hint and a perfectly smooth pumpkin taste. NOTHING compares. Grab one before it's too late!

11-07-2013 22:17:02 | More by mjvu11
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yuenglingade

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-05-2013 12:58:39 | More by yuenglingade
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-02-2013 18:59:14 | More by rolltide8425
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Deerslayer210

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-02-2013 01:29:39 | More by Deerslayer210
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canawler

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

11-02-2013 00:27:50 | More by canawler
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-01-2013 21:12:47 | More by jrfehon33
Braaaiins! from Spring House Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.