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Braaaiins! - Spring House Brewing Company

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88
very good

141 Ratings
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Ratings: 141
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 14.43%
Wants: 33
Gots: 23 | FT: 3
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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Photo of tviz33
4.13/5  rDev +4.6%

Poured from a 22 oz bottle in to a tulip.

A- Pours a hazy light brown body with some orange hues, topped by an inch and a half of soapy white head that settles to a dense cap.

S- Sweet cinnamon and lots of maple syrup. Very faint pumpkin in the background.

T- Not as deeply rich as the nose would suggest. No single flavor dominates, but pumpkin and spice are there as expected. The notable part of the taste is the hop presence. This bitterness and floral presence adds a great deal to the flavor.

M- Medium feel, medium carbonation. The finish is dryer than most.

O- Solid offering. Would enjoy again.

tviz33, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of Kayaker
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Kayaker, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of jbaker67
3.81/5  rDev -3.5%

Pours orange/amber with a white soapy head. Aroma of pumpkin, graham, and vanilla. Pumpkin flavor with hint of spice,vanilla,caramel, and graham. Strong cinnamon flavor to the point that it almost overpowers the other spices and vanilla This years version is markedly improved over previous years.

jbaker67, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of DarkLordPsycho
3/5  rDev -24.1%

DarkLordPsycho, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of Diane1216
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Diane1216, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of tommyguz
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

tommyguz, Oct 02, 2013
Photo of Geech
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Geech, Sep 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

ryser2k, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of mikehillman
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

mikehillman, Sep 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

doc17325, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of Houser
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Houser, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of mikereaser
3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

mikereaser, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of hoppymcgee
3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

hoppymcgee, Sep 18, 2013
Photo of bcm75
3.4/5  rDev -13.9%

A - attractive deep copper color
S - cinnamon, and lots of it, with just a touch of maple sweetness
T - really nothing but cinnamon. Very overpowering. I'm not detecting much pumpkin, if any.
M - smooth and pleasantly carbonated
O - this really just hits one note. It's one dimensional and really beats you over the head with it.

bcm75, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of scotv
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

scotv, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of deapokid
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

deapokid, Sep 09, 2013
Photo of dgherm
3.76/5  rDev -4.8%

Had this brew on tap at TJ's the other night. Deep, clear, bright orange in color. Miminal head that quickly dissapated, no lacing to speak of. Strong maple syrupy in odor. None of the typical pumpkin aromas came through. Slight hint of the mapleness in the taste not much else. Went down smooth little to no carbonation. Overall I liked this beer, however I don't think this a good representation of a pumpkin beer if that's what you're really after.

dgherm, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of MarvinSnyder
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

MarvinSnyder, Sep 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

BColton1, Sep 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

jmann40, Sep 03, 2013
Photo of Jonny_go_Lately
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Jonny_go_Lately, Sep 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

jhlosito75, Sep 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

lobos62, Sep 01, 2013
Photo of Holland
3/5  rDev -24.1%

Holland, Sep 01, 2013
Photo of taylor714914
2.73/5  rDev -30.9%

Not sure what all the hype is about. Hard a pint of this and it was straight cinnamon. Nose was cinnamon, taste was cinnamon, finish was cinnamon. Had big expectations for this, but the cinnamon drowned everything out. Sadly, it was nothing in the pumpkin sweet spice arena and everything in the baking cinnamon arena.

taylor714914, Aug 31, 2013
Braaaiins! from Spring House Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 141 ratings.