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Braaaiins! - Spring House Brewing Company

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very good

217 Ratings
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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 16.45%
Wants: 33
Gots: 47 | 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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Ratings: 217 | Reviews: 32 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Zdrummer15, Sep 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

SixPack6, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

SteveG321, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

makeitavintage, Sep 15, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -5%

JasonL02, Sep 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

DrDietz, Sep 13, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +20.1%

sjm2011, Sep 12, 2014
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2/5  rDev -47.8%

Jasonchair, Sep 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Furley80, Sep 04, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +20.1%

grifter119, Sep 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +30.5%

WuBByG999, Sep 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

ConradKenney, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

little_star, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

grimey68, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of EvoRich
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Look: Poured into a snifter because my tulips are dirty. Reddish amber in color. Poured with a 1-2 finger head which was retained for sometime and never really quite goes away completely.

Smell: Butterscotch and candy. Yes. I'm having a hard time getting pumpkin in the aroma. Butterscotch is very very strong to my nose. Maybe I'm losing my mind.

Taste: Again, butterscotch, with cinnamon and nutmeg. I'm getting just a slight touch of pumpkin at the end. But to me, pumpkin is not a dominate flavor in this ale.

Feel: Medium bodied, easy to drink. Carbonation is on my preferable levels, which is medium.

Overall: I really like this beer. I would NOT think this is a pumpkin ale if blind testing this beer. So maybe It's hitting it's mark as far as being a pumpkin ale, but it is good regardless. I was really looking forward to this beer, as Spring House is one of my favorites, but it's not at all what I was expecting.

EvoRich, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

DNICE555, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of oldmankoch
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Killer pumpkin ale. Sprint House has once again stamped their unique touch on another beer style.

Nose has this interesting presence that reminds me of a pumpkin flavored Jello brand pie with cool whip topping.

Taste in no where near the nose. It'c much more hearty and tamed than initially thought. Strong natural pumpkin presence with nutmeg and tame cinnamon & vanilla along with a good malt presence and hint of backing hops and dare I say citrus zest to round it out.

Mouthfeel is thin into medium bodied which makes this almost too easily drinkable. Only real letdown is the lack of carbonation.....I'd like to see just a bit more.

Overall this is an excellent Pumpkin representation and a top 5 of the style for me.

oldmankoch, Aug 27, 2014
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4.45/5  rDev +16.2%

TrackcoachLVPA, Aug 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Mersh, Aug 25, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev +6.5%

Brandy3423, Aug 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

mickeyartery, Aug 22, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +11.7%

JArmour15, Aug 22, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +2.3%

jje0314, Aug 21, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +7%

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

MDDMD, Aug 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

EWKostuk, Aug 17, 2014
Braaaiins! from Spring House Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.