The Martians Kidnap Santa!
Spring House Brewing Company

The Martians Kidnap Santa!The Martians Kidnap Santa!
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Spring House Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
American Stout
3.79 | pDev: 14.78%
Jun 29, 2020
Oct 12, 2013
Rich, creamy stout with an extra dose of holiday cheer.
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Ratings by jgunther71:
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Rated by jgunther71 from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

May 03, 2016
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Rated: 3 by NonicPanic from Pennsylvania

Jun 29, 2020
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Reviewed by cyem25 from New York

1.36/5  rDev -64.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
Excessively foamy when pouring. No body. Very faint spice taste bur certainly no egg nog. Maybe (hopefully) I got a bad batch because this was not a good beer.
Feb 24, 2019
Rated: 3.99 by tdm168 from Pennsylvania

Dec 22, 2018
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Reviewed by The_Beer_Guru from New York

3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
I don’t taste any egg nog. The only flavors I am tasting is chocolate malt and vanilla. I smell the egg nog though. Solid stout but didn’t live up to the name imo.
Nov 10, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by bdiiorio from Connecticut

May 07, 2018
Rated: 3.46 by buzzy from Pennsylvania

Jan 09, 2018
Rated: 3.79 by bf7 from Pennsylvania

Dec 24, 2017
Rated: 3.96 by luke12345 from Pennsylvania

Nov 17, 2017
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Reviewed by kdb150 from Pennsylvania

2.38/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5
This beer is, quite frankly, a mess. The body is almost non-existent, leading to very little stout flavor dominated by an astringent taste of cinnamon and nutmeg. This was a drainpour.
May 25, 2017
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Reviewed by NeroFiddled from Pennsylvania

3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Spring House Brewing "The Martians Kidnap Santa! Egg Nog Stout"
$6 / pint on tap @ The Taproom (Spring House Brewing Co.), Lancaster, PA on 12 April 2017

Notes: Typical stout appearance: brown-black body beneath a finger-thick tan head. Limited head retention and lacing. Softly roasty with milk chocolate and subtle spice in the nose. Much fuller in the flavor with the nutmeg and cinnamon coming forward, and fortunately they're not overdone. Additional notes of dark chocolate, brown sugar, soft coffee, and a hint of vanilla. It's sweetish but not sweet, balanced by a modest bitterness ~ certainly more of a stout that has some spices added to it than a sweet dessert beer. As the roastiness in the finish fades some soft spice is left behind. Unfortunately the bitterness lingers as well, along with just a touch of alcohol. Medium bodied with a moderate carbonation that leaves it soft and smooth but also limits the head retention, a fair trade-off I guess. An interesting beer with a great start, an average middle, and a bumpy finish. Still, I think its good points outweigh its bad points and I'd try it again. I'm hoping that they'll improve it as I think it could be a great winter beer.
May 05, 2017
Rated: 3.33 by AlexFields from Tennessee

Mar 25, 2017
Rated: 3.81 by Budlum from Maryland

Jan 15, 2017
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Reviewed by Casey3236 from Pennsylvania

3.92/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
I actually enjoyed this gimmicky offering from Springhouse, although to be honest most of their beers are somewhat gimmicky. Solid base stout with realistic egg nog flavors.
Dec 24, 2016
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Reviewed by aquabears from Connecticut

4.09/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Reddish brown, very dark, mocha head. Smells like egg nog and roast, cinnamon, sweet vanilla. Roasty cinnamon and vanilla flavor too. Definitely get a festive egg nog-like aftertaste. Moderate carbonation (most up front but disappears quickly), thick and chewy, yum.
Dec 22, 2016
Rated: 3.74 by TTripp725 from Pennsylvania

Dec 15, 2016
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Reviewed by Bluerabbitbell from Pennsylvania

4.35/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Or with Leah at sharp edge. neat twist on a stout. I do like eggnog, and this beer has a bit of spice (I think). Any way I can picture driving an eggnog while drinking this Stout.
Dec 11, 2016
Rated: 4.1 by malfunxion from New York

Jul 01, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by krome from Illinois

May 03, 2016
Rated: 4 by nathanmiller from New York

Apr 26, 2016