Spinal Remains Pumpkin Stout | Spring House Brewing Company

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59 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spring House Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
springhousebeer.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Smooth and chocolaty, this pumpkin stout pours dark as night with a creamy tan head. A little smokiness on the nose with malty bittersweet chocolate and coffee tones give way to subtle earthy pumpkin and spices for a nice, creamy mouth feel.

Added by orangesol on 11-23-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
59
Reviews:
6
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
10.49%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +22%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of ajilllau
4.42/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

By far the best pumpkin beer I've had. It is one of those beers that looks sexy in a glass. The pumpkin is subtle and chocolate can be smelled and tasted. This beer sells very good for us.

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4.32/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of marcfromphilly
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Awesomely spicy pumpkin stout. Drinks a tad light, not as viscous as I'd like in a stout. The smell rocks; like root beer and booze. Awesome color and the taste is a killer. Very nice beer from Springhouse.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at the Taproom, Lancaster, PA

Review #1900!

Pitch black pour into a pint glass, with a small beige head; minimal retention and lacing. I can't really conceive a better aroma in a pumpkin beer than this. I mean, their Braaaiins is pretty good too, but this tops even that one. If there's a creamy milk chocolate vanilla cinnamony pumpkin pie mousse somewhere in the world, I'd imagine it smells something like this. The aroma really makes the beer here, and while the taste and mouthfeel fall a bit short, it's still worth multiple visits. Dark roastiness of a typical stout in the taste up front, cocoa, pumpkin pie and vegetal squash flesh, vanilla, cinnamon. Mouthfeel was on the heavier side of medium, but not quite full. I'd bet that if this was on nitro, it'd be stellar. Still, it's smooth, alcohol is well-concealed; it's a very nice beer overall.

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4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.17/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of orangesol
4.17/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served on-tap in the Taproom.

A - Pours opaque black with a small one and a half finger tall head leaving small streaks of lace down the glass.

S - Smells of dark roast, pumpkin pulp, vanilla, coffee, chocolate and lots of cinnamon. This one has a lot going on but it works well together.

T - Starts off with a big dose of dark roast quickly giving way to hints of pumpkin, coffee, vanilla, chocolate, and a big cinnamon kick at the end of each sip. Lots of dark roast and spicy cinnamon in the finish, lingering on the pallet for some time. I think with a little less spice this one could be really good.

M - Heavy body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Smooth, roasty, feel with a constant spice from the cinnamon. Even with all the flavors going on it is easy to drink.

O - I enjoyed this one. The spice needs to be toned down a tiny bit to let the pumpkin come forward but it is still enjoyable none the less.

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4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.11/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jzeilinger
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Very dark brown pour with a massive, light brown billowy rocky head.

S - Cinnamon, chocolate, pumpkin, light smoke.

T - Follows the nose: cinnamon, chocolate, pumpkin, nutmeg, light smoke. This bottle has some time on it and it still tastes great.

M - Medium body, lots of airy carbonation on the back end.

O - This is a very solid beer and look forward to this year's batch.

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4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Spinal Remains Pumpkin Stout from Spring House Brewing Company
4.1 out of 5 based on 59 ratings.
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