After already dipping my tongue in Master of Pumpkins by Troeg’s I felt the urge to grab just a few more seasonal beers. Especially to split a few with my Mom (Grandma SueAnn).
I couldn’t resist grabbing Braaaiins! Pumpkin Ale for Zombies by Springhouse. This tasty seasonal treat comes in at 8.5% ABV and an overall untapped rating of 3.70.
It is described on untapped as “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.”
Grandma Sueann loves that fact that I write for a beer blog. This means beer needs to be tasted and consumed, and she is all in with that idea! It felt like it was time for a few of the pumpkin or marzen beers. After Scarlet drifted off for her afternoon nap I quickly showed off the pumpkin surprise to Grandma Sueann.
In between splitting this beer my laundry needed tossed over to the dryer. Because my washing machine is dead and there is always something to fix, vent over. Somehow a good bit of the “split” was consumed before I made it back from the laundry switching.
Grandma SueAnn quickly tells me her thoughts on the beer. Apparently, I was getting a review whether I liked it or not. She described Braaaiins! as more caramelly and sweet than she was expecting. Not as much pumpkin flavor either. She still finished this beer out and would absolutely enjoy it again!
I’d definitely agree with that description, Braaaiins! is definitely a lighter pumpkin beer. Grandma SueAnn wanted to know the ABV. When I replied with 8.5% she grinned and said “nice!”
(Ben interjection moment here: Braaaiins! by Spring House Brewing Company was one of the earliest “different” craft beers I recall really having back in 2010. Would always grab a bomber bottle of it for Thanksgiving to have with our dinners while the older generations had their wine, I would have this. It was always one of my favorite pumpkin beers to look forward to each fall, and was always a highlight of the Pumpkin Wars event at Funck’s in Palmyra.)
Add it to Your List
Definitely put this pumpkin beer on your list! If you are making a “pumpkin beers” list to try, this one should be high up on that list. As far as fall beers go, make sure you add some of the great local Oktoberfest beers as well – Pigtoberfest by Boneshire Brew Works, Oh My Gourd by Ever Grain Brewing, Oktoberfest by Troegs Independent Brewing, and many more local greats.
(Amy was spoiled this weekend. She got to visit YAH Brew and Tattered Flag Brewery after Ben got off work on Friday; then on Saturday after he got off work she got to go to Boneshire Brew Works for the end of their Pigtoberfest, and then today she got to meet up with a friend at Ever Grain Brewing Company. Not a bad weekend at all for Amy. If you follow our Instagram – you would get to see some of our pics from these fantastic breweries.)
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The following information comes from Untappd: Spring House Brewing Company is a micro brewery located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. They currently have 574 unique beers and over 285,000 ratings. They currently have a global average rating of 3.71 (as of 10.1.23). Their Untappd description reads: Perhaps few people understand this concept as well as those in Lancaster, PA, a small city that’s bursting with a strong sense of community and a burgeoning beer scene, where breweries like Spring House Brewing Company can flourish among its peers.
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