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Autumn Maple - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,671 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,671
Reviews: 566
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 120
Gots: 284 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with 17 lbs. of yams per barrel (in other words, a lot of yams!), this autumn seasonal is a different take on the "pumpkin" beer style. Brewed with cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, vanilla, molasses, and maple syrup, and fermented with our traditional Belgian yeast strain, this bold and spicy beer is perfect on a cold autumn evening.

ABV: 10%, IBU: 25, SRM: 15, Release: Fall

(Beer added by: MiScusi on 09-21-2008)
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Reviews by juhl31:
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4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

-crazy clear, crazy no head retention. burnt orange in color with an off white head

-those yams come in strong, the belgian yeast and some spices. with some butterscotch

-yams and like a yam bitterness in the end. cooked sugar, almost like a quad tastes

-pretty hot with a surprisingly smallish body for the %age

-i give the drinkability a pretty high score for the fact that it is my favorite "halloween" beer in a style i roughly hate. this i can drink though

juhl31, Oct 12, 2010
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S: Strong honey. A resemblance of mead.

T: Starts with honey and yam and finishes with baked beans. Yes..I can taste baked beans.

M: Light, fruity but slightly viscous.

O: A good beer from The Bruery. I'm glad they tried something different for their fall seasonal..not sure it really beat the good ol' pumpkin ale though. It definitely got very sweet towards the end. Good beer overall.

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S -- Brown sugar, cinnamon and other spices up front. Also some vanilla and bready malts. Smells good. A little sweet, but not overwhelmingly so.

T - A bit of candi sugar, brown sugar and maple-glazed yams followed by a significant spice presence. Cinnamon and nutmeg stand out. Similar to the smell, there is some sweetness, but this wasn't nearly as sweet as I thought it might be. I really enjoyed the taste.

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Autumn Maple from The Bruery
85 out of 100 based on 1,671 ratings.