Autumn Maple - The Bruery
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Reviews by julian:
2.65/5 rDev -29.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
Was excited to try this given the time of year and the fact I've never tried it before...keyword "was".
A: Pours a dark brown and ruby with a big bubbly deep almond colored head that disappears quickly and completely. No lacing.
S: Smell is an unusual dry earthy brown sugar aroma, hint of maple, alcohol. It's not very inviting. More sweet and dry/earthy than anything.
T&M: Sweet, sugary, not unlike some of Bruery's other offerings (BT anyone?). Lots of brown sugar, molasses, maybe a hint of maple syrup. Could hazard a guess there's nutmeg or clove in here, or both. Not sure, this seems to be a grab bag of spices. Too much that none of them stand out, and lend to the overall taste experience. Wouldn't have been able to guess there's yams in here either. This is mainly a very sweet carbonated syrup beverage. Speaking of carbonation, it's a little on the low side. Could be a bit less watery and a bit more bubbly.
O: I don't know. Bruery has some OK beers and some great beers but I haven't tried anything yet that has blown my mind. And more often than not, it's just a miss for me. This beer is not great. I'd say this is more an experiment and in early development stages than a complete final product. Maybe with some work they could make it good, but until then I will not be buying this again.
EDIT: This ended up being a drain pour :(
Serving type: bottle
09-18-2011 20:51:58 | More by julian
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3.58/5 rDev -5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
750ml (1pt 94 fl.oz.) bottle. Tripel Karmeliet Oversized Chalice glass. Pours brown in color, reddish ruby to the light. Headed by beige crown showing fairly good retention. Toasted & caramel malts, figs, dats, ripe orange pulp hues, nutmeg & herbs are displayed on the aroma profile. Toasted & caramelish upfront. Full body. Soft carbonation. Flavor of molasses, maple syrup notes , brown sugar, slight phenolic touch & anice hints are balanced by herbal bitterness in the middle. Sweet no-cloying finish. Gentle warming, no harsh, kind & sugary ABV through the throat. Ripe fruit apricot-like on the aftertaste.
Serving type: bottle
03-09-2014 12:58:57 | More by GONZALOYANNA
4.09/5 rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: Nectary red, almost completely opaque with a tan head.
S: Cinnamon, nutmeg, maple syrup, crisp apple, orange, banana, peach and nectarine in the nose.
T: Nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, banana, pumpkin and maple.
M: Medium bodied and smoothish.
O: Taste was a bit of a letdown after the nose, but it's a very good beer. Definitely recommended if you like a nice pumpkin/spice ale.
Serving type: on-tap
02-07-2014 06:07:51 | More by BierJager89
Autumn Maple from The Bruery
85 out of 100 based on 1,382 ratings.