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Autumn Maple - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,482 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,482
Reviews: 551
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 107
Gots: 229 | FT: 13
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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obywan59

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3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy. Coppery amber in color with a huge 4 finger light tan head that leaves thick, sticky lacing.

The aroma is of sweet potato pie. Yams, pumpkin pie spices, light molasses and maple syrup, Belgian yeast and alcohol.

Taste is sweet, but for me the alcohol overpowers the added flavorings though I do get a bit of the pumpking pie effect in the aftertaste. I also get the perception of rye, as in in the end, the beer seems to be more tart than sweet.

Medium to medium-thick bodied with light carbonation and a light alcohol burn in the throat.

The taste, perhaps, suffers a bit from the high alcohol content, but having said that, it might be a good idea to grab another one, and hold it for awhile, to let it age.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2012 03:48:23 | More by obywan59
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Autumn Maple from The Bruery
85 out of 100 based on 1,482 ratings.