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Autumn Maple - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,483 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,483
Reviews: 551
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 108
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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UncleJimbo

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-15-2011 04:19:59 | More by UncleJimbo
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PittBeerGirl

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-23-2011 01:11:53 | More by PittBeerGirl
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davelag

California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

01-02-2013 00:47:27 | More by davelag
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ZAP

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-Light brown colored...small light tan head.

S-Vegetal. I am no yams expert but that is probably the scent I am smelling...also has some mild spicing and a nice hit of maple. I should note the first thing I thought when I smelled this is it smells like a dubbel.

T-Dubbel like...spicing gives hints of a a pumpkin ale although no pumpkin is used...sticky sweet with an underlying maple sweetness.

M-Sticky...medium bodied...borders on cloying but the heat from the abv keeps thing in check.

D-I thought this sounded pretty unique and I am glad I tried it but it is a one-time thing. Maybe a once a year thing. I couldn't see this being a staple in my fridge but a nice unique offering.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2009 05:50:26 | More by ZAP
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-24-2013 16:14:51 | More by Stinger80OH
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-20-2011 02:25:57 | More by PEIhop
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Anaz

California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-24-2011 23:07:23 | More by Anaz
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patm1986

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-22-2011 14:12:09 | More by patm1986
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sandiego67

California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

12-22-2012 04:14:35 | More by sandiego67
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radshoesbro

California

4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to mikedashg for sharing one of these. had it before, but never reviewed.

pours a ruddy brownish caramel with some head that recedes quickly and leaves no lace. i think this might be due to the glass shape, because other people at the tasting got a lot of head and lace. we all were vigorously swirling them too, which is sort of weird.

Smells of sweet brown sugar and there's a slight smell of yams, but not what you would expect. There's very mild spice, but it's not prevalent.

Instantly there's a spiciness that isn't overwhelming, but not so light that I'd call it subtle. The sweetness in the nose shows up in the form of sugar and candied yams. The spice and sweet blend very well and there's even a slight hint of nutmeg that rounds everything out.

Overall, this is a good light bodied holiday brew. It was great for a seasonal tasting.

NOTE: Having this side by side with BA Autumn Maple I really think this one is better. There's more subtlety to it, but I'll get into that in my review of the BA version.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2009 21:19:28 | More by radshoesbro
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mscottjohnston

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-03-2013 18:37:14 | More by mscottjohnston
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-14-2011 22:47:38 | More by JAHMUR
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Florida

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-19-2013 20:16:40 | More by RaggaD
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California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Kentucky

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.8%

12-02-2011 16:22:59 | More by TIJAE
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Pennsylvania

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09-17-2013 01:13:39 | More by rjholcomb
Autumn Maple from The Bruery
85 out of 100 based on 1,483 ratings.