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Autumn Maple - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,484 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,484
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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xdefeatsy

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-11-2012 00:32:19 | More by xdefeatsy
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boatshoes

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Picked a bottle of this up from New Beer Distributors in NYC on a recent trip and visit to the shop. Quite a selection, though questionable freshness on some brews. That's for another section however.

Appearance- Pours a deep shade of brown with about a finger of off-white head. Fairly mild looking with decent levels of carbonation and some lacing left as I drink this one.

Smell- Very sweet smelling with lots of brown sugar, molasses, caramel, and sweet spices coming through. Smells almost like a pecan pie perhaps.

Taste- Similar to the nose, with huge amounts of sweet brown sugar and molasses, a subtle spiciness, and flavors of candied yams coming through. Just a hint of alcohol on the back of the tongue as it goes down. Pleasant but very sweet.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability- I found the mouthfeel to be a bit thin for such a sweet beer and the carbonation to be somewhat prickly as a result as well. A bit disappointed in this respect as I anticipated it would feel and drink more like a barleywine. Combined with the somewhat cloying sweetness of this beer after a glass, I put a bit of a hurting on the drinkability.

Overall, a decent and interesting dessert beer. Very aptly named Autumn Maple, and if you're into sweet fall dessert beers, this is definitely worth a shot.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2009 23:24:29 | More by boatshoes
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SPRichard

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-27-2011 16:14:28 | More by SPRichard
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weonfire

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

11-14-2013 02:33:47 | More by weonfire
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Varkias41

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-20-2013 16:25:51 | More by Varkias41
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-09-2013 00:37:40 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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skholbrook1982

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

11-14-2013 19:00:26 | More by skholbrook1982
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ShawneeIrish

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

03-03-2013 03:39:13 | More by ShawneeIrish
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HuntDaddy540

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-14-2014 21:08:29 | More by HuntDaddy540
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Crazydaddyo

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-10-2013 15:11:53 | More by Crazydaddyo
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tabascosigned

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-17-2013 11:09:59 | More by tabascosigned
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Leftofthedial

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-20-2012 04:21:07 | More by Leftofthedial
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JT99125

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

11-29-2013 12:00:33 | More by JT99125
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garrisonp

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-23-2013 02:06:17 | More by garrisonp
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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-29-2013 05:18:26 | More by gillagorilla
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kmoen

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-13-2014 05:41:56 | More by kmoen
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Ajlvt

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-01-2013 19:50:08 | More by Ajlvt
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jlisuk

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

06-11-2014 04:17:20 | More by jlisuk
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Pookie

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-08-2013 18:22:29 | More by Pookie
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stampfler07

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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philbe311

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - A finger and a half worth of rich and creamy light khaki colored head... Decent retention gives way to a chunky full lacing... A rich warming caramel color... A slight murkiness or haziness within...

S - Sweet potatoes... Yams... Pumpkin... Molasses... Vanilla... Belgian yeast... Cinnamon... Perhaps a mild hint of cocoa... A nice balance and complexity in the aroma...

T - Starchy yams... Dark breads... Perhaps even a hint of rye spiciness... Subtle hints of both maple syrup and vanilla... Cinnamon... A touch of cocoa nibs... A hint of booziness on the finish...

M - Medium bodied... Dense, yet still fairly lush... Moderate carbonation... A tad on the dry side of the equation...

D - This unique autumnal seasonal is a challenge even for the experience BA... Not something I would drink on a regular basis, but enjoyable none the less... I have to give extra points for creativity even though it doesn't add much to the overall offering...

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2010 02:15:12 | More by philbe311
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-01-2014 19:07:35 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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bigaddy

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-17-2013 02:20:42 | More by bigaddy
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-08-2013 19:27:29 | More by hoppymcgee
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ddedhed

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-25-2013 03:29:12 | More by ddedhed
Autumn Maple from The Bruery
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