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Autumn Maple - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,786 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,786
Reviews: 582
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 128
Gots: 303 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MiScusi on 09-21-2008

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
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4.06/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter. No freshness date.

A- Pours a somewhat murky medium brown color with a 1/2 inch light tan head that retains decently before . Sticky lacing spackles are quite resilient.

S- Rich aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and allspice with some vegetal quality in the back from the yams. Smells like a sweet potato.

T- Spicy, somewhat sweet flavor of cinnamon and nutmeg but has a metallic aftertaste that's kind of off. Alcohol is extremely well-hidden as multiple sips are taken without batting an eye. The yam/sweet potato taste isn't as apparent as in the aroma which saddens me. The booze becomes more noticeable as it warms.

M- Soft and not so lively from the medium-low carbonation. Heavyish body.

O- Was expecting a bit more from this one but I must give it extra points for how incredibly drinkable it is for a 10% beer.

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2.72/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

This beer was my first experience with a yam brewed beer. I must say that while the beer description was great, the beer its self was not to my liking. I drank this beer on a cool winter day, and I just could not enjoy this beer. The smell was defiantly a tuber brewed beer, smelling sweet and earthy, but the flavor was peculiar. On initial taste, the beer is overpowering. I suggest letting the beer breath for at least a few minutes. Again, earthy and sweet, not a regular flavor for beer. I believe the intent of the brewers was to have you enjoy one of these after thanksgiving dinner with a piece of pie. Best of luck in your adventures, Z.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Bottle for $3.99 on clearance. Can't beat it.

Appearance - Murky deep orange/brown. Billowing khaki head that nearly overflows the glass. Settles quickly, though. Thick collar.

Smell - Very spicy. Distinct Belgian character to it. Bright light malts balance with a deep brown sugar and maple aroma. Inviting.

Taste - Maple comes out much more here, with the spice being subdued into the finish. Dominated by caramel malt, detracting a bit from the complexity. Lingering sweet finish, but not cloying.

Mouthfeel - Well carbonated. Nowhere near as sweet as I remember it. Boozy.

Overall - I don't love the style, but I enjoyed this. Tough to distinguish the yam base. Tasty combination of extraneous flavors.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Autumn Maple from The Bruery
85 out of 100 based on 1,786 ratings.