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Autumn Maple Barrel Aged - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

271 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 271
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 15.63%
Wants: 138
Gots: 103 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Made with Yams.
2013 release is infected.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 09-05-2009)
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Ratings: 271 | Reviews: 88 | Display Reviews Only:
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riemster

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -38%

01-14-2014 04:41:56 | More by riemster
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Auror

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -38%

02-24-2014 06:21:20 | More by Auror
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mre4b

California

2.75/5  rDev -31.8%

02-01-2014 05:01:49 | More by mre4b
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billab914

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -31.8%

12-21-2013 22:22:59 | More by billab914
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Reappropriated

California

3/5  rDev -25.6%

03-24-2014 20:38:43 | More by Reappropriated
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king75

Michigan

3/5  rDev -25.6%

12-25-2013 22:22:49 | More by king75
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beerhan

Ohio

3/5  rDev -25.6%

10-27-2013 05:23:17 | More by beerhan
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

3/5  rDev -25.6%

01-30-2014 21:45:52 | More by Hugonaut13
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inspektor

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -25.6%

02-08-2014 22:34:39 | More by inspektor
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jvillefan

California

3/5  rDev -25.6%

08-09-2013 22:24:00 | More by jvillefan
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BearsOnAcid

Massachusetts

3.13/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dark maroon body with a small off white head.

Nose hits with bourbon first and then a good amount of sweetness. Sweet potato, brown sugar, cranberry and seasonal spices.

Even more sweetness than I expected in the flavor. Lots of brown sugar mixed with a sweet potato flavor. Sweet bourbon. Sweet everywhere, in fact cloying. Vanilla, caramel and light cinnamon on the finish with a lingering essence of toasted oak.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2011 14:38:39 | More by BearsOnAcid
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.2/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bottle opened last night with Amyliz4. 2011 vintage. Served in a Bruery tulip.

Pours a very dark brown with a thin off-white head. Decent retention and a bit of spotty lacing as it goes down. The nose is really bourbon heavy, especially before it starts to warm up. At that point, the bourbon is still 85+% of the aroma, though there's a bit of the Autumn Maple spice in there as well. The flavor, on the other hand, is almost entirely bourbon along with some alcohol heat. Feel is better with some of the spices making an appearance again, plus the bourbon adds a nice -- but not overpowering -- boozy kick. Decent, but way too barrel heavy.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2011 22:22:00 | More by Thorpe429
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Samuel906

California

3.23/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Bourbon is huge in this and it is heavy, heavy HEAVY. Very sweet, very syrupy, very boozey. Hard for me to work through even a small pour. Tons of flavor and a rich smell full of dark fruit, bourbon, maple, malt, vanilla and brown sugar. Just too sweet and syrupy for me.

Serving type: on-tap

11-15-2013 05:43:47 | More by Samuel906
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

12-24-2011 23:34:25 | More by acurtis
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jwswigs

California

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

02-24-2014 05:31:25 | More by jwswigs
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notchucknorris

California

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

06-01-2014 21:12:44 | More by notchucknorris
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.43/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

2011 Version

Look: Dark brown with a 1/4 inch head and ok retention

Smell: Nice brown sugar notes upfront that is backed up nicely by some bourbon and maple syrup

Taste: Maple syrup upfront with hints of oak and vanilla. Bourbon follows that and is faint but nice and on the back end you get quite a bit of alcohol which ruins the flavor.

Overall: Medium body with low carbonation and a bit of alcohol sting

Overall: I think the barrel aging actually made this beer less drinkable than the regular. The alcohol is overly present and very off putting. Glad I got to try this beer but I won't be doing that again unless it has some serious bottle age on it

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2011 20:34:07 | More by DarthKostrizer
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

12-16-2013 01:15:41 | More by EgadBananas
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

02-01-2013 20:50:36 | More by FreshmanPour77
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dmsohyea

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

06-22-2012 23:42:55 | More by dmsohyea
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Durb777

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

12-13-2013 20:48:53 | More by Durb777
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jagada

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

10-18-2013 01:40:02 | More by jagada
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Dicers

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

06-06-2014 20:23:58 | More by Dicers
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Adamostella

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

02-12-2014 21:39:07 | More by Adamostella
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redliner8

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

02-04-2012 14:39:29 | More by redliner8
Autumn Maple Barrel Aged from The Bruery
90 out of 100 based on 271 ratings.