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100% Barrel Fermented Autumn Maple - The Bruery

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100% Barrel Fermented Autumn Maple100% Barrel Fermented Autumn Maple

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BA SCORE
83
good

73 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 15.72%
Wants: 18
Gots: 38 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 08-18-2010)
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Reviews by Overlord:
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Overlord

California

3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Pours a dark brown. CAnt' see through glass. Very little head.

Smells slightly tart/funky, with the familiar autumn maple sweet base coming through. No spices in nose. Interesting. I would haven't have thought it was possible to mask that aspect of the base beer.

Taste is all over the place. The brett is strangling and overpowering, and the sweet, yammy, oak-y undercurrent is fighting for air. I'm not too sure this beer is really in harmony. The brett is like a sledgehammer. I'm struggling to cut through it.

Mouthfeel is good for the style.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2010 00:13:24 | More by Overlord
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 11.22.12

A - Pours a cloudy carmel brown with a few tan bubbles that fade quickly.

S - Tart, spices, oaky, maple sweetness.

T - Tart oakiness, then autumn spices and the some subtle maple sweetness.

D - Lighter body and lower carbonation.

O - Fall spices with a tart oaky presence. Great for Thanksgiving 2012.

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4.23/5  rDev +14.6%
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Reddish orange amber body, with a light tan color, kind of creamy off the pour, fairly solid.

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Palate hits with playful and noticeable carbonation. Light funk. A real interesting toasty quality to this and charred squash. Mild sugar sweet and sour balance. Some other fruits seem to come out the sourness accents. Orange and tangerine fruit as well.

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Poured from the bottle into a goblet.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy reddish amber with a layer of off white head that fades to a ring around the edge of the glass.

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100% Barrel Fermented Autumn Maple from The Bruery
83 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.