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100% Brett Autumn Maple - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
83
good

108 Ratings
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 16.26%
Wants: 26
Gots: 61 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  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: DovaliHops on 09-09-2011)
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Photo of mothman
3.18/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a beige head. Color is a hazed golden autumn orange.

Aroma: Spices and yams. Caramel, toffee, and bready malts. Pumpkin spice. Okay.

Taste: The brett funk shows, but it is really yammy. A lot of spices. Bready, caramel, and toffee malts again. A whole mess of flavors.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and dry. Medium bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. Ends dry.

Overall, it's a yam beer. I don't like it, but I don't hate it. Not something I'd get excited for.

mothman, Dec 07, 2011
Photo of sholland119
3.44/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Pours a deep, murky iced tea like reddish brown. Carbonation is very light with very little head and next to no retention.

S-Ginger, figs, muscat grapes maybe. Something very fruity with a modest amount of aromatic spices. Interesting.

T-Rather sweet, ginger seems to be the predominant flavor with maybe a bit of star anise or something like that, and some brown sugar. Again a very present fruity character that seems more liked added fruit than a barrel characteristic. Not quite cloying but the lack of carbonation does keep the flavors on the tongue a bit longer than I might like.

M-Medium bodied, light carbonation. I'd like this a good bit drier.

O-A sipper for sure. I am sorry to say I did not love this beer.

sholland119, Dec 05, 2011
Photo of xpimptastikx
4/5  rDev +8.4%

xpimptastikx, Dec 03, 2011
Photo of sorvats
5/5  rDev +35.5%

sorvats, Nov 30, 2011
Photo of pperez38
4/5  rDev +8.4%

pperez38, Nov 29, 2011
Photo of GRG1313
4.5/5  rDev +22%

GRG1313, Nov 26, 2011
Photo of jh1982
4/5  rDev +8.4%

jh1982, Nov 26, 2011
Photo of Arenbeer
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle into a tulip glass

Drank on Thanksgiving 2011

A- Pours a lighter brown with 1 finger of off white head. Not much lacing but some nice alcohol feet on the side of the glass.

S- First thing i noticed was the brett and slight funk that blends nicely with lots of earthy yams and sweet candy sugars from the maple syrup.

T- Very sweet sugars and dark fruits with a lot of earthy but still sweet yams. The brett doesn't dominate and is very subtle but at the same time creates a nice tart body and adds a bit of flavor in the back end. Very nicely balanced.

M- Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and a nice slightly tart finish.

Skål!

Arenbeer, Nov 25, 2011
Photo of Captainren
5/5  rDev +35.5%

Captainren, Nov 24, 2011
Photo of Dreadnaught33
4.03/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I forgot who shared this at a tasting hosted by starrdogg.

A: Pours a copper color with golden edges and a little fizzy head, dies to nothing.

S: Smells like a lot of yams covered in a lot of real whipped cream. Like a great thanksgiving side dish, semi sweet. I don't really get any funkiness of brett that I was expecting and I dont care.

T: Very different than the smell....Still nice yams but with cinnamon cooked apples and a bit of maple. Not super sweet, kind of savory, not tart at all actually. Some good spices, subtle but great. Sweet potato.

M: Decent, sort of thinner and slick.

Overall a nice beer.

Dreadnaught33, Nov 24, 2011
Photo of Goldstar81
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Goldstar81, Nov 22, 2011
Photo of furthurgone
4/5  rDev +8.4%

furthurgone, Nov 21, 2011
Photo of tprokop7
4/5  rDev +8.4%

tprokop7, Nov 17, 2011
Photo of BeerThursdays
2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

BeerThursdays, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of jerz
4/5  rDev +8.4%

jerz, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of Retsinis
5/5  rDev +35.5%

Retsinis, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of bauermj
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

bauermj, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of Nachojon
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Nachojon, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of imperialking
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

imperialking, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of CelticAleMan
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

CelticAleMan, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of jlb502
4/5  rDev +8.4%

jlb502, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of brydeen
4/5  rDev +8.4%

brydeen, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of thagr81us
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Shared this one with my buddy caSSino while he was in town visiting. Served from bottle into a Mikkeller taster flute. Poured a hazy red-orange with a minimal off-white head. Maintained decent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, yam, caramel, and maple syrup. The flavor was of sweet malt, yam, caramel, wood, very slight funk, and maple syrup. It had a medium feel on the palate with medium-high carbonation. Overall this was a pretty nice brew. This is definitely the most intense Autumn Maple as far as flavors of the yams and maple syrup comig through that I have had to-date. I was a little disappointed that the Brett took a backseat to these flavors and aromas. I could see this one developing quite nicely in the future while sitting in a cellar. A definite must try if you have access to one of these and love maple syrup and yams.

thagr81us, Oct 28, 2011
Photo of Thorpe429
3.98/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared the other night with Amyliz4. Served in a Bruery tulip and reviewed from notes.

Pours a moderately-dark copper-brown color with a short head and no real lacing. A bit of a collar. The nose is fairly similar to regular Autumn Maple with a bit of yam and spice, but with a little bit of extra fruitiness. Light tropical notes and a touch of citrus. The Brett plays a role, though not a huge one. The body is slightly drier than the normal version and it's not quite as sweet. Good take on the beer and I'd have to say that I prefer this variation over the regular as well as over the bourbon and barrel-fermented versions.

Thorpe429, Oct 27, 2011
Photo of Pdiddey3d
4.22/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a rich apple cider tan with light white head

Brett up the nose! Yams spices, reminds me of cider spices. The funkiness is all over the aroma here.

Taste is amazing. Thanksgiving on crack. Sweet and sour Brett funkiness. Candied yams and sweet maple notes. I have never had the original so the flavors here are all skewed from the Brett.

Smooth mouthfeel. No trace of the 10% abv. Very creamy.

Incredible beer.  The Brett ads a great dimension to this one. Top notch. I am very interested in seeking out the non brett version of this beer after this experience.

Pdiddey3d, Oct 24, 2011
100% Brett Autumn Maple from The Bruery
83 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.