100% Brett Autumn Maple - The Bruery
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3.44/5 rDev -6.8%
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.
12-05-2011 14:50:27 | More by sholland119
4/5 rDev +8.4%
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.
11-25-2011 18:27:28 | More by Arenbeer
District of Columbia
4.03/5 rDev +9.2%
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.
11-24-2011 02:31:26 | More by Dreadnaught33
4.05/5 rDev +9.8%
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.
10-28-2011 14:44:47 | More by thagr81us
3.98/5 rDev +7.9%
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.
10-27-2011 11:53:03 | More by Thorpe429
4.22/5 rDev +14.4%
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.
10-24-2011 04:04:40 | More by Pdiddey3d
4.22/5 rDev +14.4%
another big thanks to scott (merc7186) for sharing this gem at our last tasting!
750ml. bottle at about fridge temp poured into a snifter.
pours out a hazy, almost murky looking dark reddish brown color with just a bit of some off white head, faded to ring after a few minutes. small spots of lace left on the glass.
the first thing i pick up is this funky kind of meaty quality. smells sweet with your usual pumpkin spices. a bit of the yam detectable, possibly just from the spice. slight alcohol noticeable as it warms.
a very nice, slightly spicey yam/ pumpkin base with some seasonal spices, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, all spice, and a very unique meaty, funky quality. almost like a savory kind of thing, dare i say umami? i was expecting maybe some sort of barnyard funk from the brett, but its very slight, if even there at all.
medium bodied, but a full thick mouthfeel. the slightest hint of tartness. sweet. the alcohol is very well hidden, would not have guessed 10%
a solid beer, the brett really works in different ways, combining with the other flavors to really make for an interesting unique taste. id seek this out, however i definatly need to try the original version to better identify some of these flavors going on.
10-23-2011 20:30:22 | More by dogfishandi
100% Brett Autumn Maple from The Bruery
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