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Anchor BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red - Anchor Brewing Company

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640 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 640
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 14
Gots: 63 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red is a quaffable, well-balanced red ale with character. Its malty complexity and coppery color come from a combination of two caramel malts, pale malt, and a hint of maple syrup. To complement these flavors, we used three additions of Nelson Sauvin hops in the brewkettle and a unique blend of Nelson Sauvin, Citra, and Cascade for dry hopping. The result is a distinctive fall seasonal with extraordinary depth and intriguing aroma.

(Beer added by: tdm168 on 08-09-2013)
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Ratings: 640 | Reviews: 127 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Brams17, Sep 19, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +1.4%

MJSJr, Sep 19, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +8.2%

teaspoons, Sep 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

caljzy, Sep 17, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +9.3%

ShutdownKings, Sep 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

BigJim5021, Sep 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

xooka, Sep 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Giantspace, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of rrutz
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Pleasant aroma- well balanced malt and hops taste.

Nice copper color, unique taste for an autumn beer. Refreshing among all the great pumpkin beers, a nice change for the season.

rrutz, Sep 15, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

BeccaH, Sep 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Fargrow, Sep 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

brongladest, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Schmuckles, Sep 15, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -0.8%

Relayer10, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

beerfootfreak, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of MarkQ617
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Cool looking label, pretty average fall beer. Had this out of the bottle one of my first fall beers of the year. Mixture of maple, brown sugar, and caramel....but all fairly mild. Good malt flavor. Beautiful reddish color, you're not going to be able to look at this without really wanting to try it. Mild mouthfeel, no surprises. Good, I guess I just had higher expectations.

MarkQ617, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

ColdOneKev, Sep 13, 2014
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2.88/5  rDev -18.9%

unclemole, Sep 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

st9647v3, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of gillagorilla
3.6/5  rDev +1.4%

12 oz. bottle poured into a Sierra Nevada curved pint glass (4LO?)

A: Copper brown body, that has a 2 finger head that is retained and leaves some nice lacing.

S: Decent hop smell that subsides to reveal rich amber malts.

T: Easy drinking with a light hop character that really follows this nice lightly roasted amber malt profile, that really feels like fall and orange/red leaves.

M: Smooth, with nice pops of singular carbonation bubbles.

O: Nice beer that is also one of those fall beers that isn't a pumpkin ale, but at least with this one I knew it wasn't (compared to ST's Harvest). Just a good amber.

gillagorilla, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

crowsnest, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of BB1313
2.8/5  rDev -21.1%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a hazy glowing copper with a fluffy off-white head that leaves great retention and nice lacing. The aromas are faint and doesn't have much going on. Lots of malts and breads. Some chocolate, caramel, and toffee is there. Extremely subtle hints of orange peel. The flavors are very earthy. They definitely do have an autumn feel to it. Bittersweet. Maple notes are there. The hop flavors aren't there, but the hop bitterness is there. More chocolate and toffee. Hints of caramel and butterscotch. Lots of dough too. The mouthfeel is on the lighter side of medium-bodied; active carbonation making this smooth and easy drinking. I really enjoy the mouthfeel. Alcohol goes unnoticed.

I guess I'm not crazy about this one, but it's fitting for the fall season.

BB1313, Sep 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

MakeMineADoubleJack, Sep 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

dlin0sbb, Sep 10, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +7%

Buzogine, Sep 10, 2014
Anchor BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red from Anchor Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 640 ratings.