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Anchor BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

462 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 462
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 5
Gots: 21 | 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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FickleBeast

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12.7%

09-01-2013 03:13:22 | More by FickleBeast
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TheLevi4000

New York

3/5  rDev -15.5%

09-01-2013 02:06:47 | More by TheLevi4000
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cornpone

New York

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

09-01-2013 01:07:21 | More by cornpone
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-31-2013 15:51:46 | More by Tucquan
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

08-31-2013 02:03:24 | More by tobelerone
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CORKSCREWFISH

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

08-30-2013 07:41:59 | More by CORKSCREWFISH
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kkmiller76

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-30-2013 01:21:07 | More by kkmiller76
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e30todamax

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-29-2013 22:21:35 | More by e30todamax
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vfgccp

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-29-2013 22:19:53 | More by vfgccp
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unclekeith

Alaska

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-29-2013 15:31:11 | More by unclekeith
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-28-2013 17:10:36 | More by GraduatedCashew
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JarMills

British Columbia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -15.5%

08-28-2013 03:31:09 | More by JarMills
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ralphw56

Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

08-27-2013 22:59:18 | More by ralphw56
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Reswald

Alaska

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-27-2013 19:21:34 | More by Reswald
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-27-2013 15:06:06 | More by JeffTheJuice
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jtierney89

New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Clear deep amber color with a massive super stingy and clingy off white head. Nice citrus and piney hop nose.

Wow, this is a really good beer. A bit of a thin body with prickly carbonation. Nice toasty maltiness with big hoppiness and the faintest toach of maple sweetness to balance the bitterness. Very tannic with a very bright clean and crisp finish. Complex yet drinkable, hoppy, malty, and flavorful. Really enjoy it and looking forward to drinking this this fall!

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2013 04:04:17 | More by jtierney89
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DSkilling

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-26-2013 03:16:34 | More by DSkilling
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cw13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-26-2013 00:22:21 | More by cw13
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Gregg_Kawakami

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-25-2013 15:19:10 | More by Gregg_Kawakami
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-23-2013 21:28:47 | More by AngusOg
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shand

Florida

4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bigleaf is a very nice beer. The maple balances the fairly strong hopping, making this taste more like a traditional Amber with a twist as opposed to the in vogue Red IPAs. This makes it a beer that can be enjoyed by the Amber fan and the IPA fan equally. My only complaint is that this beer is replacing the outstanding Humming Ale. Why you gotta play me like that, Anchor?

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2013 16:02:26 | More by shand
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grumblebee

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-21-2013 04:56:20 | More by grumblebee
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Hoptometrist

Ohio

3.15/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Served from the bottle into a becker glass

A- Poured a very clear red with some streaming carbonation, and billowy/rocky off white head that left dense chunky lacing.

S- Big nutty notes, citrusy notes, earthy notes, maple sweetness, toffee, and red ale malt notes.

T- Lots of earthy bitterness and acrid sourness, tree bark, some light but juicy fruity notes, and some sweetness.

M- Very creamy and smooth body, medium body, some stickiness on the finish, and pretty low carbonation.

O- This aroma on this beer was promising, but the flavor missed the mark for me. Lots of harsh bitterness and lots of unpleasant earthy notes. Definitely a bit of a disappointment and really lacking in maple flavor, all you get is some in the aroma and a slightly sticky mouthfeel just like right after polishing off a stack of pancakes.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2013 03:15:50 | More by Hoptometrist
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jesus808

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-21-2013 02:47:44 | More by jesus808
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mquinn919

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

08-20-2013 22:45:19 | More by mquinn919
Anchor BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red from Anchor Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 462 ratings.