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Anchor BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

479 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 479
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 6
Gots: 26 | 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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jcxhruby

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

09-05-2013 23:51:22 | More by jcxhruby
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MrDave

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

09-05-2013 15:33:24 | More by MrDave
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MarshallBirdhouse

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

09-05-2013 00:17:37 | More by MarshallBirdhouse
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

09-04-2013 23:52:17 | More by hilgart1
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IRONRakkasan

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

09-04-2013 20:51:28 | More by IRONRakkasan
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swierczt

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

09-04-2013 18:24:12 | More by swierczt
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Slay40

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

09-04-2013 14:11:38 | More by Slay40
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barczar

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Pours a brilliant reddish amber with a thick, frothy head that dissipates very slowly, leaving sheets of frilly lacing.

Citrus and tropical fruit dominate the initial aroma, with resin and pine adding contrast. Notes of grapefruit, mango, and kiwi ate evident. Malt is a slightly nutty afterthought. Maple surfaces after hop aroma fades.

Flavor is somewhat off. There's an initial banana ester note, followed by resin and tropical fruit, finishing fairly bitter and harsh. Toasted, nutty malt surfaces mid palate, but is dominated by the hop barrage. Needless to say, maple flavor is tough to find. Floral hops emerge add it warms, along with a soapy character.

Body is thin, with moderate carbonation and a fair amount of alcohol warmth.

Great aroma, albeit overdone for the style. Think there may be some fermentation issues. The harsh finish was offputting, as well. Too bitter for my palate.

09-04-2013 01:03:44 | More by barczar
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

09-03-2013 21:24:03 | More by Kmat10
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

09-03-2013 05:34:12 | More by MarkyMOD
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Wrex68

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

09-03-2013 02:28:37 | More by Wrex68
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

09-02-2013 21:37:08 | More by kylehay2004
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InfernoBoss

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

09-02-2013 08:05:33 | More by InfernoBoss
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MeganandDana

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

09-02-2013 00:39:50 | More by MeganandDana
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jman005

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

09-01-2013 23:41:07 | More by jman005
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

09-01-2013 22:00:46 | More by Boone757
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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

09-01-2013 11:25:52 | More by Bdel34
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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
Anchor BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red from Anchor Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.