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Anchor BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

452 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 452
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 4
Gots: 19 | 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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22Blue

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

01-17-2014 01:50:49 | More by 22Blue
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Greg_Nall

Florida

3.4/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The label gave a minimum of information, and once poured into a Tankered offered over a finger of head with medium bubbles in a light tan color, lacing lasted for a couple minutes.

I'm calling a moderate aroma strength, nose to glass, with low malts, and medium hops giving off a floral scent.

Flavor yielded malts in the medium low range without giving any recognizable taste (to me anyway), with the hops in the medium-high area and again having a floral taste. The Flavor intensity seemed to be moderate with the hops dominating. Finishing with a hoppy mouth.

There was a clean mouth feel with good carbonation

I enjoyed the beer, and would have another

* I tend to grade low, but hopefully consistently, and tend towards maltier brews.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2014 15:55:43 | More by Greg_Nall
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thereal_adam

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.7%

01-13-2014 03:31:41 | More by thereal_adam
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superspak

Michigan

3.68/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 7/17/2013. Pours lightly hazy orange copper color with a 2 finger dense and rocky light khaki head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of orange zest, lemon zest, apple, pear, caramel, toast, brown sugar, wood, light maple, herbal, light pine, and floral earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of malt and hop notes; with decent strength. Taste of orange zest, lemon zest, apple, pear, caramel, toast, brown sugar, wood, light maple, pine, herbal, and floral earthiness. Fair amount of earthy floral/pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus zest, apple, pear, caramel, toast, brown sugar, light maple, wood, pine, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice balance and robustness of hop and malt flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and lightly sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice amber ale. Good balance and complexity of malt and hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2014 00:37:45 | More by superspak
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12.7%

01-09-2014 13:19:59 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

01-06-2014 02:45:37 | More by PEIhop
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Mattias

Sweden

3/5  rDev -15.5%

01-04-2014 22:11:24 | More by Mattias
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Knobpolisher

California

4/5  rDev +12.7%

01-04-2014 05:24:26 | More by Knobpolisher
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kguard

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

01-03-2014 01:48:16 | More by kguard
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alwaysplayin

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

01-03-2014 00:46:57 | More by alwaysplayin
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MtOrion

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -15.5%

01-02-2014 03:57:05 | More by MtOrion
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bdk1417

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

01-01-2014 20:44:44 | More by bdk1417
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

3/5  rDev -15.5%

01-01-2014 19:11:09 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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miffsudd

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

12-30-2013 07:38:57 | More by miffsudd
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BubalooBrewMaster

Nevada

3/5  rDev -15.5%

12-30-2013 07:36:20 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

12-29-2013 17:10:06 | More by ToddGingerich
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jeffjeff1

California

3.74/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- reddish color, thin head

Smell- malt, slight amount of maple

Taste- some malt, slight amount of maple

Mouthfeel- light to medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought it was pretty good. I would definitely drink it again. Had light flavor but I did enjoy it.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 05:09:10 | More by jeffjeff1
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

12-26-2013 04:06:59 | More by ygtbsm94
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12-24-2013 09:09:12 | More by Kirk
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IrishFrenchman

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12-23-2013 14:51:36 | More by IrishFrenchman
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

12-23-2013 03:06:27 | More by LXIXME
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aztraz

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12-21-2013 22:12:40 | More by aztraz
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freewill35

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

12-19-2013 00:33:34 | More by freewill35
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fox227

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12-18-2013 21:56:50 | More by fox227
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Evarigan

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

12-17-2013 19:51:09 | More by Evarigan
Anchor BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red from Anchor Brewing Company
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