100% Brett Autumn Maple | The Bruery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DovaliHops on 09-09-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
118
Reviews:
41
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
15.76%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
58
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 118 |  Reviews: 41
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of DefenCorps
3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I shared this with the guys last night. I'm reviewing this not as a wild ale, but just as a beer.

Pouring much like the regular Autumn Maple, this looks nice in the glass. It smells really nice, with a ton of roasted yam, brown sugar, a rich, creamy, spicy blend (allspice, nutmeg and cinnamon) and maple syrup. There's no real Brett character here, this is very much like regular AM. The palate is similar, big, syrupy and sweet with a roasted yam character and a milky, spicy, creamy character. It's astounding how much yam flavor is actually in this beer. There's also a mild smoky flavor. The spices are the usual blend, decadently done. Full in body and sweet, this beer is mildly carbonated and is excellent as a dessert beer, but lousy as a wild ale.

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Khazadum
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Smells of pumpkin, some phenol. Very delightful simple. Bit of pumpkin pie spice.

Flavors of pumpkin, minor spice, some phenol. All about a pumpkin beer done right. bot of butter and bread.

Good body, low carb.sticky. needs time to let Brett grow more.

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Photo of drabmuh
3.13/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Served in a Bruery tulip. I love the Bruery but not this beer. Huge miss for me.

Beer is borwn, hazy, dark, with a thin tan head, low retention, low carbonation, had to really work to get a head on this guy. Looks fine.

Aroma is sweet, maple, lots of malt syrup. Minimal yeast character.

I thought this was a brett beer? Why is the gravity so damn high? It is like chewing on a stick from a sugar maple. Sweet, syrup, heavy, boozy, nope, not a repeat for me.

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +35.9%

Photo of mothman
3.2/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a beige head. Color is a hazed golden autumn orange.

Aroma: Spices and yams. Caramel, toffee, and bready malts. Pumpkin spice. Okay.

Taste: The brett funk shows, but it is really yammy. A lot of spices. Bready, caramel, and toffee malts again. A whole mess of flavors.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and dry. Medium bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. Ends dry.

Overall, it's a yam beer. I don't like it, but I don't hate it. Not something I'd get excited for.

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Photo of sholland119
3.46/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +35.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Arenbeer
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 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.

Skål!

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5/5  rDev +35.9%

Photo of Dreadnaught33
4.04/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

100% Brett Autumn Maple from The Bruery
3.68 out of 5 based on 118 ratings.
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