BigLeaf Maple | Anchor Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company
California, United States
anchorbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

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.

Added by tdm168 on 08-09-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,441
Reviews:
207
Ratings:
981
pDev:
12.08%
Bros Score:
3.76
 
 
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32
Gots:
155
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1/5  rDev -71.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -57.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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1.75/5  rDev -50.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

Bitter, bitter, bitter. No likey. No maple flavor either. None, just hops. Yech.

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2.21/5  rDev -37.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Unknown vintage; drank 9/27/14 @ the Yarchives.

Poured from the bottle into a glass.

Semi-opaque orange/red hue.

HUGE cream head; strong lace.

Herbal Essence shampoo & a hint of honeyed grain notes on the nose. Not appealing.

Medium mouthfeel.

Herbal Essence shampoo up front; pickle juice finish. Cigarette ash as it warms. Nearly undrinkable.

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2.25/5  rDev -36.8%

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2.3/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Poured into a Belgian style glass. First I notice how beautiful of a color it is regardless of the tiny amount of foam. Second impressions are that it has a clean crisp maple smell complimented by rather harsh metallic nails-dipped-in-syrup taste. Its of medium viscosity giving it an average mouthfeel. The aftertaste is that of rusty maple bark.

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2.3/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

-Very nice to look at reddish pink with good pinkish head, off white
-Sweetness like syrup, rind, grain
-clean grains but heavy sharp bitter rind
-Bitter and silky, somewhat thin

-Was disappointed

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BigLeaf Maple from Anchor Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 981 ratings