Anchor BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red | Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor BigLeaf Maple Autumn RedAnchor BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red
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
Ratings:
977
Reviews:
204
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
11.88%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
153
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Beginner2
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sjrider
3.52/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Moose90
2.92/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of spedprof
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thgreatrandini
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of justintcoons
3.56/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Anatole
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jeschaefer
2.74/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of bkwhoppa66
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Anze
3.94/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dansushi
3.81/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Avatar113
3.42/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ArmyATCBrewer
3.77/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Loudog1411
3.51/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WesMantooth
3.53/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A big frothy, lacing beige head sits on top of a beautiful orange-amber cloudy beer.

Smells mainly of pine, caramel malts of toasted bread, sour fruit, and a hint of maple.

I notice sweetness, then a lot of citrus (grapefruit) and piney hops right away. There is a decent amount of maltiness that follows, with some toffee, caramel, and almost an oak like flavor. Reminds me at times of a tamer Burton Baton. Finishes bitter and sweet. Didn't notice any maple here.

It is medium bodied and fairly creamy, with moderate carbonation.

There are a bunch of things I like about this one, but the flavors seem to be all over the place. There just isn't any flow to it. It is sweet, then hoppy, then malty, then sweet, then hoppy. All with distinct changes. A bit rough. I would drink it again. I wouldn't go out of my way to though.

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Photo of SDStoutly
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chris-1911
3.81/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kalosjakar
3.72/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours orange/amber, with an off-white creamy head with great retention. Good lacing.

Smells of sweet sugar, caramel, malts, toffee candy.
A slight bitterness up front with a malt/hoppiness balance afterward.
I dont smell the maple but definitely notice it in the finishing aftertaste.

Very easy to drink.

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Photo of tkdchampxi
2.82/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

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3.94/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickSMpls
3.12/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bought in late fall out of curiousity, so maybe a little old. You can smell this across the room! Dark amber, light head. Taste is very hoppy and slightly astringent. For an amber ale, the flavor is off for the style which should be more mellow and smooth. Not for us.

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4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KTCamm
3.32/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

11/22.... pours dark moody amber with big off white foam of about half of an inch. Caramel bready nose. Toffee too. Maple syrup open, quick switch to a punchy astringent bitter. Tree bark/earthy. Dark fruits enter the quagmire.Messy.

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Anchor BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red from Anchor Brewing Company
3.62 out of 5 based on 977 ratings.
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