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RATINGS: 621   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrjez (479) - Osaka, JAPAN - OCT 8, 2015
Bottle from Seijo Ishii. L: a nice dark auburn with a finger of lasting beige head. Good lacing. S: a whiff of hop with plenty of sweet malt, a hint of raspberries, and maple syrup. T: similar to the nose, though not as large, a good balance between malt and hop flavour, definite syrupy sweetness in there. F: nicely carbonated, chewy malt, earthy. O: a tasty seasonal, good complexity for what it is, worth picking up.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hockey9930 (260) - - OCT 7, 2015
Clear amber with a nice thick frothy head. Aroma pine and spruce and peat. Strong hop character with some caramel sweetness and earthy undertones. Light and oily. Not bad but not my style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
inbirraveritas (1510) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 5, 2015
Bottled, 355 ml. Shows an opal amber red with a lasting creamy off-white head on its top. Citrussy-malty nose. Aroma brings a mild sweet caramel, florals and citrusses underpainted gently by maple. Lingering, gently warming, earthy-citrussy finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (7932) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2015
(Bottle) Reddish amber colour with frothy, beige head. Fruity, malty nose with notes of caramel, red fruit, apricots, peaches, toast and a touch of maple syrup. Malty, fruity taste with caramel, apricots, peaches, orange peel, a touch of maple syrup and a balanced citric bitterness. Medium body, with balanced sweetness. Tasty and well balanced, with an interesting maple syrup touch. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (2565) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle from Tanakaya. Copper with a small off-white head that lingers. Grassy, woody hop aromas on the nose with some mildly sweet malt noticeable. Taste is well-balanced with a hint of maple sweetness along with more grassy hops. Finish is lightly bitter with some toasted pecan notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
samsmith33 (772) - - OCT 2, 2015
Comparing to maple mistress. Falls short of that, but not bad. Some maple taste. Ashy aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AlabastorJones (814) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 2, 2015
No head, beautiful bright red/orange, aroma is mild malt, great malt flavor without the malt sweetness and well bittered, super dry finish keeps me wanting to drink more n more, this is a great beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hayduke (4948) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 29, 2015
Sample at GABF 2015. In the tasting glass was copper. Beige head. Nose of citrus. Medium body. Flavor is citrus. No maple detected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2716) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Pours an amber color with foamy off white head. Notes of burnt bread, caramel, and faint orange citrus hops. Light sweetness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BiddleBrau (1168) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Amber, slightly cloudy, nice off white dense head. Minimal nose. Hoppy, dry, mild malt profile. This looks like a great beer but I was expecting a bit more malt here.

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