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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.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamDaily (9) - San Luis Obispo, California, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Nose is woody and lightly spiced. If there's any maple here, it's in the aroma, and its almost indistinguishable. Luckily, it's also a solid brew. The taste is white pepper, oak bark, a touch of cinnamon, clove, and an aggressive piney dryness. This is much hoppier than its countenance lets on. The bittering hops are assertive and absolutely do not quit. There's a ghost of a sweetness on the very end hiding under the hop storm that could be the maple, but could well be just caramel malts. The finish is just drier than Bakersfield. I'd drink it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (9210) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 5, 2015
Bottle: Hazy, chestnut-amber coloured, medium-sized creamy off-White head; drier toasty to nutty-caramelly nose, accompanied by a solid herbal-hoppy Background; moderate bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied, creamy MF; lingering both herbal-hoppy and nutty-caramelly finish, followed by some hops sticking to the palate. Delicious...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cervmagpt (395) - PORTUGAL - JUL 3, 2015
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 15A, adapted). Bottle 35.5 cl - Batch unknown. AROMA: hop aroma of a floral/pine character almost balanced with caramel notes and a very faint maple syrup touch. APPEARANCE: reddish amber color and slightly hazy. medium ivory head with average retention. TASTE: moderate hop flavour with a floral and pine character, followed by a faint caramel note and a slight sweetness from maple syrup and not from malt. moderate bitterness with an almost dry finish with hints of maple syrup. PALATE: medium-light body with moderate carbonation. OVERALL: a red ale with balance more towards the hops that masks the caramel notes and with a very faint touch of maple syrup.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Excalibur123 (262) - Soria, SPAIN - JUN 30, 2015
Presenta color rojizo a ámbar claro con media capa de espuma, perdurando una fina capa hasta el final; aromas cítricos, caramelo, jarabe y lúpulo; en boca entrada media con ligero amargor y notas a malta caramelo, largo pos gusto con final amargo y muy seco; correcta y equilibrada amber ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (286) - Bonn, GERMANY - JUN 21, 2015
0,355 l bottle from REWE Budnik & Homberg, best before 8/2016. Clear, reddish amber with a medium large, foamy, almost stable, tan head. Pleasant, resiny-fruity aroma of maple syrup, mango, pine and orange. Sweetish-resiny taste of maple syrup, mango, pine, caramel and nuts. Short, rather bitter and dry finish. Medium body, creamy to oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nice red ale with a resiny taste and a crisp, hoppy finish. Quite quaffable. By the way, I love the bottles and labels from Anchor.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
heyden (97) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 19, 2015
Caramel sweet aroma. Ruby red in glass. Up front biscuit malt and hops. Following through is the distinctive sweet taste of maple. Medium length dry crisp bittersweet finish. Very nice!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (7263) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 18, 2015
35,5 cl bottle @ pre-Sankt Hans Tasting, Ulfborg, BBE 08/2016
Aroma has sweet fruity tones, toffee and some caramel. Also sticky malt. Flavour has sweet malt, some maple syrup, toffee, caramel and . Finishes with some grassy-menthol hops that do not quite fit in here. Drinkability is not that great, perhaps due to the stickiness & hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (22403) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 18, 2015
Bottled@fonefan. Copper colour, small white head. Aroma is caramel malts, some floral and fruity notes along with earthy notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, some fruity and mild earthy notes.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
corkyrory66 (863) - BELGIUM - MAY 31, 2015
Une ambrée d’automne, comme les feuilles de l’érable en automne, qualifiée d’ailleurs par son brasseur de « autumn red ». Couleur ambre profond à roux moyen. Clarté nette. Bulles fines partout assez vives. Mousse beige moyen, avec texture bob (blanc d’œuf battu) en haut, gros cratères superbes. Arômes de cèdre, pointe de cannelle, bois de santal, agrumes, malt grillé, tabac blond. 1ère bouche très souple, au très bel ensemble malt/épice/herbes/houblon. Arrière-bouche bien typée, à la jolie amertume, longue. 2ème soyeuse, avec un grand ensemble vif et épicé. Arrière-bouche maltée, équilibrée, sirop de sapin. 3ème au très bel ensemble épicé, malté. Arrière-bouche complexe, longue, prégnante. La longueur laisse passer l’érable un peu trop en avant, et pourtant le nez est doux et superbe. Jambes marquées. Levure douce, fine. Alcool bien, il travaille largement les saveurs. Finale revient à un équilibre très joli. CONCLUSION : une très bonne bière, avec énormément d’idées, de très belles saveurs. Je mettrai pourtant en avant les superbes nez de cette bière, et sa présentation visuelle.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mstrcrwly (653) - New York, USA - MAY 24, 2015
bottle poured into a pint glass..amber/copper with a fluffy white head..aroma of caramel,maple syrup,hops..medium carbonation..middle of the road.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gowdy (877) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - APR 25, 2015
Bottle at home. Dark brown with red colour. A bit cloudy. Medium consistency. Not much head.


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