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RATINGS: 633   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Autumn Fire
Ale brewed with chestnut and spices
To catch a bit of soft radiance in each special bottle, we wait for fall colors to begin their bright and fleeting glow before brewing this wonderful ale under their autumn fire. Gentle amber malts lead smooth caramel notes, gently lapping against a shore of distant forgotten spice. A beer to contemplate and enjoy!


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pipper (325) - Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2009
Dark amber pour. Watered down pumpkin pie minus the pumpkin bit and leaving just the spicy all-spice and warm subtle cloves. Very enjoyable, not overly sweet due to the spiciness of the flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOLTZ7555 (3014) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 29, 2009
Bottle acquired via trade with JAXSON...thanks again Jeremy!!! After the lineup we tried (Blabaer, Frambozen, Rosso E Marrone), this one had a hard time holding its own. Tasty, though. Murky burnt copper pour produced a 1-finger ivory head that didn’t leave much in the way of lacing. Aroma is earthy, spicy, funky, and citrusy. Flavor is much more malty, bready, and biscuity than others in the style. A little watery, both in flavor and palate. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aubrey (3508) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - OCT 4, 2009
Light and spritzy on the tongue. Very mild sweetness. Horse blanket and barnyard aromas were nice, albeit faint. Dry and slightly bitter finish. Earthy, nutty aftertaste. Decent, but not overly exciting or deeply complex. Regardless, it’s pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4809) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2009
Batch 335. Copper, orangish color with a thin head. Fruity aroma of apple and a bit of lemon tartness. Dry, grainy flavor. Quite tart. Light fruit. Very, very slight nutty flavor, though I think the label is making me think this more than I actually taste it. A good enough brew, but based on the description I was actually expecting to taste spices and chestnuts; in that, a big let down.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (43166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2009
Bottle 75cl. @ home.
Clear medium to dark orange color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, caramel, spicy, bright nuts, fruity - apricot, grape, coriander, moderate alcohol, wood notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light to moderate acidic and moderate nutty bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20090811]

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
milewide (1990) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 23, 2010
Spice and sour in both aroma and taste. Brownish amber color with medium head. May have some chestnut flavor---but I don’t eat chestnuts often enough to know for sure. <G>

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhamp9 (1571) - Corinth, Texas, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Clear golden brown pour with a half inch white head. Nice lacing. Aroma is tart, wood, light nuts and caramel. Taste is lactic, wood, earth, light spice and caramel. Dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (17127) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle at Grand Tasting, RBSCSG 2015 in Gothenburg. Slightly hazy golden beer with a nice lasting offwhite head. Herbal chestnut aroma, caramel, spicy, pepper, citrus, woody notes, some grass. Spicy fruity chestnut flavor, grassy, vinous, sourish, solvent notes. Quite nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (1757) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2015
Sample at RBScSG. Hazy golden with big white head. Smell is fruity, spicy with lemon. Taste is chestnut, spices, fruit and lemon zest. Semi dry with low bitterness and medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnicolaescu (1685) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUL 28, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2016 100 ml sample. Fruity and slightly sour aroma. Tastes is light lacto sourness, green fruit, some malts. Good.


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