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The Bruery 100% Brett Autumn Maple

Formerly brewed at The Bruery
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Placentia, California USA
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Big, bold, spicy, oh so yammy and now fermented exclusively with Brettanomyces!
Stainless fermentation / storage.
Gold for Experimental Beer in the 2010 World Beer Cup
Please note that ratings here are only for bottles labeled specifically "Autumn Maple 100% Brett".

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AdamChandler (4239) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 11, 2012
Bottle at home. Dark red pour. Almost no carbonation. Smells of sweet potatoes, pumpkin and cloves. Taste is very unique. Sweet, cloves, brown sugar and maple syrup. Bretty finish but is not overpowering. I like this beer a lot.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dionysus (1485) - Arizona, USA - MAR 29, 2011
Bottle sharing during AZRBWG. Pour is hazy burnt caramel with a white head. Aroma shows notes of belgian waffles, yam, pineapple, nutmeg, maple, vanilla, and a good dose of funk. Flavor shows the same with additional notes of oak, molasses, and some underlying vegetal character.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (10532) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle … Fantômepalooza 2011This beer rocks!... Murky toasted caramel ale with a mid-sized, creamy, white head. Fantastic retention. The aromatic highlights are sour cherries, oak and caramel. Medium to full-bodied with gentle carbonation. The flavor is sour and fruity; backed up by plenty of alcohol warmth. Tart, tangy, fruity finish. World class bottle of beer supplied by Blazer06!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (17469) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2012
Bottle at the Funky 8, Brooklyn, NYC. Great beer. The sweet maple character is present, but the brett eats into it wonderfully so that the beer is never too sweet. Strong but not boozy. A very creative beer, executed well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cakanator (452) - South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 26, 2011
25oz bottle, T-day beer #2. Pours out a slightly darker orange/brown hue, good carbonation. Aromas are elegent, I was looking for funk, but got a nice light spice. Palate is really really sweet both on the entry and finish. I think the mid is overwhelemed between the nutty almost pecan pie like entry, then it hits into a lush pumpkin pie texture. Super heavy and thick, dessert like, but while being high ABV its not brought down by it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thome50 (1277) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - NOV 28, 2011
Bottle via Provisions. Much more tangy and crisp than the regular version. Tons of yam and spice still in the brew but more muted compared to the "normal" variate. My favorite of 2011 for Autumn Maple.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 27, 2011
(750ml bottle). Pours a hazy orange-brown color with soapy off-white head. Aroma is yams, earthiness, spice. Sweet with a touch of sour twang. Medium bodied and somewhat sticky. I really liked this one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Haslinger (902) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - NOV 23, 2013
750mL bottle shared with kegbear, pours a nice red brown, smells like a fresh baked pumpkin pie with a hint of booze thrown in, the taste is sweet yam, just like some delicious southern sweet potato pie. Some sweet molasses in the finish. Tastes like Thanksgiving dinner should be. Wonderful beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 2, 2010
Bottle at Andy and Max’s fantasy tasting. Bottle shared by Al B! Given to him by the head brewer at the Bruery over 1 year ago. Pours a slight hazy deep woody amber with a nice lingering head. Aroma is nice yams, earth, and brett funk (although the brett is still restrained and not out of controll)- spicy phenols, earthy, fall leafpile, and marshmellow vanilla notes with some wood. Flavor is caramel, toffee, light burnt notes, woody, earth and brett funk with still quite a bit of starchy yam going on. Finish is still not dried out completely and the brett still has some work to do- smooth and mostly clean. NIce!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kegbear (436) - Orange, California, USA - SEP 6, 2011
Bottle. I liked this version of Autumn Maple better than the normal version. It was less sweet and the earthy yam flavor seemed more pronounced to me. Really good.

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