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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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A barrel aged version of our Fall seasonal, this is the Autumn Maple that has been aged in bourbon and rye casks.

Note: The 2011 version went from 10% to 13%.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madvike (2693) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 25, 2011
Bottle shared by Tooch4321...thanks Adam! - Pours brown with a reddish tint and a thin ring of white head. Aroma is pretty sharp--alcohol is pretty hot and sweet, with--well--not much else. Taste is sweet bourbon, rich malt with a spicy pumpkiny twinge. But damn...it’s sweet and big and hot. Not my thing. Syrupy with little carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
iowaherkeye (2690) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - NOV 7, 2009
750mL bottle, no date from the brewery.Pours a murky brown with a small yellowish ring, small bubbles cascading to the surface. Lots of bourbon and sweet potatoes in the aroma with some caramel--wow this blends very well. Actually reminds me of sweet potatoes baked with marshmellows. Flavor has the sweet potatoes being a little less sweet, and the barrel a little stronger and drier. Semi-dry, minimal bitterness. Just a little spicy. Big full body with light carbonation. Very nice.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
BuckeyeBoy (2672) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 1, 2014
750ml bottle thanks to Darrel. Pours out a muddy water topped with a tan head. Nose is sour spice and sweetness. Taste is horrible battery acid this is so bad infection city. If this was not inflected it maybe a good beer. Toss out the barrels please.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Blairgus (2586) - California, USA - NOV 30, 2012
30 nov 3012, bottle. Dark amber and faintly cloudy. Nose is really sweet maple, faint bacon (?), faintest of tartness. Thin body but syrupy at the end, faintly fizzy. Sugary cereal malt, maple syrup, raisins, sugary alcohol. Wow. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (2575) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle at home with friends. Pour is slightly murky with a small frothy tan head and good lacing. Big caramelly, maple syrup, cardamom, vanilla, sweet potatoes, vanilla, and toffee in the aroma. Taste is bourbon, sweet brown sugar, dark fruity, oaky, earthy, raisins, somewhat tangy, and light alcohol on the backend. Slick mouthfeel with medium carbonation. OK.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Damico (2553) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Pours dark thick pumpkin amber with a smaller beige head. Aroma brings big earthy yams with a subtle spicy sweetness. Flavor brings the earthy yams with a unique off sweetness and some malty amber endings. There is spice from the rye casks as well, especially lingering on the palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamJackson (2522) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 15, 2014
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A - Dark burnt brown / amber. looks just like regular autumn maple and brett version

S - Nose is cherry pie and lactobacillus

T - Dang. infected. I get a big fruity burst, cherries, bananas and raspberries. the finish is that awesome autumn maple with yam, coconut and vanilla.

M - Thin, flat, prettybad

O - I heard this one was infected. Really a bummer.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
17thfloor (2430) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2010
Thanks pantanap! Pours a murky dull darker brown with a sudsy small head. Love the aroma, sweet maple, rich but smooth, winter spices, the sweet yam thing is very cool, very yammy. Flavor follows but is a bit duller, seemingly watered down, sharp maple almost cloying, not as yammy as the aroma. I just like to say yammy. Medium bodied, watery, no carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - DEC 13, 2009
bottle thanks to bman1113vr. poured deep amber with a white head. aroma was ginger, pumpkin, and nutmeg with the flavor being much the same. not sure if i got my notes mixed up on this one or not, but its what i have. low carboantion with a good slick feeling.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - NOV 12, 2012
750ml via trade. Dark mahogany with a thick, beige head. Aroma of bourbon, yams, cinnamon and maple. Flavor is dark dried fruit, bourbon/alcohol, sweet maple and some light pie spice. Medium to full body with a long boozy finish. This one is really good, all the components are represented and come together really good.


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