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RATINGS: 644   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartlebier (3633) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - JUL 4, 2016
2014 Vintage 75cl kindly shared by impuritylaw, merci! - Bref: wisely dosed spices join a host of gently stone fruit sours to make a gentle US crossover Belgian "sour" ale of convincing seasonal charm. - Cinnamon, oak and vanilla well dosed and balanced against apricot and lemon tartness in aroma. Aromas withdraw in flavour to make way for thinned out fruit caramels and a slight vinegar prickle (cf. De Leites instant sour Belgian ales). - A few notches behind Bam Noire due to overload, but still an original watercolour blending Belgian ale, US saison and US wild/sour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (1503) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JUN 23, 2016
Pours a light brown with a foamy white head. Aroma is a spice that stands out with a sharp bite and lactic acid. Flavor is tart lactic acid and that same spice. The tartness has a bit of a bite to it, or maybe thats the spices used. Pretty good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bastarda (466) - Freiburg, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2016
Kindly shared by [email protected] beery bachelor farewell, thanks a lot. nose: Patex morphing tenderly into rum raisins with quite a cinnamon presence; hints of lavender and sage. Taste brings a huge, ghostly cherry presence, cinnamon again, dry sherry notes with a tart, close to vinegary background. One extra point for the brewers poetic tasting notes: "Gentle amber malts lead smooth caramel notes, gently lapping against a shore of distant forgotten spice."

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (2302) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 18, 2016
draft sampler that poured a slight cloudy yellow/orange with white head. nice slightly funky aroma some tartness on the nose. mild malt base. the flavor was excellent, mild spice notes with that little bit of tart and sour blended perfectly together. light and refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (3753) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2016

Lukt: Friske syrlige frukter.
Utseende: Gulbrun.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum.
Smak: Sur syrlige frukter.
Hvor: [email protected] kveld hos Untapped Stokka.
Medium: [email protected], [email protected],1%, N[email protected]

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlfSt (27) - - MAY 15, 2016
Pours slightly cloudy but a lovely amber color. Very nice cold on a hot day slight sour which makes it refreshing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markducommun (990) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2016
Lightly cloudy, golden red, slight white tan head. Berry, sour, funky, musty. Slightly sour, sweet. Medium body, slightly chewy, quite acidic. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2016
Pours a nice cloudy gold. Aromas of malts, fruit, and a touch of spice. Has flavors of chocolate, caramel, and a touch of wood that finishes with some nice Brettlike notes.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremyh70 (1083) - Missouri, USA - MAR 27, 2016
Pours a mostly clear light orange with a white head. Aroma is tart with mild fruit and earthiness. Taste is slightly tart and nutty with a bit of sweetness while also having an some earthy and spicy character. Light/medium bodied with medium/high carbonation. Well made and interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jinroh (1363) - ESTONIA - MAR 27, 2016
Pours apple juice, Brownish orange, bit of white foam, not much foam. Aroma is sour but not much, at the same time not really getting much chestnut and nit that spicy. Brett funk and horse-blankety. Taste is also slight sour, more old apple bitterness, some funk and horseblanket. spices coming out at the end, bit of nuttiness also, maybe because I am really looking for it. Nice and enjoyable, not mind-blowing.


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