Beer of the Week: Bruery Autumn Maple
With shorter days and cooler nights ahead, now is the perfect time to sip a rich, spicy brew like The Bruery's Autumn Maple. The ingredient list for this California beer sounds like a recipe for sweet potato pie. It's brewed with a whopping 17 pounds of yams per barrel, and has cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice, along with vanilla, molasses, and maple syrup. In the end, it's the spices that shine through, while the molasses and maple syrup lend a background sweetness.
Beer Type: Fruit/Vegetable Beer, 10.5% ABV
Available at: Get a goblet of this Autumnal beer at Neighborhood in the East Village while you still can!
Pair it with: Sweet potato fries with peppered malt mignonette and cheese crumbles pair well with this malty, spicy brew made with yams. Get a few orders if you're sharing -- the 10.5% alcohol content can really sneak up on you!