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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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This full, smooth wheat ale is warming and delicious. It’s mildly hopped to let the distinct flavor and aroma of real VT maple syrup take the lead. The maple sweetness and body that blankets this velvety amber beer showcases one of New Englands most beloved traditions. Brewed with wheat malt, pale malt and caramel malt. The pure maple syrup used in this beer came from two syrup makers in the Green Mountain State. The Baker Family in East Dummerston has been boiling maple sugar since the 1950s. Dave Gavett also provided syrup from his Scrag Mountain Sugar House in Waitsfield. John’s recipe, along with top quality syrup from these two Vermont maple sugar operations, resulted in a crisp wheat ale that is warming and delicious. It is mildly hopped to profile the distinct aroma and flavor of real Vermont Maple Syrup. Hopped with Willamette. Brewed by John Baker


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31110) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
From tap at Jacob Wirth. Pours dark brown, clear, and with a small creamy and white head. Aroma is roasted malty and slight breadish. Dry malty, slight estery and sweet malty. Sweet maple. Slight estery to phenolic finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16596) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2011
Draft @ The Fred Bar, Sandy Spring, GA. Pours a clear golden amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus aroma and hints of maple. Sweetish fruity malty hoppy bitter maple syrup flavor. Has a sweetish malty fruity finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2010
(22oz bottle, courtesy of jkwalking05) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of wheat, banana, apple, and some maple. Flavor of wheat, grass, banana, maple, caramel, and light citrus.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (11452) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 24, 2009
(22oz bottle) Crystal clear dark amber body with medium beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, apple, lagery lemon. Taste is medium sweet, overripe apple, some lagery lemon, light caramel. Light-medium body, light stickiness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (11346) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Raft. Clear dark amber color. Aroma of caramel toffee. Taste is very malty raisins with a touch of port wine. Nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 21, 2009
22oz bottle–pours a light tan head and copper color. Aroma is sweet medium malt-sugar candy, secondary herbal hops. Taste is sweet medium malt-sugar candy, secondary herbal/spice hops.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Catamont Maple
Date: April 23, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, The Fred
Appearance: clear yellow, wispy white head
Aroma: sweet wheat aroma
Flavor: raspy wheat flavor, just a hint of maple sweetness, light spicyness, balancing bitterness, long bitter finish
Overall: just too timid, be a bit more agressive and bump it up a notch or three
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 9/20
Rating: 2.5/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (10595) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2012
Bottle shared by B3C. Poured clear dark copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate citrus wheat and maple aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Refreshing balanced sweet brew.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (9939) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 22, 2011
A golden amber ale with a thin moka head. Aroma of fruity esters, bubblegum and light maple notes. In mouth, a smooth sweet banana with light nuttyness, maple, lightly oily moutfeel. Medium bodied. On tap ate ROC Empire Brewfest, Feb. 19 2011.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (9724) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 17, 2011
Bomber poured a clear amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel, maple and light wheat. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, maple and light wheat with a crisp lingering maple finish.


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