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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This beer was brewed as a collaboration between Jack’s Abby and Lawson’s Finest Liquids. Valley Malt malted all the 2-row malt in addition to the specially smoked malt with hand-sourced wood from VT. Brewed with one gallon of maple syrup per barrel of beer. An addition of lactose sugar and brown malt rounds out a beer that tastes great from breakfast till dessert. Enjoy! May 2013 release.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroSpud (1772) - , Massachusetts, USA - JUN 6, 2013
500ml bottle. Pours amber with very little off white head that goes away fairly quickly. Smoky aroma. Oily palate. Sweet flavors of maple and candy sugar making this a tad too sweet for my liking but not bad for what it is.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reynolds314 (2563) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Interesting collaboration lager. Reminds me of a 50/50 blend of Lawsons Maple Nipple and JA Smoke and Dagger, but it turns out better then both those beers in my opinion. Interesting spicy maple flavor blends with a meaty smokeyness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rejtable (1501) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 3, 2013
Tap at Farmhouse. Typically smoke AND maple are my two least favourite things in beer, so I really shouldn’t have ordered this, but with two very interesting breweries behind it I had to try. Pours amber with some head and little lacing. Notes of bacon, smoke, some maple but not overwhelming. Nicely balanced. Medium body with lively carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SrSilliGose (3277) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 2, 2013
tap. pleasant campfire smoked back by some old earthy smoked doughs. maple and lactose sugars make this a tad too sweet for my liking. potent beer that seems more enjoyable in smaller doses.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (4200) - Arizona, USA - JUN 2, 2013
A smokey maples toasty beer. Simple and tasty, I liked it, copper color.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamstome (1073) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Amber pour. Very smokey, sweet aroma. Smokey sweet flavor, bacon! Sharp sweet finish. Great!

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
thunderhops (224) - Vermont, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Pours copper with white head and some lace. Aroma is light smokiness, malt, woodsy. Taste is light smoked malt, sweet, maple comes through. On tap Prohibition Pig

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
berniecarbo (148) - Holliston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 1, 2013
On tap at Jack’s Abby, poured a copper/amber, great maple aroma, unfortunately to smokey for me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7248) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 1, 2013
On tap at Black Back with Max and Andy. Pours a clear amber with a thin beige head. Sweet smoky salty. Medium, light sweetness, smoke, warm malt. Not as sweet as it starts, soft maple, light smoke into dry grain.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lukaduke (2444) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Pours a rich deep copper brown color with a finger or two of eggshell foam. Earthy smoked malt, maple sugar and some underlying pine. Would like to braise some sausage in this beer but as a pint its a little underwhelming. Too much smoke and maple not enough balance and integration.


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