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Lawson’s Finest Fayston Maple Imperial Stout

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Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A huge, rich, and strong stout brewed with a maple twist. Designed to keep you warm on sub-zero nights and for sipping with a fine meal or dessert. Abv 9.5-10.1%


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BuckeyeBoy (5831) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 22, 2016
On tap at three penny. Pours out black topped with a tan head. Nose is big roast malts maple syrup sweetness coffee. Taste is more of the heavy roast malts chocolate sweetness maple coffee rich and chewy.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnstone (2614) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 24, 2016
Roasty malty and maple aroma. Pours a nice black color with tan head. A really nice stout with a maple edge (as expected). Notes: Poor notes...deep into New England Beer Tasting night Nov ’15

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (2248) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 6, 2016
On tap at BBF. Black colour with tan head. Chocolate, vanilla aroma. Sweet, chocolate, vanilla, roasted, caramel and fruity taste. Medium to full body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (9876) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2016
Shared bottle at Craft. Pours hazy black with tan head. Nose is roasty dark malt, cacao, vanilla, oak. Tastes rich, with dark malt, tannins, vanilla, molasses, maple, and a smooth finish. Medium in palate heft with well hidden alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Taboada (883) - Compostela (Galiza), - MAR 9, 2016
Tsted from the tap on the 04/03/2016 at the BCN Beer Festival. Black colour with a medium beige head. Aroma of espresso coffee, roasted malts and little caramel. Taste is medium sweet with lots of coffee, maple notes and roasted malts. Medium carbonation and strong coffee finish. Next one please!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Garrold (4111) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2015
On tap at Mule Bar, Winooski, VT. Deep, chestnut brown. Velvety, thin, glossy, mocha head that sticks all the way down the glass. Nose has caramel truffle. Fudge. Maple syrup. Chocolate fudge cake. The full works. Bit of a cheesecake tang to it. Taste is tangy, fruity, dark chocolate bitter. Light dryness. Some sweetness, but no way as much as the aroma might suggest. Silky palate. Drinks way under the ABV. Finishes long, truffly, chocolatey, light bitter. The sweetness kicks in right at the end. Super stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2015
From bottle at GABF 2015. Pour is deep brown with a small tan colored head and good lacing. Light maple, dark chocolate, espresso, some vanilla, light coconut, brown sugar and toffee in the Aroma. Taste is big dark cocoa, coffee, light maple, vanilla, toffee, caramel, and raisins. Slick mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Tasty stuff, but could really benefit from a little more body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bbbeer (710) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 14, 2015
Very dark brown, minimal tan head. Aroma cocoa, dark sugars. Full body, some appropriate alcohol. Flavors of chocolate, espresso, a bit of maple. Strong of course but nice balance. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (1017) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle to the face. Pours black with tan head. Sweet aroma but not the maple I wanted. Taste is sweet, chocolate, some sweetness from the maple. Have had better maple stouts before.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrewFace (967) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle share thanks to beechner224. Yummy, roasty, light maple, molasses, chocolate...tastes better since Homer isn’t sharing.


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