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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
reggiedunlop (3178) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2012
Pours black with ruby hues...thin mocha head. Aroma has burnt wood, coffee, dark cocoa, and a touch of molasses. Flavor follows suit...adds a touch of dark fruit...touch if maple and charred wood are showcased nicely. Mouthfeel is full and creamy with a dry, charre wood finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Slipstream (2052) - USA - MAY 13, 2012
Thanks to Adrian. Dark, foamy pour and a cool, old school label. The aroma is roasty, sweet, and full of grain. A rich, dark, bold flavor but I don’t really taste much maple sugar. Apparently it is made with maple water - i.e. sap added to the brew kettle. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1514) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Bottle share, thanks guys. Pour is dark brown/pretty close to black with a small tan head that darkens into a slight orange as it dissipates. Aroma is of roasted coffee, burnt chocolate, earth, and espresso. Flavor is of burnt wood, ash, very bitter chocolate, and some slight sweetness from the maple. Alcohol is there but hidden well, not too complex but still good. Medium to heavy bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrPickles (438) - Waunakee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 6, 2012
Blind bottle shared. By Barrythebear, thanks Barry. Little smoke or roast there but no maple that I could pick up. I liked this but after knowing what it is I wished there was more maple.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9401) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 28, 2012
Black pour, brown head. Aroma is roasty, chocolate, some maple notes, oak. Flavor is rich and roasty, some maple notes, cocoa, coffee. Nice!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2012
On draft pour. Pitch black with a thick tan head. Very smooth for the alcohol content. Hints of maple syrup, chocolate,and licorice, with a light bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 29, 2012
750ml bottle #22/72 batch 120 thanks to thirdeye11. Near black pour with some thick tan head. Aromas of maple and oak - taste is bourbon, coffee, and roasted malt.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (3836) - Florida, USA - FEB 22, 2012
750ml bottle that poured a mildly thick black sludge, aromas of coffee, roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, and a smidge of maple syrup. Flavor is bitter burnt coffee, choclate, some nuts, and more maple flavor than expected as the aroma led me to belive. Outstanding brew!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reynolds314 (2385) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Great stuff. Pours a pitch black with really nice 2 finger mocha head. Aroma is roast, coffee, chocolate, and mollases. Palate is a bit thin and watery but taste is very good with rich roasty malts and a nice light sweetness and dry ashy finish. Loved it.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (3848) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 1, 2012
750, very roasty and dark with a dark tan head. Sweetish stout, maple flavors, hoppy flavors and bitter finish.


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