Brewed by Nickel Brook Brewing Co.
Style: Porter
Burlington, Canada


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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
We brewed our Nickel Brook Maple Porter to be first and foremost, a robust and full bodied porter, using premium roasted and pale malts. We then infuse pure, dark Canadian maple syrup into the brewing process, so the maple essence becomes integrated during fermentation. The result is a truly wonderful and complex mixture of roast you desire in a robust porter, with background hints of maple flavour and aroma.No additive or preservatives. Naturally carbonated for a smooth, creamy finish.Nickel Brook Maple Porter is a unique Canadian interpretation of a timeless classic!

dmschefke's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dmschefke (576) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - JUN 19, 2009
Bottle thanks to Matt7215. Pours a dark brown with small dark tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and a bit of earthy bitterness. Flavor matches well, but I just don’t get much maple syrup. Not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
unclefrito62 (115) - Stow, Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2016
16 ounce can. There is no distinct aroma. Appearance looks like espresso Brown, black in color. Taste a little like coffee flavors, not much maple I don’t think its very sweet Large beige head when poured. Micro bubbles that formed a dense head.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Panzuriel (1962) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Location: 16 oz can purchased at Andersons Sawmill Appearance: Darker black brown with a fine head of brown bubbles. Nose: Coffee with a hint of maple syrup. Taste: Dark chocolate cocoa with maple, but just a hint. Body: lighter to medium without significant texture Parting thoughts: Barely a maple anything. if it wasn’t on the label, it’d be a bit hard to nail down that was the additional flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HippyHop (605) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 9, 2016
Jet black pour with a big tan cap. Nose is all maple and burnt toast. It’s a bit on the sweet side, a touch watery, but I still dig this stuff. Am I the only one who gets randomly itchy when I can’t sleep?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (11423) - Illinois, USA - MAY 4, 2016
473ml can. Brona pour. Cocoa aroma, mild maple nutty. Flavor is dry cocoa, some bitterness, earthiness, not sweet which is pleasant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
flatmatt (1487) - Northville, Michigan, USA - MAY 3, 2016
16 oz can. Pours black with a tan head. Rich creamy coffee and dark cocoa aroma, with a sweetness to it. Flavor is roasty dark cocoa and coffee with anise notes. A bit of maple in the finish, though I wouldn’t pick it out without it being in the name. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sseb69 (1785) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 1, 2016
Cannette 473 ml. Couleur brune, mousse beige. Arôme de chocolat noir et malt. En bouche, trop de chocolat malt, pas vraiment d’érable, assez mince, notes de chocolat et base maltée. Y’a qqch qui dérange. Correct.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (9140) - Ohio, USA - APR 24, 2016
16 oz can from Cappy’s at home. Pours dark brown in color with a medium sized beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malt, chocolate, mild maple syrup, caramel, some ash to the finish, a bit too thin and just very average in my opinion, the Imperial Ipa was solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Johnsense (1368) - - MAR 27, 2016
Dark pour, frothy white head. Lighter Maple notes, dark malts in aroma. Lighter Maple sweetness gives way to ash in the taste. Thinner body than it should have.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niall73 (2419) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 19, 2016
Can 6.0%. Pours a dark coke colour with a red edge and a tan head. Malty, sweet caramel, light rum aroma. Light to medium body, medium carbonation. Very coca-cola’ish, with dark toffee and light dark fruit. Pretty thin and insipid poor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
QcBeer (136) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 4, 2016
Au son, un pétillement sans égale, avec une détonation à l’odeur de sirop d’érable et de grain rotie. En bouche, très pétillante, avec un goût de grain de café rotie, et chocolat noir, avec un mini soupçon d’érable.

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