Peak Organic The Maple Collaboration
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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Peak Maple Collaboration is a truly local project. Itís a new twist on our previously brewed Maple Oat Ale. We worked with local farmers and small businesses to craft this beer with Maine-grown organic oats from GrandyOats and Vermont-produced organic maple syrup from Butternut Mountain Farms. The Maple Collaboration is a copper-colored brew with a dynamic mouth feel from the organic oats and a subtle richness in the finish from the organic maple syrup. The beer is in support of Chefs Collaborative, the nationís leading environmentally conscious culinary organization.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (12124) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Draft, Snallygaster. Meduim off-white head with nice lacing atop amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel/maple. taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some maple, light bread. Sticky medium-full body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (3935) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Overall pretty good maple beer, sweet, rich, bomber from whole foods, very nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (9359) - San Diego County, California, USA - SEP 29, 2013
651mL thanks to DedicatedToFun. Pours a clear orange amber. Low foam. Spotty lacing. Nose is apple, sugary maple, sticky orange candies. Taste has sweet maple, apple, cidery, some nice richer real maple. Cidery, soapy, sticky body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hangover (1092) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Amber pour with a medium sized tan head. Aroma is sweet and boozy with some caramel. Maple flavors are definitely there and the mouthfeel is is nice and full. Decent, a few off flavors detract but itís allright.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bulk_Carrier (2716) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - JAN 28, 2013
It pours a clear copper color leaving the same color body. A nice one inch white foamy head appears and concaves to leave some nice foamy lacing around the sides of the pint glass. The body is light enough for some carbonation to be seen rising. The smell is all about the maple up front pretty much masking everything else even after some warming, I was hoping some other possible flavors might show up, but not this time. The taste is exceptionally sweet, perhaps a bit too much maple, I wasnít expecting this. The palate is about a medium and very smooth, possibly because of the extra maple in this beer. Overall, I really wasnít expecting this beer to be this good. Though its more of a dessert beer because of the sweetness, Iíd probably have it again. I will say its very different for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
kimjongill (207) - - JAN 18, 2013
Great looking crystal amber pour with thin off-white head. Aroma of maple with a hint of oats and yeast. Taste is not pleasant. Some maple but the bitterness and dryness donít complement it well at all. Mouthfeel is good. Overall a mediocre beer that I wouldnít even drink as a session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjuf1853 (1278) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clouded amber color with a thin whitish head. Aroma is sweet with maple and butterscotch. Flavor is again very sweet with mostly maple dominating with some lingering caramel malt notes. Overall way too sweet for my liking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11560) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2012
22oz bottle-dissipating offwhite-amber. A-maple, med malt, fruit. T-slight maple, med malt, fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (1221) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 4, 2012
Copper color with white head. Floral and maple aroma. Caramel malt floral hop flavor and strong maple flavor. Smokey maple finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jb (2514) - Rochester, New York, USA - NOV 24, 2012
On tap at McGregors. Clear amber, fine creamy head + retention. Maple nose and body with a creamy mouth. Decent, not complex.

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