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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Part of the Beer Loverís Choice 2011.

Samuel Adams is bringing you Maple Pecan Porter. A nutty syrupy porter that just reeks of New England.
Sweet New England maple syrup and a distinct pecan note define this balanced porter. The roasted character of our blend of malts complements the maple sweetness with hints of coffee and chocolate. Reddish-black in color, this full-bodied brew has a sweet and slightly nutty finish.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillHick420 (436) - North Dakota, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2013
Thin brown to the pour, with a dense tan head. Abrupt aroma of dark malts, some note of maple syrup, some nut detectable. Not as powerful as one can expect from a porter, but nevertheless, enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkSachon (636) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2013
12 oz bottle from the Spring Thaw sampler case. A minor disappointment, mostly from the lack of any strong flavors of maple or pecan. I expected more and got less.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SabreSkull (55) - North Augusta, South Carolina, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Nutty maple aroma in a dark but thin-looking pour. Taste also a bit thin with slight maple and malty sweet flavor. Decent flavored beer in a sampler pack but not something Iíd buy alone.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Onionkid (370) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Bottle. I said damn, boys. This really has this high of a score? Well itís what the bottle claims. But Iím not a fan. Balanced well, nice maple and honey aroma with a syrup taste over a porter. I donít really wanna hate this since itís literally exactly what was described but meh, not for me. 5.6% alcohol.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EtTuCthulhu (1143) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - MAR 19, 2013
This beer smelled like nuts and roasted malts, and the appearance was a deep brown with a medium tan head. The taste was quite sweet and a touch sour, and the palate combined a medium body, soft carbonation, and an abrupt finish for a drinkable, sweet, yet sturdy beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3939) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Deep brown with mahogany highlights and a decent beige head. Aroma is heavy maple, light tree bark, roasted malts and coffee. Taste is of caramel, pecan, chocolate, maple, sweet cream.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerdad (397) - Kansas, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Bottled pours brown with light tan head. Coffee maple syrup and nuttiness aromas abound. Moderately sweet? Medium bodied. Finish is maple syrup sweetness, not sure what I was expecting, but this wasnít my favorite

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ret12 (453) - Maryland, USA - MAR 17, 2013
I loved this beer. Very sweet with dark maple flavors and a creamy smooth texture to finish.

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cousin_Larry (396) - - MAR 16, 2013
Maple and pecan are aftertastes. Overriding flavor is coffee, and flavor is outstanding.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rougeau13 (2038) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Clear dark brown with a creamy off-white. Aroma of syrup, coffee and nuts. Taste is sweet with a slight bitterness. Medium bodied, a little creamy, and slightly dry but still a tad thinnish.


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