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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ZacM612 (215) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Dark brown with light tan head. Sweetness in the aroma and taste. A little nutty. Smooth with a very slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
nittanytide (238) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Poured very dark brown, almost black with an off-white head. Aroma is coffee and toast. Taste is slightly sweet and nutty with a smooth finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (899) - New York City, TURKEY - MAR 10, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown with creamy beige head, caramel aroma, low carbonation, sweetish coffee beans taste, medium finish. Nice porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bcoble003 (246) - Aiea, Hawaii, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Smell of maple and spice. Taste of maple but not overpowering. Pretty smooth going down, not to carbonated. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (3232) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 5, 2014
bottle. Deep brown with small head. Exactly what it says it is. Strong aroma of maple and pecan. Flavors almost equally pronounced. Solid, but there doesnít seem to be much underneath the very pleasant maple and pecan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ScipioA (335) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Pours out looking ok, deep brown with a slight purple tinge and only a slight tan head. It smells like dessert, lots of chocolate and maple with a bit of coffee. Really interesting flavor, smoky malts up against a lot of sweetness. I donít really get much pecan out of this, maybe a hint in the aftertaste. Fairly thick, maybe a little harsh on the carbonation. Overall this is a good addition to the Sam Adams spring variety pack. Itís not exactly a traditional porter but still quite tasty, especially as dessert after a meal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jbuskirk (486) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - MAR 4, 2014
Maple Pecan Porter. Thatís quite a name, isnít it? "Pecan" isnít particularly surprising since many porters advertise their inherent nuttiness. Maple, though? Frankly, I wasnít sure that Samuel Adams was going to pull off that combination. But they did, and itís awesome. This ale isnít very heady and has the brownish-black body of a porter, but it has a slight amber hue. Aroma has the expected roasted malt smell, but with a brilliant maple scent that is just plain mouthwatering. In this porter, the taste of coffee, though present, takes a backseat to syrupy sweetness, rich chocolate, and subtle nuttiness. Itís something different from the usual porter, and in this case, thatís a great thing. Samuel Adams makes some solid dark beers, but this one stands out as one of the best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slubgob (195) - West Hartford, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Intense maple nose over standard porter n describes taste as well, with some pecan thrown in.good idea and flavors compliment each other but the maple needs to be toned down by about half.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpongeRuiner (778) - Michigan, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Thanks HisBoyElroy. Not the biggest fan of the brewery but this one was on the better side. Really has all the flavors named. Not a ton of overall flavor though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
monk191 (1092) - California, USA - FEB 27, 2014
A great, unique beer. Pours a deep red-brown with a tan head. Smells like maple syrup and a bit of nuts. Taste is maple sweet to start, with some chocolate, and then a lot of pecan in the finish. Very well balanced and a great aftertaste. Had in the bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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