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RATINGS: 291   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Part of the Beer Lover’s 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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
coyforce (612) - Virginia, USA - FEB 23, 2014
This porter is pretty good. Taste is caramel and roasted malts. I do not detect much maple in this brew but the pour is a nice dark color.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HighlanderOne (1016) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Poured from bottle. Maple and pecan dominate aroma, with a hint of licorice. Dark mahogany with tan head. Flavors of burnt malt and root beer with the maple and porter in back. Thankfully the maple porter is not overwhelming. Hints of coffee and brownie as well. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfinney23 (1731) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Big maple aroma and taste with faint roasted malt and nuttiness. First swig was great but the cloying sweetness was overwhelming by the end.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ffaoe (237) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2014
malty, roasty with a very faint maple aromas. color is blak with little head. taste is malty, nutty and roasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ScottWallace82 (66) - Winchester, Virginia, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle into a nonic pint. Pours a crystal clear brown with a tan head. Smells of roasty malts with a hint of maple. Medium mouthfeel. Tastes of sweet malt, with earthy nuts on the front end and maple on the back, but with a bit of an off finish. Pretty good porter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fontjt (77) - Louisiana, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Poured black with a dark cream head. Smell is lightly sweet maple and coffee. Taste is coffee with maple hovering around the tongue never fully committing. A little malty with a molasses flavor, the pecan flavor is not very noticeable. The consistency is creamy. Really good beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mmmbeer (1250) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2014
12 oz. bottle served in a shaker- poured a non transparent light black with visible through and through with dark maroon shading when held to a light source, creamy tan head roughly 2mm thick atop the liquid surface that laced nicely. Aroma of midgrade coffee, some maple, and some maple. Hits the mouth with a high medium, maple tastes kinda burnt, malt is firm, nutty sensations in the middle finishing with some cream and a slight note of molasses. Ok.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mtdewa1 (323) - rome, New York, USA - FEB 15, 2014
From bottle. Aroma is syrup and coffee. Reddish brown with thin khaki head. Taste is syrup, coffee and chocolate at end. A little thin on palate. Overall ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubbleflubber (1832) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Pours a mahogany-amber into the glass, with a wispy eggshell head that leaves soapy lacing. The nose is of definite maple and brown sugar. Flavors of maple abound, brown sugar, molasses, some nuttiness, nut skins and candied pecans to the effervescent finish. Almost like an Imperial Nut Brown, there are lots of contingencies at work here, very substantive and full-bodied on the palate, yet a sweetly smooth mouthfeel keeps everything quite drinkable and luscious. Nice offering from the norm here. Good brew, especially for sweet malty nut brown fans!

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (1722) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - FEB 9, 2014
good, but very sweet. would be good for baking a pie with or some kind of dessert.


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