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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
clueo (159) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 12, 2014
A great porter by Sam Adams. The maple is perfect, and not overdone. There is still a nice chocolate finish. Very enjoyable beer on a cold winters day!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2336) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 10, 2014
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle with an expiration notch of June 2014. The pour is mahogany brown with a short lasting off-white head and good clarity. Looks a bit like soy sauce. The aroma is true to the title with a good note of maple and pecans along with darker malts and a bit of smoke. That might be the maple though. The body is just under medium. The taste has more of a maple character than anything else with the pecans and malts more in the background. An odd sort of bitterness.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
trollcat (20) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Looks nice, smells nice, tastes like dirty nasty soy sauce made in a Chinese sweatshop with sweat base.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlowOffTube (499) - Michigan, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Really tasty Sam Adams brew. Pours dark brown frothy off white head. Toffee and chocolate aroma. Maple and pecan flavors throughout. Medium body light to medium carbonation. Good mouth feel. Solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Haslinger (866) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - JAN 2, 2014
12 ounce bottle from a spring mix pack. brown pour with a slightly frothy head. smells like sweet chocolate coffee, taste is sweet kind of toffee like, finish is very maple. Solid beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnyoski (445) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Bottle from Spring variety pack. Pours cola brown with a frothy, tan head. Sweet malts, caramel, chocolate and nutty aroma. Initial flavor is bittersweet cocoa with a nutty dryness. The maple flavor really comes out in the finish and lingers nicely on your lips. Creamy texture with average carbonation. Might be a little too sweet for some folks but this is quite tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2606) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2013
12oz bottle from the Spring Mix pack, again, in freaking December, but I regress. Pours a very dark brown with a thick tan head, aroma is very nutty and sweet with quite a bit of caramel, the flavor has a lot of toffee on the front end with the maple coming through in the finish, quite a bit actually, a little bit of chocolate as well, actually not all that bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HuskerTan (657) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 27, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Bottle. A- Caramel, molassess, coffee, chocolate, nutty. A- Dark brown color, dark liquid, tan head. T- Balanced between sweetness and bitterness. Notes of nuts, and molasses. P- Medium body, thick texture, average carbonation, smooth nutty finish. O- Overall, a good porter. I love the pecan and maple notes in here, although subtle.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (8467) - Illinois, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Nutty with maple slightly dry. Tastes like a bit of artificial. Its okay better than others in the mix pack.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tympanic (168) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Thin, but better than I expected. Pours cola brown a tiny white head that disappears instantly. It’s OK. Smells nice.

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