portableparty (1876) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 24, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz. bottle. Pours dark amber with a foamy off white head that slowly fades. Aroma has sweet malts and floral hops. Taste is bitter floral hops and malt. Palate is thin and dry. This drinks nice and is not maple forward like you would think with its label.
ryanfolty (1675) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - SEP 18, 2012
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
September 15, 2012 on tap at the Autumn Brew Review in Minneapolis. Light brown pour with some head. Maple and hops in aroma and taste. Light bodied.
Ughsmash (6915) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 2, 2011
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Thanks to Bob for the bottle! Poured clear honeyed orange with a short cap of off-white head. The aroma picked up maple initially, with dank, really weird yeast and vegetal notes following.. another touch of sweetness on the back of the nose.. I love maple, but I didn’t love this. The flavor found maple and honey at the core, supporting bright, spicier peppery hops, unpleasant vegetal notes, and other sticky sweetness.. very assertive and off-putting on the finish. Light bodied with moderate-plus carbonation on the palate.. sharp.. not good.
jebert (440) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 16, 2011
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours an amber gold with a nice sized off-white foamy head. Nose is faintly of straw. Average viscosity. Taste is a bland mix of hay/straw with a weak note of hops on the finish; not sweet. Only an average beer that could pair with cold cut sandwiches, pretzels or nuts.
BVery (5141) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 22, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Brown-orange pour with a nose of brown sugar. A bit thin on body. Taste is brown sugar, caramel, and maple syrup.
WisconsinBeer (695) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - FEB 7, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap Winterfest 2009 St. Paul MN. Hazy yellow color, minimal head. Pale malts, notes of mild maple syrup and maple sugar. Light dry finish. Some floral notes to finish, this is delicately flavored, but not lacking flavor. Would make a good session beer.
Skyview (5087) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - AUG 23, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Picked up single 12-oz bottle at Cellar’s Wine & Spirits in St Paul, MN. Pours a semi-hazy orange amber brew with a thin white head that quickly dissolves to a fine film and white ring. Aroma of light caramel malt, some flowery hops, some light brown sugar, and a touch of saltine crackers. Taste is medium bodied, well carbonated with flavor or light caramel malt, maybe a hint of maple syrup, and some herbal spice. Finish is slightly gritty, metalic with a semi-sweet caramel aftertaste. Hard to pick up any maple syrup in the finish.
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 24, 2007
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Clear copper color with ample foamy white head. smells like a hoppy lager. So-so hops and malt body with a very bitter finish.
jrob21 (2184) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 15, 2007
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a orange copper color with a lasting white head. Aromas of apples. Taste is light, thin. Refreshing but not overly exciting. Back end is a little hoppy. Not a lot of dept or character to this one. Thanks to incutrav for forwarding this one.
drpimento (2033) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - APR 29, 2007
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Had this again at the Between the Bluffs beer tasting. Small sample so a little hard to tell. Some head, no lace; malty beery nose with a hint of maple. about the same in the flavor. Not much finish.