beerguy101 (5359) - Newark, California, USA - APR 24, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Medium brown color. Medium sized white foamy head. Aroma is nutty, fruity and sweet. A medium bodied nut brown ale. Malts are malty and sweet, slightly nutty. It a fairly sweet, fairly nutty brown ale. Nice smooth taste. Good flavor. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.
Goblincat (399) - Petersburg, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2005
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Brownish amber color, with little head. Maple and malt nose. Watery maple malt taste with a touch of hops. Very smooth mouthfeel.
Tmoney99 (13455) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 23, 2005
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Dark brown hue with small rocky off-white head. Aroma is moderate toasted malt with chocolate tone. Flavor was moderate sweet and nut and short light sweet finish. Medium creamy body.
jigglyjock (165) - Longmont, Colorado, USA - APR 20, 2005
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
Aroma is of roasted malt and maple. Head is foamy with a brown tint which watery body, thin feel, and flat carbonated palate. A dark brown body. The sweet maple over powers the taste. Overall a lower than average brown no body and an overpowering sweet taste.
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - APR 5, 2005
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light white head dissipates quickly. Aroma is slightly sweet and fruity. The beer pours a dark brown color. The flavor is very smooth and drinkable. Not heavy and stout but just smooth with a slight sweet taste from the maple. I like this and will buy it again.
KarmanGhia (276) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2005
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2005 This syrupy beer pours a very dark brown/transparent amber with a head that disappears immediately. The nose is simple sweet nuttiness. The taste is a maple syrup sweetness upfront, followed by next to no hops presence. The Honey Nut Cheerios sweetness is about all this one has.
Bigsky66 (148) - Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 9, 2005
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Not to impressed with this. Slight aromas and taste. Taste is artificial Maple is there but doesn’t save it. Once it goes down taste is gone.
Crash (532) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - FEB 28, 2005
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours brownish with an off-white head that was gone before you noticed. This beer smelled good and tasted good for a bit. Once it was swallowed it lost what I liked.
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2005
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2005 This looked like a frothy iced tea. The maple syrup, and little else, is present in the aroma. This is very watery in the mouth, way beyond what I would expect from a brown ale. The taste is light caramel, chocolate, and maple. Weak.
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Suttree (6070) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 13, 2005
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Brown, with a tan head. Woodsy, maple aroma. Smoove, like Denzel. Big notes of maple, as one might expect from a beer named "Maple Nut Brown Ale". Nicely sweet, not over poweringly so. Slight hop crispness at the end. Thanks to Springslicker for this one!