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RATINGS: 652   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
A delicate amount of Maple syrup is added to each barrel of our award winning Maple Nut Brown Ale to impart roasted sweetness. This addition balances the nut flavor produced by Munich caramel and chocolate malts used in the brewhouse, producing a drinkable dark amber ale with a relatively low alcohol content. 2000 World Beer Cup Gold Medal & 1996 Great American Beer Festival Bronze Medal Winner

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 19, 2003
Darker brown colour to it, little but of malt in the flavor and I didnt really pick up any maple, definately more of a caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JPDIPSO (5107) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 8, 2003
Brown with a hint of copper in color. Light tan head. Hints of dark malts and alfalfa in the nose. Flavors of caramel malt and a funky yeast culture. Sweet and slightly nutty. Slight lactic quality that does not fit that well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Darkover (1528) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2003
Dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of nuts and malt with a little sourness. Flavor is sweet, nutty and some maple. But there is a sourness that just doesn't fit. Thanks Dogbrick

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2003
Translucent brown, watery with some maple present in the nose and taste. On the flat side.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2003
Dark amber-brown color, clear body, and medium off-white head that completely faded. Aroma of molasses, nuts, and maple syrup. Sweet maple syrup flavor. Tastes like cooled wort. No complexity whatsoever. Some woodiness or hops could have helped this beer but they're not there. Palate is sweet and syrupy. Too sweet and rather cloying after awhile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bac080 (398) - Bloomington, Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2003
Not bad. Your average brown ale more or less but there's a nice little maple aftertaste. Worth a try at least.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hayden1215 (321) - Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2003
Dark brown in color with a creamy head. Aroma is roasted malt/nut. Flavor is sweet with some hop notes. Body is a bit thin but very drinkable. The best of the Tommyknocker sampler pack. Which realy doesn't say much.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
joet (2387) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JUL 11, 2003
Lack. Sorry but this is just crap. No body. No presentation. Cheap crap with maple flavoring. I'll bet there's no real maple syrup in this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beermatrix (1497) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUL 8, 2003
Color is a deep brownish gold, very little head produced. Smell was light, slight tones of roasted nut and caramel malts, molasses and maple notes, but is faint. Taste is good, smooth roasted sweetness and caramel malty, medium to light body, slight hint of maple or molasses, maybe some vanilla, chocolate malt as well. Good nut dryness and flavor. Not bad at all, I liked it quite a bit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JMerritt (1890) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - JUN 11, 2003
Maple syrup colored, nice light-tan head that is mostly diminishing, but leaves nice lacing. Roasted malts dominate the aroma. Flavor is surprisingly sweet initially (must be the maple syrup), nutty notes present throughout, with a nice malt character that holds everything together. Mild carbonation, just the way I like it, but lacks body. Finish is moderately long lasting, turning sweet once again. Surprisingly decent offering from Tommyknocker.

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