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RATINGS: 652   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cthomas2390 (228) - Colorado, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Pours a nice clear brown. Tight, lacing, off-white head. Nutty caramel with a bit of hop background in the aroma. Sweet maple and caramel flavors are gently toned down by moderate hops. Healthy body with soft carbonation. Nice residual sweetness lingers.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (3250) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Draft at the brewpub. Pours nut brown with a fizzy beige head. Tastes like nutty malt, sweet maple, syrup, and corn. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like nutty malt, sweet syrup, and maple.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (1377) - New York, TURKEY - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle. Reddish brown with small beige foamy head, malt aroma, low carbonation, slightly sweet caramel taste with nut flavor, thin body, abrupt finish. Quite watery but drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
beer_rookie (136) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Pours a dark bronze color. Poured aggressively and still no head. Itís very clear.

Smells great. Nice nutty aroma. I smell some chocolate, I smell coffee. I smell nuts. I smell sweetness. Is it maple, I dunno....I also smell some roasted malt.

Taste is somewhat of a let down. I taste all of the above mentioned stuff, but itís so watery, so thin, itís disappointing. Itís sweet. It tastes a little nutty. This is a little under performing however.

Mouthfeel is very watery. Extremely watery. Itís not at all what I expect a brown ale to be. The mouthfeel leaves a lot to be desired. Itís so thin and light, itís really not even desirable. Itís barely drinkable.

Overall, ití a huge let down. Think of this as a brown ale light. While the nuts and the malts are tasty, the body of the beer is so thin, itís makes the beer bad. I would not recommend this.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (8556) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 6, 2015
Draught at the Tommyknocker, Helsinki, Finland. Reddish brown colour with a tiny off-white head. Roasted malt, nuts, sweetness, nougat and dryness in the aroma. The flavour is dry nuts, nougat, chestnut, malt and some sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SperkeleForce (762) - FINLAND - JUN 6, 2015
Draught at tommyknocker bar. Amber color. Notes of nuts, syrup, caramel. Nothing too special.

- beerbasher

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RexTalionis (3021) - FINLAND - JUN 6, 2015
Draught. Brown in color, tin whitish head. Nutty notes in aroma, light sweetness too. Sweet syrupy and nutty taste. Pretty mild though.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (5327) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 23, 2015
(Keg at Tommyknocker, Helsinki, 20150523) The beer poured mahogany coloured and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had caramel, sweetness, burnt sugar and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, sweetness, molten sugar, grass and bitterness. Aftertaste was malty, sweet and bitter. A too sweet and still harsh brew.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kavu (2917) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2015
A small taste on tap @ Tommyknocker Craft Beer Bar. Pours clear deep amber with a low head. Aroma is malts with nutty notes. Pretty similar flavor. A bit disappointing.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ktownclown (13) - Missouri, USA - APR 18, 2015
Cooper pour, little head retention, Maple on the back end, a little sweet, but very drinkable

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erasmus_ro (1893) - Alabama, USA - APR 1, 2015
Tap @ Tommyknocker Craft Beer Bar, Helsinki. Pours a reddish brown with a decent, brownish head. Aroma is caramel, light roast, light flower, light nuts. Taste is caramel, light flower, some nuts, breadiness. Too light with low carbonation, tad watery.


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