ekoerper (589) - Iowa, USA - JAN 15, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap - listed as "double maple."
Aroma: light malts, a bit of toast, distinct pleasant smokiness and light maple character, slightly earthy, hint of caramel, some spicy hops.
Appearance: light straw golden color, white head with good retention and lacing, pretty good clarity.
Flavor: really nice smoky notes, earthy maple, light bready malts and toast, spicy, mild sweetness, some earthy/spicy hops, medium bitterness.
Palate: light/medium body, medium carbonation.
Overall: very interesting and tasty beer - the maple syrup lends a nice smokiness/spiciness. Well done.