RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Our hearty Vermont Maple ale is a unique and tasty brew loaded with local maple syrup and a kick!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Huhzubendah (3567) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Bottle shared by Thorpe429. Thanks Mike! A: Orange in color and slightly hazy with about a half inch of white head that leaves a thin sheet of lacing behind. S: Malt, maple syrup, molasses, brown sugar. T: I estimate that this beer tastes exactly as intended. Of course this beer was brewed in Vermont,home of the best maple syrup in the nation. The beer is sweet, with flavors of maple syrup, molasses, and brown sugar. M: Very sweet, with a medium body and moderately low carbonation. D: An interesting idea and well done, but still not very drinkable. Enjoyable in very small quantities. I’m glad I got to try this unique brew. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 12-22-2010

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Date: January 02, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Dan NYE
Appearance: cloudy amber, frothy off white head, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet caramel aroma with a hint of maple
Flavor: lightly sweet maple flavor, earthyness keeps the sweetness in check and lets the maple flavor come through
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *** /4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (3125) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - NOV 6, 2011
Thanks to InspectorBob for sharing this at the SJ BA gathering...Pours out a moderate amber color with no head. Aroma is of sweet malts, maple syrup and light alcohol. Taste is sweet sugary syrup, light caramel, some lingering fruit, brown sugar and a touch of alcohol on the finish. Rather solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 22, 2011
Batch 186, bottle number 122 thanks to womencantsail. Pours with an amber hued body with a small white head. Aromas of maple, wet dog, damp, slightly stale grain, musty, light melanoidins and some esters. Flavors are bitter, grainy, fruit. Esters and maple. Medium to sweet finish. Average carbonation. Dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (16111) - Dublin, California, USA - SEP 13, 2011
A: The beer pours amber in color with an off-white head. S: Sweet maple and bread are pretty much it on this one. It’s exceedingly simple. There might be a touch of apple and pear, maybe some woody notes and toffee. T: Like the nose, most of the character is just sweetness. A fair bit of sugar, toffee, and brown sugar with perhaps some toasted bread. Despite being so high gravity, it’s a little bit watery. M: Medium in body with medium carbonation. O: Nothing offensive or repulsive, just boring, bland, and uninteresting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zdk (1871) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2011
bottle at 5k tasting - amber golden pour. lots of maple syrup and brown sugar, and grains. Overcarbonated too. Not that great, unfortunately.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (6854) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 30, 2011
Bottle obtained in vermont. Amber brown pour with some light head. Aroma has some light maple, sweet bready tones and darker sugar tones. Flavor is sweet malt and some lighter maple tones, with a touch of warmth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GMCC2181 (1596) - Newark, Delaware, USA - MAY 24, 2011
Gift from Paul. Batch 63... bottle 12. Hazy orange in color. Decent head. funky aroma of some hops (pine) apple juice and some syrup. Taste is like maple syrup. Malty...rich...Reminds me of pancakes or waffles... Not bad, different. As it warmed up... tasted like more apple juice? Unique, thats for sure... Medium, kind of sticky body. Overall: Enjoyed it. But didnt want to drink a whole bottle of it. Thanks Paul!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TURDFERGUSON (4050) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Bottle shared by JCB at the end of the night of a great tasting. This beer sucked. We all expected it to be a little better as this brewery had been hyped up in recent months but this beer definitely displayed characters of suckiness. Sweet, and slightly corny and grainy at times. Just bad. Still would like to try the ipa’s from these guys.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - APR 24, 2011
Bomber from a trade on BA - thanks! Deep into the evening by the time this one was cracked. Dirty brown pour, rocky carbonation. Sharp malty nose with a slightly ashy, grainy note in there - maybe burnt syrup? Body is medium, sort of prickly carbonation. Taste is bitter grains and brown sugar, like something from a failed cooking tryout at the IHOP.

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