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Peak Organic The Maple Collaboration - Peak Organic Brewing Company

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97 Ratings
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 16.71%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Peak Maple Collaboration is a truly local project. It’s a new twist on our previously brewed Maple Oat Ale. We worked with local farmers and small businesses to craft this beer with Maine-grown organic oats from GrandyOats and Vermont-produced organic maple syrup from Butternut Mountain Farms. The Maple Collaboration is a copper-colored brew with a dynamic mouth feel from the organic oats and a subtle richness in the finish from the organic maple syrup. The beer is in support of Chefs Collaborative, the nation’s leading environmentally conscious culinary organization.

26 IBU

(Beer added by: MrHurmateeowish on 10-23-2011)
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oregonianredbird

California

3.41/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A- golden amber color, slight haziness, thin head and no lacing
S- malt, oats, a little maple
T- complex maltiness balanced nicely with hopiness up front, turns roasty, and then finishes a little sweet with fruity esters and a hint of maple syrup.
M- medium bodied, a little sweet stickiness, and good moderate carbonation. coats the tongue more than I prefer
O- given the nice balance on the front of the tongue, it's too bad that the lingering taste is so bitingly sweet.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2013 09:01:40 | More by oregonianredbird
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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -13.5%

08-27-2013 11:29:41 | More by scxcrunner
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DruRho

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

07-13-2013 21:42:23 | More by DruRho
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-23-2013 16:15:06 | More by FrankShirley
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Camjmorton

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-19-2013 23:07:26 | More by Camjmorton
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blmar311

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-16-2013 21:22:59 | More by blmar311
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

04-29-2013 05:53:01 | More by Kelp
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

04-02-2013 20:21:08 | More by derkfromwi
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YAndreK47

New York

4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

03-24-2013 15:40:13 | More by YAndreK47
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.54/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly murky orange-brown with a foamy tan head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, oats, and some subdued maple aromas. Taste is much the same with malty and earthy maple flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but the maple presence in the smell and taste seems to come out more as the beer warms up.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2013 03:58:00 | More by UCLABrewN84
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.58/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice creamy head, decent lacing, hazy tan color.

Nose maple, fresh cut bleeding-oak-tree-like earthy aroma, light caramel brown syrupy malts, herbal, weird syrupy estery thing too.

Taste sweet brown malts, caramel like but a thin syrupy flavor, some maple, light toffee, nutty, toasty, etc. Mild herbal earthy bitterness, light corn stalk. Finish is dry lingering mild grassy bitterness, syrupy brown malts and light maple.

Mouth is med to lighter bodied feeling but a bit thin, decent carb.

Overall ok, nothing special.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2013 12:54:03 | More by jlindros
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PStriedl

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-09-2013 22:23:31 | More by PStriedl
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MystikCelt

New York

3/5  rDev -13.5%

03-01-2013 04:43:47 | More by MystikCelt
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Freggs

New York

4/5  rDev +15.3%

01-24-2013 14:04:58 | More by Freggs
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tbone1384

Wyoming

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-24-2013 02:34:05 | More by tbone1384
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b2hogan

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

01-08-2013 01:33:05 | More by b2hogan
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Rukasu

District of Columbia

3.38/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Clear honey copper color, thin, thin head.

S - Very little smell, faintly maple and sweet roasted malts

T - Quite sweet, the maple taste really stands out. Some hoppiness and brown sugar notes, but the maple is certainly noticeable throughout.

M - A bit syrupy (no pun intended) and viscous. Very light carbonation makes it seem even more so.

O - Pretty good beer, not typically a fan of Peak, but this is decent. A bit too sweet for more than snifter glass, but would be good as a dessert beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 04:14:42 | More by Rukasu
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DaveBlack

Virginia

3.85/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Clear, copper colored beer, maybe 1/2 inch of off-white head on the top of the beer. Quite a long retention and a small smattering of lacing.

S: Sweet, slightly roasty, and, as strange as this is, it has the smell of an elderflower liquor that my better half loves.

T: The front of the beer is light, roasty and full of sweet malt goodness. There is a fair hop presence which breaks up the sweetness. I don't really get a whole lot of maple flavor until the aftertaste, when it just kind of lingers there, pleasantly.

M: Moderate body, slightly creamy, and a moderate amount of carbonation as well.

O: A good beer, not a great one. A nice balance of sweetness and hops. I always worry that a beer that bills itself as full of maple flavor will be too sweet, but this one is not. A nice fall-tasting brew.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2012 00:20:41 | More by DaveBlack
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jagada

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

12-20-2012 04:09:36 | More by jagada
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MarkSmithVT

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -42.4%

12-14-2012 00:41:56 | More by MarkSmithVT
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RandyKemka

New York

4/5  rDev +15.3%

12-10-2012 01:34:20 | More by RandyKemka
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berliner07

New Hampshire

4.95/5  rDev +42.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This was a treat. Wasn't sure about maple in beer. Two things i love seperately, but not sure how they pair. Pour looked really nice. Amber color. Looks complicated but inviting. Nose is FULL of a really nice maple aroma. Not overly sweet, just perfect. Mouthfeel is perfect for the style. Full but not cloying. The flavor is spot on. Perfect mix of maple and malt. You can tell it's a really high quality maple. So full of flavor, but not overly sweet.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2012 13:32:20 | More by berliner07
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CB_Crowe

Vermont

4/5  rDev +15.3%

11-30-2012 15:46:57 | More by CB_Crowe
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Daniellobo

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

11-29-2012 02:41:23 | More by Daniellobo
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BklynTerp

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

11-18-2012 03:33:19 | More by BklynTerp
Peak Organic The Maple Collaboration from Peak Organic Brewing Company
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