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Maple Nipple Ale - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Reviews: 68
Hads: 235
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.62%
Wants: 61
Gots: 27 | FT: 2
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Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  8.00% ABV

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Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-06-2009

Our hearty Vermont Maple ale is a unique and tasty brew loaded with local maple syrup and a kick!
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Photo of womencantsail
3.45/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Bottle thanks to Todd.

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. (554 characters)

Photo of sholland119
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A-Pours a rather opaque brown with a fluffy mocha head.

S-Hints of graham cracker and brown sugar.

T-Malty, sweet, with notes of brown sugar that must be the residual of the maple syrup. Actually pretty nice, and much better than my memory of an earlier bottle I opened.

M-Medium bodied, nicely rich, not cloying, lightly carbonated.

O-Well, this is a pretty decent beer. My main gripe is that I paid a lot for it, and it does not measure up. Not what I expect from this brewery.

HV (487 characters)

Photo of Arenbeer
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle into a Goblet glass

Batch #165 Bottle #64

A- Pours a nice golden copper with a thin 1 finger bright white head. Not much head retention

S- Really sweet candy like sugar and maple syrup. Also getting a slight bit of graininess and hops from the beer itself. Really light smelling but gets straight to the point.

T- Tip of the tongue your immediately hit by the beer itself, paler malts, graininess and slight hops but after it goes down the creaminess and flavors of the maple syrup and sugars jump out and blend really nicely. Not very complex but like the aroma its gets it's point across and creates a really smooth and easy drinking beer.

M- Medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation and a nice slightly bitter yet slightly creamy finish.

SkÅL! (776 characters)

Photo of stakem
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from random scribbled papers I thought I lost. This sampling took place at the same time mentioned by Ffej. Thanks to Jason for sharing on 4/2/11. Bottle 21, batch 152 poured into a mini snifter.

This brew appears a hazed orange, almost brown color. A creamy head retains fairly decent and provides a coating of huge, leggy lace that finds a place to stick all over the glassware.

The smell of the brew was quite sweet which to me initially smelled very candy-like. After thinking more about it, maple makes sense but it didn't have that specific scent about it that screamed maple. The grainy aspect of this brew comes across very fresh and enjoyable.

The taste of this brew again is quite fresh and grainy with a sweetness I associate initially as being candy-like but again, a maple incorporation makes sense. A little toasted malt comes through as it warms with a light spiced aspect that is somewhat like orange zest.

This is a medium bodied brew with a nearly full feel. It boasts a light level of carbonation but is easy drinking. It is my understanding that maple sugar is highly fermentable, that didn't seem to be the case with this beer. If it was a little more attenuated I couldn't have easily drank more but as-is, it lends itself as a very sweet desert offering. (1,288 characters)

Photo of ffejherb
3.47/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to clockworkorange for sharing a bottle of Batch #152 Bottle #21 on 4/2/11.

A - Poured a hazy carmelized orange liquid with a bubbly off-white head that dissipated into a cloudy, patchy retention and very sparse lacing.

S - Smells like a sweaty stack of pancakes. Maple syrup and caramel candy abounds.

T - Initial flavor is really sweet and syrupy with lots of maple character and just a hint of herbal hop bitterness. Kind of one-dimentional, actually. Sweet and dominated by a strong maple character.

M - Medium bodied with a syrupy texture and mild carbonation. Perhaps a little thin overall. Not much bitterness of which to speak, although there is an abundance of residual sweetness left on the palate.

D - I must say that I was a bit underwhelmed by Maple Nipple. This is one nipple of which I was quick to be weaned off. (845 characters)

Photo of EgadBananas
2.88/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Medium bronze colpr, light offwhite head decent lace.aroma was sport of metallic,astringent and mapley. Taste was maple and bopze, some oak and odd astringency. Feel was medium creamy nicely carbonated. Drink was average. Nothing special rashly. Nice to at least try though. (274 characters)

Photo of maximum12
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to imagineiii for a box full of Lawson's. As an avowed maple syrup fan, I just had to have one of these. Batch #186, bottle 30.

Looks a lot more like maple syrup than I thought it would, somehow I was expecting a dark beer; no idea why. Deep, burnished copper. Smell is more nutty than mapley.

Maple Nipple is sweet without leaning on the sugary warmth of malts, which is odd. The maple is understated; I was hoping for more strength in the syrup. Small caramel tastes, a few hops, sugar, malts underneath it all. Fairly simple & straightforward. Drinkable for the amount of alcohol, which is well-hidden.

One of the strangest beers I've tasted in a while; not what I expected, much more subtle, which is a bit of a lost art. Good beer, & I'm growing fonder of Lawson's with each bottle we pop. (807 characters)

Photo of AgentZero
2.94/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A - Nice amber colored beer with nice carbonation bubbles moving up the glass. Good sized head with some nice lace.

S - Caramel malts, maple syrup, really kind of a one note thing here.

T - The maple definately comes through here with some caramel and toffee malts. Overly sweet with little complexity, this really isn't that good.

M - Smooth, slightly sugary, with moderate carbonation.

D - Kind of hard to drink as it's too sweet and not really all that good. I'll pass on this. (485 characters)

Photo of jrallen34
2.93/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Thanks to Sean for this 22oz bottle poured in a perfect pint glass... This pours a clear medium copper with about a full finger of off white head. Good retention leaves a solid ring, ok lacing... the aroma is light and sweet. Maple is the main note throughout, also some honey. Boring... The taste is borderline bad slight maple, stale wet grains, medicinal and flat. This just doesn't taste very good, not appealing or new. I had a tough time drinking my pour.

Pass on this. (476 characters)

Photo of msubulldog25
3.09/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

A 22 oz. bottle, wrapped in gold foil down the whole neck. [Handwritten] notes from brewer Sean: Rare Batch: #169; Bottle #73. Poured to a 'Widmer' pint glass at cellar temperature (50-55° F). A late fall send by BA sleepydave.

'A big and rich maple ale loaded with Vermont's finest maple syrup. Watch out...it's smooth and strong! 9% a/v'

A: I'm completely smitten with the look of this one: burnished copper/auburn with a multitude of carbonation ribbons. Mostly clear, but something mildly hazed belies the latent strength. Terrific head: a healthy 2-fingers of dense foam, gold-tinged tan cream that holds a couple minutes before a gradual fall to a patchy film and sticky lace.

S: Even at a warmer temperature, this isn't nearly as enticing as I'd expected. Lightly toasted and gently spiced malt, the mild sugar/candy sweetness that is more 'jelly bean' or 'gum drop' over 'maple', maybe even 'Red Rope'. It's reasonably strong, but really (and unfortunately) one-noted...

T: 'Strong ale' maltiness, a little nutty and a little more 'envelope flap' gumminess. Strangely metallic, too; a coppery or tinny sort of flavory; bloody? Not at all what I expected from a 'maple' beer'. A little woody and tannic, oddly peppery.

M: Velvety smooth, medium-full body, moderately 'chewy'. Carbonation is soft, alcohol is somewhat hidden, although at 9% it's impossible to eliminate it altogether. If I'm extracting 'feel' from 'smell and taste', it's a solid beer with a refined mellowness and lasting finish.

D: That brassy/metallic flavor dominates after each sip and is really a turn-off. To the point it was a struggle to finish. To the point, also, I don't really want this again - unless much more sweet maple can be ensured. Disappointing, but maybe because my hopes were so high... (1,791 characters)

Photo of grub
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

MasterSki hooked eric and i up with a bottle of this. thanks alex!

22oz bottle topped with gold foil. batch 131, bottle #43. sampled nov 14/2010.

pours hazy pale brown/dark orange with a small dense off-white head. the head drops fairly fast and leaves a bunch of lace as it falls.

aroma is neat. caramel and toffee. rye bread and cracker. bit of biscuit. light alcohol. maybe a hint of maple, but not much. woody and herbal.

taste is nice. very fruity. earthy and woody and herbal. rye bread with just a slight toast. light alcohol. bit of caramel toffee and maple. low bitterness level. tough to describe, but interesting.

mouthfeel is good. medium-light body with a relatively dry finish. medium-low carbonation level.

drinkability is nice. sort of an odd but interesting beer. i don't know if it's completely to my taste, but it was neat none the less. (862 characters)

Photo of scottfrie
3.91/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle in snifter. Thanks goes to SneezyAchew for hooking me up with this one. Batch #169, Bottle #48.

A: Pours a glowing autumn colored amber with a large thick light tan colored head that took forever to fade into a thick bubbly film that left a solid sheet of lacing down the glass.
S: Sweet rich notes of maple (duh) and light caramel with hints of orange and cream. There's something else to it that I can't put my finger on, maybe some other type of fruit? Smells good at least.
T: Again, very sweet, but never sickly syrupy, with flavors of maple, molasses and maybe butter? There are some hints of spices near the finish, but I can't quite place my finger on them. Aftertaste is full of maple again, and some biscuit or toast-like malt flavors.
M: Medium creamy body with soft fluffy carbonation and a slick mouthfeel.
D: I was fairly impressed by this one. Not going to end up being one of my favorites, but for a maple flavored beer, this does a surprisingly good job of not being too overpoweringly sweet and syrupy. Thanks again for yet another great brew from Lawson's Finest, Michael! (1,105 characters)

Photo of nhindian
3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle generously provided as an extra by qspandrew poured into a Lawson's Finest Liquids pint glass (another great extra by him!)

Rare Batch #165, Bottle #72

A - This beer is quite nice looking, pouring into the Lawson's pint glass a clear, golden amber with a grand, 2-fingered, frothy eggshell head. Retention is good as it sticks around for the majority of the glass. Good lacing as well with wide, broad wisps coating the glass.

S - Smell is sweet, with maple syrup coming in vaguely through the nose. Hops are also quite prominent, and the contrast between the syrupy sweetness and the pine forest hops is very enjoyable. Also getting some fruits and sugar, but the maple and hops are the forefront.

T - The maple syrup comes through in the taste moreso than in the nose, and this beer is certainly sweet. The malts and syrup last throughout the beer. About midway through the fruits, grape and apple specifically, come through and mix with the pine of the hops to really make this a unique beer. The sweetness is on par with a strong bock, but without being overbearing to subdue the hops. Finish is long and filled with syrup and fruit.

M - Mouthfeel is medium bodied with pretty low carbonation. It felt good in the mouth but a bit lifeless. The head helps contribute to it's great smoothness and it coats the mouth during its long finish.

D - Drinkability is moderate. The alcohol is really well hidden, only coming through now and then in the finish but it adds a nice heat to it. It certainly does creep up on you, and I saw this bottle disappear dangerously quickly. However, besides the maple and hops, this beer does sort of drag on near the end, but while it lasts, it is pretty unique and tasty. (1,723 characters)

Photo of kkipple
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Batch #165, bottle number 68. Served with a little bowl of Vermont grade B maple syrup, into which we dipped maple cheddar cheese. Why? Because we could.

Mini review - time is short!

Clear copper, spotty lace, minimal head. Noses of woodsy, cool brown malts, clean fermentation, residual sugars, hints of burnt sugar, maple. The maple is not overwhelming.

Smells and tastes really like a German Alt (weird I know) on 'roids with added woodiness. The maple flavor is way more subdued than anticipated - I mean this IS called Maple Nipple after all - but it is nice... but not great. Mildly sweet. Slight roast. Clean, slightly warming, seems very attenuated, needs more maple aroma and flavor, in my opinion. Vermont makes THE BEST maple syrup (as this cheese and maple is attesting to) and I want to taste lots of it in this beer! Maybe pump up the mouthfeel too... it's a bit thin...

A beer called Maple Nipple from Vermont needs to be a Maple Extravaganza. This isn't bad, but could be so much more... (1,007 characters)

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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. (636 characters)

Photo of Thorpe429
3.11/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served in a snifter.

Pours a moderate copper color with a half-finger of white head. A moderate amount of a white head and a bit of a thin collar as it goes down. The nose brings some slight maple character. Very faint indeed. There is a bit of sweet grain and some brown sugar there as well. The taste is slight molasses and brown sugar in addition to a bit of maple character. Medium body with pretty good carbonation. Not my favorite Lawson's beer, though glad I got to pick this bottle up. (494 characters)

Photo of drabmuh
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer shared by Thorpe, thanks.

Beer is amber with a big white head of medium bubbles and moderate carbonation. Some lacing is left behind.

Beer smells like maple and malt / molasses. Nice.

Beer has an almost nutty quality to it, lots of maple, lots of sweetness, and some alcohol in the front half. The beer overall is medium in body and has low carbonation on the palate. The finish is a little dry but not overly so. Interesting, it's a good beer for the ingredients, a little too hot but overall a decent beer. (516 characters)

Photo of Kegatron
4.38/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz foiled topped bomber into a couple of snifters. This was from Batch #152 Bottle # 57.

Pours a hazed, rose-hued amber, topped with a tight finger of creamy off-white head. This retains with a thin layer of bubbly froth, which just rings the sides with robust foamy lacing. The aroma is VERY smooth in the nose, with the sugary and slightly roasted character of the molasses mixing with a rather robust fruitiness from some citric hops. Notes of bread and some caramel round out the back. You can just tell that this is heavy from the way it sits in the nose but the flavors keeps a silkiness to them that I'm digging.

The taste is sweet up front, with a backbone of bread and caramel. There is definitely an aggressive bitter edge to this from the hops, along with some quite flavorful fresh citric notes of orange and lemon. The molasses is not overdone at all and a has a bit of a burnt roastiness of it's own going on, as it mostly stretches through whole way through but is REALLY coming out to me in a flush across the back end of the profile. The finish is a combo of dry, roasty, bitter, and earthy but it's the residual sugars from the molasses that linger the most. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a crisp yet creamy feel that is equal parts lively and bubbly on the tongue. I just can't stress enough though how ridiculously smooth and easy this is for a 9% beer. No alcohol is detected whatsoever and I would have never guessed how big this was, except for the warmth that slowly started to creep across my face as I was working on this.

Wow, this was a VERY pleasant surprise that slowly worked its magic on me and a buddy as we got through two bottles of this. I think that this is one of those beers that you have to "get" and this completely worked for me. I loved how the molasses worked with the bright citric fruit notes and that big but approachable body makes for some fantastic sipping during those cold late fall nights. This beer just screamed Vermont to me. I nominate this as the official state beer! (2,041 characters)

Photo of mdfb79
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 12/12/10 notes. Had at a local tasting thanks to Thorpe429; thanks for sharing this one Mike.

a - Pours a mahogany amber color and one inch of white fluffy head and light carbonation evident.

s - Smells of caramel malts, maple, molasses, fruit, and a hint of alcohol.

t - Tastes of caramel malts and maple again up front, and then wheat, fruit, sugar, molasses, and alcohol. More alcohol than the smell.

m - Medium body and low carbonation.

d - A decent spiced beer but something in the taste was a little weird to me. I enjoyed the smell but not the taste as much. Probably wouldn't seek it out again but would give another try if I came across it. (659 characters)

Photo of woosterbill
3.93/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Bomber (Batch #169, bottle #47) into a Weyerbacher tulip, shared at a tasting hosted by HopStoopid120. Thanks again, Tony!

A: Hazy reddish-orange body with a finger of creamy off-white head. Decent retention and excellent lace. Attractive.

S: Weird. Sweet malt, maple, and some faintly herbal hops. Ok, but not especially enticing.

T: Opens with pure caramel malt, then finishes with pure maple essence. Surprisingly dry finish. Simple, unique, and tasty.

M: Soft medium body with light carbonation. Fine.

D: Considering that maple and caramel are basically the only flavors, it's really not overly sweet. Pretty drinkable, with no really booze presence.

Notes: My expectations for this one weren't too high, since I experience firsthand the horror that was Lawson's Maple on Brett at NotF. I'm happy to report that the Nipple was a far nicer thing to taste, as instead of tasting like moldy dirt and syrup-soaked gym socks, it provided a distinct (yet somehow seamless) transition from malt to maple, coupled with an astonishingly dry, clean finish. I won't be driving to Warren to seek this one out, but I'd gladly drink it again.

Cheers! (1,147 characters)

Photo of sisuspeed
3.56/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy orange-brown with about a finger of white fluffy head on top. Sticky white lacing covers the inside of the glass.

Fruity with peach, a bit of potato and some sweet maple syrup. Some vegetable-like notes, but then more sweet syrupy malts. Interesting. Not really sure what to think about this one.

Flavor is sweet and malty. Pale malts, maple syrup and some light hops to round things out. Picking out caramel notes and a hint of vegetable/sweet potato.

Mouthfeel is mostly smooth, but a little resiny. Faint warming alcohol. Good carbonation.

Drinkability is pretty good. I really like the maple syrup aspect of this beer, but it feels like one or two things are just a bit off. I think if Lawson's were to tweak the recipe a little bit they could have an A range maple beer on their hands. Still enjoyed the bottle I had though and I would love to get my hands on some Maple Tripple. (901 characters)

Photo of abuliarose
3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured into a tall goblet, revealing opaque burnt caramel brown body under a finger and a half of airy but soapy cream-tinged head. Some lacing. Pretty nice looking. Smells like floral hops, dried pear and maple syrup. A little starchy on the nose. Decent winter smells.

Tastes big and somewhat bitter up front with a smooth maple syrup-laced finish. Touch of spice. Nice bread character. To its credit this is the first non maple flavoring beer where I can really taste the syrup. Very starchy in the taste and mouthfeel as well, kind of like drinking boiled potato water. A little mealy, a little creamy heavier body than your average ale. Carbonation adds well to the creamy thick body. Very filling but very drinkable. Drinks like a meal.

Overall this is a solid winter beer. Glad I could try it! (802 characters)

Photo of Bierman9
4.03/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this last week as part of a B-Day gift-haul of biers from ol' pal Artied2... Done raking some leaves so it's time to warm up... label states batch #156, bottle #79. Auf geht's....

Filled an imperial nonic.... bier was slightly cloudy, and a deep, intense copper hue. Carbo was steady, and a hard pour produced a thick, rocky layer of light beige froth. It ebbs ever so slowly, yet always maintains some cover, and the lacing clinging to the glass is top-shelf. Maple is the primary aroma wafting forth, sweetening the air. Should I close my eyes I imagine I'd think a pile of maple-soaked french toast was in front of me! The Nipple has decent body, with just the right firmness, and it is quite smooth as well.

Taste is interesting, with the maple being quite obvious, some caramel weaving in and out, and then some fruitiness which reminds me of an English old strong ale. The fruit I mentioned is in the guise of some green apple and pear, which linger in an odd-couple mix with the maple on the palate. Was originally going with a 3.50 for drinkability, but the more I had, the more I liked it. Birch? Bah!! Gimme Maple! Thnx Bro!!

Prosit!

4.1
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | drink: 4

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Photo of TurdFurgison
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I got this bottle in a BIF, thanks Greg! Very excited to try a Lawson's creation, been wanting to for a while. This is from Rare Batch 156, bottle 15.

Nice looking bottle for starters, the gold foil adheres to the glass as if glue was applied. Popping the cap, the beer pours a light copper color, very hazed looking with a thin off-white foam that settles quickly. Good aroma, maple syrup is strong and maybe a little reminiscent of Life & Limb. Hints of alcohol in the background, but other than that it's hard to pick out any "beer" smells. The malts are silent and I suspect hops were added for bittering only, nothing late in the process for aroma (only my guess).

This tastes unique, definitely a lot of maple syrup character, sweet but not over-the-top, with a sort of sticky mouthfeel as well. That defines it more or less, really no counterplay from malts, just clean pale malts I suppose. I can't taste the alcohol but the burn comes through in the upper digestive system, making it a sipper. Rich and delicious, a good night cap of a beer. (1,052 characters)

Photo of largadeer
1.59/5  rDev -56.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Bubba83 opened a bomber of this. Thanks, Kevin.

Copper colored, the body is cloudy, almost opaque. A small head forms and retains pretty well.

Maple, toast and oxidation on the nose. A lot of cardboard. This smells very off, oxidation is overwhelming.

Palate is also dominated by cardboard, really oxidized and stale with a bit of maple behind it. A little toasted bitterness comes through in the finish, and an odd medicinal flavor. The body is thin. This is pretty bad. (474 characters)

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Maple Nipple Ale from Lawson's Finest Liquids
83 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.