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Fayston Maple Imperial Stout - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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BA SCORE
91
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341 Ratings
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Ratings: 341
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.49%
Wants: 379
Gots: 71 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A huge, rich, and strong stout brewed with a maple twist. Designed to keep you warm on sub-zero nights and for sipping with a fine meal or dessert.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-06-2009)
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dragonWhale

New York

4.6/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From the most recent release. A thank you to Chris for opening this and for alerting us..You are a gentleman and a learned man.
Almost pitch black, with a little beige head, looking good so far.
Maple is big, some chocolate and some roast, no hops to speak of. On the sweet side, but really it's just malt-heavy, the maple suffocating out whatever hops once were there. Reminded me actually of a classier Dark Lord with maple. Well put together, and a very fine drink.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2011 13:00:21 | More by dragonWhale
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rudylaw

Illinois

4.58/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Thanks to youbrewidrink for the bottle!

Pours a dark, luscious black with an enticing milky way colored, two-fingered head.

The smell is off the chain! Swiss Miss hot chocolate, cocoa nibs, melted caramel and sugary maple. I'm also picking up some roast. Lots of sweet going on.

The taste is pretty straightforward; mirroring the smell well. It seems to be a pretty decent clone of Founders CBS but with a twinge of smoke... just slightly, like bacon. This batch seems to have more maple in it than I previously believed because at room temperature the maple really shines through!

Extremely smooth for a 10% beer. Amazing drinkability! Creamy, silky mouthfeel. Just a terrific, unique stout I feel fortunate enough to have tried. Lawson's and Newhart... see Vermont brings something to the table after all!

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2010 11:54:37 | More by rudylaw
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take_it_sleazy

Vermont

4.58/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured into Good Nature snifter. Really excited about this one.

A: jet black with a lacy, one finger brown-copper color head.

S: maple, malt, roasted coffee. Hints of nuttiness and cocoa coming through.

T: amazing. Roasted malt, not as much maple coming through as I thought.

M: so creamy. Medium to heavy body. Very minimal carb, but pairs perfect with the body of the beer.

O: can't wait to crack the barrel aged version. One of the best stouts I've had in a while. Sean Lawson never disappoints.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2013 01:42:59 | More by take_it_sleazy
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mick303

Ontario (Canada)

4.56/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at ACBF. This was really outstanding, a really thick imperial stout, it maintained a strong maple character coming through, heavy coffee notes, and a rich all around chocolate note, this was deliciously complex and a beer that stood out for the whole festival. My first beer from Lawson's was a really inspiring experience and I would love to get my hands on more. This beer was a pretty out of this world stout. Great flavour and balance.

Serving type: on-tap

06-03-2014 00:18:10 | More by mick303
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +10%

03-05-2014 09:18:42 | More by jaminjohnson
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twowheelssoar

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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GuisseppeFranco

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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Kinsman

California

4.5/5  rDev +10%

10-28-2012 22:20:01 | More by Kinsman
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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dental

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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itracy63

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10%

03-31-2014 01:23:07 | More by enelson
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Mike

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +10%

04-21-2013 00:15:11 | More by Mike
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RAKeeler

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +10%

06-11-2014 19:57:48 | More by RAKeeler
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SourinQns

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10%

03-25-2013 02:37:22 | More by SourinQns
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FeelinSurley

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10%

10-27-2013 01:23:03 | More by FeelinSurley
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N17shelfside

California

4.5/5  rDev +10%

07-21-2013 15:07:43 | More by N17shelfside
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DrewGingras

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +10%

09-06-2013 02:13:45 | More by DrewGingras
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SneezyAchew

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10%

02-19-2012 06:57:24 | More by SneezyAchew
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bccrosley

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-31-2014 19:53:31 | More by bccrosley
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HevvyMetalHippie

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10%

05-11-2013 13:09:30 | More by HevvyMetalHippie
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wattershed

California

4.5/5  rDev +10%

11-04-2012 06:10:14 | More by wattershed
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meb3476

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10%

12-02-2013 16:02:28 | More by meb3476
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +10%

06-02-2014 10:54:50 | More by mklisz
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clay23

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10%

06-19-2013 23:51:48 | More by clay23
Fayston Maple Imperial Stout from Lawson's Finest Liquids
91 out of 100 based on 341 ratings.