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Maple Wheat Ale - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Maple Wheat AleMaple Wheat Ale

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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 12.61%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MDDMD on 08-04-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Ratings: 109 | Reviews: 16
Reviews by kevanb:
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3.37/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

650ml bottle, poured into a Lawson's Finest Liquids Tulip glass.

The beer pours a nice, golden honey color with a clear texture and just a slight haze. Many bubbles rise to the top of the glass that boasts a fluffy, white head that has good retention and leaves a nice amount of soapy lace behind. The aroma is simple and while it showcases the ingredients, does come across a bit blandly, light hop spice, lots of banana bread with just slight maple and earthy bark profiles with some cracked wheat that lingers. A nice amount of mapley banana bread on the tongue, high levels of pale wheat grain, tree bark, a bit of crisp hop oil but the beer definitely reads as both sweet and savory with a lot of earthiness. The body is crisp, lively coats the mouth well. It comes across as very full bodied for such a light beer, which I really liked, the finish is nice, a bit prickly but quite smooth.

Verdict: An interesting experiment, but I'm not sure this one really works. The maple presence is very soft and mild and doesn't really compliment the wheat, but it's saving grace is that the beer is quite refreshing. A rare blemish on Lawson's fine record of producing great beer.

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The smell was devoid of any maple element and essentially left me with some wheat spice and weak esters.

The trade was likewise bland, with maple to be had.

The mouthfeel was toward the lighter side of the style.

Overall a poor beer considering the expected maple element.

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Maple Wheat Ale from Lawson's Finest Liquids
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