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Maple Ale - Lefty's Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 20.44%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lefty's Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: ppoitras on 06-25-2012)
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jb413

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured a golden orange with shades of gold/yellow around the edges. Small light head that dissipated moderately.

S - Rich, heavy maple syrup dominates the nose, underlying toasted malts and burnt sugar.

T - Up-front maple surfaces early and lingers throughout. The maple is sweet, boozy and strong. Toasted and caramel malt backbone with sweet brown sugar and caramel lip-smacking goodness.

M - Syrupy feel, like boozed up maple syrup. Perfect carbonation. Nice finish. Great drinkability for an 8% brew.

O - This is a sweet, boozy, dessert beer. Almost too sweet, but somehow pulls it off. The maple ain't shy, but it is tasty!

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 05:16:09 | More by jb413
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

4.6/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle purchased as a single from Spirit Haus, Amherst, MA.

Poured into an imperial pint, formed a 1/4" light beige head over the clear coppery amber brew. Head is immediately down to a swirly skim, with slow-falling lace. Aroma is sweet and lightly fruity.

Taste is maple syrup upfront, lightly fruity in the middle, and returns to a maple candy close. Mouthfeel is smooth, and drinkability is very good. One of the first Maple brews I've ever (!!!) had that actually comes off as advertised. Liking this one a lot.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2012 21:45:32 | More by ppoitras
Maple Ale from Lefty's Brewing Company
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