Peak Organic The Maple Collaboration | Peak Organic Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company
Maine, United States
peakbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

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

Added by MrHurmateeowish on 10-23-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
131
Reviews:
52
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
15.56%
 
 
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2
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Photo of smanson56
3.52/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I am a real fan of good maple syrup so thought this beer might be really good . it pours a darker reddish orange color. There is a solid maple aroma to the nose. It lost a lot in the taste IMO as there was this lingering burnt maple taste that was there through every sip of the bottle. This is not a bad beer but there was IMO a strange burnt flavor in the maple.

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Photo of puboflyons
3.76/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From the 650 ml. bottle. 2015. batch. Sampled October 22, 2015.

It is an attractive looking copper-amber color with a long-lasting off-white head.

The aroma is full of maple syrup esters with an undercurrent of grain and oats. Not much hop profile.

The mouthfeel is medium.

The taste is really a maple syrup lover's delight with a bready, grainy malt character interspersed leading up to a mildly bitter finale.

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Photo of braican
4.38/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mklisz
3.4/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drummerdwzp
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stagga_Lee
4.64/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.74/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a maple-ly amber with a vigorous off-white head into the glass. Some maple in the nose. Some syrup in the feel, intriguing. Enjoyable without being overly memorable.

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Photo of akd500
4.8/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Tried at the Beer Fest. Was tasty.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

if it says maple on it, chances are i am buying it, and thats not just pertaining to beer. i am a lush for good maple syrup, and anything it graces, so this was a no brainer for me. i expected a little more out of it though. it has a nice maple nose on its amber to pale brown color, but its not real vivid in the flavor, and i think a lot of its glory is either fermented out, or lost to the bit of oxidation my bottle had (did not see a date). the flavor was real malt driven, sturdy and well built, autumnal for sure, almost german bock-esque here, but the maple sort of blends in a little too well with the caramel and toffee and brown butter flavors, its just not rising up like i thought it would. still it brings the maple candy sweetness to the table, and does linger in the finish, more like the sap than the syrup though, and as always, i wish for more of it. well made beer though, and the lighter mouthfeel is a refreshing change of pace in this type of beer, its got huge bubbles and plenty of them, makes it seem light. good beer, but not the maple bomb i still seek...

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Photo of NHhomebrewguy
4.24/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very maple forward but had enough body to carry it through. Pretty good job from PO.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.52/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.6/5  rDev 0%

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2.92/5  rDev -18.9%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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Peak Organic The Maple Collaboration from Peak Organic Brewing Company
3.6 out of 5 based on 131 ratings.
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