Maple Nipple Ale | Lawson's Finest Liquids

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids
Vermont, United States
lawsonsfinest.com

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our hearty Vermont Maple ale is a unique and tasty brew loaded with local maple syrup and a kick!

Added by ClockworkOrange on 02-06-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
269
Reviews:
73
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
13.78%
 
 
Wants:
66
Gots:
30
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 269 |  Reviews: 73
Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.15/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the Mule Bar. They poured this into a slim chalice. The appearance was a dark copper almost brown color with a thin white foamy head that dissipated immediately. Messy lace. The aroma had a big sweet maple up front. Nice ample nuttiness. Smooth caramel malts. The flavor leads maple to nutty sweet with a semi-sticky malty to maple syrupy aftertaste running into the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with an exceptionally smooth semi-sticky feel. Low carbonation. Overall, practically one of the smoothest American Strong ales that I ever had. Yes, I know that’s due to the maple, but hey, gotta give great credit to this one.

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Photo of edthehead
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HeartofMiami
3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of N1Nkasi
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JordonHoltzman
4.21/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into HF wine glass, a nice amber red/brown burnt orange with some off white film. Maple maple maple. This smells and tastes like maple. Somehow it's not overly sweet.
Brown sugar too.
Great mouthfeel

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Photo of curtis6290
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nightmare1972
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aaronyoung01
2.85/5  rDev -23%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of madelf66
3.99/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TBonez477
3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Hyptochrons
4.3/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

based on the reviews below, the most recent batch is different from previous batches. appearance is an almost transparent golden amber/brown with an off white head, no lacing. maple sugar, caramel, toffee, nuttyness on the nose. taste follows nicely, caramel/toffee sweetness, some sappy maple, woody notes as well as a touch of the hops coming through. mouthfeel is on the light side of medium, but coats nicely and displays the flavors well. all and all this is the stickiest sweetest maple tasting beer ive tried.

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Photo of jhavs
4.23/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.84/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of happyreefer
4.04/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pagesofphotographs
3.86/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of millerbuffoon
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jzeilinger
3.62/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Ruby ed appearance, nice clarity, very thin lacing.

S - Candied maple syrup. Very faint on the nose.

T - Malty maple sugar with an earthy finish with a little bit of pine

M - Medium body with light carbonation that morphs to a creamy finish.

O - Looks better than it tastes.

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Photo of Knapp85
3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of muzzy
4.04/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cgskippy
3.31/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.48/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rjp217
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AMCimpi
4.44/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: A brownish amber color. Has a white fluffy head. S: Maple!!! Tons of maple on this one. T: Fucking maple, sweet, sticky. It's maple syrup beer, that's what it tastes like. M: Soft with a nice amount of carbonation. O: So this beer is awesome. A sweet sticky maple bomb. This was a beautiful beer.

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Maple Nipple Ale from Lawson's Finest Liquids
3.7 out of 5 based on 269 ratings.
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