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Fayston Maple Imperial Stout | Lawson's Finest Liquids

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4.16/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.10%

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.

Added by ClockworkOrange on 02-06-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,624
Reviews:
97
Ratings:
539
pDev:
9.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is the best maple stout I've ever had. I prefer imperial stouts without bourbon aging. This has none of the cloying sweetness of some other maple stouts, but rather brings out the maple with some coffee and chocolate bits, and a touch of smoke. It's very dark in color with a great foam/head. Perfect beer after hitting the slopes or relaxing near a fire.

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Serving: 750ml bottle poured in snifter.

I was extremely pleased by the deep rich flavor of this brew. I accompanied it with some imported dark chocolate which really complemented the brew.
It pours a nice rich tan head with strong lacing. Multiple flavors abound---delicious…
Mellow chocolate flavor upfront that lasts to the finish. Half way through a tremendous roasted, charred flavor is integrated. Finishes with a distinct maple, sugared sweetness...not overpowering in any way. Roasted malt character with a considerable chocolate malt backbone. There is noticeable maple sweetness in the background. Rich and roasty with a delicate sweetness.

I will add more of these to my cellar aging quiver... yum... should age nicely.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

While there are not truly hints of maple syrup in the aroma or taste, the beer in the front hints of roasted malt, big fudgey chocolate, and a medium plus sweetness. There's a wonderful roasted flavor throughout and cleans up nicely on the end.

This is a full flavored imperial stout and truly one of the best.

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Fayston Maple Imperial Stout from Lawson's Finest Liquids
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 539 ratings
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