Vermont Maple Wheat Ale | Rock Art Brewery

Vermont Maple Wheat AleVermont Maple Wheat Ale
BA SCORE
3.55/5
107 Ratings
Vermont Maple Wheat AleVermont Maple Wheat Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rock Art Brewery
Vermont, United States
rockartbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by UnionMade on 02-28-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,715
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
107
pDev:
15.21%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 107 |  Reviews: 25
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4.15/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tbone2131
3.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.67/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The appearance was a red/amber colored clear body with a two finger white foamy head that rapidly dissipates and leaves a tad of lacing in its wake. The smell had a maple aroma up front but not overbearing just combined nicely with some light malt and wheat, slight apples very faint. The taste was mainly sweet with the previously mentioned flavors, maple becomes dominant and lingers into aftertaste and finish. On the palate, it sat about a medium, sessionable, adequate carbonation. Overall, pretty nice as an APWA with some maple added to it.

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Photo of Beerpicksbygeorge
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ptat
3.49/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.67/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ScaryEd
3.67/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lucoli
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.25/5  rDev -36.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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3.81/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.1/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.55/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.76/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours identical to a glass of apple cider; perhaps a tad hazier/ murkier. About 1 1/2 finger head that dissipates fairly quickly leaving behind no lacing.

S - Incredibly sweet. That pretty much sums it up. I can notice the sweet aromas drifting from the beer a few feet away. The beer is dominated by a mixture of maple syrup, sugar and wheat; dominantly maple syrup however. Very pleasant scented beer all in all!

T - The flavors are... very unique? Actually quite hard to distinguish. It almost feels as though the wheat and maple syrup flavorings are clashing in your mouth with neither one overwhelming the other. It's almost as if there are two distinct flavors simultaneously that refrain from meshing with one another. All in all, fairly sweet with notes of maple syrup followed by an odd - changing aftertaste.... very unique.

M - Quite notably carbonated, somewhat harsh, feel --- more so of soda than beer I'd say. Medium bodied beer.

O - Unique, original, sweet, and distinct! Pretty much sums it up.

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Photo of Juice14
3.36/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.9/5  rDev +38%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.27/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of rlamoy
3.98/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.4/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of DucksFan16
3.42/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Magister_Beav
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gcamparone
3.15/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a pint glass. Thanks Steve for this.

Pours a moderately hazy amber body with very little head that reduces quickly to leave nothing really.. no lacing no retention whatsoever. Looks like stagnant wort.

Aroma is artificial maple.. I love maple but this is muted and not savory, just sweet and not so inviting.

As far as taste.. I can't ding it too bad here because it tastes like maple, but the maple is muted and watered down as well as slightly artificial tasting.. sweet caramel and sugar on the follow through. Watery body and medium carbonation (at least it's there)

If there was no carbonation I'd be convinced this was a flavored malt beverage. Was expecting more.

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3.44/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy amber with a moderate head from the 22 oz bottle. Maple is not overwhelming here. I actually did not taste or smell any (which is not unusual as I have a bad sense of smell and therefore tastebuds), however I found it an enjoyable beer.

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Photo of Knapp85
3.29/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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Vermont Maple Wheat Ale from Rock Art Brewery
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 107 ratings
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