Throwback Maple-Kissed Wheat Porter | Throwback Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Throwback Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
throwbackbrewery.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Maple-Kissed Wheat Porter is a medium-bodied porter that tastes amazingly smooth and velvety. The rich and creamy mouthfeel is a result of the wheat used in the brewing process. Local maple syrup gives this beer just a hint of palate-pleasing sweetness as well as a nice depth of flavor.

We call this beer “maple-kissed” because we use just the right balance of maple syrup to impart a delicious flavor without the beer becoming sweet.

29 IBU

Added by Bierman9 on 08-10-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
65
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.51
pDev:
13.11%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 65 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of vande
3.55/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

a - a deep, dark brown pour - on the verge of being black... head grows as it sitts, quite interesting...fluffy, dirty, brown in color...2-3 fingers initial

s - light..some roasted malt, bit of coffee.. hint of sweetness, maybe a tad of vanilla?

t - light as well. was expecting more maple, so was a bit let down... never had a wheat porter [i don't think], so wasn't sure what to expect...

m - velvet like light to medium in body, similar to the smoked porter

o - eh... not sure... not quite what I was hoping for...

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Photo of DrStiffington
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Rekrule
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of robwestcott
3.77/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

thanks to straffordmilitia for this one !

poured cold from the bottle near pitch black to a founder's brewing goblet with a 1/2 finger, foamy, big bubbled head with nice retention leaving spotty lace after each sip.

aroma of dark maple syrup and candied almonds with a hint of espresso in the wayback.

molasses and bitter coffee up front fading to a sweet after. a wee bit of smoke.

medium bodied, medium carbonation, smooth and sweet.

overall - a very interesting porter, maybe a bit to the bitter side.

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Photo of DelicateDelirium
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of kdivers
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of dental
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

Photo of tpauer
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of jwps214
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Janeinma
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Cath
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of kevgod
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of Newport_beerguy
3.4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gosox8787
4.2/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: Picked up a nice swingtop growler of this at the opening party. Split with a friend. I had had this on tap before as well. $14 for the growler fill.

Appearance: Dark to medium brown in color, but pours a nice medium brown, two finger head. Carbonation held up really well.

Aroma: Some semi sweet chocolate and coffee notes. A nice undertone of maple to everything.

Taste: Milk chocolate and coffee notes are the mist prominent. Definitely leans more toward sweet than bitter. A noticable, but not overpowering maple note as well. Very drinkable and interesting.

Mouthfeel: Creamy mouthfeel overall, but not too heavy. Very pleasant.

Overall, a really nice porter with a nice hint of maple. I could see this perceived as a bit too sweet by some, but I enjoyed the drinkability and flavors. I would get this again.

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Photo of Didier
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of davey101
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour from a fresh growler into a tulip glass. Dark brown bordering on black body. Creamy light mocha head. Solid lacing. Smell is coffee, milk chocolate, and some light maple syrup. Taste follows the nose. Light roasted bitterness. Mouth feel is light to medium with decent carbonation. A solid maple porter. Easy drinking and tasty.

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Photo of Agold
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
3.59/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of phingdong
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Svendozen
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of d_brommer_nh
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of angelmonster
3.82/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a 3 finger tan head. Body is black with mahogany highlights.
Head retention and lacing were slightly above average.

Smell is of sweet pancake syrup and roasted caramel malts. Charred smoked malt is another aroma there. No hops or alcohol are really detected.

Taste is very smoky, full of burnt malts and charred oak. Maple and vanilla come in to counter the burnt bitterness. Hops are very light and alcohol is almost non existent.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied for a porter. Carbonation is light and head somewhat quickly dissipated. Beer finishes kinda dry and chalky, with a burnt smoky aftertaste.

Overall this beer was good, interesting flavors with the maple, burnt malt, and wheat. Something was a little off though, enjoyed drinking the beer but wasnt too anxious to find another bottle of it anytime soon.

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

Photo of Dirk_Chappelle
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of andyjeigh
3.94/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Throwback Maple-Kissed Wheat Porter from Throwback Brewery
3.51 out of 5 based on 65 ratings.
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