Maple Stout | Cannery Brewing Company

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Maple StoutMaple Stout

Brewed by:
Cannery Brewing Company
British Columbia, Canada

Style: English Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
The addition of natural maple brings this premium Stout a softer, smoother mouth feel and adds a touch of sweetness to balance the dark rich malts. It is a truly Canadian version of an old British classic.

Added by BDTyre on 12-02-2008

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Photo of imfinished
4.06/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Purchased in a 650ml bottle. Pours black with a slim head. Smells strongly of coffee. Tastes quite a bit like coffee, as well, but with a subtle maple aftertaste. Ultimately, I was hoping for more maple, but it is quite delicious for what it is.

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Photo of Thomaskevinhagen
3.51/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of phatmasterc
3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of StJamesGate
4.29/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great webby tan cream over ruby black that speckles. 4.25
Sweet roast and smoke with definite wood and sugar i.e. maple - tasty nose! 4.5
Tar and char, treacle and Baker’s chocolate, and threads of candy sweet maple. 4.25
Chocolaty finish and clean linger.
Medium, creamy, round. 4

Nails the concept and then some. A mean black stout underneath, coupled with deep maple notes. Packs in lots of flavor for 5.5%, and 35 IBUs tidies up nicely. Top of Canadian craft. 4.25

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Photo of Anaxagoris
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.8/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BCborn
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CurtisD
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of findango
5/5  rDev +30.2%

- small but clean maple smell
- very nice coffee and maple flavours

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Photo of DamageCase76
4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Olek4374
4.01/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Picked this one up from my store today after sampling the Sap Sucker from Fernie yesterday. They seem very similar, despite that one being a porter and this is, of course, a stout. I'll be referencing Sap Sucker a lot, since it's fresh in my mind, and is similar to this in many ways.

The beers both look nice, and this one has a good three fingers of brown head, although I noticed this faded away rather quickly. Sap Sucker looked like an ice cream float, and certainly wins the appearance battle.

One thing that this beer deserves a lot of credit for over it's maple BC brother is that it actually has a good bit of maple in the aroma and in the taste. The usual coffee aroma and taste of these sorts of dark beers is present of course, but this one really makes me feel like I'm having a cup of coffee with some pancakes. The aroma is akin to taking a good huff from a maple syrup bottle, and it's certainly something I'm glad is there. The taste is not overly sweet, although it is noticeably less bitter than Sap Sucker. The feel is very tingly, despite not having a whole lot of carbonation.

Very good beer, nearly equal with Sap Sucker, I'd say.

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Kmat10
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of LampertLand
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cannery Brewing's 'Maple Stout' @ 5.5% , an English Stout served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $5

A-pour is almost black from the bottle to the glass with a small tan/off white head leaving a fine lace film along the pint glass after every sip

S-Maple Syrup , hints of coffee

Every time I bring the glass up to take a sip I'm hit with so much Maple almost Voodoo like

T-sweet maple start , somewhat bittersweet smokey finish

MF-medium carbonation , light/medium bodied

Ov-taste like it should be poured over pancakes , one and done for me , too sweet

prost LampertLand

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Photo of schopenhauerale
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of DaPan
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of zduerr
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of KalanM
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of mmurphy525
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Jeffo
2.72/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Received a bottle of this from kjyost in a recent trade. Cheers!

From a bomber into a snifter
IBU: 42

APPEARANCE: Pours out dark brown and yields a small, light tan head with decent retention. Head fades to a faint wisp and ring. Black body and no carbonation evident. A ring remains, leaving some light dots of lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Lots of maple syrup for sure. Very up front and forthcoming here. Vanilla, milk chocolate and a touch of roasted malts, but this is more about the maple syrup here. Pretty decent really.

TASTE: Falls well short of the nose. Well short. Much milder and the maple tastes artificial for some reason. Caramel and some milk chocolate accompany the maple syrup up front, moving into a mild and dry finish with some maple, vanilla notes and light roasted flavors. Very disappointing after having smelt this thing. Relatively mild and artificial tasting.

PALATE: Medium body and slightly higher levels of carbonation. Not all that creamy on the palate, a touch watery, goes down alright and finishes slightly cloying. Not too bad, but a little too sticky here.

OVERALL: This is alright I guess. I understand what they were going for, and the nose on this one certainly worked, but the taste and palate didn't deliver. Artificial tasting, too mild and somewhat watery, this one ended up being a disappointment. Keep the nose and try to re-work the rest, as there is some real potential here. Thanks again kjyost!

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