Swanny Boy (The Tap)

Swanny Boy (The Tap Brewing Company) Style: Maple Porter 5.20% ABV From: Haverhill, MA Brewer’s Note: “This viscous, semi-sweet brew is named after our friend Jason. We add local maple syrup from Ben’s Sugar Shack in Temple, NH. after fermentation to warm you up during the colder months. ”   The beer’s label is simple and elegant. I love the silhouettes of the maple leaves, and … Continue reading Swanny Boy (The Tap)

Slumbrew Yankee Swap (Somerville Brewing Company)

Style: American Strong Ale aged in Rum Barrels with Dark Maple Syrup 12% ABV 27 IBU’s Bottled on: 11/08/13 From: Somerville, MA Brewer’s Note: “You could gift this bottle as a reflection of your fine craft beer taste, drink it now to ease your holiday tension or cellar for the long winter ahead./ For our first year of our Yankee Swap beer series, we selected … Continue reading Slumbrew Yankee Swap (Somerville Brewing Company)

Smoked Maple Lager (Collaboration: Jack’s Abby and Lawson’s Finest Liquids)

Style: Rauchbier with 100% Vermont Maple Syrup added 6.0% ABV From: Framingham, MA and Warren, VT Brewer’s Note: “This beer was brewed as a collaboration between Jack’s Abby and Lawson’s Finest Liquids. Valley Malt malted all the 2-row malt in addition to the specially smoked malt with hand-sourced wood from VT. Brewed with one gallon of maple syrup per barrel of beer. An addition of … Continue reading Smoked Maple Lager (Collaboration: Jack’s Abby and Lawson’s Finest Liquids)