A märzen beer is the perfect base to highlight the earthy qualities of maple sap and syrup. Alternatively, you could try fermenting with a clean ale yeast if you are not equipped to ferment a beer at lager temps for several weeks. Birch sap and syrup can also be used if maple sap and syrup are not available in your region.
When your neighborhood pub stops serving your favorite English bitter, what can you do? Make your own, of course. Homebrewers thrive on the challenge of recreating the round malts and bracing hops