Tasting Notes: Maple Syrup

By Leah Koenig and Ana Ceron

Published on March 2, 2011

As author Sasha Chapman writes in her story The Sweet Life (Issue #136), Quebec takes its maple syrup seriously - and for good reason. The Canadian province produces nearly 80% of the syrup that ends up on our morning pancakes. Still, Quebec is not the only land of the sweet stuff. The eastern half of Canada and a large swath of northern and eastern America are also home to time-honored sugaring traditions, and family maple farms producing countless gallons of deliciousness. From Vermont to Michigan, Nova Scotia to New Brunswick, here are a few of our favorite maple syrups.

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