The aroma gives off a very (and I stress very) subtle sweetness.
The taste is just as subtle. I was really hoping for a stronger maple flavour. From what I remember of the St. Ambroise maple that we tried at WinterBrewed, it was perfect. I guess I keep comparing others to it because it was so good. The finish is lightly sweet and very lightly bitter.
It's 5.3% alcohol, and overall, it is a good beer. I did enjoy it, but it's not what I expect a maple ale to taste like. I'd buy it again for it's overall flavour, but not because it's a maple ale.
It did come in a six pack (with two flavours) so I've got two more to consume. I'll reevaluate it when I do, just to make sure it's not my defective taste buds.