Recent Examples on the WebAnd the maple hammer, this menu’s dark-bitter-spiritous entry, is rich in flavor, with the deep notes of maple and walnut trailing the finish.
Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Jan. 2018
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