Vermont Maple Syrup Grades

We produce three grades of Vermont Maple Syrup. When you visit a Vermont sugarhouse, it is fun to sample the different grades to determine which one you like the best.

2015 New Maple Syrup Grades

Approved by the Vermont legislature, new maple syrup grades will create one international standard. The new maple syrup grades, based on color and flavor profiles will help individuals find and enjoy their favorite maple syrup flavors, from the most delicate to the most robust more easily.



“Vermont Fancy”  is now “Grade A Golden”

Light Amber color, delicate maple bouquet.

Delightfully mild maple flavor, excellent on pancakes, waffles & ice cream.





“Vermont Grade A Medium Amber”  is now “Grade A Amber”

Medium Amber color, pronounced maple bouquet.

Characteristic maple flavor; Very popular for all around use.





“Vermont Grade A Dark Amber” is now “Grade A Dark”

Dark Amber color, robust maple bouquet.

Heartier maple flavor, very popular for table and all around use.