Grade A Dark
U.S. Grade A Dark Maple Syrup is a darker, amber colored Maple syrup with robust taste. It contains stronger, more pronounced flavors but is not sharp, bitter or off-flavor. Grade A Dark can be no darker than the United States Department of Agriculture visual standard Dark Color.
Since syrup tends to darken as the sugaring season progresses, Grade A Dark Maple Syrup is typically harvested later in the season. It contains a stronger, more robust and full maple flavoring and as such works well in sauces like barbeque sauce or as a glaze over meats.
- In sauces for maple flavoring like Barbecue sauce
- As a glaze baking such as Salmon or Bacon or as a cooking ingredient