Trader Joe's Syrup Does Not Suffer From GPA Trouble

Eric found that his Trader Joe’s switched grades of organic maple syrup on him from one month to the next, first offering “US Grade A Extra Amber, and then moving on to “Grade B.”

Eric thought this might by a new version of the Grocery Shrink Ray that decreased the quality of the product, but it turns out the maple syrup system has nothing to do with quality, but is a system for classifying the density and translucence of the sweet stuff.

According to maple syrup’s Wikipedia page, Grade A is lighter, with a milder flavor, while B is darker and sharper.

If you’re enough of a syrup connoisseur to discern the difference between the two in your pancake eating endeavors, which do you prefer?

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