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Brewed by Joseph Holt
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Manchester, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle; Pasteurised.
Ingredients: Amber malts, Cascade hops, Maple.
Finalist at Tesco Beer Challenge 2005.
Silver Medal winner in the International Brewing Awards, Maplemoon is brewed using unique subtle maple flavouring. A lighter more malty ale, this is a perfect accompaniment to spicy foods.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2008
A Mes rate: 50cl bottle from The Bottle Stop.
Sim and I had this with David in his hotel room following his mum’s wedding reception. Was hoping this would drown out the memory of Robbie "Slug Slime" Williams finishing off the disco. Sadly it was not up to the job. Standard blone looks with a slim white head. Creamy malt aroma with slight hops and some very faint wooden notes from the maple. Pretty poor flavour. Very very slight maple and a hoppy finish with some rather rank tobacco. Probably a 4 in all honesty. No night time pleasure here.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2007
Bottle from morrisons. Aroma is malty hints of honey and no hop character. Taste is again malty based an quite drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
downender (6151) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2007
Bottle from Morrisons. Amber coloured with a minimal head. Sweet malt and red fruit aroma. Flavour had tonnes of caramel to the point of being cloying. What finish there was was reminiscent of boiled sweets. Another not so pleasant pasteurised beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7265) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2007
Bottle from dad picked up at Morrisons Mid amber pour, sweetness and malt are the key notes on the nose. Tasted really decent if a little sweet, good malty full bodied little number, not too much bitterness and hops whilst there were lacking slightly I felt, still I rather enjoyed this.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14006) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 26, 2007
bottle at home ...copper colour ... sweet hop ...sweet fruit not getting mapple syrup. no real character or depth

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (9991) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2007
Bottled, 500ml, pasteurised from Morrisons, Banbury. Reddish amber with white head. Quite carbonated but nevertheless a reasonable, fuller flavoured bitter. Sweetish fruity malt notes with a touch of pine leaf, some toffee and a reasonable hoppy finish. i’ve definitely had worse.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5166) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2007
500ml bottle from Morrisons. Typical clean, pasteurised bottled British bitter. Some faint dusty hops, lacking in freshness. Artificial fizz. Pasteurised barley sugar flavour. Clean, lacking in character. Hints of cardboard. It’s drinkable. If you pay little attention it’s OK. But there are cheap lagers which are less offensive than this.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (7953) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2007
Bottle. Amber gold with a small head. Aromas are sweet lemon and syrup with pear and brown sugar. Flavours are sweet and malty with caramel. Some pear with brown sugar. Quite sweet.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
davegore (222) - liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2007
Bottle from local indy, pours a golden brown with a white head, some malt on the nose, leads onto a jammy malt flavour, tastes a little cloying but not in a bad way. Finishes with some dryness, maybe even with some citrus orange towards the end

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4227) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2007
Bottle. Brown beer with a light head. The aroma is lightly toffee and hopped and the flavour is dry with a large toffee aspect. Overall a reasonable roasted and dry beer.


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