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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnRMurdoch (3239) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle courtesy of mr_h. Amber brown colour big foamy head. Caramel malt aroma with a hint of maple. Dry maple malt flavour. Bitter sweet aftertaste. Quite unusual & not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnCook101 (311) - - NOV 25, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours clear copper with thin creamy head. Aroma of malt and ozone. Light toffee apple flavours. Malt and bitterness well balanced with a distinct sweetness throughout. Perhaps a touch too sweet, but very enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McTapps (3869) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2012
Bottle shared with hubby. Amber in colour, low and steady head. Aroma of fresh hay, caramel and biscuits. Thick, creamy texture combined with the taste of dark honey, roasted nuts and caramel. Great one.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (3871) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. Great looking with it’s clear brown colour. Aroma is sweet malt as the taste is. Could be also a nice brown colour. Easy to drink. Bitter ? Not for a second.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ianwelby (461) - SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2012 Clear, dark armber beer with a foamy head and a very subtle aroma. Fizzy to the point of almost smothering the initial taste on the tongue. The maple flavour is quite subtle but carries through to a lasting aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McNeillR (1133) - SCOTLAND - SEP 1, 2012
Another 2p coin colour body beer this evening, this time with a much more subtle white head that ends 1/3rd into the bottle. Sticky carbonation matches the grandiloquent maple notes which wrap around most of the malt on initial taste. Sharp drips of the cascade hops in the linger melt through nicely, but not with any vigour. Crumbly finish takes away from any initial impressiveness behind the sweetness.

Bottle, Morrisons, Edinburgh

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VonClausewitz (132) - Italy, ITALY - AUG 27, 2012
Ambrata, limpida, schiuma bianca poco persistente. Aromi abbastanza intensi con note di caramello, miele e pompelmo rosa... Quasi secca, watery, chiude con un finale pulito e amaricante ma piuttosto corto.....

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1367) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2012
500ml bottle from Sainsbury’s - Not a bad looking pint, deep copper colour with a half inch white head, has a mild malty aroma with hints of caramel. First hit has notes of sweet syrup, but this soon gives way to a bitter after taste which lasts quite a while. Not a big fan of Holt Ales, so I’ve avoided this for ages, but on this performance, I might give them a chance.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daniele (5324) - ITALY - JUL 31, 2012
Ambrata buona schiyma non molto persisyente leggero fruttato sciroppo acero note maltate lieve agrunato non molto amara

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McWorta (571) - LUXEMBOURG - JUL 17, 2012
Bit floral/heather smell with a typical ale head. Orange/amber in colour and a clear liquid. Sweetish and a wee bitter hint, well balanced though. Medium body, slick and a bit oily texture. Lightly fizzy/lively. Mellow with lasting finish without being too pushy. Expectations are met and would go well with duck.


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