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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.


ricardotorero's rating

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ricardotorero (37) - - MAR 15, 2013
I like maple syrup so as it isn’t overpowering I will always buy this occasionally. Easily available due to it being a local brewery


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gegwilson (1157) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle from B&M. Amber with a cream head. Quite sweet and floral with some mellow underlying caramel. OK

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
matstrange (66) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
Blander than I expected. A very light hint of maple but I think the bottle hammed it up slightly. Not much of a hoppy flavour either. Pass on this.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
capetownbrew (18) - SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 10, 2014
500ml Bottle, 4.8% ABV. Pours a deep golden colour with an off white head. Nice hit of maple on the mouth and a hood hop aroma.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Connor66 (31) - - MAR 14, 2014
Lovely amber colour matched by the hoppy malty taste. Very palatable however the taste is improved if chilled ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dogbomb (943) - ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle. Clear tea-coloured ale with a thin off-white head. Nose has a slight honey tinge with a touch of banana. First swig give you a blast of maple, which gives way to a bitter, resinous body. You’re left with a nice warm sweet maple taste in the mouth - rather pleasant.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mr_Pink_152 (709) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2014
500ml bottle from Sainsbury’s. Not much to say about this beer. It’s just a bit average.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
beeebon (181) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Pours copper with hardly any head. Smell is malty and slightly sweet. On first taste I didn’t really think there was much at all going on but after a few more sips I noticed the flavours coming through. Mildly sweet and malty with floral notes. Unless the bottle stated it I wouldn’t pick up on the maple, then the hop bitterness comes through which lifts this beer up from below average. It has a very thin mouth feel and the carbonation levels are a bit too strong for this type of beer. All in all not bad and I would drink it again but nothing too special.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (999) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2013
Appearance: Clear amber with 2 finger thick loose ivory head. Aroma: Hint of maple, more like burnt caramel, raisin, fruity and biscuit. Taste: Low/medium sweet and bitterness and low sourness. Palate: Thin smooth texture, light body, average/prickly carbonation, astringent lingering bitter sour finish after an initial sweetness. Comments: Tasty and glass lace.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Imaena (1823) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Bottle. This is a sweet bitter with the subtlest hint of maple flavor. Not bad if itw what you are looking for.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
aleksander9 (425) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 7, 2013
Unfiltered cobber with small white head. Smells fresh hops and sweet corn. Palate is medium floral with medium carbonation. Aftertaste is round, hops and some wood. Overall: okay.


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