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


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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
HarryFlashman (469) - Chatham, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2008
Disgusting - I had to poor this away, the maple taste didnít go at all and I couldnít get past that taste. Itís my own fault though as I donít like maple, so shouldnít have wasted my money on it. I wonít be too harsh on the rating for this reason!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7424) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2008
Obvious burnt sugar and subtle leafy hop aroma. Honey-coloured pour with white halo. Tasty toffeeish brew with some considerable (if not especially natural-tasting) bitterness. Hops vanish in the mouth. Traces of apple, honey...wait a minute..yep, maple syrup. Chalky smooth and northern. Ruined a bit by that late astringent bitterness. Probably much nicer unpasteurised...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2008
Amber with a white head. Malt aroma. Sweet taste with a little sourness, the promised ítwinkleí of maple and a mid bitter finish. I should be enjoying this, but Iím not.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MesandSim (7117) - 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 mumís 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5595) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
downender (6718) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (8123) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (16643) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 26, 2007
bottle at home ...copper colour ... sweet hop ...sweet fruit not getting mapple syrup. no real character or depth

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (11135) - 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. iíve definitely had worse.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5360) - Southampton, 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. Itís drinkable. If you pay little attention itís OK. But there are cheap lagers which are less offensive than this.

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