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Maxim Double Maxim (Pasteurised)

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Brewed by Maxim
Style: Brown Ale
Houghton le Spring, England

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in pasteurised bottles and cans. Produced at Robinsons until Maxim opened their own brewery in 2007.
NOTE: The cask version has a separate entry.
Double Maxim is brewed using Maris Otter & Crystal Malts and English Golding Aroma Hops. It delivers a mouth of full and rounded flavour that is well balanced and smooth and leaves a pleasant and lingering and slightly sweet aftertaste.
Roger Protz described it as "an undoubted classic. It is a fine example of a North East brown ale. It is a good balance of ripe grain and spicy hops, with a long bittersweet finish."


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rob_D_UK (866) - Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Brown amber colour with thick little white head. Aroma of caramel and maltiness. A slightly thin taste - mostly caramel and a tone of roasted malts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackafholmes (296) - - MAY 13, 2014
Bottle from m&s. light brown ale, with a lasting foamy white head. typical brown ale aromas of caramel, tea and malts. Nice malty taste with good lasting bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (943) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2014
500ml bottle from B&M. Amber beer with a frothy, off-white head. A light, malty aroma and the flavour is malt and fruit. A nice beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
allmyvinyl (4003) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 1, 2013
500ml bottle at home. Pours clear amber with little to no head. Malt aromas, malt sweet taste. Malty. One dimensional in a not very good way. Thin too.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1381) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours a deep amber with a small head. Flavours or caramel and malt. Drinkable, but not great. Better than Newcastle Brown and at least it’s brewed in the North East.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichTheVillan (3338) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2013
Bottle from B & M Home Bargains; dark brown pour with big off white, malt aroma, slight smoke in taste bread malt some fruit and caramel.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jeverszeuge (625) - GERMANY - MAR 16, 2013
# 3237 ersma: ieß lt. etikett früher nur maxim.vermutlich hat jemand nach zuviel konsum dann die flasche doppelt gesehen, so entstehen legenden. dunkelbraun, trübe, schaumarm. der geruch ist röstig, schoko, etwas kaffe, dazu getreidige süße. der antrunk ist röstmalzig, ale-ig. dazu leicht fruchtige anklänge von beeren. die mitte wird noch etwa fruchtiger und malziger bei dezenter röstigkeit. der abgang bringt hopfen mit, der aber dezent im hintergrund bleibt. ale-ig, röstig, karamell. die flasche ist schlicht und ok. fazit: schicke verpackung, durchschnittlicher genuss. 8,8,9,8,11,8 - 8,30 - 16/3/13

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (1296) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear dark brown copper-amber colour, frothy off-white head leaving some lacing, and aroma of fruity caramel & bread with roasted and nutty notes. The taste is sweetish malt caramel, some spicy bitterness through to the finish, turning earthy dry with a metallic edge. Medium bodied & moderate carbonation. OK.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ianwelby (520) - SCOTLAND - FEB 28, 2013
Amber beer with a frothy, off-white head. A light, malty aroma and the flavour is malt and a fruity edge too. Pleasant but not special.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kronebryg (1073) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2013
little and lasting creamy head. and the right brown colour. nose is light dryish but pleasant. medium body and length. nice taste with chockolate and caramel, well ballanced with a fine bitterballance.


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