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Double Maxim - Maxim Brewery

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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 11.21%
Wants: 3
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Maxim Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jazzyjeff13 on 02-10-2012)
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Reviews by EmperorBevis:
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United Kingdom (England)

3.73/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A good looking beer rich chocolate brown with big foamy tan head.

Big aromas of Malts, barley, hops, vinegar and toffee.


The taste keeps this good run up staying away from overly sweet characteristics slight strains off stewed tea, slightly smokey with dried fruit and tobacco and finishing with a cheeky hop kick.

Just so let down with a very watery mouthfeel and far too fizzy.

Deeply flawed beer, tasty and far better than expected but far from perfect.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2012 22:58:27 | More by EmperorBevis
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Photo of Johnq1964

United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev -11.5%

08-11-2013 12:35:38 | More by Johnq1964
Photo of Pelicanrocks

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-05-2013 20:10:54 | More by Pelicanrocks
Photo of Viceroy

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +18%

11-27-2012 17:37:22 | More by Viceroy
Photo of charlatan

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.15/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

At the latest Wetherspoons festival. Chestnut coloured beer with a medium head and not much of a nose (all I picked out was a hint of roasted malt). It doesn't have a particularly bold taste and certainly has less body than I'm used to for a brown ale but after a few sips the spicy hops start to become noticeable and the brew becomes rather more distinctive.

Serving type: cask

11-17-2012 23:17:26 | More by charlatan
Photo of jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

2.98/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A 500ml clear glass bottle with a BB of Feb 2012. Picked up from a B&M store in Leeds a while ago. The label mentions that this was first brewed in 1901 (presumably by the Vaux brewery) and increased in strength in 1938.

Poured into a Sam Smith's pint glass. A coppery-amber colour with medium carbonation and chunky sediment (not entirely sure if this is yeast or some sort of residue). Forms a small head of creamy off-white foam that lasts for a minute or so. Aroma of caramel malt with hints of roasted grain, vanilla and stewed hops.

Tastes of caramel malt with a dry finish. Notes of caramel/toffee, stewed hops, tea, hints of roasted grain and vanilla. A faint stale flavour in the background. Mild bitterness. Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and a bit thin. Quite astringent. A harsh, dry bitter aftertaste.

OK, but nothing exceptional. I was hoping it would be better, but it's lacking in depth and a sweeter, fuller flavour. The body also seems too thin. No need to seek this one out.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2012 23:27:57 | More by jazzyjeff13
Double Maxim from Maxim Brewery
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.