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Amarillo Brillo - Maumee Bay Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

132 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 11
Gots: 14 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Maumee Bay Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This divinely delicious brew is Maumee Bay Brewing Company’s assertive double India Pale Ale featuring a bouquet of Centennial, Columbus, Simcoe, and of course a hefty dose of Amarillo Hops. Delivering a delicate balance of citrus and pine hop presence with a malty sweetness, Amarillo Brillo is a pleasure to drink. Expect a raw, crisp mouthfeel with a boldness that lets you know it’s a serious brew. We suggest pouring this beer into a snifter at 50-55 degrees.

(Beer added by: akorsak on 10-26-2009)
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

sweatervest27, Nov 26, 2011
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

STBbrewing, May 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

tat2dhllblly, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

I2uss, Nov 18, 2011
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4.9/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

One of the best DIPA's I've ever had and worthy of review. We were served this by pouring in a pint glass from a pitcher. We asked for chilled glasses but they said they didn't have any. I think w/ the chilled glass it would of set it over the top as we began talking about wishing the table had snow/ice built in it.

Pours: Clearish gold color w/ light carbonation. nice thick head that hung around the edge of the glass for a couple minutes.

Aroma: Pine, Fruity, Sweet, Hoppy with caramel.

Taste: Columbus, Centennial, Simcoe and loads of Floral & Amarillo Hops explode all over your taste buds of pine and citrus. The aftertaste is somewhat similar to Pliny The Elder. Almost like a sweet Columbus IPA.

Mouthfeel: medium, fizzy tingle that tickles the roof of your mouth.

Drinkability: Keep em coming! I could drink this beer all day/night long. People who live in Maumee and Toledo have a rare jewell in their backyard.

MCfunkyJ, Jan 18, 2010
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

deuce9259, Dec 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Tony19, Dec 16, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

BobSacamano12, May 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

leprechaunandfatman, Nov 11, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

bluntedboywonder, Jul 10, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

mattsucks, Aug 15, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

prdrums77, Jul 27, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

meetyouoverboard, May 14, 2013
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riemster, May 06, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

comfortablynirm, Sep 12, 2013
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4.63/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I would put this fabulous DIPA somewhere between Bell's Two Hearted, Bell's amazing Hop Slam, and the Weyerbacher Simcoe double. And that's a great location!

If you're an IPA fan and live anywhere near Toledo, you have got to try it! Growlers available. I am told that the next batch will be ready by the New Year 2010. The only problem is drinkability. Two or three of these and there's not much energy left for the rest of the day.

Cloudy gray appearance. Bitter and hoppy with that beautiful citrusy taste at the end. Big and bold throughout.

Enjoy!

paultierney1, Dec 24, 2009
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FatherDru, Aug 28, 2014
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Kent0529, Aug 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Chris_Panos, Dec 12, 2013
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st9647v3, Sep 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Kmccabe33, May 10, 2013
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styleisking, Jul 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Turney, Jul 13, 2013
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Amarillo Brillo from Maumee Bay Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.