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Liquid Breadfruit - Maui Brewing Co.

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Liquid BreadfruitLiquid Breadfruit

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78
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173 Ratings
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Ratings: 173
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 17.35%
Wants: 15
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 11-17-2012)
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-12-2014 15:03:42 | More by pat_usher
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Booner818

California

3/5  rDev -11.8%

11-17-2013 07:02:57 | More by Booner818
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WritersBlock

Texas

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-22-2013 20:09:43 | More by WritersBlock
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.8%

02-14-2013 16:02:47 | More by ShanePB
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crobinso

Colorado

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-07-2013 13:43:52 | More by crobinso
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blurredline

Oregon

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-29-2013 04:50:33 | More by blurredline
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DruRho

Maryland

3/5  rDev -11.8%

03-19-2013 00:13:59 | More by DruRho
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Imstillthegman

Delaware

3/5  rDev -11.8%

10-28-2013 20:18:29 | More by Imstillthegman
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kew

Texas

3/5  rDev -11.8%

01-29-2013 12:59:56 | More by kew
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matthewweippert

Virginia

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-06-2013 16:45:23 | More by matthewweippert
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

3/5  rDev -11.8%

01-06-2013 04:39:16 | More by johnnyboy76
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ZombieJester

California

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-07-2013 03:18:25 | More by ZombieJester
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ThirdEyePA

Texas

3/5  rDev -11.8%

01-14-2013 03:28:31 | More by ThirdEyePA
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LambicKing

Florida

3/5  rDev -11.8%

02-17-2013 23:20:20 | More by LambicKing
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JMBSH

Colorado

3/5  rDev -11.8%

12-23-2012 23:38:04 | More by JMBSH
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t0rin0

California

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-06-2013 18:28:13 | More by t0rin0
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Beaver13

Colorado

3.08/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

12 oz can. Pours a hazy golden orange with a big meringue white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is wit-like with some tropical fruit and funky yeast and pepper.

The flavor is earthy yeast with light tropical fruits and some peppery spices. There's some phenolic bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with slightly sharp carbonation.

Overall, it's more yeasty than fruity but a bit phenolic.

Serving type: can

04-17-2013 04:52:52 | More by Beaver13
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biggred1

Indiana

3.08/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Milky, honeyed amber with cornsilk highlights when backlit and a lumpy white head that fades into blobs of foam on the glass. The aroma is sweet with lime, alcohol and tropical fruit. Odd flavors that feel a little rough around the edges, alcohol and untoasted grain with a spicy finish. I have never had breadfruit but I think I taste it and it's not for me. Light bodied and highly carbonated. A different beer but a little too much alcoholic heat for the style IMO.

Serving type: can

02-03-2013 00:34:07 | More by biggred1
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busternuggz

California

3.15/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz can in to a pint glass.

A pleasant dark gold color with a little bit of floating sediment, making it semi-hazy. Thin white head that quickly dissipates.

Nice tropical fruit flavors in the nose, like papaya and passion fruit. A bit of lime-y citrus, some grassiness. Alcohol is present.

Orange citrus comes through first in the taste, followed by some tropical fruits, a little breadiness. Lime zest on the finish. Again, the alcohol is apparent, there's a distracting booziness.

Nicely carbonated, comes on dry then a little viscous in the middle. Ends pretty clean.

Overall, my biggest complaint is the booziness. It's distracting and overpowers the flavors of the adjuncts. Why did they make it 8%? There's some nice stuff going on in this beer, but I feel like if it was a 5% pale ale or blonde it would have worked much better.

Serving type: can

12-07-2012 22:41:18 | More by busternuggz
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.21/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz can. Clear gold with a bright-white foamy cap. This initially retains with some decent lacing but eventually the whole things goes quite dead looking. Smells very sweet with notes of honey, bread and tropical fruit. Maybe some green citrus in thee as well. There is also a different kind of accent that is coming across as vinous or maybe a touch medicinal. The taste is similar with a combination of sugary doughs and a fruitiness that is half pithy and sweet. That strange vinous quality is present as well. The mouthfeel is medium to fuller with a firm creaminess that fills the mouth. This has a touch of warmth but most of the alcohol is mostly felt in the thickness of the body. This was interesting but not quite in a good way I’m afraid. I wish the flavors were a bit more discernible from each other, which coupled with the bigger body to make for a combo that was quite frankly a little boring to put down. I’m glad I just picked up a single can of this.

Serving type: can

04-01-2013 14:37:06 | More by Kegatron
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ThomasAWilson2

Virginia

3.23/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Liquid Breadfruit is a collaboration brew made by Maui Brewing Company and Dogfish Head Brewing. My expectations were high for this offering, knowing the experimental nature of DFH and Maui’s penchant for creating something tasty from unlikely ingredients. While this beer was only brewed once, I have to admit I wasn’t a huge fan. What it bolsters in pedigree and hype it lacks in the robust flavor profile I have come to expect from DFH.

Don’t get me wrong, this is no BMC (Bud, Miller, Coors) aberration. Dogfish and Maui have created a very complex beer with a leading flavor profile of uncommon ingredients. Typically, a beer with an 8.2% ABV has more than a touch of booziness, but Liquid Breadfruit hides its alcohol content very well! As it warmed however, the flavors began to muddle and the alcohol began to creep toward the front of the flavor profile.

This beer is fruit sweet, not sticky / syrupy sweet, so fans on fruit beers like Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy and Abita’s Purple Haze should enjoy this; the one caveat being this isn’t a light beer by any stretch of the imagination. Malts are the chosen vehicle to deliver the tropical flavors of guava, papaya and breadfruit. This shakes the typical soda-thin mouthfeel of fruit beers, with LBF taking on a little more chewiness while not getting too thick and bready.

Availability: This was a special one-time offering. I doubt you’ll find it in stores (I snagged the last can from my local bottle shop), but if you do, buy it. It was worth sampling, though I couldn’t see purchasing a sixer of it.

Serving type: can

02-16-2013 04:18:03 | More by ThomasAWilson2
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Danomeister

British Columbia (Canada)

3.24/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Out of a chilled aluminum can on the tail end of an extremely introspective trip (of sorts).

English pale ale maltiness on the attack. There is another kind of sourness here that amplifies the ale tartness, must be the breadfruit. Well hopped with a bit of apple and pear flavors.

The flavor of this beer is really dominated by the breadfruit, which is what they were looking for, I guess. It's got an interestingly sweet acidity to it and a strong lingering bitterness which feels somewhat distinct from normal hop bittering. It's a thick, grapefruit-like bitterness that combines well with tartness to produce a powerful, round aftertaste. The acidity is a bit overpowering and reminds me of some less-than-desirable homebrew batches I've made.

Serving type: can

03-17-2013 04:45:51 | More by Danomeister
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JamLand

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-06-2013 13:19:18 | More by JamLand
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Jenlo_21

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

08-16-2013 21:35:14 | More by Jenlo_21
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humulusphile

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

12-12-2013 06:03:41 | More by humulusphile
Liquid Breadfruit from Maui Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 173 ratings.