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2013 - Maine Beer Company

Not Rated.
20132013

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BA SCORE
89
very good

126 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 126
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.05%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JMScowcroft on 11-03-2013)
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Ratings: 126 | Reviews: 22 | Display Reviews Only:
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BigOldOaf

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

11-10-2013 17:21:27 | More by BigOldOaf
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jstilwell

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -24.6%

11-21-2013 20:16:43 | More by jstilwell
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.6%

11-30-2013 14:19:06 | More by BARFLYB
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

11-23-2013 22:37:43 | More by CuriousMonk
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sunofneurot

New York

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

02-01-2014 23:30:14 | More by sunofneurot
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Robtobfest

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

04-12-2014 13:05:45 | More by Robtobfest
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IrishColonial

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

12-05-2013 19:10:45 | More by IrishColonial
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

01-15-2014 04:36:04 | More by mattmarka1
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

12-02-2013 19:15:56 | More by kaelingirl
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psdriscoll

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

07-01-2014 23:21:45 | More by psdriscoll
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Jslay013

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

11-12-2013 20:44:31 | More by Jslay013
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Jmbbabson

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

07-01-2014 15:40:27 | More by Jmbbabson
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

12-05-2013 19:49:54 | More by Mikeypnh
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baybum

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

01-23-2014 17:48:41 | More by baybum
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davewlfpckfan29

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

11-10-2013 04:18:39 | More by davewlfpckfan29
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

11-15-2013 01:58:55 | More by djrn2
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Teleweizen2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

11-22-2013 01:16:22 | More by Teleweizen2
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

12-12-2013 17:38:09 | More by tom10101
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

3.53/5  rDev -11.3%

Appearance: Slightly hazed dark yellow-gold. Head is white and super creamy. Crazy high retention leaves a creamy, smooth cap and collar. Sheets and chunks of lacing. Minimal carbonation on the pour.

Smell: Very light. Some hints of citrus from the hops. Leafy with an underlying earthiness. Malts are lightly sweet and a touch bready. Soft yeast runs through the back adding some bubblegum,. banana, and lightly tropical (mango and peach). Some tangerine as well. Floral and mild across the board.

Taste: A nice blend of soft slightly powdery Belgian yeast and clean hops. Some leafy and floral elements coupled with a mellow orange, tangerine, grapefruit, peach, tropical thing. There's a surprising amount of depth to the hops, but it's all very mild. Malts are pale and clean, offering a touch of sweetness and a mildly bready finish. Yeast adds some clove, banana, and a touch of bubblegum to the back. Yeast is mellow to start, but ramps up a bit as it warms. Everything remains in balance. Slight graininess as well.

Mouthfeel: Silky smooth mediumish body with a moderate-light carbonation. Clean and easy drinking in spades.

Overall: Glad this made it through the Mayan apocalypse.

Hit a Maine Beer Co. pale ale with Allagash house yeast, and you get this beer. Carries the same silky smooth nature of all MBC beer and the Allagash influence gives is a refined edge.

11-15-2013 01:21:59 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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angrybabboon

New Hampshire

3.6/5  rDev -9.5%

Consumed 11/14/13

Appearance: Pours a medium orange - some gold and honey tones as well - lightly hazy - somewhat large, off-white, foamy head - fades to a wispy cap, leaves some nice lacing

Smell: More or less smells like a mild American IPA with Belgian yeast - some nice citrus notes, including tangerine, orange, and some grapefruit - flesh and some pith - light hint of tropical fruits - Belgian yeast is very subtle, but it's there - some banana and pepper - overall, very floral - lightly earthy - pale, very clean malts, which seems like a signature of Maine Beer Co.

Taste: Citrus, pale malts, and some Belgian influences - tangerine and orange, mostly - flesh and a little pith - low bitterness - Belgian yeast becomes more apparent as it warms up, with banana, clove, and some peppery flavors - pale, clean malts - dough, undercooked biscuits, and some grains - floral and earthy

Mouthfeel: Light body, nicely carbonated, very smooth, nice finish

Overall: I'd happily buy another one of these for $2.013 (although it would probably be rounded)

This is a very tasty Belgian Pale Ale. It has some nice citrus and Belgian notes, but it's really nothing to write home about. It's not as exceptional as a number of other beers coming out of this brewery. And I think I paid $9 for this.

11-14-2013 06:46:59 | More by angrybabboon
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Twobeards

Maine

3.61/5  rDev -9.3%

Drinking in the second week of January, bottle with a date of the end of October. Might have hurt the hoppy characters a bit. Pours with a golden orange hue, and a half finger head that settles to a thin film, that leaves decent lacing as you drink. Smell contains floral and citrus hops, with a bit of the malt character coming through. Taste is a nice balance of bittering and aroma from the hops, with the Belgian yeast give some nice peppery notes. Not a hop bomb by any means, but I think it makes it abit more drinkable because of that. Great mouthfeel helping by the finer carbonation from the bottle carbing.

Overall a very good beer that's pretty drinkable. Might have been expecting something a little more interesting from a collab of MBC, allagash and in'finti. But definitely enjoyed it.

01-14-2014 01:34:02 | More by Twobeards
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

11-08-2013 04:18:21 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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nickmantia

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

02-03-2014 18:38:45 | More by nickmantia
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stjean87

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

01-12-2014 00:09:46 | More by stjean87
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d_brommer_nh

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

12-28-2013 16:12:09 | More by d_brommer_nh
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2013 from Maine Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.