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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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BRClemons

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

01-05-2014 23:55:30 | More by BRClemons
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raythealeman

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.5%

01-05-2014 02:05:13 | More by raythealeman
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dubdrop

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

01-05-2014 01:52:15 | More by dubdrop
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rab53

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

01-04-2014 06:19:34 | More by rab53
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev 0%

This is a Belgian Pale Ale? Really? Seems pretty much like a wad of IPA thrown in with some minimal amounts of Belgian ale. Almost like Wild Devil, but way unfiltered. I like it, but it's weird.

It doesn't really conform to much out there and I know very little about the intent of the production. Anyways. I dig it.

01-04-2014 04:05:33 | More by RblWthACoz
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bobv

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

01-01-2014 15:28:25 | More by bobv
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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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comradekyle

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.5%

12-27-2013 00:14:55 | More by comradekyle
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comrade_tony

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

12-26-2013 02:04:01 | More by comrade_tony
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sjones5045

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.5%

12-26-2013 00:22:12 | More by sjones5045
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DudMan

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

12-25-2013 03:56:33 | More by DudMan
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

12-22-2013 22:34:44 | More by PEIhop
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.5%

12-21-2013 22:41:31 | More by DIPAFAN
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured into a Black Raven pint glass. Pours a light to medium golden amber with a fine two finger slightly off-white head with great retention and lots of lacing. Aroma of grassy and citrus hops, bready yeast, apples; not getting any Belgian here, but that may be the nice hops talking. Flavor follows aroma, dominated by citrus and grassy hops, lightly floral; mild bready malt, grapefruit rind, orange. Now I taste the Belgian yeast influence, mostly in the pleasantly light but hoppy finish. Light to medium bodied with very nice sharp carbonation. I think this leans in the direction of a Belgian IPA, but it's too nice to argue about. Although the Belgian yeast is covered almost completely, it does add a nice lightness to the finish. Quite flavorful for a light pale ale. My first Maine Beer Company ale and I look forward to trying more

12-20-2013 05:39:04 | More by LiquidAmber
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MadCat

New Jersey

4.61/5  rDev +15.8%

So a beer enthusiast employee of a local store pointed me to this. Nothing to go on, other than her recommendation and a mention of Allagash, I picked up the bottle. I had heard a time or two that Maine Brewing Company makes some good beer, so I said, why not?

Appearance: A nice golden amber hue, with a fluffy offwhite head that leaves considerable lacing

Smell: Starts off with some nice piney hops, with citrus notes in there, and some hints of the malt

Taste: Refreshingly hoppy, pine and citrus hops. Some good malts and fruityness in there too, but the hops is where this shines. Not too much bitterness

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body, good carbonation

Overall: Well, what can I say? I wasn't led astray with this. Due to price and limited nature, this will probably be the only bottle I get, but I'm very happy. Delicious. Very well balanced, not like a typical pale ale or ipa, but well done so the Belgian yeast isn't immediately obvious, it just another complementary character in this.

12-20-2013 02:25:29 | More by MadCat
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MichaelAllenVT

Vermont

4/5  rDev +0.5%

12-18-2013 15:57:13 | More by MichaelAllenVT
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JKV96

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.5%

12-16-2013 01:15:48 | More by JKV96
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guezarka

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

12-15-2013 23:19:33 | More by guezarka
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Gww1864

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

12-15-2013 22:46:57 | More by Gww1864
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Amalak

New York

4.11/5  rDev +3.3%

A. It has a nice wheat gold, opaque and bright. A good foamy white head and some good lacing.

S. Grassy and orange peel.

T/M. Very flavorful. There are some sweet peach notes there, it's a bit hoppy and grassy. The aftertaste is almost minty. Semi-smooth, medium bodied. Semi-carbonated. Citrusy.

O. It's so complex and flavorful. Very refreshing. Smooth and tempered in its sweetness. Very nice.

12-15-2013 03:12:10 | More by Amalak
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Wukk

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

12-15-2013 01:21:37 | More by Wukk
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Fahz

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

12-14-2013 03:16:13 | More by Fahz
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AGust82

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.5%

12-13-2013 01:01:05 | More by AGust82
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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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wonothesane42

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.5%

12-11-2013 04:26:07 | More by wonothesane42
2013 from Maine Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.