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A Tiny Beautiful Something - Maine Beer Company

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A Tiny Beautiful SomethingA Tiny Beautiful Something

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89
very good

443 Ratings
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Ratings: 443
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.3%
Wants: 17
Gots: 44 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A tiny beautiful something showcases a new hop variety, El Dorado. We started playing around with this hop last year. We brewed a pilot batch with this hop exclusively and one with it blended with some of our other favorite Northwest varieties. In the end, we decided that the El Dorado had such a unique and interesting character on its own, so we decided to brew it as a “single hop” pale ale. The aroma and flavor offer intense candied orange and citrus zest. A touch of flaked oats provide a rounded, silky mouthfeel. And like our other hoppy offerings, tiny was brewed to finish dry and clean.

(Beer added by: RKing44 on 02-18-2014)
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Photo of emerge077
3.93/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Drank two of these, sorry Wil one was meant for you...

Pale gold with frothy white foam that leaves plentiful lacing in the glass. Bright clarity and lasting head retention.

Aroma is the strong suit, aromatic and fruity, indistinct citrus and passionfruit.

Taste was less intense with more pale malt flavor coming through and an orange peel citrus flavor lending some bitterness in the aftertaste. Body was on the lighter side of things, easily drinkable but not all that substantial. Overall it was good but I'd prefer most other Maine APA/IPA's to this one. Still it's worth a try if you find a fresh one.

emerge077, May 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

TheMultiYeast, Oct 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

abrodsky, Oct 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

rhinis23, Oct 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

PG2G, Oct 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

ms11781, Oct 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

iL0VEbeer, Oct 08, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Iancamp, Oct 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

JustIPAs, Oct 04, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev +1.3%

dexterk1, Oct 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

chadwicktorres, Oct 02, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +3%

smithj4, Oct 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

bcoyle, Oct 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Axnjxn, Oct 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

fossage78, Sep 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

ryanjtravis, Sep 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

spycow, Sep 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

slay, Sep 28, 2014
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3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Nice orange/yellow color with a solid 1 finger head when poured into a goblet.

Smell was a bit bland, not much on the nose for the promise of orange.

Taste was balanced and citric. Again, a bit mellow, but very smooth

gonzo000, Sep 26, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -3.3%

Bottle poured into antique Pilsner glass. Bottled 8.26.14

Golden orange yellow clear liquid with a great stream of carbonation leading to a white foam cap. One finger , fluffy with very good lacings.


Aroma of citrus, orange, pine,

First sip, Clean, crisp, pine notes on the side of the tongue. Second sip, Slight bitterness on the tip, orange notes. Third sip, grapefruit notes.

Light sudsing , light to medium mouthfeel, slight bitter aftertaste

Clean, crisp, refreshing. A nice beer.

WunderLlama, Sep 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +25.6%

GregSSSSS, Sep 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

IrishColonial, Sep 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

JKV96, Sep 20, 2014
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A Tiny Beautiful Something from Maine Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 443 ratings.