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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

340 Ratings
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Ratings: 340
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 15
Gots: 28 | 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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Fcolle2

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3.93/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy Burnt orange with a big finger and a half, off white head that has good retention.

Smell is really juicy. Lots of crisp dominate grapefruit and hop aromas forward in the nose. This is followed by a much more mellow herbal hop presence that fades quickly to a light caramel malt aroma. Really crisp clean refreshing nose.

Taste is much milder then the nose. Mostly a herbal and floral hop presence forward with mild amounts of hoppy oils and very light amounts of bitterness. Very light malt follows.

Mouthfeel is alright, some nice hoppy oils and high carbonation leave this rather flight but very crisp and refreshing.

Good summer beer but taste was a little light for my liking.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2014 00:11:47 | More by Fcolle2
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A Tiny Beautiful Something from Maine Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 340 ratings.