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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

367 Ratings
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Ratings: 367
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 18
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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puboflyons

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3.85/5  rDev -3%

From the bottle stamped 021114. Sampled on March 16, 2014.

The pour is a slight foggy golden amber with a long lasting off-white head that leaves a lot of lacing on the glass.

The aroma begins sweet and malty and then the grassy and earthy hop bitterness kicks in. But the malts never stray.

The body is medium and smooth.

The taste is very much what I expected after that nose with a fine caramel and toasted biscuit malt character up front followed by a modest earthy hop bitterness. Another topnotch beer from Maine Beer Company.

03-16-2014 19:43:31 | More by puboflyons
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A Tiny Beautiful Something from Maine Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 367 ratings.