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Peeper Ale - Maine Beer Company

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Peeper AlePeeper Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,762 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,762
Reviews: 480
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 156
Gots: 192 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company visit their website
Maine, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our original hoppy American ale. Dry, clean, well-balanced with generous dose of American hops.

(Beer added by: ToasterChef on 07-30-2009)
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MetalHopHead6

Virginia

3.43/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Maine Beer Company Peeper Ale poured the color of very pale straw, with a massive head. It left a glass-full of thick sticky lace. The head and lace were as good as I've ever seen, but the color was lager-like.

The smell and flavor were weak, with hints of citrus rind, pepper, amd metal. The feel had only a touch of bitterness and was mostly smooth, slippery, and very refreshing. It was very good on a hot day, but it did not have the degree of citrus or bitterness typical of very good APAs.

Peeper Ale has a striking amount of head and lace and has a summer-worthy drinkability. Overall, it's enjoyable, but "feels" more pils than pale ale.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2011 01:29:49 | More by MetalHopHead6
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A: A lemony gold cloudy brew with a green tinge, huge 4 finger white sea foamy head.

S: Citrus hops, a light lemony quality, a Saaz like quality as well, new car scent.

T: Citrusy lemony quality, saaz comes in as well, grassy, dried hay, new car.

M: Medium light body with medium carbonation, crisp dry finish.

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Appearance: Pours with two fingers of clean white head. The color is golden yellow with some light accents of orange. Sticky lacing left behind at each level. Active carbonation is about right.

Smell: Grassy hops on the front. Light caramel malt gives a great base for the hops to shine on. Medium bodied fruits with some accents of orange peel and lime.

Taste: Light caramel hits first. Some sweet bready malts greet the drinker on the hop, with hop accents of grass and medium bodied citrus toward the back end. Finish is slightly sweet with some dry piney hops.

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A - An impressive, frothy white head settles after a generous pour into a pint glass. The body is a murky yellow/light orange. Nice lacing as the level dropped.

S - A slight hint of airy hops, nothing overpowering. Subdued aroma of a backyard in summer, almost. Subtle, but pleasant.

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Peeper Ale from Maine Beer Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,762 ratings.