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Peeper Ale - Maine Beer Company

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Peeper AlePeeper Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,741 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,741
Reviews: 479
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 154
Gots: 186 | 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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TMoney2591

Illinois

4.43/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in a Dogfish Head shaped pint glass.

Thanks to baconsausage for this bottle!

Been hearing some good things about this brew, hope it lives up to the "hype". It pours a clear brass topped by over a finger of white foam. The nose comprises grapefruit, orange zest, light pine, mild caramel, and a splash of honey. The taste follows this same formula, along with some nice honeydew and cantaloupe bits. The body is a rather light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fairly dry finish. Overall, a very nice APA, definitely living up to all of the good words. Get some!

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2011 23:05:13 | More by TMoney2591
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KFBR392

Illinois

3.96/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled on 4/29/14

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.

Mouthfeel: Bright carbonation is felt. Crisp hops and sweet malts do well together.

Overall: Plenty of good things going on here, glad I got to try this brew from Maine. Right at their three month mark, not really showing many signs of being too old. Haven't had a bad beer from Maine to date.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 01:25:38 | More by KFBR392
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alexbutler

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

T - Very smooth tasting ale. It's got a very simple layout with the malt and hops balancing nicely. Very solid.

M - Very clean finish. I wrote this before describing any of the taste, simply because it's got such a clean, sharp finish. Medium to light body to the beer.

O - Solid ale. I know this is the trademark beer from Maine Beer Co, and having reviewed some of their other beers, I expected a bit more. Very drinkable, very simple. And if that's what you're looking for, jump on Peeper. It's very fresh and crisp.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 00:51:19 | More by alexbutler
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seedyone

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-23-2014 20:43:04 | More by seedyone
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

$ 6.49/16.9 oz bottle at Beer Run, Charlottesville, VA
Bottled 042914 at 40 degrees into standard pint
Aroma light floral
Head large (7.5 cm), white, frothy, slowly diminishing to irregular layer which varies from 1 to 20 mm thick
Lacing average – various size islands
Body light yellow, hazy
Flavor begins lightly flowery with bitter aftertaste, fades slowly; no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl.
Palate light to medium, watery, soft carbonation

Meets the criteria for an ale but seems pretty flavorless to me

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 11:11:15 | More by Ozzylizard
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phishfoolme

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-23-2014 01:00:31 | More by phishfoolme
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-22-2014 23:30:37 | More by costanzo_mike
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curlybird

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

07-22-2014 19:13:48 | More by curlybird
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mrob22278


4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-22-2014 18:05:34 | More by mrob22278
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dannymo24

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-22-2014 16:29:22 | More by dannymo24
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edzo22

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-22-2014 01:01:03 | More by edzo22
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MagicJeff

Georgia

4.14/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Murky, straw body. Nice off-white head and lacing throughout drinking.

S: Toffee. Some slightly pine/floral notes. Slight lemon citrus.

T: Grapefruit/lemon citrus notes. Lemon rind. Toffee and caramel backbone. Some slight metallic alcohol on back end. So drinkable.

M: Medium bodied, could drink a few of these.

O: Just a solid beer--on the hoppier side for a pale ale but it still has subtlety and nuance in its delivery.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2014 01:34:33 | More by MagicJeff
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-20-2014 23:57:58 | More by MarvinSnyder
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Kdburrows


4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

07-20-2014 17:47:20 | More by Kdburrows
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nodder

New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-20-2014 15:37:15 | More by nodder
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Duffman79

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-20-2014 10:51:41 | More by Duffman79
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-20-2014 00:08:05 | More by VeganUndead
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nkelley77

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-19-2014 22:20:55 | More by nkelley77
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griffey123

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-19-2014 21:55:02 | More by griffey123
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Bumblebtna

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

07-19-2014 21:07:09 | More by Bumblebtna
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AirBob

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

07-19-2014 19:57:50 | More by AirBob
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gonzo000

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

a. Cloudy yellow with a two finger head that lasted a bit when poured into a tulip glass.

s. hops and some citrus, malt and yeast.

t. Excellent. nice hoppy ale as advertised. Hot and malt dominated.

m. Very smooth, very nice

o. This beer is better than expected. Maine Beer Co. has not let me down yet. Excellent beer and brewer.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 00:19:23 | More by gonzo000
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egrenon

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-19-2014 00:06:40 | More by egrenon
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ThreeLloyds

Iowa

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-18-2014 21:20:36 | More by ThreeLloyds
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mountainchief


4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-18-2014 13:19:07 | More by mountainchief
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Peeper Ale from Maine Beer Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,741 ratings.