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Peeper Ale - Maine Beer Company

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Peeper AlePeeper Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,739 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,739
Reviews: 477
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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alleykatking

Indiana

3.3/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from 16.9oz bottle. Thanks to betsona for bringing this one over.

A- Pours a semi-hazed golden orange color. Three finger white head shows amazing retention and takes awhile for it to die down. Thick layers of lace cover the entire glass. Damn this beer looks good!

S- A little sad that the aroma was somewhat muted I thought. Citrus hops do come out but they are not bursting like I thought that they would. Actually the floral hopping behind it seems to come out a little more. Light bready caramel malts give the aroma somewhat of a stable base. Light alcohol is clean smelling in the ending. A rather simple aroma profile but muted.

T- Upon first sip of this beer I get a good piney bite which is followed by more of a soap like flavor. Not my favorite thing to taste in a beer but oh well. Middle of the beer shows off a clean pale malt that cleans up the soapy flavor. Ending of the beer starts off with a lemon like flavor that balances well with a cracker like malt base. Some floral notes in the ending of the beer come out before taking second note to a crisp alcohol finish.

M- Medium mouthfeel. Carbonation is good for the style. Light pine and citrus hops with a pale malt are left on the palate. Aftertaste is clean alcohol, lemongrass, cracker like flavor and hints of floral hops. Flavors were light but well balanced for the style. Soapy off flavor in the front of the beer hurts it a little but is quickly covered up to prevent damage to the rest of the beer. Medium alcohol drying on the palate.

O- This beer was a wonderful try at the style. While almost there it did have a little bit of flaw that seemed to come out in the front. ABV is right in line with others of this nature that I could drink a couple pints of but this one was one and while I enjoyed it would not go for another. Just a few tweeks for me and I would love this beer a lot!

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2011 01:07:26 | More by alleykatking
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$ 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
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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

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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.

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Peeper Ale from Maine Beer Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,739 ratings.