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Peeper Ale - Maine Beer Company

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Peeper AlePeeper Ale

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,002 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,002
Reviews: 496
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 155
Gots: 236 | FT: 12
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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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

tommyguz, May 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

jkane101, May 08, 2013
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3.94/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy, straw-colored, capped with a billowing head thanks to bottle conditioning. Excellent retention and lacing. The aroma is underwhelming, and this bottle is only three weeks old so I'd like to think the hoppiness hasn't faded already. Overall, it's very fresh and floral smelling with a lavender-like flowery note. There's an all too faint undercurrent of grapefruit rind.

On the palate, things improve. Delicate balance between malt and hops. Malt profile is light and bready. Bitterness is light to moderate and not particularly high for an APA. Lemongrass and bitter citrus fruit notes. Well-carbonated, sudsy, enjoyable texture.

Very easy-drinking by itself, and I'm sure it would pair nicely with a wide range of dishes. A nice, simple but artfully crafted pale ale.

gr0g, May 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Dirtinabottle, May 07, 2013
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

csustar001, May 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

CB_Crowe, May 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

RMoeNay, May 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Resuin, May 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Tacoboomerang, May 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Remdog, May 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

KWMiles, May 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

campfirebrew, May 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Tradtimbo, May 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

JPlo, May 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

teamwiggum, May 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Janeinma, May 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

In_Control_Mike, May 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

bootdown21, May 01, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

ZJPierce, Apr 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

TheLevi4000, Apr 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Iamstryker, Apr 26, 2013
Photo of TheLostGringo
3.81/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served out of a bottle into my HF glass, bottle date 04/10/2013.

A: Hazy light orange with a large soapy head that clings to the glass. 4.25

S: Fresh and clean, some orange flavored but dominated by red grapefruit, really love the nose on this brew. 4.5

T: A little on the bland side, not sure if I have had to many big beers or hop bombs lately, but this was just to light on the palate. 3.5

M: Medium bodied, decent for style perhaps a bit thin on the back end. 3.75

O: overall pleasant but nothing special, almost "session-able" in terms of easy drinking nature. Would drink again but would not pay the $6 a bottle. 3.75

Cheers!

TheLostGringo, Apr 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

pathman, Apr 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Terry3764, Apr 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

thampel09, Apr 23, 2013
Peeper Ale from Maine Beer Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,002 ratings.