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Peeper Ale - Maine Beer Company

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Peeper AlePeeper Ale

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2,099 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,099
Reviews: 501
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 155
Gots: 256 | 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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look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 500mL brown bottle into a Duvel tulip. Bottled on 090112 stamped on label. Purchased at WIne Warehouse (Charlottesville, VA) for $5.99.

A: Clean, barely hazy lemon yellow with a tower 3-finger, frothy ivory head with exceptional retention and copious crusty lacing. A beautiful beer in the glass.

S: Light grassy and lemon and orange citrus hoppiness with crackery light maltiness. A little light overall but nothing wrong with the aroma.

T: A very subtle and dry type of APA overall. The hoppiness is substantial but understated with lemon and orange citrus meeting herbal grassy flavors as wel. The crackery light maltiness is more than supportive and provides a nice counterpoint to the crisp hoppiness. The bitterness is moderate. There is a soft yeast ester as the beer warms.

M: Very crisp and refreshing with a very dry finish for the style. The carbonation is more active which adds to the quenching quality.

O: I enjoyed this brew and it definitely fits the "dry" type of APA with complex but subtle combination of hops and malt flavors.

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Peeper Ale from Maine Beer Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,099 ratings.