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Peeper Ale - Maine Beer Company

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Peeper AlePeeper Ale

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2,054 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,054
Reviews: 498
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 154
Gots: 249 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

tedw, Jun 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

trevorpost, Jun 27, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -57.4%

Mudawg, Jun 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

BeerTruck, Jun 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

tedho21, Jun 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

brendaniel, Jun 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Fattsmagee, Jun 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

tun, Jun 21, 2012
Photo of CHickman
4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Beer notes from 6/14/2012, on tap at SapSuckers in Huntington, NY: pours hazy yellow color with a 1 finger white head that faded and left very good spotty lacing.

Smells of floral hops, citrus hops, grapefruit, lemon zest, caramel, sweet malt and lightly toasted grains; sweet and airy, this smells like a light IPA and is quite floral with citrus notes.

Tastes of floral hops, citrus hops, grapefruit, lemon zest, orange peel, caramel, sweet malt, grass, biscuit, lightly toasted grains, herbs and a sweet bitter finish like a sour grape or pear; very floral and hoppy, this leans more towards and IPA and I really enjoyed it.

Mouthfeel is very creamy and smooth, with crisp zesty carbonation, a light body and a clean refreshing finish.

Overall this was an extremely tasty Pale Ale and highly drinkable; it was so good that I had 4 of them in one sitting, so this was a session beer for me and one I highly recommend. A great beer that’s in the same class as the Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.

CHickman, Jun 21, 2012
Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

thanks to lalaloveyou for this beer in a trade! Thanks Lauren!

bottle poured into duvel tulip.

bottled date of 5/15/12.

Appearance: dull straw yellow colored beer with a huge head 4 fingers head with some nice staying power leaving behind plenty of lace.

Smell: nice hop profile. mild pine and grapefruit. Decent notes of oranges and lemon zest. The beer is also floral and mildly spicy. Some delicate biscuit and grainy malts add nice blance in the nose.

Taste: The beer does not taste as big as smells. Mild hops with a biscuity and cereal malt profile seem to balance nicely. Hop flavors that seem to be more predominate are floral, grassy, and piney. Citrus and tropical fruits play a minor role in the taste, but they are there. Beer finishes with a mild bitterness featuring both pine and grapefruit.

Mouthfeel: light bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Session beer with near perfect carbonation and great mouthfeel. Crisp and clean; very refreshing on a hot day. The bottle conditioning makes this beer awesome.

Overall: Really love drinking maine beer company's offerings! This is my third Maine Beer Company brew that I have been fortunate to try, but its not the best. Zoe is still the best and Zoe is my favorite offering from this brewery.

4DAloveofSTOUT, Jun 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

smutty33, Jun 19, 2012
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

markeyri, Jun 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

goodonezach, Jun 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

JxExM, Jun 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

PopnLoads, Jun 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

muletrane, Jun 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

juliusseizure, Jun 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

pveilleux, Jun 10, 2012
Photo of xnicknj
4.23/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap at the cambridge

Pours a hazy golden color with some brighter yellow hues. Thick, bubbly white head rests on top and retains throughout almost the entire pour. Copious amounts of lacing left behind on the glass.

Really pleasant hop profile in the nose with a smack of lemon peel and a faint notion of peppery spice. Grassy and citrusy. Biscuit and cracker malts.

Snap of lemon peel and hop bitterness up front. Nice, rounded bitterness balanced by grassy tones with some soft fruited sweetness. Mild backbone, a little bready but matched with the above average hoppiness. Finishes dry and smooth.

Medium full body, decent carbonation, drinks really nicely with a refreshing, cooling feel. This is one of the better APAs out there right now along with Daisy Cutter, Edward and Zombie Dust.

xnicknj, Jun 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

wizo, Jun 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Billakowski, Jun 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27%

GrindFatherBob, Jun 06, 2012
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4.08/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

1 Pint .9 fl. oz. bottled stamped 3/20/12

A: Bright yellow on the pour, nice color into the light with some stellar white one finger head and killer lacing.

S: Orange peel, lemon zest, grassy pine.

T: Nice hit of the hops in the front which comes off a little soapy on the end. Grass notes with lemon zest follow through with some light easters in the back.

M: Very nicely carbonated with the bottle conditioning, abv nonexistent, medium body with a slick/soapy texture.

O: Great beer in every aspect. Love what the brewery represents and look forward to trying more of their beers in the future. Comes recommended.

BuffaloTapHugger, Jun 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

DanaDubay, Jun 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

lalaloveyou, Jun 04, 2012
Peeper Ale from Maine Beer Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,054 ratings.