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Peeper Ale - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,514 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1514
Reviews: 456
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%


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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joe1510

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml Bottle

Bottled 9/10/13
Drank 10/4/13

Another big thanks goes to to facesnorth for this guy! Peeper seems to be the palest of the three Maine Brewing beers I've sampled so far, Lunch and MO being the other two. The body is highly saturated golden nearly bordering on orange but not quite there.A perfectly white, perfectly fluffy head forms on the pour and never lets go. Big globs of lace seem to have pasted themselves to the glass.

Pale malt and grapefruit, and lemon pith are all well represented. There's a really unique, unexpected musty quality I don't think I've ever come across in a pale ale before. The mustiness is of that of wildflowers and similar to the quality found in Belgian pales. Dusty florals and a touch of honey bring up the rear. Again, this is an interesting smelling pale ale.

The flavor profile runs hand in hand with the nose. Pale crackery malt lays a base for the sharp citric bite of lemon, orange, and grapefruit in that order of intensity. The pollen laden wildflowers float around in the back with a modest touch of that honey. An easy drinking pale if there ever was one.

The body is lighter than moderate and very nicely fills out on the swallow. The bitterness grows to moderate in the back of the throat and the there's a juicy, fruity sweetness on the finish that's seems wholly appropriate.

Peeper is another fine brew from the guys over at Maine Brewing. It's a highly sessionable and unique take on the style. I've found everything I've so far had from Maine to be expertly crafted. I would certainly drink more of this is I ever come across it on shelves.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 02:38:48 | More by joe1510
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Jwaks

Connecticut

4.4/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

One of the best "new" (to me) beers I've had in a long time. What a pleasant surprise! Refined, exceptionally crafted and rock solid. I can't say enough good thing about Peeper Ale. When I first picked it up I was thinking, pfft peeper ale, what kind of name is that? And I'm not one to judge a book by it's cover or beer by its label and to think I've done worse things with $5 like sticking it some stripper g...this is one hell of a pale ale. It walks the line between pilsner and pale ale while flirting with some spice and barnyard notes reminiscent of belgians and saisons. The malt base is clean, light and dry with a slightly tart finish and the hop profile is green with grapefruit pith, light floral notes and the lightest touch of spice. Bitterness is pleasant and lingers on and on...

This has session beer written all over it. If you see Peeper ale or any beer from Maine Beer company, pick it up. It may be the best thing you've done with $5 in your checkered history....

I can't wait to try Maine Beer Company's other offerings. Peeper Ale proves they have the tools, talent and teamwork to make great beer.

Thanks guys and gals at Maine Brewing company!

Keep it up!

Sincerely,
Jon

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 00:40:40 | More by Jwaks
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alaimoa

Connecticut

4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at The Grill Room in Portland, ME so I'm assuming a very fresh keg
A: golden with a small froth head that was off while in color
S: citrus (grapefruit, orange, rinds) and slight barnyard which originally made me think of this as a Belgian/farmhouse
T: very good, citrus slight bitter but great balance and depth
M:nice carbonation w medium thickness

Overall very solid brew from MBC which I am most definitely going to drink again. In my opinion more farmhouse than APA. Great complexity and spice profile

Serving type: on-tap

09-22-2013 13:21:18 | More by alaimoa
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jujigatame

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Maine Beer Co. Peeper Ale

Bottled 7/23/13, consumed 9/20/13, 5.5%

500ml bottle to imperial nonic.

Clear light gold. Head flared up a bit but settled back to about one finger of white with a slightly craggy top. Looks like I got a bit of the sediment in there.

Smell is mostly pine and grapefruit. Quite sharp and clear on those notes.

Taste is piney at first blush with mild bitterness. Medium feel, bubbles play on the tongue a little. The malt balances against the hops with a feeling more dry than I was expecting. Some spots where must and yeast contrast against the citrus. I want to say I sense a bit of spice. Something in here feels a bit Belgian in that way. Can't pin it down. My palate might be giving me a false positive here but I keep getting that taste of light spice. Anyway...this dries out a little on the aftertaste. It seems to feel both light and then not in the same moment. Intriguing, and it keeps me sipping to see what's next. The citrus hits and then pulls back. Perhaps a bit of green apple. This is a beer that does a lot without seeming to work at it. It's put together well and very solid all around. Several pale ales want to play like IPA and hit you hard but not this one. It's a really nice and I'd be happy to have it again. The price being 1 or 2 dollars less than other MBC bottles gives better odds for a return engagement.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 04:34:14 | More by jujigatame
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teromous

Virginia

3.55/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Just a few notes to begin with. The bottle doesn't say the style of beer so I'm going strictly off of what BA says as an initial reference. The bottle says the beer was made 8 days ago based on the "born on date."

A: The body is a hazy light golden straw color with a fluffy white head. Good head retention and pretty good lacing. The bottle says it's bottle conditioned so haze is expected.

S: I get a nice citrus grapefruit scent. I don't pick up anything else.

T: There's a nice medium bitterness followed by grapefruit rind flavor. There is a hint of bread flavor in the aftertaste but not much malt flavor.

M: It is a pretty clean finishing beer but doesn't finish completely dry. It has a good level of carbonation. This is easy to drink.

O: This is a more hop-forward APA that focuses more on citrus flavors, from what I perceived. The beer shows restraint and is not overly bitter. I would drink it again but it's not something I'd rush out to get.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2013 23:47:40 | More by teromous
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mjstacker

New Hampshire

4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured a fresh bottle into a large monic glass. It's a bit too light in color but the head is thick and white with some lacing. it smells a bit funky, like a Saison or something with Brett. The taste is a winner, solid and strong, bubbly and smooth. Overall, one of my favorites, simple and perfect.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2013 03:00:05 | More by mjstacker
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Beerenauslese

California

4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Best by date: 5/28/13.

Body is a cloudy gold. A gentle pour into a tulip glass produces a half inch head with good retention and lacing.

Nice aroma of bready malt and citrus hops.

Good light bready malt flavor and grapefruit citrus hops. A little metallic yeast flavor in the background. Mild bitterness in the finish rounds the taste out.

Body is medium and carbonation is sufficient to give this a slightly creamy mouthfeel. Hops are tongue numbing strong.

A good hoppy pale ale that is quite drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 21:16:35 | More by Beerenauslese
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Hendry

Vermont

4.53/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Cloudy pale yellow,fluffy three finger white head,lots of lacing in the glass.

The citrus vibe is present aroma in the form of fresh lemon zest,some pine in there as well.

Crisp and snappy flavor,hop forward APA that takes on the lemon quality more so than any that I have tasted thus far. Good amount of lingering bitterness at the back, dry finish that is very satisfying, and what many would consider an ideal summer beverage.

Mouthfeel is the lighter side of medium, spot on carbonation, easy drinking and enjoyable.

It took me a while to get around to reviewing Peeper because every time I picked one up, my left coast buddies wanted it in in their box! This is another solid effort from MBC, and one that is almost always in stock nice and fresh (this bottle was 3 weeks old). Completely worth your time to pick this one up if you can, Maine Beer Co. scores again.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2013 02:44:58 | More by Hendry
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mikeg67

New Jersey

3.84/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle. Pours hazy -golden with long lasting, foamy, white head and nice lacing. Aroma is of citrusy hops and biscuit malt. Body is medium and slightly crisp. Citrusy, herbal hops and biscuit malt fills the mouth. Finish is long, dry and clean. Very nice session brew.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2013 13:34:22 | More by mikeg67
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RaulMondesi

California

3.99/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sometimes it's just nice to keep things calm and cool. And with this one, Raul is just chilling back hard like Lindsay Lohan after a few valiums and a skinny girl margarita.

Light flavors, maybe even a lil tiny bite - like Tom Cruise nipping at your ankle (in a good way, of course).

Raul could sip on this thang while illin, chillin, and uh, yeah.

Peace!

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2013 03:06:16 | More by RaulMondesi
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Abilow33

New York

3.96/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This beer is a really good American ale. The color was golden red. The taste was very smooth. I really enjoy the mellow tastes of The Maine Beer Companies beers. This is a great ale. This beer has a great smell. It is nice to have an ale with as much taste.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2013 11:11:44 | More by Abilow33
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notchucknorris

California

4.14/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Disclaimer: I bought this in a weird Maryland bottleshop on a trip over there last week. Didn't think to check the bottling date (for some weird reason) and later found out it was over 7 months old. Then, when I was transferring it to the fridge, I dropped it and busted the cap, so I had to drink it warm. Still, it was good.

A: Hazy honey color with a two finger rocky and very foamy white head.

S: Peppery, floral hops with some lemon, grapefruit and caramel malt.

T: Because of the age, tastes almost more like a pilsner at this point, but it's still really good. Grassy and peppery hops, floral notes, rosewater, caramel and bready malt. Clean finish with notes of pine and white pepper.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2013 21:54:46 | More by notchucknorris
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

3.51/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Clean golden with a 1.5-2 finger white head. Light color. Perfect lacing. A little light on the color, but another good looking beer from Main Beer.

S- Dank citrus. Big hop profile. leafy, fruity. Sweet malt with lots of biscuits.

T- Nice hop presence to get things started. Fresh cut grass. But then turns almost acidic. Kept waiting for the malt character to step up to the plate, but never felt like it did. Some cracker eventually comes through, but doesn't seem to work great with the hop profile. Bitter.

M- Solid carbonation. Light body. Slightly dry. Clean and crisp for the most part.

O- I have really loved the beers I've had from Maine Beer so far (Zoe, Mo, Weez), but this one let me down. Not bad, but expectations had been raised and it failed to blow me away. Mo just seemed to have that "wow" factor that Peeper lacked. Probably wouldn't buy again at the price point.

Bottled 4/30/13
Consumed 7/24/13
$7 for 500 ml bottle

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2013 03:40:41 | More by Bosoxfan20
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ZethOfTheNorth

Louisiana

4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16 oz bottle ($6.79) from RSVP in Portland. Bottled 7/2, drank 7/6... drinking local when local is this good is a real pleasure.

A: Tawny for an APA, but exceptionally promising head retention and, eventually, lacing.

S: Extremely fresh-smelling. Grassy, as some have mentioned, but also very citrusy. That characteristic MBC hop profile is completely evident: pineapple, grapefruit, maybe some orange.

T: The citrus character isn't as bright as it is in MO/Lunch, but Peeper's character lies elsewhere. Just a touch of citrus and earth, with an unbelievably dry, pine-forward finish.

M: Exceptionally dry; easily the driest APA around, and one of the drier American beers, period. Quite light... so kind of a gulper.

O: Not quite the citrus thriller that MO is, but Peeper is a totally different beer, and a pretty flawless one. It's refined, ungodly drinkable, and interesting from the first sip until the last. With an unlimited budget, this is the ideal summer beer, and right up there with the best APAs available today.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2013 13:57:35 | More by ZethOfTheNorth
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gabedivision

New York

4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

from a bottle to a tulip glass

A- pours a hazy yellow with hints of orange all throughout, huge pillowy white head nice lacing all around

S- Nice grassy notes up front, hints of lemon, tangerine, oranges, slight grapefruity notes, nice pungent hops all over

T- more hops all over the taste, hop juice, lemon, grapefruit, lots of tropical fruitiness, just very well put together hop choices that work very well together

M- nice and light, smooth, bitter

O- great hoppy beer lots of well put together hop flavors, easy to drink, enjoyed this one alot

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2013 02:15:04 | More by gabedivision
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jerrytodd

New York

4.14/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A: LIGHT color. Fluffy white head with excellent lacing

S: Stone-fruity citrus. Very nice

T: Smooth stone-fruit, a mild touch of pine/grapefruit. Malt is very subdued.

M: A tad thin for my taste but I'm sure it was intended to be a quaffable ale

O: The beer that turned me onto MBC and it still holds up for me today

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2013 20:27:53 | More by jerrytodd
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

this is what American pale ale should be. another absolute gem from Vermont, this time a bottle shop, and actually a beer from maine, not Vermont itself, but man I wish I could get these ales out west. Vermonters don't know how good they have it with distro and the like, or maybe they do... in any event, this is a real special beer, spring seasonal im guessing by the name. it pours a light frothy honey color with sexy lace along my goblet sides. the nose and taste are both really fresh, big bright hops ranging from vegetative to grassy to floral to citric and finally brisk and bitter. its almost the full spectrum, and its a joy to drink a beer this easy down and packed with flavor. malt is in supporting roles only, crackery backbone, nothing more. the hops are light, but pungent at the same time, loosely acidic, with some springtime thawing sort of quality. this is a major refresher with a very light body, a creamy but well carbonated feel, and a cruisy 5.5% abv. there is very little to critique about this beer, easily one of the best pale ales ive had in years. the east coasters are onto something here with the mighty hop flower.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 03:02:59 | More by StonedTrippin
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KelsoSaaz

Connecticut

4.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into nonic pint

A: Very pretty light-gold/yellow. White medium, 2 finger head that leaves patchy lacing.

S: Fruity-citrus American hops. Fresh baked white bread aromas.

T: Big fresh citrus hop flavors. Bready malt body to back up the aggressive hoppiness. Baked bread flavors against bitter grapefruit that lingers in the finish. Very well balanced.

M: Medium body with moderate carbonation. Very slightly oily consistency.

O: A very balanced APA, which is definitely a good thing, Some APAs these day are just IPAs in disguise, not so with Peeper. Great fruity hop flavors with a nice malt backbone to match. This beer is almost without fault; definitely worth trying, especially if you can get it fresh.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2013 20:44:33 | More by KelsoSaaz
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.81/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle a friend brought home from Vermont. From notes.

A - Poured light golden with strong carbonation. Two finger white head left a finger of retention and some decent lace. Bright.

S - Citrus, mango, pineapple, spritsy citrus. Passionfruit.

T - Pineapple, light spritsy citrus again, sweet malt, some grassiness.

M - Strong carbonation, medium body with a citrussy grainy finish. Very light bitterness.

O/D - Good. Tasty and drinkable. A light, session-type ale for summer. Lot's of hop flavour.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2013 00:15:18 | More by tbeckett
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.81/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to Chris for sharing this one at Ritual Brewing Company in Redlands, CA.

Bottled 4/9/13.

Pours a murky gold with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, citrus zest, and floral aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice bright citrus aroma and flavor.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2013 04:39:20 | More by UCLABrewN84
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flagmantho

Washington

4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from 500mL bottle into a stemmed goblet. Born on date is 5/7/13, so it's well within its 90 day best-by range.

Appearance: light golden hue with a moderate haze and a pretty strong effervescence. Head pours a thick layer of frothy white foam. I think it's quite attractive.

Smell: big and hoppy right up front with a fresh, grassy, fruity character. Almost tropical, but more reminiscent of a fresh spring aroma. I like it.

Taste: rich, sweet malt is in the mix, but it takes a serious backseat to the hops. This is hugely hoppy, with a big, citrusy, piney hop character. Bitterness is moderate for the style, although quite subdued when considering the hugely hoppy flavor. Quite good indeed, although it doesn't precisely blow me away -- it's just a very good hoppy brew.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a great, well-integrated carbonation. The resulting creaminess is big, mouth-filling and tenacious. Wonderful.

Overall: a super tasty and refreshing hop-bomb pale ale. This is a darn good beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2013 00:44:19 | More by flagmantho
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TheBrewo

Michigan

3.96/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

We crack the top and pour a brew of dingy apricot coloring. It holds a two finger head of creamy but varied white bubbles, showing nice retention. Lacing is sheety and patterned. A thick haze swirls in waves about the glass, but no chunky sediment is noted. Carbonation appears to be moderate. The aroma smells of sweet and nectary, floral, and bitterly grassy hops. The malts are pale and toasty, but also a bit dark, bordering on caramel at times. Filling the gaps are notes of vanilla creaminess, nectarine fruitiness, Hawaiian Punch, light plastics, sweeter browned apples, Bosc pears, and faint buttery diacetyls. With warmth comes honey, strawberries, resiny hop stem, and chalk. Our first impression is that the flavoring is much more bitter than the aroma would suggest, and the malts take on a surprising, but appropriately savory salt through the base. As we sip, the taste opens with lemony tannic bitterness, muddy pale grain, metallics, baker’s yeast, steel wool, soft caramel sweetness, seaweed saltiness, and the bitterness of grassy and herbal hop stem. Pushing to the peak is chemically bite, enhanced herbal hop bitterness, rust, lemon zest, mineral water, gravely grittiness of yeast, plastics, and lactic creaminess. The end washes through with heavy creamer, citric tangerine flesh, dried apricot, lemongrass, ruddy pale malts, straw dryness, earthy bitterness, powdered chalkiness, dirty grassy and perfumed floral hop, and savory melted caramel saltiness. The aftertaste breathes of chalky earthiness, moss and tree bark, yeast, lactics, dusty gravel, spicy booze airs, bittered herbal hops, vinyl plastics, and sea salt. The body is medium, and the carbonation is medium. Each sip gives nice slurp, smack, cream, and froth, with pleasant finishing pop. The mouth is left foamed and cooled, giving way to a chalky astringent dryness all across the palate. The abv is nearly sessionable, and the beer drinks as such.

Overall, what we enjoyed most about this brew was its down-to-earth and “serious” flavoring. We all get so used to the flavor bombs like Zombie Dust and come to expect everything else to stylistically match that type of take. Here we are taken in a bit of a different direction. Things are kept close to home and earthy, with the malts bold and dark enough to hold against the bittering bite and grit of the hops through both the aroma and the taste. Fruit and yeast help to smooth things out around the edges, making for a highly drinkable, highly approachable, American pale.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 23:53:31 | More by TheBrewo
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Treebs

Illinois

3.86/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

500 ml bottle served in a Deschutes snifter. Bottled 4/16/13 and enjoyed on 6/3/13.

A: Pours a hazy golden color with a white head forming on the pour. Great retention on the head as it slowly dissipates to a thick cap and ring. Sticky lace is left down the glass.

S: Bright and fruity initially with a nice citrus zest backing. Floral hops with a some sweet cracker malts and a little orange.

T: Very bright flavors. Lots of floral notes with a lot bright fruit as well. Mild citrus with an accompanying sweet cracker malt base to it.

M: Light bodied with a medium high carbonation. Great drinkability.

O: Not overly complex by any means, but incredibly drinkable. Nice bright hops flavors with just enough malt sweetness to balance it out.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 13:39:46 | More by Treebs
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GuinnessAtRogerWilco

New Jersey

3.79/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

500ml bottle poured into a Sam Adams 'perfect pint' glass.

AP: Dark yellow to gold colour, frothy fluffy thick white head about 1 1/2" dissipating down to 3/4". Some large bubbles make up the head. Some sediment can be viewed floating around and tiny bubbles of carbonation rise from bottom to top. Not much in the way of lacing as the head stays compact when the glass is tilted.
AR: Like tropical citrus fruits: orange. lemon, tangerine. Sweet cereal grains as well. I am also reminded of the smell of wheat/witbier also when I breathe this in. There's a wheat-like aroma with a hint of spice like coriander or grains of paradise. A little floral note lingers in the background.
T: Odd but interesting flavour. Almost like a hybrid of a Belgian Tripel, Weisse and a Pale Ale with some citrus/floral hops. The hops lend a good amount of a soft bitter bite to this with tones of orange and lemon peel, not grapefruit nor pine. The malt base is more grassy and wheat like. Don't really get any type of biscuit or caramel malts in this. Flavours are more mellow than the nose indicated.
M: Body seemed on the light side to me. Well carbonated and the finish was fairly dry. Nothing juicy about this one.
OV: A decent Pale Ale, but I've had better from Maine Beer. This one seemed kind of 'vanilla' compared to their other brews. You could certainly down 4-5 of these on a warm day, but if you want just one to really tempt and excite you palate, their other beers (like Mo and Lunch) are better suited for the job.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 03:51:14 | More by GuinnessAtRogerWilco
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BobaFret

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - A very pale yellow; not much head retention on this one.

S - Not much of a strong smell but faint notes of hops and citrus.

T - Malty and hoppy but only mildy. No overwhelming flavors but nothing stands out either.

M - Light body but full of carbonation.

O - A good but forgettable APA.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 03:00:27 | More by BobaFret
Peeper Ale from Maine Beer Company
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