1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Peeper Ale - Maine Beer Company

Not Rated.
Peeper AlePeeper Ale

Educational use only; do not reuse.

2,178 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,178
Reviews: 516
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 156
Gots: 305 | 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:
Beer added by: ToasterChef on 07-30-2009

Our original hoppy American ale. Dry, clean, well-balanced with generous dose of American hops.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Peeper Ale Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,178 | Reviews: 516 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of woodchip
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of JKV96
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of devilfluff
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of Vukusich
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of alexsergio
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of patre_tim
4.07/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: A lemony gold cloudy brew with a green tinge, huge 4 finger white sea foamy head.

S: Citrus hops, a light lemony quality, a Saaz like quality as well, new car scent.

T: Citrusy lemony quality, saaz comes in as well, grassy, dried hay, new car.

M: Medium light body with medium carbonation, crisp dry finish.

O: Excellent brew. , Well rounded on all accounts in scent, flavor and body. Bought in Columbia, SC at Whole Foods, drank in Pensacola, FL.

Photo of teleman
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of chickenstu37
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of BrahptimusPrime
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of devmclark
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of RBCIPA
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of Thebunnyrabbit
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of KFBR392
3.96/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled on 4/29/14

Appearance: Pours with two fingers of clean white head. The color is golden yellow with some light accents of orange. Sticky lacing left behind at each level. Active carbonation is about right.

Smell: Grassy hops on the front. Light caramel malt gives a great base for the hops to shine on. Medium bodied fruits with some accents of orange peel and lime.

Taste: Light caramel hits first. Some sweet bready malts greet the drinker on the hop, with hop accents of grass and medium bodied citrus toward the back end. Finish is slightly sweet with some dry piney hops.

Mouthfeel: Bright carbonation is felt. Crisp hops and sweet malts do well together.

Overall: Plenty of good things going on here, glad I got to try this brew from Maine. Right at their three month mark, not really showing many signs of being too old. Haven't had a bad beer from Maine to date.

Photo of alexbutler
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - An impressive, frothy white head settles after a generous pour into a pint glass. The body is a murky yellow/light orange. Nice lacing as the level dropped.

S - A slight hint of airy hops, nothing overpowering. Subdued aroma of a backyard in summer, almost. Subtle, but pleasant.

T - Very smooth tasting ale. It's got a very simple layout with the malt and hops balancing nicely. Very solid.

M - Very clean finish. I wrote this before describing any of the taste, simply because it's got such a clean, sharp finish. Medium to light body to the beer.

O - Solid ale. I know this is the trademark beer from Maine Beer Co, and having reviewed some of their other beers, I expected a bit more. Very drinkable, very simple. And if that's what you're looking for, jump on Peeper. It's very fresh and crisp.

Photo of seedyone
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Ozzylizard
3.61/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

$ 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
Body light yellow, hazy
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

Photo of phishfoolme
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of curlybird
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of mrob22278
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of dannymo24
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of edzo22
4.16/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of MagicJeff
4.13/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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.

O: Just a solid beer--on the hoppier side for a pale ale but it still has subtlety and nuance in its delivery.

Photo of MarvinSnyder
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Peeper Ale from Maine Beer Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,178 ratings.