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Peeper Ale - Maine Beer Company

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Peeper AlePeeper Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,178 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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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
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Ratings: 2,178 | Reviews: 516 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of jmalko
3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Glacovara
4.74/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jwent91
4.53/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of fosters9
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Erockruns
3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.01/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikestaf
4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrewBeer
4.9/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Not as hoppy as MO or their other beers, but perfectly balanced (as a pale ale should be). Nice, dry, crisp finish makes it incredibly easy to drink. Perfect balance of hops and malts. This is what all other pale ales should aspire to.

Photo of Uconnelmo
3.66/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stillyman11
4.2/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of harrisjohnson
4.34/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Yeroc
4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jacobob10
3.88/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hazy, yellow-gold color. One finger white head with great retention throughout the beer. Fresh cut grass dominates the aroma with plenty of citrus hops mixed in. Lemon, orange, grass, and hay in the flavor. Dry mouthfeel with a chalky finish. Very clean and easy to drink.

Had been looking forward to trying this for a while. I thought it would be lighter than it turned out to be. Loaded with hops, it almost crosses into IPA territory. A nice, hoppy offering but a notch below the incredible MO and Lunch.

Photo of Utica_Brew_Review
2.41/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Cloudy straw colored with decent head and moderate carbonation. Sweetness citrus lemongrass aroma. Strong lemon / lemongrass flavor. The citrus overpowers the other flavors.

Photo of Mklas
3.97/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Subvette
3.91/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mpotempo
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ABJ9
4.39/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mweso2000
3.77/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of yeaprolly
3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of kell50
4.15/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle purchased in a Central NY bottle shop. Poured into a large stemmed wine glass.

A: Pours a light golden hue with a massive fluffy white head that laces the glass beautifully.

S: Light citrus, peach and fresh cut grass.

T: Citrus juice and grassy hops. Slight cracker biscuit. Great balance of hops and malt.

M: Light, crisp, effervescent, and bone dry. Very easy to drink.

O: Awesome stuff. Very hoppy APA, but superbly crafted. Thank goodness for American breweries not caring much for categories.

Photo of snaotheus
3.67/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2014-12-25
16.9oz bottle poured into a pair of shaker pints. Bottled On date (according to my wife) is 2014-09-09, so maybe a bit past its prime. But, since it's not distributed here and it traveled here in my father in law's suitcase, I'm not going to question it.

Pours slightly cloudy (vigorous pour) with a good sized white head that condenses more than fades. Turns into a creamy, lumpy layer more than anything else. Smell is moderate. Something slightly minty about it...not sure. Citrusy, but mild. A little hay or straw.

Taste is straw. MO is better (or fresher). Drinkable, tasty, but not very special.

Mouthfeel is light and good. Overall...drinkable, tasty, but not very special.

Photo of OKFine
4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dsutton5
4.55/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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