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Peeper Ale - Maine Beer Company

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Peeper AlePeeper Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,757 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,757
Reviews: 480
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 154
Gots: 190 | 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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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.7%

02-17-2013 06:15:26 | More by Giantspace
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alysmith4

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

02-16-2013 23:15:48 | More by alysmith4
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redfox405

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

02-16-2013 22:39:49 | More by redfox405
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

02-16-2013 18:46:03 | More by waddellc2
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Esoterc

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

02-16-2013 07:14:45 | More by Esoterc
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WDJersey

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

02-16-2013 03:27:44 | More by WDJersey
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

02-15-2013 00:43:35 | More by AnitaBrewski
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sacrelicio

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

02-14-2013 21:52:56 | More by sacrelicio
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dnoahg

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

02-13-2013 02:00:16 | More by dnoahg
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +21.7%

02-12-2013 21:33:34 | More by Phillyz
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Lambocalrisien

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

02-11-2013 01:55:46 | More by Lambocalrisien
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e30todamax

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.7%

02-10-2013 18:56:09 | More by e30todamax
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whiterapid

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

02-09-2013 01:42:33 | More by whiterapid
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schlimenhaumer

New York

3.84/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

My first offering from Maine Beer Company. Bottled on date reads 122112 and advises that this one be consumed within 90 days. Poured from a 1 pint .9 fl oz bottle into an Ommegang tulip at low altitude in NY.

A: Pours a hazy light golden color with a substantial creamy white head. Good retention as expected from a beer of this ABV, and leaves a fair amount of lacing.

S: The nose on this one is all hops; citric and mildly piney. Overall, the aroma is moderately strong and seems like it should be well balanced.

T: Opens with citric and bitter hop notes, followed by a hefty dose of sweet malts. Shockingly the finish is more sweet than bitter -- the malt profile ultimately overwhelms the hops. While the flavors are good, the balance is slightly off.

M: Medium-bodied with a good amount of carbonation. Complements the flavors well and makes this quite refreshing.

O: An enjoyable, easy-drinking beer. Quite good in every aspect, but somewhat unremarkable, especially given the price point. After this experience, I'll definitely be checking out some other Maine Beer Co. offerings.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2013 03:52:15 | More by schlimenhaumer
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Rempo

Indiana

5/5  rDev +21.7%

02-06-2013 23:03:12 | More by Rempo
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rhhjr

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

02-06-2013 03:35:42 | More by rhhjr
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dar482

New York

4.56/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

The color is a light golden color.

The aroma has a wonderful big citrus pop, but with some malt. A huge hop bomb for a pale ale.

The flavor fits. Wonderful orange, lemon, grass. The bready malt finish really tops it off well.

It reminds me of a hoppy big Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. The best pale ale next to Maine Beer Co. MO.

Serving type: on-tap

02-06-2013 03:11:53 | More by dar482
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judkinst

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

02-05-2013 03:09:57 | More by judkinst
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

3.8/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

There's nothing wrong with this beer, but it didn't thrill me all that much. Not really off-putting; it was just a little thin and kind of unexciting. I may try it again some time just to see if my taste buds were off, but this is not something I'll seek that actively. Still, Maine is a decent brewery so theproblem may be I'm not a huge fan of this style.

Serving type: on-tap

02-04-2013 17:34:29 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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DaKur

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

02-04-2013 15:22:18 | More by DaKur
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jnardone235

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.7%

02-03-2013 17:36:51 | More by jnardone235
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DaveAnderson

Minnesota

4.08/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to SammyJaxxxx for this nondescript 500ml bottle, dated "101212".

I have no idea what style this is supposed to be, so let's just dive in blind. First off, it looks great. It has a pale straw color, and a head like whipped egg whites. The head dies down a little quicker than I expect it to, given how creamy it looks, and leaves behind little lacing.

I sure get a lot of tropical fruit smells from this one. And a hint of pine and tartness. It's very subtle and very fragrant. Most of these come through on the tongue, but with a substantial bitterness and a delicate sweetness. Carbonation is soft. I'm not catching the tartness suggested by the smell.

Overall, this is nice. It's light, and the bitterness really lingers, producing a clean finish.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 03:02:22 | More by DaveAnderson
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NHbeerfishing

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -2.7%

02-02-2013 05:10:11 | More by NHbeerfishing
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jderosia603

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -2.7%

02-01-2013 11:37:57 | More by jderosia603
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JayO

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

01-31-2013 23:52:23 | More by JayO
Peeper Ale from Maine Beer Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,757 ratings.