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Peeper Ale - Maine Beer Company

Peeper AlePeeper Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,521 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1521
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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bonbright7

Florida

4.6/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

As this came off the truck today into my store, my rep told me about this little brewery and that all we could get was bottles for now as the few select kegs were slanted to go on tap in NYC.

My sample poured well with a creamy head that gave a off a floral aroma of hops in a dark golden body. I marveled at the champagne bubbles in my glass as I went for the first taste.

Instantly, I noted the floral and fruits of the hops while the medium to light body flexed like a Persian carpet being tested for its color qualities. I loved the soft water taste of the beer as I easily consumed it .

While it reminded me of some of the more famous IPA's of late, the ale had an an unusual power of staying on target with its taste all the way through. It was a grand beer that I should make more notes about as I will be looking for more.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2011 01:59:06 | More by bonbright7
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dashmartino

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a big bottle into a tall pilsner glass. Bottle marked 10/12/12, so it's still relatively fresh. Poured it painfully slow so as not to disturb the yeast, as per the bottle. Pours clear and yellow with a nice head. Carbonation is great, very effervescent. Crisp hops hit you first with a clean finish. An excellent pale ale that is quite drinkable! No bad aftertaste. Wish I could taste it fresher, I'd imagine it'd naturally be hoppier. Seems to be a much more well rounded beer compared to the Zoe.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 23:56:29 | More by dashmartino
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Hojaminbag

Colorado

4.58/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Peeper Ale has a hazy golden body with notes of red in it. Coming out of the bottle, the beer looks like it is pink colored, but once it settles in the glass that changes. The off-white head is massive and creamy, showing off great retention and lacing.

The aroma has a ton of citrus and some grassy hops with just a bit of biscuit-flavored malt underneath.

I think the first sip of Peeper Ale will catch even veteran beer lovers off-guard with how good it is, because I was surprised and impressed from the first sip. A wide array of citrus fruits lend an intensely hoppy flavor to Pepper Ale, but without a ton of bitterness, or any extreme assault on the tongue. The hops instead give me the impression of a very bright flash of fruit that captivates me and then fades into a light backbone of biscuit flavored malts. The finish is also a little bit spicy and grassy, giving this beer two distinct groups of hop flavors: one to begin the beer, the other to finish it off.

The mouthfeel is good, with an appropriate amount of carbonation and body.

Peeper Ale is very drinkable, and it is one of the best APAs that I have ever had.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2010 19:40:04 | More by Hojaminbag
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dar482

New York

4.56/5  rDev +10.7%
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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twelvsies

Maine

4.55/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Picked one of these up while in Portland the other day, after hearing something or other about it. Always like to support new breweries, and scope out the new product. Fortunately for everybody, this is a really good one. Pours a hazy clouded yellow and orange, with a nice white head sticking around for a while. There is a lot of sediment - but I did have it on it's side in the fridge for a while because there is not much room for beer with all the Thanksgiving leftovers! But anyway, the yeast is good for you and doesn't negatively impact the beer, unless you are looking for exceptional clarity of appearance. Ok moving on to more important things... Great nose on this one. It just screams fresh. Grassy and hoppy with plenty of earthy flavors and a touch of citrus. Nearly perfect balance of light bready malt. Both dry and quenching at the same time. Nice and lively on the palate but substantial with a bit of prickle. Uber drinkable. I hope I can find this locally in time for spring/summer weather. Definitely impressed by this first offering from the Maine Brewing Company. Looking forward to more beers from these guys in the near future.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2009 00:19:50 | More by twelvsies
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uustal

Rhode Island

4.55/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a pale, lemonade shaded yellow with an absolutely huge bright white head. Leaves huge chunks of lace on the glass. Nice clean crisp hoppy aroma. Grapefruit, lemon zest, honeydew and a bit grassy. Just a perfect flavor profile for the style. Light, crisp, FRESH, clean, extremely drinkable, but packs a huge punch. Nice citrus zesty start mixed in with some sweeter citrus notes as well. A simple, sweet malt backbone before a clean, semi-bitter grassy and piney finish bring the beer full circle. Finishes dry and clean, but doesn't leave your mouth dry... even so, you absolutely need to take another sip. Flawless cohesion of the flavor profile, moves on from one note to another perfectly, just so well done that describing the flavors doesn't do the beer justice. It's just perfectly crafted for the style. Without question, drinkability is off the charts.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2012 03:02:39 | More by uustal
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Deuane

Pennsylvania

4.53/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Thanks to shaebs99 for a chance at trying this Maine delicacy!

A-Golden yellow with medium white head that retains well and leaves nice lace.

S-Light but fresh floral and citrus hops flow out of the mildly sweet biscuit malt base. About as fresh as taking hops off the vine, crushing them up in your hands and inhaling the intoxicating aroma.

T-Citrus and floral hop attack in a pleasurable, unassuming and inviting way---not in a tongue pounding way. Backing sweet biscuit malt doesn't overwhelm the hops but gives the body of work a nice balance. Very well done and delicious.

M-Medium-light bodied sharp, crisp, bright with good lingering hop bitterness.

D-Outstanding! For such a light bodied and low ABV brew this has all of the hop flavour even the most hard core hop head will love. Absolutely exquisite...a beer I could drink by the gallon! Certainly a beer that must be drank fresh but when it is...WOW! Most impressed with this beer from the tiny Maine Beer Company! Keep up the good work folks.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2010 02:38:08 | More by Deuane
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Bowdoinbeerboy

Maine

4.53/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A brand new Maine brewery, something to get excited about! This beer pours a hazy golden color with a small head that quickly dissipates. The first thing I notice about its smell is hops, it has a sweety-hoppy smell, something I'd really expect from and IPA, but not so much a pale ale.

The taste here is lightly hoppy, almost like a weak IPA, it really pops on the tongue! Also rather effervescent, it almost has the characteristics of a hoppy champagne. Definitely the best pale ale I have ever had. The hype I have heard about this beer is well worth it, if you can find it, definitely pick it up!

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2011 22:44:45 | More by Bowdoinbeerboy
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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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largadeer

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bring hauled this one back from Maine. Thanks, Barry; this was a big surprise.

The pour is golden with good clarity. The body shows a lot of effervescence, which feeds the small but lasting head.

Fresh citrusy and floral hops dominate the aroma. Malt is noticeable, barely, along with a touch of yeasty fruit character (peaches, apricots). For a standard pale ale, this is bursting with aroma.

Very hoppy on the palate, crisp and dry, crackery malts shining through a bit mid-palate. The floral, fruity dry hops give this one a ton of flavor while still maintaining a light body and pleasant dryness. The finish is crisp, refreshing and dry. Hard to fault this beer in any way; near perfect for the style.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2009 08:35:33 | More by largadeer
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beer2day

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Got lucky when a friend called, visiting MDI, and snagged me a bottle from the Liquor Locker. Excellent find!

Rich, earthy, cloudy pour produces a towering 2-finger head and a standard English pint glass. Excellent retention and great lacing.

Very bright nose, with grapefruit and pineapple underneath. Slightly flowery too. Very nice, more like an IPA than an APA.

Nice bright hit, too. Reminiscent of a fresh hopped ale. Lots of pine with strong herbal notes. Medium dry finish with a nice hop fade.

Medium bodied, not too thick and not too thin. Balances the palate well.

Excellent session drinker. Glad I was fortunate enough to get a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2010 01:25:46 | More by beer2day
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Brad007

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is the first appearance of MBC's wares in the state of Vermont.

Peeper Ale pours a lush golden color with a thick, fluffy head into my glass. First impressions are always key and this doesn't disappoint.

Aroma is a hop lover's dream with plenty of grassy, spicy hop goodness to greet the nose. It's complimented by a slight hint of breadiness from the malt.

While the nose picks up hops, the mouth picks up a very nice balance of hops and buttery malt. It's very straight-forward, no gimmicks. Dare I say crisp as well.

Mouthfeel? Pretty much what you'd expect from the style. Plenty of buttery malt for the taste buds to absorb. Mmm.

As I mentioned, first impressions are important and Peeper Ale does not disappoint. It's highly drinkable, hence the high score there.

I look forward to more offerings from MBC.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2011 01:48:18 | More by Brad007
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampling a cellar temp bottle poured into a snifter. The beer pours a bright clear gold hue almost like a champagne. Frothy bleached white head foams up 3 cm and fades very slowly leaving windowpane lattice on the glass and creating large craters on the foam.
Aroma is biscuity malt mixed with grassy hops. A little bit floral and the grassy notes are like wet grass getting cut with a lawnmower.
FIrst sip reveals an average body with fine mild rolling carbonation. Texture is smooth, a little on thinner side but I think appropriate for the style.
Flavor is grainy biscuit malt with a little bit of caramel, but rolls quickly to grassy hops that linger with some astringency and dry out my palate at the end of each sip.
This is a well crafted beer that I oculd easily drink all day and not get bored. Wont wow you and its not over the top but is an appropriate APA. Well balanced and enjoyable. I will buy it again if I see it in CT.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2011 02:26:19 | More by sulldaddy
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JAXSON

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks Doug! From a bottle, pours a fairly clear hay orange with a small white head. Nose is fresh hops, in the grapefruit realm, lightly woodsy, some faint sweetness in there, great balance. Fresh grains burst in the mouth, hops express in sweet pink grapefruit, pine needle, and coconut husk. Pretty crisp finish, lightly bitter but really tight. This is a very well crafted brew.

Update. After buying a case of the October, 2011 batch, I am blown away by this beer. Possibly the best pale ale on the market right now. It blew away Victory Headwaters, which I always thought of as a very good beer. I have to do a large blind pale ale tasting one of these days.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2011 02:32:36 | More by JAXSON
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Lot 060111.
Bottle poured into tulip. Ligh golden with thick white foam. Smells of slight citrusy malts and yeast. Maybe a hint of banana.
The mouthfeel is crisp and light with slight alcolhol vapors on the back of the tongue. Taste a bit hoppy for an APA, more like an IPA, but its truly delicious. Malty hops with a touch of fruit undertones. Its a great great brew. Easy drinker, but filled with taste. This is slowly becoming one of my favorite breweries...

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2011 02:11:25 | More by DrinkSlurm
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A super fresh bottle into a clean ass glass. 16oz in and this beer looks delish.

Coming out of the bottle, Peeper looks the color of a Berliner weisse appearing whitish/golden. Gliding in the glass a dirty looking amberish orange that cleans up when the whole bottle is poured, leaving a dirty bronze color, and white foam all around the glass. Smell is very fresh (20 days old) with bright citrusy hops with some faint pine and some sweet backing malt, but not much. A very pleasant smeller. Taste is str8 up pale ale with big citrus taste and a light body, Pale is the word. feel is light as mentioned,with a nice hop bite that comes and goes. At 5.5%, if this came in 6 packs this would be a no brainer.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2012 04:05:44 | More by BARFLYB
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Maine Beer Company's bottle-conditioned Peeper Ale pours a hazy, deep-gold that appears bronze, and even amber in the full pint. Very tiny bubbles can be seen rising steadily towards the surface. A bright white head rises to form a finger thick rocky cap, then drops slightly, and holds for quite some time. As you might imagine, the lacing left behind on the glass is fairly impressive as well.

In the nose, it's bright with juicy citrus notes of pineapple and grapefruit. Some yeastiness comes through, and a touch of grainy malt as well.

The citrus returns in the flavor but it's not as big or brash as the aroma suggests. It's not raspy or overly juicy - in fact, it's really superbly balanced against the gently grainy, straightforward malt. There are some additional fruit notes of apple, pear, melon, and strawberry, and some yeastiness comes through as well (in a good way). The bitterness level is median against the maltiness, so it doesn't sock you, but it's always there to support; and it finishes drying with some residual malt that quickly fades, leaving only spritzes of fruitiness behind.

This is the way beer was meant to be, fresh and alive. It has so much more character when it's conditioned properly (I also have a fresh bottle just a few weeks old). There are so many subtle nuances to it that it really keeps you interested throughout the entire serving, and it doesn't hurt that it's remarkably well-balanced and superbly drinkable! Impeccably brewed. I haven't had a beer that's excited me so much in years - literally - and for it to be simply an American pale ale and not something exotic really says something. Absolutely delicious!!!!

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2012 13:48:01 | More by NeroFiddled
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JK4Stout

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: You know that color you get in your urine when you go jogging and don't get quite enough water in before or during?...that is this pale golden yellow. It reminds me of dandilions that have spent WAY to long in the sun. I am fully aware neither analogy is positive, but I am not talking down here. The head was brilliant...the first sip left one hell of a foam mustache.

S: So crisp and clean. There is that strong minty note American Hops can give, and this just makes you'r mouth water...or that is just the wet beer slipping in.

T: As far as a straight-up Pale Ale goes this and Dale's may take the cake. I was very impressed with the whole freshness of the flavors. (And I was actually having this a week oe two after the recommended date)

M: Medium to heavy. Lingering but not in a way that is too filling. This is a good food pairing beer as it doesn't fill you wuite as fast of others may, while it still doesn't skimp on flavor.

O: This is my first try at Maine Beer Comp....I'm quite impressed. I look forward to trying thier other styles as well as getting this one a second time. Like I always tell people I drink with...the way to know if it is quality is if you would buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2013 22:42:57 | More by JK4Stout
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

4.48/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

1 pint 9 fl oz bottle into Flying Dog chalice. bottled on 10.12.12.

A: slightly hazed, beautiful pale yellow body. head is a massive bright white plume. retention is good and the lacing is thick.

S: lemons. black pepper. almost saison-like in its aroma. grapefruit skin.

T: like drinking a glass of lemon sherbert. grainy and chewy as well. dries out on the finish. there is a lingering flavor that reminds me a little of Captain Crunch cereal.

M: a fine carbonation on a light body. the bottle conditioning is well done.

D: dammit this stuff is dangerously drinkable. seriously one of the best APA's ive ever had. find it. drink it. drink it fresh please.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2012 02:17:39 | More by Jimmys
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MadScientist

New York

4.48/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: A pale golden beer that has a slight haze. The rocky, white head pours with a half a finger of foam that leave a slight bit of lacing on the glass.

S: A Medium-strong citrus hops aroma some of tropical fruit along with a strong grassy, dry hopped note. The herbal aroma almost dominates the citrus/tropical hops. There is a low, clean malt sweetness and a moderate floral alcohol aroma.

T: A strong tropical fruit flavor with a medium hops bitterness. There is a medium malt sweetness to support the hops the balance is somewhat bitter. There is a fair amount of fruitiness from the yeast with a touch of spice, almost like a Belgian Blonde, but not a full on Belgian beer but a strong yeast character. The finish is medium. The aftertaste is bitter and fruity.

M: A moderately creamy medium bodied beer with a moderately-strong level of carbonation. There is a light prickle on the palate but not bad.

O: A unique Pale Ale with a big citrus and tropical fruit presence and an almost equally strong spicy and fruity yeast/fermentation character. It seems like a beer that could be classified as a Belgian Pale Ale that's been made with American hops.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2013 01:53:42 | More by MadScientist
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jmstod

Maine

4.47/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Did Maine Beer Company come out of nowhere? I recently saw a bottle of Peeper at a local restaurant but didn't try it. Tonight I picked up a bottle at a local bottle shop and was pleasantly surprised:

Big PshsshP when I cracked the crown.

A: I poured the beer slowly but yet half my glass still filled with foam. The beer was a bit cloudy as some of the yeast from the bottle conditioning made its way into my glass. Big foamy head. A loose foam, not a thick one.

S: Excellent american hop aroma, citsy with some apricot

T: Light malt flavor but very well balanced. The hop flavor and bitterness is perfect. A very smooth tasting beer. It tasted a little hotter than 5.5.

M: Medium bodied, fairly high carbonation levels

D: Excellent, I'll have another

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2009 23:57:21 | More by jmstod
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

4.47/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Acquired from svosie, so a big "Thank You" goes out to her. Poured from a 16.9oz bottle into a mug glass.

A: The beer is a bright gold color, with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a spotty lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains piney hops, citrus and caramelized malts.

T: The taste starts out with a hearty but not too heavy malt character followed by mildly sweet flavors of caramel and citrus. Then a strong but not over-powering hops presence comes in and creates a very good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly hoppy.

M: Very smooth and very crisp, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.

D: Very tasty, goes down quite easily, not too filling, mild kick, excellent representation of style, this is a very good sessionable beer that is worth drinking for a whole evening.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2010 22:09:31 | More by TheManiacalOne
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Kkottonmouthkngz

Massachusetts

4.47/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A: nice golden amber, huge whitish head with super-fine bubbles that come right back any time you decide to swirl the glass. it leaves a fairly non stick lacing for a few seconds but overall it just seems to be a very clean beer.
S: yeast, a little citrus, grassy notes and a bit of hops. theres something a little muddled... oranges but kind of off smelling. its not bad, just kind of different.
T: generous amounts of hops, tangerine, lemon zest. everything going on here is phenomenal and solid. they all seem to blend well together, as this is friggin delicious.
M: just the right amount of carbonation brings this one alive. its moderate prickliness makes the hop profile dance on your tongue, i dont think they could have hit this nail on the head much better.
D: perfect. i dont even mind paying the 5.49 for this, its totally worth it. it goes down so easy, and just keeps getting better and better with every sip. i intend on spreading the love for this one by
means of extras as much as possible.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2011 22:41:14 | More by Kkottonmouthkngz
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silentjay

Massachusetts

4.47/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

a hazy golden copper brew with a delicate pure white head that raises to two fingers, sticks around forever, and laces well.

piney, grassy, floral hops, with some lemon, citrus and bready malts.

grassy hops come first, with a bit of lemon pepper, pine, citrus juice, only a bit bitter at the finish, and flavorful throughout. bready and sweet malts provide a nice balance. one of the most flavorful and balanced of the style I have had to date.

light/medium bodied with delicate carbonation and an almost peppery finish after the swallow.

drinks amazing. I used the word "delicate" a few times to describe this beer, and I mean that in a good way. It must have taken a delicate touch to brew a beer this balanced and tasty.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2011 04:33:34 | More by silentjay
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gfreed

Massachusetts

4.47/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

It's true-- I'm a sucker for a nice label on a shiny bottle. I love those goofy Belgian labels with the pot-bellied, boozy-cheeked monks, and the UK ales with color-saturated pictures of famous decapitators, some with names that contain no vowels. And yet I also like plain labels with nice typefaces, which is what drew me to this bottle from MBC. I'd never heard of them, but the nice label on the shiny bottle sure looked appealing.

This is an excellent find! Spicy, pungent but round-cornered aroma with a touch of oranges and honeysuckle; a spicy, edgy, not-overly hopped taste of citrus and dull pine with a razor-sharp body that will cut right through everything from burger grease to curry. With its modest ABV, this will be a great addition to a summer afternoon. Nice job.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2011 00:26:52 | More by gfreed
Peeper Ale from Maine Beer Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,521 ratings.