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Zoe - Maine Beer Company

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1,758 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,758
Reviews: 495
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 266
Gots: 180 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our take on an American amber ale. Complex malt bill delivers notes of dark raisin, chocolate and biscuit. Copious additions of American hops yield notes of pine and citrus.

(Beer added by: deltatauhobbit on 12-03-2009)
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -5%

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mick303

Ontario (Canada)

4.3/5  rDev +2.1%

Dark amber, with a great lacing of medium tan head. Smell is full of earthy caramel, pungent, citrus and pine, quite light. Taste is delicious, yumyum, lots of citrusy hops, a bit spicy, pine notes, strong hoppy profile is matched with a good malt backbone, really dry on the finish with crisp caramel malts, drying out with some black pepper. A perfectly balanced delicious red hoppy ale. Plenty sessionable with a really delicious hop flavour and spice to it, another great beer from MBC.

08-21-2014 16:58:47 | More by mick303
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Texas

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

08-19-2014 10:54:42 | More by blue-dream
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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1%

08-17-2014 16:09:53 | More by _RL_
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Ohio

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4/5  rDev -5%

08-16-2014 05:46:32 | More by BigFatOgre
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5%

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California

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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

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Quebec (Canada)

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Hootie159

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Massachusetts

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alexbutler

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -3.1%

A - Very foamy off-white/cream head after a generous pour into a pint glass. The body is a dark amber and syrupy. Beautiful lacing.

S - You have to lean in for the aroma of a light chocolate. The hops are strong and centered... I wish I had a chance to try this beer a bit earlier. The date on the bottle is 6/17/14.... I'm almost two months late.

T - Well, despite my tardiness, the beer remains damn refreshing. Notes of almonds and chocolate surround the crisp hops. Taste doesn't linger... ends with a nice, clean finish. Medium carbonation.

M - Medium mouthfeel here, almost light. It definitely looks like it would be a heavier beer, pouring almost like a stout.

O - Very tasty amber ale... another win for Maine Beer Company. Steep pricetag, however, over $7.... making this a once-in-a-while beer. If you're a fan of MBC, make sure you give this one a shot.

08-13-2014 01:01:46 | More by alexbutler
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev -7.4%

500 ml bottle, with bottled on date 05/20/2014. Another new beer to me from Maine Beer Company; I have good expectations since these guys have impressed me so far.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a dark caramel amber color, but appears a dark sunset red in the glass. Three big fluffy frothy fingers of khaki tan head. The head recedes to a nice fluffy rocky surface with lots of thin lacing on the glass. On the darker side of things for the style, I would say, but a very nice appearance for the beer.

S - The aroma is very interesting and inviting, also. Very earthy, twiggy, & herbal. Caramel malts, and some yeast. Not a particularly exciting aroma, but the quality of the ingredients definitely shows through.

T - Taste follows the nose - caramel malts, herbal, earthy, and leafy. Some resinous / piney hop presence is noticeable, but I'd say the malts are the more major player. Dark and roasty at times, almost to the point where you forget you a drinking an amber ale.

M - The feel is smooth, creamy, & fluid. Medium-full bodied, with good carbonation.

Overall, another quality beer from Maine Beer Company; these guys seem to put out consistently good beers, and I look forward to more from them.

Maine Beer Company Zoe ---4/5.

08-13-2014 00:30:50 | More by mfnmbvp
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Rhode Island

4.52/5  rDev +7.4%

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California

4/5  rDev -5%

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Zoe from Maine Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,758 ratings.