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Zoe - Maine Beer Company

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1,919 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,919
Reviews: 505
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 8.81%
Wants: 281
Gots: 214 | 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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Ratings: 1,919 | Reviews: 505 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by hopsbreath:
Photo of hopsbreath
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Digital fist bump for mjn5036. Thanks Matt! Poured into a Duvel tulip. Dark ruby body, huge taupe head, ridiculous head retention, ridiculous lacing. Ultimate score for appearance. Fantastic nose that seems to be heavy on the "C" hops. Pine and grapefruit I abundance. The bottle is dated 102711 but the bouquet is still phenomenal. Perhaps it's a little subdued at the moment but it's a hop lovers wet dream. More of the grapefruit and pine on the tastebuds. Not really an amber ale as much as it's an IPA. It's reminiscent of Furious. Nice soft level of carbonation compliments a dry finish. Great beer.

hopsbreath, Dec 22, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Brewed on 9-29-2012.Poured into an imperial nonic a deep amber with a large fluffy off white head that left multiple broken rings of lace as it settled into a frothy mass.Big floral and piney hops really jump out at ya along with sweet biscuit and brown sugar,the malt base is almost as big as the hop onslaught,a great nose.Sticky piney hops really stand out on the palate up front but a big brown sugar and biscuit malt base is there again to stand up to the hops,I get a little earthiness to round out everything in the finish.This is a complex flavor packed red,to me it's like an old school left coast hopped up red,great stuff.

oberon, Dec 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

StevenT562, Mar 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

tbryan5, Mar 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

TimBeaulieu, Nov 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

woodchipper, Jun 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

SanFranJake, Yesterday at 02:25 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

SkiBum22, Apr 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

SuomiHobbit, Jul 05, 2013
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5/5  rDev +19%

bulldogg915, Nov 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

kuishinbo_tantei, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of lordofthewiens
4.45/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This was the second beer I've had from Maine Beer Company, and I have been very impressed. I thoroughly enjoyed Spring Peeper, but this one was even better. In an imperial pint glass the beer was a dark red/brown color with a huge tan head that resembled whipped cream. A nice amount of lace. A really sweet floral aroma, very outdoorsy, and a bit of citrus. Strong pine taste, as well as a little grapefruit. Some malt presence too, making this a very well-balanced beer. You need to find this and try it.

lordofthewiens, Apr 25, 2010
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

NWer, Apr 26, 2013
Photo of SD-Alefan
4.45/5  rDev +6%

Poured from the bottle into a tulip.
Pours a very dark amber color with a creamy. light tan head that left lacing all down the glass.
The aroma is citrus and candied fruit and a hint of caramel. Very nice.
This beer is a taste experience. Lots of tropical fruit up front , then some caramel and biscuit and then that piney, hoppy finish that leaves a bitter dryness on the tongue.
Medium-smooth on the mouthfeel.
Overall, this is a lovely blend of malty and hoppy and somehow manages to be both things at the same time. Wish I could have another right now!

SD-Alefan, Oct 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

DaftPatrick, Jul 31, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +3.8%

speterson1, Sep 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

warnerry, Mar 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

DWolf, Jul 14, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

TTripp725, Dec 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Callmecoon, Apr 05, 2012
Photo of bishopdc0
4.45/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful dark amber thick thick head with pleanty of lace

Beautiful hop aroma eathy piny. Wonderful very fresh

Nice very nice start with a slight caremel malt and quickly becomes hoppy and finishes all hops. The bitter becomes prominant but isn't offensive a well rounded hop taste very nice

bishopdc0, Jan 30, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

SmellsofMahagony, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

TimoP, Oct 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

JakerLou, Jul 20, 2013
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Zoe from Maine Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,919 ratings.