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Zoe - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
94
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1,816 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,816
Reviews: 500
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 272
Gots: 191 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into the MBC ale glass

A: dark ruddy color with an ecru head that compacts from a finger to a half finger, with soapy lacing the whole time. Creamy tight carbo. slightly hazy, not hazy but not clear.

S: light quad notes. figs raisins and peppery yeast and breadiness. Hops are mild, piney and welcome.

T: Some malty tea notes with sweet dark fruit. The bitterness causes a sharp counterpoint mid-quaff. spicy yeast notes are mild.

M: Creamy medium-full body and nice velvety mouthfeel. Malt shines on finish with a slightly phenolic finish. Finish is neither dry nor cloying.

O: Another great showing from Maine Beer Company.

Scrapss, Jul 23, 2014
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look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

My first ever BA review (YAY!) It certainly took me long enough to get around to this, now I'm going to have to retry all of the 300+ different beers I have drank so I can take some notes on them!

Appearance- Pours very well with a beautiful reddish color and a well formed head atop the brew.

Smell- Doesn't smell like much til it warms up. Maltiness with a hint of apples. Not offensive but not great either.

Taste- Initial taste of bready malts and nuttiness. Very long finish for an amber, loads of earthy bitterness. I would rate it higher but there is a slight astringency going on here that keeps it behind the truly elite Ambers out there.

Mouthfeel- Very solid. Slightly creamy and highly carbonated to the point where I can feel the bubbles dancing on my tongue.

Overall pretty good, but certainly not worth the $7.99 I paid for a 16.9 oz bottle when I can get a sixer of Troegs Hopback for $10.

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Zoe from Maine Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,816 ratings.