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Zoe - Maine Beer Company

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2,029 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,029
Reviews: 522
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 8.81%
Wants: 289
Gots: 263 | FT: 15
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:
Beer added by: deltatauhobbit on 12-03-2009

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.
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Pours darker amber, hazy with lots floating in it. Faint soft glow form orange hue and a tinge of ruby. Fat head of khaki colored foam that hugs the glass, is terribly creamy, lasts and leaves striking lace. Nose is biscuity malt with a touch of light brown sugar. Orange, caramel and pine. A trace of herbal scent to the nose as well. Mouthfeel is medium but lies to you and tells you it's lighter. You almost believe it too. The biscuit is soft and creamy. Hints of brown sugar and soft light caramel. The hops are fruity with a touch of orange a bit of pith and a nice gentle pine. The taste overall is a bit bland. The body of the beer is so soft I guarantee that will be your first thought. " How smooth, creamy and soft." There is a substantial bitter that takes the finish and leaves you with that bland biscuit and some pine. There is a moment of resinous stickiness on the tongue but it's not got enough flavor to it.

I thought the softness of the malt in this was remarkable but that the flavor was lacking in boldness. It could have been more dynamic.

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Zoe from Maine Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 2,029 ratings.