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Zoe - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
94
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1,711 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,711
Reviews: 491
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 263
Gots: 171 | FT: 11
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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chefdave37

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

01-14-2014 02:03:37 | More by chefdave37
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

01-12-2014 01:55:50 | More by Syracuse12
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5%

01-12-2014 00:30:02 | More by lonewolfcry
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Mises85

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Got this beer dated "102513" and drank it yesterday. Served in a tulip.

Appearance: Just gorgeous chestnut brown color with 3 finger head that doesn't go away. Head has pillow texture.

Smell: Big citrus, pine, grapefruit, touch of malt, some orange, oil.

Taste: head felt like a pillow, IPA characteristics, biscuit, oily, slight raisin note

Mouthfeel: super smooth although at the end, the alcohol kicks you. Definite IPA bitterness.

Overall: Excellent beer and would definitely drink again. Felt more like a classic IPA with some extra malt character for balance. Another great beer from Maine Beer Company!

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 19:23:52 | More by Mises85
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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

01-10-2014 15:51:31 | More by WhitmansNiece
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Beeranator

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5%

01-10-2014 00:25:30 | More by Beeranator
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mfgreene

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

01-09-2014 17:27:12 | More by mfgreene
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jkball01

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

01-09-2014 04:53:51 | More by jkball01
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773-F-I-B

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

01-07-2014 01:26:05 | More by 773-F-I-B
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DWheeler379

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

01-05-2014 17:26:10 | More by DWheeler379
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Danielr26

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5%

01-04-2014 23:53:09 | More by Danielr26
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edhizdeid

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5%

01-04-2014 05:00:06 | More by edhizdeid
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markcp

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

01-02-2014 15:35:28 | More by markcp
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ZachKelly

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

01-02-2014 00:53:25 | More by ZachKelly
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Zuidman

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

01-01-2014 04:56:37 | More by Zuidman
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cjohns73

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

01-01-2014 00:51:30 | More by cjohns73
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jrand2621

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +1%

12-31-2013 15:27:25 | More by jrand2621
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SirBentham

California

4/5  rDev -5%

12-29-2013 20:08:01 | More by SirBentham
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vfgccp

New York

3.19/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Bottled Jan 2013, opened Dec 2013.

A - Killer looking beer. Stellar bone white head with outstanding retention and sheets of lace. Deep cheery wood ice tea body.

S - A little funky. Wet leaves, old malt, pumpernickel bread, and molasses.

T - This bottle might have sat a little too long. Leafy hops, musk, molasses, raisiny malt, and caramel.

M - Light body. Nice carbonation.

O - Not a bad, but not quite where I'd expect it to be. I think this bottle was a little old. Will definitely try it again.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2013 04:59:54 | More by vfgccp
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Wedcat

California

2.75/5  rDev -34.7%

12-27-2013 23:54:35 | More by Wedcat
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Cheld

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

12-27-2013 03:18:49 | More by Cheld
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dexterk1

Illinois

4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Color is a nice amber with plenty of head.
Odor is a little piney and citrusy. Some malt comes through as well. A little bit of biscuit in there too.
Taste is hops up front. Transitions and becomes more complex. Some malt, toffee and a little grapefruit come through. Ends with some very nice hop bitterness.
Mouth feel is middle of the road. Not overly carbonated and not heavy.
Overall, an excellent beer from Maine Beer. Balanced and complex. Hits many of the requirements for an outstanding beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2013 23:54:12 | More by dexterk1
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jtransel

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

12-25-2013 06:21:48 | More by jtransel
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dsauter

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5%

12-24-2013 22:10:53 | More by dsauter
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WTKeene

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1%

12-24-2013 21:51:21 | More by WTKeene
Zoe from Maine Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,711 ratings.