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Zoe - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
94
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1,772 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,772
Reviews: 495
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 266
Gots: 182 | 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: 1,772 | Reviews: 495 | Display Reviews Only:
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Burkie996

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5%

02-26-2014 22:23:20 | More by Burkie996
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TonyY

New York

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

02-23-2014 15:34:06 | More by TonyY
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Tarps68

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5%

02-22-2014 03:48:01 | More by Tarps68
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1%

02-22-2014 00:39:48 | More by MNBeerGeek
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jaymo18

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1%

02-22-2014 00:31:07 | More by jaymo18
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oso

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

02-19-2014 03:06:38 | More by oso
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jbarletto

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1%

02-19-2014 01:57:36 | More by jbarletto
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GABrew

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

02-14-2014 22:46:56 | More by GABrew
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Swaino

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1%

02-12-2014 23:10:17 | More by Swaino
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IronTom

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

02-11-2014 01:28:31 | More by IronTom
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ELECTRONICAnonymous

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

02-11-2014 00:30:27 | More by ELECTRONICAnonymous
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

02-10-2014 20:55:40 | More by Burkbom23
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msondel

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1%

02-08-2014 18:13:48 | More by msondel
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ZEB89

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

02-08-2014 06:51:49 | More by ZEB89
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

02-08-2014 03:42:13 | More by Sparky44
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DBosco

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

02-08-2014 00:51:00 | More by DBosco
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Vonerichs

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev -1.9%

The color is a murky and opaque caramel. Great head, retention, and webbed lacing.

The nose has a heavy malt presence. Bready and slightly sweet. Herbal and pine hops.

Good balance of the bready malt, pine, and herbal flavor. Peach iced tea.

Chewy mouthfeel with heft.

A real nice hoppy red. I appreciate the assertive hops while keeping balance.

02-07-2014 02:22:33 | More by Vonerichs
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bmwats

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -5%

Poured from a 500 ml bottle into a standard pint.

A: Amber hue. Pours a 2 finger, fluffy, frothy, brown-white head. Slow, dry, cratering. Plenty of lacing.

S: Roasted malt, pecans, molasses.

T: Bitter pecan shells, roasted coffee malt, and a bitter hop.

M: Hearty and hoppy. Bitterness hangs on the palate throughout.

D: Sip and enjoy.

Atmosphere is really nice. Great head and some sound lacing. Nose is roasty and nutty. Bitter and roasty with a nice hop. Overall, this is a really good quaff.

02-06-2014 01:55:25 | More by bmwats
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.78/5  rDev -10.2%

This is one of those beers where I am confused and have to ask "is it just me?" I love the aroma with its sweet fruity hops like nectarines and watermelon but the flavor comes across as more winey sweet with touches of floral bitterness. This was a very fresh bottle so I'm inclined to think it's just my palate that simply did not accept the hop varieties.

02-03-2014 21:59:09 | More by KYGunner
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Yes_Ill_Have_Another

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -22.8%

02-02-2014 18:41:12 | More by Yes_Ill_Have_Another
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BigMike

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1%

02-01-2014 00:33:58 | More by BigMike
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JG-90

New Jersey

4.26/5  rDev +1.2%

This bottle was born on 1/14/14, sweet, just over two weeks old.

Zoe pours a hazy deep brown with hints of red. Has a large, thick and creamy tan head with very good retention and almost a complete wall of lacing. Aroma is mostly malt forward, showcasing caramel and toffee. Get a bit of citrusy hops in the nose along with hints of pine and resin.

Taste starts with bread and toffee, then moving to caramel and orange, with a dark fruit and toasty malt, floral, and resinous finish. Mouthfeel is a bit heavier than average, creamy and chewy, with average carbonation.

In my opinion, this is an expertly crafted beer. My tastes enjoy the balance weighted a little more towards the hops, yet this beer is still immensely enjoyable to me.

01-31-2014 20:21:41 | More by JG-90
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kushlash23

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +1%

01-29-2014 21:42:24 | More by kushlash23
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VeganUndead

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

01-28-2014 20:40:01 | More by VeganUndead
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ubenumber2

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

01-27-2014 19:49:39 | More by ubenumber2
Zoe from Maine Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,772 ratings.