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Zoe - Maine Beer Company

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1,714 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,714
Reviews: 491
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 263
Gots: 172 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 12 Nov.

A mildly hazy dark amber with a dense, khaki head with good retention and nice lacing, this looks good. The blood red highlights are nice too. The nose!talk about hops! So fresh and fragrant! Pine, mint, juniper, citrus, grapefruit, all wonderfully integrated and juicy, this is a beautiful expression of hops. Leaning heavily on aromatic hops and less on bittering hops, this is clean and soft, lacking in grassy notes. Caramel and toffee are present, pulling this deep into Nugget Nectar territory. A little bit of brown sugar is present as well. Awesome stuff.

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Serving type: bottle

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Zoe from Maine Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,714 ratings.