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Lunch - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,792 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,792
Reviews: 511
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 717
Gots: 339 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our “East Coast” version of a West Coast-style IPA. Intense hop flavors and aromas of tropical and citrus fruits and pine dominate. A subtle malt sweetness brings the beer into balance.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-10-2011)
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16oz. bottle poured into an IPA glass. 06-03-2014 bottle date

(A)- Pours a golden orange color. Produced a beautiful frothy head of white foam with superb retention and sticky lacing all over. Exactly what a great IPA should look like

(S)- Bright zesty; almost creamy citrus up front of lemon and lime that flows into soft bitter pine. The slightest hint at a honey / caramel sweetness in the background.

(T)- Quite similar to the smell. A bit more pine forward than the smell, but still a great array of zesty citrus. A subtle sweetness at the end tops the cake.

(M)- A great carbonation level and balance to this. I would daresay, a perfect balance of citrus, pine, and bitterness overall. Complex, but classic and dynamic.

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a. Cloudy yellow orange color with 2 finger white fluffy head when poured into a pint glass.

s. Almost all grapefruit, not as much complexity as I would expect

t. Mellow Grapefruit and pine

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S: best part of this beer. tons of fruits, lots of citrus, and some pineapple, along with a slight pine at the end. Only reason it isn't perfect is because it couldve been a stronger smell
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Lunch from Maine Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,792 ratings.