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Lunch - Maine Beer Company

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97
world-class

2,816 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,816
Reviews: 512
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 720
Gots: 344 | FT: 14
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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SCbrewdoc

South Carolina

4.05/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased from the Food Co-Op in Hanover, NH. Housed in a 1 pint .9 oz. bottle with a 07/02/13 bottling date

A-Poured into a New Belgium globe glass. 2 finger-sized white head that went down to about a one finger height. Clear with a light copper, orange-yellow color

S- Strong hop aroma with heavy citrus notes. not getting much else other than a faint phenol smell

T- Citrus hops forward that troll into a balanced malt midsection. It finishes with citrussy,bitter hop resin. Quite tasty indeed

M- Has a light mouthfeel. The malt backbone can be felt and does a great job of balancing out the hops. A good beer for a hot day (or any day for that matter).

O- This is one of the better IPAs I have had. Perfectly balanced and the hops are very present. Wish I had purchased more... A great beer by Maine Beer Company

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 23:52:13 | More by SCbrewdoc
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Lunch from Maine Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,816 ratings.