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Lunch - Maine Beer Company

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2,213 Ratings
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Ratings: 2213
Reviews: 473
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%


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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busterthecat

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Date on bottle 05/18/11. Poured into the large allagash chalice.

A- Pours a semi-transparent light brass hue that sits a nice copper orange in the glass. A casual pour creates a huge milk white foamy head that stays around for a while. Lacing is an intense sea foam.

S- smell is mild, pineapple mostly. Some soft biscuity note but not much. Decent for an IPA.

T- A sharp zesty bitterness upfront with a unique woodsy dry pine flavor that leads into more of the zesty pineapple type of notes with some grapefruit spritz. The hops are a fresh and zesty blend. The mid is where the upfront bitter quality melds into more of a soft and mild toasted toasted malt and light oatmealish flavors in the end and finish. Quite complex.

M- A sharp dry initial champagne feel on the palate that really widens and becomes moist. The body rounds out and begins to dry very well after finishing a sip. The bitterness is mellow on the palate and the light fruity qualities of the hoppy pineapple notes do rest on tongue. Some abrasive feel on tip of tongue after drinking for a bit.

O- A great IPA. Lots of variety in the taste department during a sip. I strongly suggest picking this beer up.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2011 12:37:21 | More by busterthecat
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Lunch from Maine Beer Company
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