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Lunch - Maine Beer Company

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3,513 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,513
Reviews: 554
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 830
Gots: 528 | FT: 19
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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Photo of klav
4.45/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Matty123
4.16/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of brpendergast85
4/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jeffstinson
4.68/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Phenomenal. Nose is subtle, yet resinous and oily, pungent taste. A staple of what an IPA should be like.

Photo of Jaxbrew
4.91/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

My favorite Maine thus far, but I haven't had dinner yet.

Photo of Highbury09
4.41/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JooJooEyeballs
4.98/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

The East Coast's best brewery. Love this beer (yes it's West Coast styled).

Photo of Jack_Malts
4.78/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of my favorite beers from my favorite brewery, what can I say? Pours a hazy orange with a big frothy white head. Smells beautiful, nice pineapple sweetness, some good mango, very faint pine, some candied citrus.

The taste is a bit more bitter than the nose would suggest, big hop bitterness up front, pine is there, some more bitter citrus rind, maybe a bit of lemon zest. Underlying candy/malt sweetness, the finish/aftertaste are the best part if this beer-the floral/aromatic hops come out with smooth sweetness and a bit of lingering bitterness. The aftertaste lasts and lasts. Mouthfeel is creamy, medium to light, nice astringency, very dry and lasting finish.

The depth and complexity of this beer always astounds me, each sip is like a flavor odyssey. The flavor develops and changes as it warms, turning a bit sweeter and more floral. It's a great beer that deserves it's reputation. Any hophead should seek this one out, it's a true fresh gem of an ipa.

Photo of Leeds_xx
4.66/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dsutton5
5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Scipio3
4.91/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Fergieferg
4.66/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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4.96/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of TylerKitchens
4.89/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Critters
4.55/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DHS1029
4.4/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of gobuccos
4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of jessedgood
5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of Cbirds
4.52/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

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4.72/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.44/5  rDev +1.1%

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Lunch from Maine Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 3,513 ratings.