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Lunch - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,715 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,715
Reviews: 507
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 702
Gots: 326 | 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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dphillips

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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mrchrisray

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured 16.9 oz bottle dated 12/03/13 into a New Belguim globe

A-Pours clear golden orange with almost 2 finger head. Leaves a nice fine layer of suds and lace.

S-Nose is piney, lemon, orange, some subtle grapefruit notes, tropical fruit and biscuit.

T-Taste is bitter grassy, pine up front, fruity grapefruit notes on the end.

M-Mouthfeel is carbonated, fruity medium bitterness, well balanced complexity.

O-Lunch is a superbly balanced, expertly crafted IPA. Amazing! Great job again MBC!

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2014 22:02:55 | More by reebtaerG
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -3%

02-01-2014 13:47:28 | More by JamieDuncan
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Jonada

New Jersey

4.4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottled on 1/14/2014. Served in a DFH signature glass.

Appearance: Pours a dark amber orange color with 3 fingers of an eggshell colored head. Nice retention and lacing. Body is hazy.

Smell: Grapefruit and pine are the most noticeable with tangerine, pineapple and mango notes as well well as a light malt sweetness.

Taste: More of the same as the aroma with more tropical notes and less pine. Mango and grapefruit stick out the most with just enough malt sweetness to balance it out really well. Bitterness was surprisingly low.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and crisp with medium levels of lively carbonation. Very little alcohol presence and easily drinkable. Very dry finish

Overall: I can see why this beer is so sought after. Lots of hop flavor for the hop heads out there, but also easily drinkable and approachable for those who may not be a huge fan of the style. Overall an excellent IPA and one I wouldn't hesitate to seek out again.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2014 03:53:08 | More by Jonada
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Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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Connecticut

5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -8.7%

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New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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LMH88

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -8.7%

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Lunch from Maine Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,715 ratings.