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Lunch - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

3,267 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,267
Reviews: 538
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 796
Gots: 455 | FT: 16
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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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

alexsergio, Jun 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

DrunkinYogi, Jun 03, 2013
Photo of Chickenhawk9932
4.33/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a bright orange/yellow with a slight greenish hue and a big white head that hangs around till the end and leaves lots of lace.

Smells of fresh grain, bright yeast, orange, lemon, mango, grapefruit and floral notes.

Taste is lively and moving with a wonderful mouthfeel as flavor keeps popping all around. Bitter and sweet orange, lemon bite, fleshy grapefruit, mango, and a slight grain malt backbone that is barely there. A very nice IPA.

Chickenhawk9932, Jun 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

abrodsky, Jun 02, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

UT-Alex, Jun 02, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

tgeorgf, Jun 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -20.3%

thegerm87, Jun 02, 2013
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4.61/5  rDev +5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours golden yellow with a very impressive head and lace. The smell gets you right away with nice hop, citrus and sweet nose. Honestly, you'd think this was a top double IPA from the look and smell. The taste is the best IPA I've had. Typically im not all that impressed with IPAs since double are so much more loaded and well balanced, but this is close to a double in a standard IPA skin. Well balanced is the definition of this beer. The hops, citrus and sweetness blend so nice with a smooth aftertaste. Maine Brewing Company continues to impress me more and more and they appear to be the big up and comer. As far as this IPA, its the best on the market.

sjones5045, Jun 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

jbaker67, Jun 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from Churchkey in D.C.

Bottle date 5/28/2013

Three day old bottle. Über fresh. The beer is clear and yellow with a small white head. The aroma brings a bouquet of citric hops. Absolutely delicious. This beer has been on my radar for some time and it definitely delivers. A showcase for hops. Clean and refreshing with a lovely finish. Outstanding.

Huhzubendah, Jun 01, 2013
Lunch from Maine Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,267 ratings.