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Lunch - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
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world-class

3,299 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,299
Reviews: 538
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 798
Gots: 461 | 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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5/5  rDev +13.9%

Mayhewbc, Oct 23, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev -6.2%

jmryan8, Oct 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

treywinkle, Oct 23, 2014
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewery. 10/9/14.

This is a really pretty beer. Clear and golden with a thick with head. The lacing persisted through the last sip.

Very fruity aroma. Lots of citrus with pineapple with hints of the toasty malt.

Flavor was tangerine and peaches.with a nice bitter lemony finish.

Feel was light to medium with a dry finish. Some nice hop oils, but not overdone.

Overall, an excellent IPA. I was drinking this side by side with Another One and although both are excellent, I preferred the additional complexity that was present in Another One. But you can't go wrong with either.

mr-jj, Oct 23, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -3.4%

chewymangos, Oct 23, 2014
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AaronDio, Oct 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Nick_Bousquet, Oct 22, 2014
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bosshop, Oct 22, 2014
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Ian_G, Oct 22, 2014
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4.95/5  rDev +12.8%

Jagzfan86, Oct 21, 2014
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4.51/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Dogfish Spiegelau glass. Label says 090914.

A- Pours a medium amber color with a 3/4 inch light tan head that retains very well before slowly working its way down to a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly full sheet of surface foam. Fluffy, resilient lacing slides slowly down the glass.

S- Lovely citrusy hops with a nice malt sweetness backing it up. Musty, pungent and vibrant.

T- Good solid bitterness with plenty of juicy hop flavor. Malt sweetness rounds everything out to make this extra tasty. The bitterness is assertive, yet restrained making it damn near perfect. Alcohol is very well-hidden.

M- Slightly sharp with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the lighter side.

O- It's been a few years since I last had this. I remember it being a bit more rustic, similar to a homebrew. It's still fantastic but I think that over the years it's lost a bit of character. No complaints though. One of the MBC beers that's actually worth the price tag.

Immortale25, Oct 21, 2014
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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Lunch from Maine Beer Company
96 out of 100 based on 3,299 ratings.