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Lunch - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

3,090 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,090
Reviews: 523
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 783
Gots: 405 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Aubs723, Jul 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

GDrew93, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

rbrefbeerman, Jul 24, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

16oz. bottle poured into an IPA glass. 06-03-2014 bottle date

(A)- Pours a golden orange color. Produced a beautiful frothy head of white foam with superb retention and sticky lacing all over. Exactly what a great IPA should look like

(S)- Bright zesty; almost creamy citrus up front of lemon and lime that flows into soft bitter pine. The slightest hint at a honey / caramel sweetness in the background.

(T)- Quite similar to the smell. A bit more pine forward than the smell, but still a great array of zesty citrus. A subtle sweetness at the end tops the cake.

(M)- A great carbonation level and balance to this. I would daresay, a perfect balance of citrus, pine, and bitterness overall. Complex, but classic and dynamic.

(O)- An absolutely world class IPA. In a sea of mediocre and forgettable beers made in a style that every brewery thinks they need to make more than 5 different kinds, this one stands out for me in almost every way.

sweemzander, Jul 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

michaeljstraub, Jul 23, 2014
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4.11/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a. Cloudy yellow orange color with 2 finger white fluffy head when poured into a pint glass.

s. Almost all grapefruit, not as much complexity as I would expect

t. Mellow Grapefruit and pine

m. Good carbonation, light in mouth, a bit watery

o. Another great Maine Beer Co. offering.

gonzo000, Jul 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Ns2361, Jul 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Tuggy, Jul 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

abottrill, Jul 22, 2014
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4.43/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: beautiful golden beer, first pour was crystal clear, second pour from end of bomber came out a little cloudy, decent white head that faded fast, with decent lacing
S: best part of this beer. tons of fruits, lots of citrus, and some pineapple, along with a slight pine at the end. Only reason it isn't perfect is because it couldve been a stronger smell
T: follows the smell, lots of citrus up front followed by a nice mellow bitterness and a slightly resin aftertaste. Very easy to drink and very tasty, just wish it had more depth to the flavor
M: Very good, refreshing and not sticky or over carbonated, maybe slightly under

GinjaSlice, Jul 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

dapperdandy, Jul 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

srgj88, Jul 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Lunch from Maine Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,090 ratings.