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Lunch - Maine Beer Company

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world-class

3,007 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,007
Reviews: 521
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 762
Gots: 394 | 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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Kyrojack

Indiana

4/5  rDev -8.7%

07-05-2014 20:20:56 | More by Kyrojack
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Nobcefus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8.7%

07-05-2014 12:01:01 | More by Nobcefus
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zackg9

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +14.2%

07-05-2014 01:41:30 | More by zackg9
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stogirelli

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-04-2014 22:14:02 | More by stogirelli
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ElJosharino

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-04-2014 18:09:52 | More by ElJosharino
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matt2591

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-04-2014 15:46:46 | More by matt2591
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cquinn25


4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

07-04-2014 13:19:10 | More by cquinn25
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KingdomBobcat

Vermont

4/5  rDev -8.7%

07-04-2014 02:32:03 | More by KingdomBobcat
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Dustin201811


5/5  rDev +14.2%

07-04-2014 02:28:19 | More by Dustin201811
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dexterk1

Illinois

4.18/5  rDev -4.6%

Appearance upon pouring is dark orange or maybe light brown. Head was relatively thick on this pour. Good lacing.
Smell was a mix of citrus and green. Some pine and a little malt as well.
Taste is s very nice blend of pine, bitter citrus and a small amount of sweet from the malt. Well balanced and had a nice finish. Al little fruitiness comes through as well(besides the citrus). Mouth feel is about middle of the road for body. Some nice depth.
Overall another excellent beer from Maine Brewing. I have liked every one of there beers I have had. Well balanced with some nice pine and citrus notes. Great all around.

07-04-2014 01:12:22 | More by dexterk1
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SlainteAlbanyNY

New York

4/5  rDev -8.7%

07-04-2014 01:01:13 | More by SlainteAlbanyNY
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strengthdoc

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -8.7%

07-03-2014 17:45:25 | More by strengthdoc
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Bushwacker393

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-03-2014 16:06:51 | More by Bushwacker393
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Canti4341

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-03-2014 14:17:40 | More by Canti4341
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Ant4711

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

07-03-2014 13:07:58 | More by Ant4711
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ChrisAlbertine

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-03-2014 05:23:49 | More by ChrisAlbertine
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Beestin

Iowa

4/5  rDev -8.7%

07-03-2014 04:19:34 | More by Beestin
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Aficionado_Shawn

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-03-2014 03:36:22 | More by Aficionado_Shawn
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

07-03-2014 02:17:09 | More by dailyminefield
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

4.09/5  rDev -6.6%

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a dark brown, nearly black color with a one finger head of a thick creamy head of an off white color. The head fades rather quickly leaving a little bit of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is big of tropical fruit smell of tangerine, pineapple, and papaya mixed with a nice aroma of a ruby red grapefruit. Along with the grapefruit are aromas of a pine and slightly grassy smell.

Taste – The taste begins a much drier than anticipated flavor with some slightly bready and crackery flavors mixed with a moderately strong grapefruit hop. As the taste advances, the grapefruit remains at a relatively constant level with the light level of sweetness that was present upfront (lighter tangerine and tropical fruit flavor) fading and being replaced by more hop flavors. The hop flavors that replace the sweet are a mix of a grassy and pine flavor, with the combination of flavors leaving a nice crisp somewhat drier blend of hop flavors to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is lighter side for a beer of 7 % abv with a carbonation level that was rather average. For the crisp feel of the brew, in conjunction with the drier flavors the slightly thinner body and moderate carbonation were quite nice as they made it quite refreshing and crisp all while not compromising the nice fruit and hop flavors of the brew.

Overall – A nice and tasty IPA that is a bit on the drier side but has a great flavor and drinkability. Quite nice.

07-03-2014 01:50:38 | More by Darkmagus82
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mattycasey

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-03-2014 01:47:55 | More by mattycasey
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daron7

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-03-2014 00:48:57 | More by daron7
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nodder

New York

4.26/5  rDev -2.7%

06/03/2014 date.

A- Pours amber/orange with a large fluffy white head. Lots of fluffy lacing remains.

S- Pine, citrus, sweet malts. Slightly dank. Classic good IPA scent.

T- Very fruity. Orange, grapefruit and pine with a nicely balanced malty backbone. No alcohol taste to speak of really.

M- Medium body with decent carbonation. A great bitter aftertaste.

O- A wonderful IPA. Will have again when I can find it.

07-02-2014 21:46:20 | More by nodder
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handcrafty

Virginia

5/5  rDev +14.2%

07-02-2014 18:04:23 | More by handcrafty
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nut

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

07-02-2014 11:58:24 | More by nut
Lunch from Maine Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,007 ratings.