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MO - Maine Beer Company

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MOMO

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,945 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,945
Reviews: 302
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 190
Gots: 181 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our first run at an American Pale Ale. Flavors and aromas of zesty citrus, passionfruit, and pine present themselves throughout. A very subtle malt sweetness for balance, but this is intended to finish dry.

(Beer added by: BEERMILER12 on 02-29-2012)
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Slemendous

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

03-15-2014 20:20:20 | More by Slemendous
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trapper2408

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

08-15-2013 14:06:47 | More by trapper2408
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klesniew

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

03-16-2014 00:02:05 | More by klesniew
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

10-10-2013 16:51:04 | More by thegerm87
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rderedin

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

08-17-2013 18:31:42 | More by rderedin
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Mikecap

Louisiana

3.3/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Pours a very light gold with a thin whitish head that fades quickly, leaving lacing along the sides of my pint glass. Carbonation is clearly noticeable.

Smell: Not as much as I expected but there are some grassy notes with some citrus fruit undertones. Decent smell to it but doesn't beg me to taste.

Taste: Citrus fruit, maybe some lemon and tangerine, but this could benefit from some more hoppy character in my opinion.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied for an APA with slight creaminess and a lot of carbonation. Goes down fairly easily.

Overall: This is only the second beer I've tried from Maine Beer Company and it definitely doesn't live up to the hype for me. It was ok, but definitely not something I'll rush to try again. I'll take SNPA over this all day.

Serving type: on-tap

07-06-2013 15:01:35 | More by Mikecap
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Roser

Virginia

3.3/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A- cloudy golden hue. Big frothy ivory head (creamy like meringue). Very light lacing.

S- earthy, lightly floral, herbaceous, very piney and resinous.

T- some spice, fairly tart. Moderately bitter. Surprisingly, given the pine and resin nose, not much of that came through in the taste.

M- medium, crisp.

O- a solid beer. Good. Slightly disappointed as I'd never had a Maine Beer Co. beer and was really looking forward to it, given their reputation. I wouldn't argue with anyone who thinks it's great, but not worth having again, for me.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 23:23:10 | More by Roser
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dasenebler

Maine

3.35/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

16.9oz, dated 2/23/12.

Pours a hazy amber with a very nice and thick head. Great lacing and solid retention.

Aroma is subtle, but nice, with fruity, tropical hops. Mango, apricot, peach.

Assertively bitter, with a semi-dry, bready malt flavor with just a hint of caramel malts. Not as much hop flavor as expected, some earthiness. Very bitter finish, which is surprising for an MBC beer, since they are usually far less bitter in the back. Mouthfeel is very smooth, with creamy medium carbonation.

This is a good Pale Ale, but I expect a lot more from MBC. A pretty underwhelming offering when compared to the quality of Peeper, Zoe and Lunch.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2012 22:10:45 | More by dasenebler
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.38/5  rDev -21%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

16.9oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Dated 2/28/12. Consumed on 4/2/12.

A: Pours a clear, light gold color. The large, creamy, pillowy head has superb retention. Thick foamy rings of lacing cling all the way down the glass.

S: Aromatic hops: piney and floral with subtle hints of mango and orange. Malts scents of bread, flour, and grain. Yeast adds a touch of chalk and must.

T: Green, plant-like hop tastes open. Hints of tangerine and lemon rind. Dry grainy tastes emerge as the hops start to fall away. Cheerios and toast come to mind. Slight peppery accent. This beer is bone dry. The finish is almost non-existent, just a ghost-like dry graininess and some hop oils that fade in a hurry.

M: Light in body, slick, a touch oily (from the hops), and pretty smooth. Slightly coarse astringency. Not a bad mouthfeel.

O: Just too dry for me. The malt bill seems emaciated.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2012 04:29:50 | More by ryan1788a5
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PretzelsNBeer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

11-24-2012 21:31:06 | More by PretzelsNBeer
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Tom_the_Sad_Sailor

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

12-07-2013 07:57:47 | More by Tom_the_Sad_Sailor
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ConradKenney

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

07-15-2014 11:10:00 | More by ConradKenney
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rjp217

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

01-04-2014 14:56:19 | More by rjp217
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Atomicskis5

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

07-01-2013 00:00:36 | More by Atomicskis5
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

04-09-2012 20:27:42 | More by IdrinkGas
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MarkFy

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

03-18-2014 01:40:15 | More by MarkFy
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

08-02-2013 15:33:50 | More by JohnK17
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cofeeguru

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

06-28-2013 21:26:47 | More by cofeeguru
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

04-20-2014 15:02:41 | More by Mikeynas
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BostonPhilly

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

06-24-2013 18:13:07 | More by BostonPhilly
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nh2032

New York

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

04-15-2012 00:05:44 | More by nh2032
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blkcld

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

07-27-2013 18:33:58 | More by blkcld
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Shnanign

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

06-17-2013 16:10:54 | More by Shnanign
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jk3

New York

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

03-28-2012 22:27:19 | More by jk3
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RayOhioFelton

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

08-14-2013 03:02:41 | More by RayOhioFelton
MO from Maine Beer Company
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