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MO - Maine Beer Company

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MOMO

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,943 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,943
Reviews: 302
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 190
Gots: 180 | 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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Yellolab2010

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-29-2014 00:22:51 | More by Yellolab2010
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raulazzer

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-28-2014 14:03:57 | More by raulazzer
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richobrien

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-28-2014 02:31:39 | More by richobrien
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CSO

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-28-2014 00:15:34 | More by CSO
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SweetChicken

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

05-27-2014 23:36:45 | More by SweetChicken
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krampert11

New York

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-27-2014 15:18:22 | More by krampert11
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-27-2014 04:01:55 | More by jjheinrichs
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KFBR392

Illinois

4.16/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottled on 5/6/14

Appearance: Big head of about three fingers on the pour. Bold orange color with a murky transparency. Sticky rings of lacing left behind at each level. Below to average active carbonation in glass while drinking.

Smell: Definitely big pine front. Crisp, sharp medium bodied fruits play well off the pine lead-in. Resinous pine continues to dominate into the body. A touch of a bready, caramelized malt body is found on the back end.

Taste: Surprising fruity front with highlights of melon, apricots, and tangerines. That tangerine sweetness continues to open up on the body and joins force with a bready malt backbone. Some mildly bitter pine is picked up on the body but isn't as big of a player as I expected after the aroma. The slightly dry finish give a great opportunity for the medium bodied fruits to continue to shine through.

Mouthfeel: Pleasant blast of fruits, malt, and some pine yields to a balanced finish which continues to allow those tones to showcase themselves. Carbonation is bright and adds a pleasant crisp texture while drinking.

Overall: Another fantastic offering from MBC. Would never hesitate to try an offering from these guys. Seek it out.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2014 00:04:59 | More by KFBR392
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NappyB

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-26-2014 22:59:17 | More by NappyB
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snowmageddon

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-26-2014 15:06:58 | More by snowmageddon
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adamhand

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-25-2014 01:27:56 | More by adamhand
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EdwardK77

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-25-2014 01:11:41 | More by EdwardK77
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stogirelli

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-24-2014 22:30:30 | More by stogirelli
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antott0523

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

5/4/2014 bottle date poured into a pint glass.

A: Hazy straw color with a foamy white one finger head that leaves an large amount of lace. No visible carbonation.

S: Strong hop notes of grapefruit and pine. A hint of sweet notes along the lines of mango, passion fruit and papaya.

T: Generic bitter citrus hop notes. Long, moderately dry and tart finish with notes of pine and citrus pith.

M: Moderately carbonated with a lingering dryness.

D: Highly drinkable, though I was disappointed that the sweeter fruit notes did not translate through to the taste. It's extremely fresh, crisp, which seems to be the trend with MBC beers.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2014 20:23:17 | More by antott0523
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murphius1118

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-24-2014 19:47:43 | More by murphius1118
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huddyball

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-24-2014 19:42:11 | More by huddyball
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patford100

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +16.8%

05-24-2014 12:55:01 | More by patford100
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jimmygord

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-24-2014 04:47:00 | More by jimmygord
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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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batfireman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-23-2014 21:39:31 | More by batfireman
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Austin_Cohen

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

05-23-2014 02:18:54 | More by Austin_Cohen
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Mike_Lepley


4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-22-2014 00:55:10 | More by Mike_Lepley
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JefferyYoung

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-21-2014 15:46:19 | More by JefferyYoung
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nut

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-21-2014 12:01:05 | More by nut
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fthegiants

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-21-2014 05:42:02 | More by fthegiants
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