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MO - Maine Beer Company

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2,086 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,086
Reviews: 310
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 198
Gots: 198 | 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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Photo of RyanCave
4.05/5  rDev -5.4%

A: hazy, golden, looks like a hef, thick head that turns very whispy like finely beat egg whites. good lacing,

N: Lemon, Wheat, hay, grass, a bit tart

T: Pine, grass and hay, bitter aftertaste

M: Smooth, refreshing, good carbonation, cucumbery- light bodied and refreshing

O: this is a very good Pale Ale, very happy with it. low alcohol content which means its perfect for a hot summer day. I can see enjoying this next to the ocean or pool. I will absolutely buy this again, and I'm very lucky to have it close to me now, but will seek it out when I move

RyanCave, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of camartin27
4.75/5  rDev +11%

camartin27, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of VonZipper
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

VonZipper, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of thecheapies
4.43/5  rDev +3.5%

"Drink within 90 days of stamped born on date." Stamped, "060413". 16.9 ouncer poured into a pint glass.

I overdid it on the pour. I didn't realize this thing wants to gush all over, and I didn't use care. I ended up with a glass of half beer, half foam. That head ain't budgin', either. Locking onto the walls of the glass, we can see some excellent lacing here from this one. The color of the beer is a hazy golden amber. I wasn't too gentle where I didn't get an occasional particle in the beer here and there.

Bright citrusy and semi-tropical fruit hops all up in this nose! Grapefruit, tangerine, sour mango, and hints of lime all knock on the door of piney-ness and bust in the door. Or, out the foam. There's still a dry and sturdy toasted malt background that fully-realizes the nose of this beer. An exceptional bundle of aromas from an American Pale Ale. MO is kicking ass, so far.

Dry, crisp, hoppy, and refreshing. Loads of great grapefruit pith, citrus rind, and tropical fruit flavors. Hints of floral and pine hops make brief entrances and even more brief exits. Finishes with a dry citrusy twist, pulling out with some lemon and lime. Toasty and crackery pale malts is the other fine half of this beer; super-dry and clean and free from sweeter caramel malt or toffee-like distractions. It wouldn't work with these leafy green hops. No resinous nature here. No dankness. Just a super fresh pale ale with nearly unmatchable quality. Already sold.

Medium body, which seems slightly weight due to the style it falls under. That carbonation is great. You bite through a stocky, but soft, layer of foam before delving into some underlying sudsiness that is tight and blends in with a smooth viscosity.

This is unreal for a pale ale. I've never had Zombie Dust, but the bar has just been raised yet again. My girlfriend and I, we love MO. I absolutely would've brought more than one bottle home from that Total Wine in Fair Fax, Virginia; only, they didn't have more than one. Here's hoping I stumble upon a bounty of this particular brew. For someone who is not big on American Pale Ales, I'd stock the fridge with this all summer. I couldn't imagine getting sick of this.

thecheapies, Jul 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

fredmugs, Jul 15, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -41.6%

WhiteLight68, Jul 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Mongor, Jul 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Userme59, Jul 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Turney, Jul 14, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

BradMacMullin, Jul 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

Bicyclette, Jul 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

teamwiggum, Jul 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Sean9689, Jul 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

nquigley16, Jul 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

dctriman, Jul 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

msondel, Jul 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

WesWes, Jul 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

DonFrap, Jul 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

jaredlook, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of GJ40
4.06/5  rDev -5.1%

Sampled from a 500 ml bottle in a standard pint glass. Dated "060413".

A - Golden with a slight haze and a thick off white head.

S - Fantastic aroma with loads of citrus, pineapple and mango.

T - A firm citrusy bitterness from start to finish. Lingers nicely. It leans toward the dry side; maybe too dry.

M - Moderate consistency with a high carbonation of fine, at times piercing, bubbles. They interfered a bit.

O - A solid west coast style pale ale.

GJ40, Jul 10, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

comfortablynirm, Jul 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Damian74Shensky, Jul 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

IPAFrankieH, Jul 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Psychmusic, Jul 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

CTJman, Jul 08, 2013
MO from Maine Beer Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,086 ratings.