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MO - Maine Beer Company

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MOMO

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,041 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,041
Reviews: 308
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 199
Gots: 188 | 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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WesM63

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-09-2012 01:20:04 | More by WesM63
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c_patton

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

11-08-2012 18:50:13 | More by c_patton
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theGlasstronaut

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

11-08-2012 18:10:13 | More by theGlasstronaut
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev -13.6%

500ml bottle into a snifter. Bottle stamp is 8/12/12 which puts this at about 3 months old. I threw this in the fridge and consumed it within 24 hours of seeing it for the first time on a shelf. I really wish I could get at least one of these hoppy Maine Beer Co bottles fresher... The brew appears a hazed golden copper with 2 fingers worth of yellowish stained froth. The cap slowly fades leaving thick patches of lace sticking to the glass. Rising bubbles of carbonation maintain just shy of a finger throughout the entire duration.

The aroma contains hop character smelling somewhat zesty like orange. Hints of herbal components are also present with a soft grainy character and mild hint of cheese. The malt is bready and brings with it a hint of sweetness that uplifts the fruited quality of hops that at this point are also started to smelling a bit perfume-like and floral.

The flavor has plenty of hop attributes tasting of the previously described orange zest and minor accenting grapefruit appeal. A hint of cheese and sulfur blend with a cheesy note. The malt is present with a toasty to bready or biscuit quality that while maybe focused a bit more than I would like, is still fitting and appealing in the style. As the brew warms up, the hop aspect really draws into more of an herbal quality with a touch of grass.

This is a medium to lighter bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation that is effervescent yet it is soft enough on the tongue to not distract and help move the flavors across the tongue. The 6% abv is very well integrated and overall this is a pretty solid pale ale. Again, I can only image that this brew is pretty awesome the fresher it is. Since this is the freshest I have been able to get one, I can only call it as it is. It is good and I would certainly drink it again if the opportunity arose. No questions asked if it was fresher than 3 months old of course.

11-06-2012 01:56:24 | More by stakem
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RichD

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-03-2012 00:03:23 | More by RichD
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Todd

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-02-2012 05:48:50 | More by Todd
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pveilleux

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -29.9%

11-01-2012 00:42:28 | More by pveilleux
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Craftonly23121

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-31-2012 19:04:20 | More by Craftonly23121
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seplo

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.5%

10-29-2012 20:10:44 | More by seplo
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Cavanaghty

Maine

4.83/5  rDev +12.9%

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Golden color with about three fingers of white head that lingered from quite some time. Medium lacing on the glass.

Smell: Wow, sweet citrus scents popped right out as I poured the beer, no need to put my nose to the glass for this one.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth and medium to light bodied. Taste was amazing! Bittersweet hops and citrus. Left a bittersweet aftertaste.

Overall: What a spectacular brew, Maine Beer Company needs to keep it up, all the beers from them so far have wowed me in being some of the best so far! Definatly will have this one again.

10-27-2012 20:31:43 | More by Cavanaghty
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DarthKostrizer

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-27-2012 04:42:33 | More by DarthKostrizer
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cestlavie

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11%

10-27-2012 01:14:32 | More by cestlavie
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Dat

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.5%

10-26-2012 05:55:11 | More by Dat
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ThirtsyChef


4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-26-2012 04:40:11 | More by ThirtsyChef
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11%

10-20-2012 00:11:39 | More by tedho21
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neophilus

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev -1.2%

Tawny-straw colored pour. Fluffy white head on top.

Sticky pine hop resin on the nose, pungent hop aroma.

Flavor is light, spritzy and bursting with hoppy citrus with some more pine thrown in. Light but smooth mouthfeel punctuated with bubbly hop bitterness.

Full frontal flavor bud assault from the hops but it cleans up just enough to keep from drying out the palate from the bitterness. Loaded with pine/citrus hops, more than enough to sate the hop fiend.

10-19-2012 21:29:32 | More by neophilus
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rdell17

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-17-2012 03:27:47 | More by rdell17
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bdoggboston

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-17-2012 01:35:15 | More by bdoggboston
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handpullme

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11%

10-14-2012 01:18:53 | More by handpullme
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Burt

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +11%

10-11-2012 22:40:07 | More by Burt
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-10-2012 22:22:08 | More by TheRuss9585
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-09-2012 01:18:32 | More by trevorpost
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natbarr

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-08-2012 01:19:19 | More by natbarr
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claaark13

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-07-2012 19:15:00 | More by claaark13
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silentjay

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-07-2012 05:36:24 | More by silentjay
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