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MO - Maine Beer Company

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MOMO

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,422 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,422
Reviews: 346
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.62%
Wants: 230
Gots: 292 | FT: 16
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:
Beer added by: BEERMILER12 on 02-29-2012

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.
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Happy to have a chance to try another brew from these folks.

Looks good on the pour. Nice citrus nose. Good punch on the mouth, in a refined way. That's how I would define this beer: refined. It's not overdoing it just for the sake of things. Carbonation is a bit much and biting. But overall a very nice drinker.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle, 30 days old, poured into a pint glass.

A- Pours a cloudy, unfiltered looking orange color with a billowy white 2-finger head that quickly retreats to some cream that floats on top of the liquid. Lots of lacing.

S- Fresh citrus nose, lemon and grapefruit. Some pine, some floral esters.

T- Mostly citrus hops, some caramel and pale malt flavors. Slight pine taste.

M-Refreshing. Wet, cool, and hoppy. Tangy hop zing, not overly bitter. Lively carbonation.

O- At first, the nose made me think of American IPA, but it is truly a properly amped-up APA.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

When you spend $6 for a pint anticipating world class flavor, the bar is set high. MO pours a murky off orange color with a couple fingers of head,and decent lacing.

If you are expecting a traditional ale, the aroma immediately lets you know that it is much more: the tropical fruits are prominent like a hopped up quality IPA, and the flavors follow suit.
Overall a nicely balanced hop explosion on your palate.

Whether this fine ale would suit traditional ale drinkers is debatable, regardless it is worth a try for the taste experience alone, and lovers of hoppy IPAs should seek this one out for sure.
There is a certain delectable peach-mango flavor going on here.

Finding that many of the top ranked New England brews worth trying simply aren't available in a six pack, but that doesn't mean they aren't worth the price tag if the bottom line is quality.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On draft at The Black Sheep, Mineola, NY.

Poured a hazy dark straw hue with a one finger frothy white cap. There was Goid retention and lacing.

The smell featured balmy tropical fruit aromas, with a touch of pine.

The taste consisted of thick and resinous waves of apricot, mango and pine atop a chewy muddled pale malt.

The mouthfeel was full with a low level carbonation and lingering hop spice.

Overall a balmy hop bomb that lulls the palate to sleep with the dulling body.

MO from Maine Beer Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,422 ratings.