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MO - Maine Beer Company

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MOMO

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,340 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,340
Reviews: 331
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.62%
Wants: 209
Gots: 252 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of SpecialPatrolGroup
4.84/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Super drinkable and a great clean mouth feel. Not overly hoppy and not the typical tropical fruit bomb every other brewery is pushing out these days. At around 6% ABV you can have a few and not be disturbing the neighbors. Enjoyed this one sitting by the campfire on a cool night. I recommend you do the same.

Photo of Yellolab2010
4.19/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of raulazzer
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of CSO
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of SweetChicken
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of jjheinrichs
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of KFBR392
4.16/5  rDev -3%
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.

Photo of NappyB
4.55/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of antott0523
4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | 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.

Photo of murphius1118
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Roser
3.3/5  rDev -23.1%
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!

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

MO from Maine Beer Company
96 out of 100 based on 2,340 ratings.