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Maine Beer Company / Lawson's Finest Liquids Collaboration Time I - Maine Beer Company

Maine Beer Company / Lawson's Finest Liquids Collaboration Time IMaine Beer Company / Lawson's Finest Liquids Collaboration Time I

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115 Ratings
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Ratings: 115
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 6.94%


Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

A hoppy American dark ale incorporating New England-grown barley, wheat, rye, and whole cone hops. Special thanks to Valley Malt for malting up the special batch of local Chocolate Rye and Crystal Wheat.

(Beer added by: sk8man121 on 07-18-2012)
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Reviews by PeterIngemi:
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PeterIngemi

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pored fr a 12oz bottle... Big thanks to my friend Sean for this one.... Poured into a shipyard tulip

A: pours a nice black... Slightly super dark brown around the edges when held to the light.... A solid two finger of slightly chocolaty head, That dissapates slowly and leavs some puffy streaks of lacing.

S: the aroma hear is phenomenal, a very nice citrus hop aroma, reminiscent of tropical fruit, mango,
Passion fruit. Along with a slightly roasty cocoa aroma, beautiful.

T: a beautiful balance of coffe like roastyness, chocolate and tropical fruity hops, these flavors intermingle very nicley.... This is delicious. A nice amount of resinous pineyness... It's like a hoppy mocha latte, yum.

M: medium super creamy body with very nice amoun of medium carbonation. Velvety and delicious....

O: this is an awesome beer, thank you again so much Sean, loved it, creamy delicious and well balanced. I'm privileged to hve tried this.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2012 03:04:03 | More by PeterIngemi
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