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Weez - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

601 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 601
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 22
Gots: 42 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hoppy and roasty American IPA, brewed as the dark-colored counterpart to Another One (both beers incorporate the exact same kettle and dry hopping schedule). Weez presents a blend of hoppy and roasty notes on the nose, followed by hoppy resins on the tongue, and finishes with a deep roast.

(Beer added by: ToasterChef on 06-13-2013)
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jplopez21

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

08-20-2014 21:36:33 | More by jplopez21
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Ian_B

Connecticut

3.89/5  rDev -0.8%

Pours a deep black with a tall latte-colored head.

Smells very roasty, with clear notes of citrusy coffee bean and a little bit of dark, raw chocolate. The dark roast flavours are well balanced by fresh, juicy hops which adds some orange with a hint of pine or spice.

The taste is roasty and dark overall, as the hops are very well- blended in both the scent and the taste. The taste, however has a little bit clearer of a hop presence. Chocolate and coffee up front with a burst of subtle but juicy hop resins, before ending on another beautifully complex roasted character.

Was expecting this to be a little more hop-forward -- not to say they are lacking in presence, rather very well-blended and complimentary.

08-20-2014 00:24:18 | More by Ian_B
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blue-dream

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

08-19-2014 10:55:54 | More by blue-dream
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JJSmash

Connecticut

3.92/5  rDev 0%

08-18-2014 22:18:06 | More by JJSmash
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RichH55

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

08-18-2014 22:12:10 | More by RichH55
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skinny_mcginley

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

08-18-2014 13:32:30 | More by skinny_mcginley
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MarkSansone

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

08-18-2014 10:17:27 | More by MarkSansone
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notdriving

Pennsylvania

4.16/5  rDev +6.1%

08-18-2014 02:03:25 | More by notdriving
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev -0.5%

500 ml bottle, with bottled on date 07/01/2014 printed on the label. Another new one to me from Maine Beer Company. Expectations are pretty good, considering I've enjoyed most of the beers I've tried from these guys.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a black colored body with hints of brown to it on the pour. Opaque in the glass with four big fluffy fingers of mocha head. Leaves behind some spotty lacing. Some yeast chunks are visible at the bottom of the glass. Looks pretty nice. 4

S - The aroma isn't very powerful, but it hits it's mark I'd say - a piney citrus hop presence paired nicely with a creamy, roasty chocolate malt bill. 3.5

T - Taste follows the nose - creamy roasty chocolate malt, and a nice piney, citrus hop bite. 4

M - The feel is smooth, creamy, roasty, resinous, and bitter on the finish. Medium-bodied with nice carbonation. 4

Overall, another nice beer from Maine Beer Company. I do probably prefer Maine Beer Company Another One over this one, but both are nice beers in their own right.

Maine Beer Company Weez -----4/5.

08-17-2014 04:24:17 | More by mfnmbvp
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barflybastard

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev -3.1%

08-16-2014 15:13:57 | More by barflybastard
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gonzo000

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

08-15-2014 02:36:58 | More by gonzo000
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TheBeerSipper

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

08-14-2014 11:01:51 | More by TheBeerSipper
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vonnerbeer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

08-13-2014 12:58:43 | More by vonnerbeer
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brureview

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +5.4%

Poured a very attractive deep black-brown color with a 3 F head in a Spiegalgau glass.
Nice lacing.

The aroma at first is strong malt and later there is a strong vegetation smell- not quite rank or barnyard- but close.

The mouth feel was moderately carbonated.

The taste is deep dark roasted malt and less pronounced chocolate( chocolate malt?). There is some hoppy bitterness in the finish, but on the moderate side.

The finish is also very malty- the beer in general has a strong malt backbone which defines its character. Smooth- yet very malty, deep roasted, light bitterness.

This is a black ale- or one could call it a black IPA. It's different than other deep malted
IPAs- there is a lighter touch in the bitterness and finish.

I greatly enjoy every beer I taste from Maine Brewing.

08-10-2014 01:16:14 | More by brureview
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rbrefbeerman

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

08-09-2014 23:04:42 | More by rbrefbeerman
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Wasupmx

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

08-09-2014 00:48:26 | More by Wasupmx
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ronricorossi

California

4/5  rDev +2%

08-08-2014 14:52:01 | More by ronricorossi
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J-Bonestradamus

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

08-08-2014 04:44:15 | More by J-Bonestradamus
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skeene

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

08-08-2014 00:23:41 | More by skeene
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JT99125

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

08-07-2014 14:00:45 | More by JT99125
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gio540

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

08-07-2014 04:17:53 | More by gio540
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

08-07-2014 00:33:22 | More by costanzo_mike
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.8/5  rDev -3.1%

500ml bottle into a wine glass.

A: Pours a very dark ruby color. The head is a finger high, with a khaki shade. Creaminess is good, but retention is a bit lacking. Lacing is somewhat inconsistent on the glass.

S: This has a very rich, defined milk chocolate note to it. It's a note that pairs quite well with the almost tropical hop qualities. Grapefruit, weed, and orange also comes through. After a while, a minor dankness comes through. There is a bit of clashing between the hop/malt interplay, but the individual notes are so good it doesn't really matter.

T: It starts off hoppy with grapefruit rind, weed, and even a touch of tropical fruits. It even shows off its hops in a slightly complex manner. The finish is taken over by its roasted base, bringing a coffee and chocolate-laden aftertaste. Again, it's just like the nose - individually, each note is fantastic, but there's also some clashing between them. Black IPAs are hard to balance, and this doesn't quite hit that mark. It's still a rock-solid beer, though.

M: Rather full bodied, but not creamy. I'll call the finish semi-dry: both the hops and the vibrant carbonation do a decent job of cleansing the palate, although some lingering roast and chocolate flavors are still left behind. Admittedly, it's not very drinkable due it being somewhat imbalanced. But by no means it it a chore to drink.

O: More MBC quality. While it never quite overcomes the inherent problem with many Black IPAs (the lack of cohesion between the hops and roasted malts), it makes up for it by showing off a great hop profile and a great malt backbone at the same time. As impressive as this is, I think Another One would be a superior offering, simply because its maltiness would create more of a neutral canvas for the hops to be shown off better.

08-05-2014 20:49:28 | More by ThisWangsChung
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

08-05-2014 10:54:26 | More by kmos27
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ettbeer

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -49%

08-04-2014 17:44:59 | More by ettbeer
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Weez from Maine Beer Company
88 out of 100 based on 601 ratings.