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Weez - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

781 Ratings
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Ratings: 781
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.18%
Wants: 20
Gots: 75 | 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:
Beer added by: ToasterChef on 06-13-2013

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.
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Ratings: 781 | Reviews: 121 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of BcOneSeven
3.21/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Tim725
4.17/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JAFoley
3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Deep opaque black body with nice dense foamy brown head. Excellent retention and lacing.

S - Citrus, grassy hops, with toasted malts

T - Nice tangy citrus hops upfront quickly overtaken by sugary toasted malts. Some coffee and aftertaste recedes with medicine flavors.

M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Nice and slick, in no way sticky

O - Great black ale. I could see this working really well as a black IPA if it was a bit hoppier.

Photo of WhitmansNiece
4.33/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of -Rick
4.4/5  rDev +12%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spreetaper
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rolltide8425
4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of pottergator
3.68/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AimToCheat
4.44/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Man, one of the best black ipa's I have ever had. This beer is so on-point. It really is every thing a black ipa should be. A perfect balance of hops and roasted malts. I'm really happy to have found this on my recent trip to the east coast. Keep up the great work, MBC!

Photo of Bluetree
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of McMatt7
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dr_Farts
3.16/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

My introduction to mbc, which I feel like is unfortunate because I hear they have such beautiful, wonderfully crafted beers. Pours dark, dark brown, nearly black with lingering tan head and lacing. The nose comes across like a pale ale, with a slight roasty-malty backbone, but predominately hops, but not citra style hops, more east coast or European. Slightly above a medium body, the first thing that hits your taste buds is a roasty malt wave that lasts for a second then almost drops off completely leaving a nice hop aftertaste in the back of the throat.
Overall, not a bad attempt at a very difficult genre. The black ipa is all about balance, where as with this beer it's almost split: Dark in the beginning, ipa in the end. Not bad, but wouldn't buy again.

Photo of heerboth
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesStreet
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Pours a opaque black with nutty brown head. Lotsa bubbles; good lacing.
S- hoppy, nuttiness. Roasted malt, pine.
T- follows nose with a slight tobacco taste
M- medium with a slightly bitter dry finish.
O- nice black IPA.

Photo of Eric_Leon
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of philbe311
3.97/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Three full fingers worth medium brown colored head that is both crisp and airy while being comprised of lots of big chunky bubbles and a rocky top... Rock solid retention... The color walks a fine line between dark brown and flat black... Largely still with just a stray carbonation bubble or two seen towards the top of the glass... The nice is quite whimsical... Equal parts piney and juicy hop resins... There are some faint roasted malt tones beneath the surface... Just the slightest whiff of vanilla as well... The nose was a good indication of what to expect on the palate... There is no vanilla sweetness, but everything else is spot on... The roasted malts and hops ebb and flow while competing for prominence... The mouth feel is on the lighter side of medium bodied... A slightly surprising bite of prickly carbonation... A touch of dryness throughout before finishing with a bit of a chalky presence... Loaded with character... Maine Brewing turns out another winner with Weez... A very well rounded American Black Ale iwth lots of depth and complexity... A terrific brew all the way around...

Photo of clake
4.29/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Snow_Skitch
4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nicholas_Gates
4.3/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Petegrieco
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Omnium
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice and roasty, mild grassy and pine hop character. Aroma is a little weak, but an excellent black ipa. I don't think Maine Brewing can do no wrong

Photo of grahuba
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Uconnelmo
4.3/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yeaprolly
4.29/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris24tian
4.73/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

First off just left Maine Brewery this beer was bottle 7 days ago. I did not get to try it on draft but purchased a bottle. It smells deliciously hoppy. Balanced with dark malt its the best black IPA I have had could be my favorite brew from this brewery

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Weez from Maine Beer Company
88 out of 100 based on 781 ratings.