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Weez - Maine Beer Company

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very good

627 Ratings
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Ratings: 627
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 21
Gots: 49 | FT: 3
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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4/5  rDev +2.3%

TheSevenDuffs, Mar 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

oldmankoch, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of bmwats
3.74/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 500 ml bottle into a tumbler.

A: Black. Pours a 2 finger, tight, frothy, brown head. Settles very slowly, leaving a thick persistent foam blanket and a thick persistent beer ring.

S: Earthy malt, dark chocolate, and a distinct nutty tone.

T: Bitter roasted nuts with a little black licorice.

M: Hearty and roasty, with a bitter finish.

D: Sip and savor.

Atmosphere is really strong. Great persistent head, and thick persistent lacing. Nose is Earthy and malty with nuts and dark chocolate. Bitter nutty character. Overall, this is a good quaff.

bmwats, Mar 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

SCZ, Mar 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

jnardone235, Feb 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

GABrew, Feb 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

jaymo18, Feb 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Teddy-Pickles, Feb 16, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 16.9oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep black color, with a large beige head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains chocolate, floral hops roasted malts and citrus.

T: The taste starts out with a bitter-sweet flavor of dark chocolate followed by a strong hops presence. Then some citrus and chocolate sweetness comes in. The roasted malt character is hearty and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Smooth and crisp, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is dry and slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, good kick, very good representation of style, this is very solid beer to pound down for a while if you’re in the mood for the style.

TheManiacalOne, Feb 16, 2014
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kvgomps, Feb 15, 2014
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chefdave37, Feb 13, 2014
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4.7/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Served out of a bottle into Sierra Nevada IPA glass.

A- Pitch black opaque with solid light tan head.

S- Coffee, slightly smokey aroma (slightly stuffed nose, so it's hard to nail down anything exactly).

t-burnt roast malt bitterness along with classic hop bitter citrus flavor.

M- prickly carbonation.

O- One of the best Black IPAs of all time

Eamonn-Cummings3, Feb 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

jbh26, Feb 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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2.95/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Bottled on 12-31-13

Pours a dark chestnut brown color that appears pitch black and completely opaque in the glass without even the slightest hint if lighter color. There's a two finger, frothy beige head that very slowly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Very good retention with streaks of soapy lacing coating the glass on the way down.

Dank, earthy aroma with prominent resinous, oily hops along with grassy pine needle, a touch of citrus and a slightly smokey, dark malt backbone. Underneath the earthy hops, the smokey element of the malt bill gives off a very subtle phenolic presence but it isn't very distracting or unpleasant. Some liquid smoke and charcoal along with dark chocolate, oatmeal, robust coffee bean and sweeter, dessert-like malt character. The malts begin to overpower the hops as it warms but the nose remains complex and inviting.

On the fuller end of medium body with slight viscosity and soft carbonation. Very dry and bitter up front with the earthy hops and charred malt flavors playing off of each other. Strong sticky, resinous hop flavor up front with grass, pine and spruce tip but it's missing the subtle citrus presence found in the nose. The hops are countered by a deeply roasted dark malt backbone that is somewhat acrid and nearly burnt tasting. The smoke presence is a bit stronger than in the aroma with hints of ash, charcoal and burnt toast along with used coffee grinds, oatmeal and dark chocolate. This beer has a decent balance of hops and malt but tastes very one dimensional with a ton of tongue scraping, dry bitterness and overwhelming roast. Needs a lot more sweetness to balance things out. Overall, this isn't a terrible beer but it's boring, a bit harsh and tough to drink.

corby112, Jan 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

Gww1864, Jan 30, 2014
Weez from Maine Beer Company
88 out of 100 based on 627 ratings.