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Lagunitas Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

158 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 8.47%
Wants: 4
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HaynerMasonry on 03-23-2014)
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +9%

06-08-2014 23:43:36 | More by thatoneguymike
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megamass

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-19-2014 04:45:37 | More by megamass
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Pat_McWilliams

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-28-2014 22:36:37 | More by Pat_McWilliams
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westcott

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-29-2014 04:59:13 | More by westcott
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KOP_Beer_OUtlet

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-05-2014 16:46:14 | More by KOP_Beer_OUtlet
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

05-23-2014 19:45:40 | More by tyleeis
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djcreepshow

Nova Scotia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

08-10-2014 20:24:03 | More by djcreepshow
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Jfrisco


4.5/5  rDev +9%

06-23-2014 02:32:41 | More by Jfrisco
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BeersIsTheName

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

05-23-2014 14:30:30 | More by BeersIsTheName
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Kochiss

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-28-2014 01:50:49 | More by Kochiss
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

08-17-2014 18:33:52 | More by Gonzoillini
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epitaph_tmaz

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +9%

08-27-2014 23:25:09 | More by epitaph_tmaz
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Hobbit

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-22-2014 03:44:04 | More by Hobbit
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IKR

California

3.8/5  rDev -8%

Appearance: Amber color with a generous-sized, foamy light beige head that slowly faded.

Smell: Piney hop aromas dominate.

Taste:The pine aromas carry over to the taste. The finish ends fairly dry with some mild pine notes.

Mouth-feel: Medium body with a medium level of carbonation.

Overall: Good IPA but I didn't find it that much different from the standard Lagunitas IPA.

05-29-2014 03:46:43 | More by IKR
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Jordanmtate

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +15%

06-17-2014 22:22:41 | More by Jordanmtate
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cwilson2633

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

03-27-2014 03:09:26 | More by cwilson2633
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HopintheSouth

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev 0%

12oz bottle into a pint glass

A-golden dark yellow, almost pale yellow with a thin white suttle head.

S-citrus fruits, pine and loads of sweet almost clementine.

T- Hop bite on the tongue, very slight alcohol forward and aftertaste. Mildy sweet malt profile with tastes of biscuit and slight spice. Very subtle DIPA and extremely drinkable.

M-very light on the palate and great bitterness that lingers with a very mild alcohol taste. Very good in my opinion, a well-balanced DIPA.

Again another great showing of an IPA by Lagunitas. They have really grown on me, and this being my first Maximus I definitely would drink it again. It's not the smack-your-face hop attack that I like when really wanting a DIPA, but it's one where you can easily have 2 or 3 and really feel great about life!

04-11-2014 00:22:42 | More by HopintheSouth
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JBreezyyNY

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9%

08-05-2014 20:35:13 | More by JBreezyyNY
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liquorpig

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

06-08-2014 02:33:49 | More by liquorpig
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BeastLU

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-03-2014 21:59:54 | More by BeastLU
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LakerLeith

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-13-2014 15:24:13 | More by LakerLeith
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CRJMellor

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

06-29-2014 14:25:56 | More by CRJMellor
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CraftBeerTastic

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

Ba Review #287
Served On: 07/18/2014
Glassware: DFH Pint Glass
Labeled ABV: 8.2%
Date/ Code: None

Got this one from Dewey Beach Liquors in Dewey Beach, DE. $12.99 for a 6-pack of 12 oz. bottles. Not a bad price.

Look: The brew was a fairly clear deep golden color with a healthy head of beige foam that created some crazy lacing throughout the duration. Carbonation level was high with an aggressive storm of bubbles rising up. I wish I could have used my Duvel glass for this one but all our beach house had to offer was a DFH tumbler pint. I’m sure this beer would have been even more brilliant in the proper glassware.

Smell: Smooth pine and some sweet hints of orange sherbet; all made for a complex aroma that was very appropriate for a quality DIPA.

Taste: Upfront was a sweet resinous pine with some tangy orange peel. Notes of grapefruit along with a citrus sourness hit in the middle. The finish was a nice bitterness with the citrus hanging on. The aftertaste was more bitterness and a slight sweetness that seemed to carry through from the initial pine resin.

This is a very nice DIPA. The lack of a date code was disappointing. But judging by the satisfying and pungent palate the brew offered, I would guess this bottle was fairly fresh.

07-18-2014 16:43:59 | More by CraftBeerTastic
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Greyam21

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-17-2014 12:46:57 | More by Greyam21
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Westyn

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-31-2014 17:10:20 | More by Westyn
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Lagunitas Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.