Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company
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Reviews by DrMalt:
4/5 rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Sampled from a 22oz growler during an IPA/DIPA tasting.
Poured a dark golden body with a white 2 1/2 finger head. Head retention was good.
Aroma was very pronounced with smells of grapefruit, orange & an perfumy piney smell.
Taste was definitely in favour of hop bitterness yet lots of balancing malt.
I really liked the mouthfeel this beer created. It was well balanced in its body. Not too thin yet not overwhelming.
Again the drinkability was similar to the mouthfeel in that it offerred loads of hops, was well matched by the maltiness but not too chewy.
Had this many times before & got to sample against some other similar DIPA's. It was my 2nd of 6 offerrings. A very drinkable DIPA.
Serving type: growler
02-04-2007 20:08:32 | More by DrMalt
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