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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,878 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,878
Reviews: 1,374
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 66
Gots: 261 | FT: 2
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: kbub6f on 09-22-2001)
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Jparker37

Wisconsin

4.43/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into an Imperial pint.

A - Nice medium sized white head packed with small tight bubbles. Good clarity to its orangish golden color. Left a nice bit of lacing on the glass.

S - Fresh citrus hops, a little tropical. Some piney smells as well. Very wet, fresh smell. Touch of graininess in the background. I can pick up some alcohol after it warms a little bit.

T - Has a solid grainy/biscuity malt backbone. Bright citrus/pine hop flavors mid-palette. Rounded impact of bitterness near the end. Finishes nice and dry. Hop flavor lasts long into the aftertaste.

M - Medium to medium-full bodied, medium carbonation, dry.

O - Great lighter look to this beer for a double IPA. Smell is fresh and bright. Malt holds up well, bitterness doesn't overwhelm nor is sharp. Perfectly dry. Great feel. Excellent example of a double IPA. No wonder why I guzzled the first 5 in the pack down before I took the time to review the final one.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2012 01:04:45 | More by Jparker37
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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,878 ratings.