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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,917 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 3,917
Reviews: 1,376
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 69
Gots: 280 | 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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TheLiterati

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a coppery amber color, with a finger high head that yields to a nice lacing. Nice presentation.

Smells of pine, woods, hops – very earthy, almost musky, but hints at the flavor to come.

Mouthfeel is full with a nice amount of carbonation – a little different than what some have observed, but this bottle somehow seems fresher than others I’ve had in the past.

Taste is super hopped, with smoky, woodsy undertones and a nice maltiness to boot. Aggressively hopped, this DIPA is not coy about what it is…I like that in an IPA!

Definitely drinkable!

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2006 06:11:53 | More by TheLiterati
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A - Pours a clear dark golden with a two full fingers of white head.

S - Nice aroma on this IPA. I'm getting tropical paradise of pineapple, citrus, orange, maybe slight coconut.

T - Very nice flavor here as well. Getting grapefruit, pineapple, citrus, pine needles.
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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,917 ratings.