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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,912 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,912
Reviews: 1,376
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 68
Gots: 279 | 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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Reviews by corey0212:
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corey0212

Connecticut

3.78/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an amber/orange color with an incredible foamy tan head, and an outrageous amount of lacing on the glass. Really impressive looking. Great balance in the nose...hoppy, piney, but not overpowering, and the malt comes through. Great taste, plenty of citrus flavors, and an almost sugary sweetness to the malt...not cloying, and it really keeps the hops from thrashing the taste buds. This is damn tasty. I've oddly ignored Lagunitas up until now, but I"ll be sure to check out as much of their beer as I can.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2008 02:20:01 | More by corey0212
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fitrock2112

Ohio

4.54/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured Maximus into a Belgian Tulip.

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.
Mid palate getting a little light toasted malt with more bitter hops. On the aftertaste getting more citrus and hops.

M - Mouthfeel is medium leaning towards a heavy with medium carbonation.

O - I love this brew. I think Lagunitas has the IPA's down. Highly recommended! Cheers!!

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2014 00:45:22 | More by fitrock2112
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5/5  rDev +25.9%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -37%

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3/5  rDev -24.4%

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3.04/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Aroma of stale peaches, something sour, can't quite place it. Sugars as well. Pours a thin gold, little head, no lacing. Taste is medium sweet and bready, a bit of a hot alcohol aftertaste; not unpleasant, not great. Lagunitas makes a lot of great beers and this just isn't one of them -- thin, sweet, oddly sour.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2014 04:39:00 | More by VALIS666
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Washington

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Pennsylvania

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Tennessee

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,912 ratings.