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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,897 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,897
Reviews: 1,375
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 67
Gots: 269 | 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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dmatsui

California

3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bombadier into a tulip. 3-finger off-white head with good retention and nice lacing. The brew itself... Looks like 'em all.

Big juicy pineapple, papaya and mango notes in the nose. Fresh, dank and piny resins dominate. Very aromatic.

Just like the nose, big grapefruit and citrus rind and dank are huge. Strong booze, strong bittering hops. A bit heavy on the malt presence, but still really nice.

A great double from lagunitas. I think Hop Stoopid is better, but Maximus is heavier on the bittering hops. I love Lagunitas.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2012 04:49:55 | More by dmatsui
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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,897 ratings.