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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,921 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 3,921
Reviews: 1,376
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 69
Gots: 282 | FT: 1
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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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 3,921 ratings.