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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,831 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,831
Reviews: 1,374
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 64
Gots: 248 | 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 foogerd:
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foogerd

New York

3.58/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- copper orange clear body thin eggshell colored head with plenty of lacing
S- tons of floral hops in here along with a really sweet malt bill, grapefruit hop aroma
T- at first i get a buttery smooth almost caramel sweetness and light floral hoppiness and an almost candy like sweet finish, then the hops seemed to have taken a sharp metallic like turn for me, the same sweetness that i thought i initially perceived seemed to vacillate between sweet and metallic which was really odd to me, never seen that before.
M- a bit on the thin side for a dipa but didnt take away from the enjoyment
D- very sessionable
Overall a tasty brew just sometimes the slight metallic flavor was distracting

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2010 20:07:05 | More by foogerd
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I'd go through all the motions with you: A,S,T,M- but lets just go with O.

O- This is the best beer readily available. If you like IPA's go for it. If you don't, go for it. Its great. Its my go to, its my wifes go to. There is really nothing about this beer that isn't outstanding. To be honest, it ruins me- I now can't have anyother IPA without thinking it's lacking something... it's just not Maximus. Stone, Founders, even Lagunitas IPA, none of them can compare. I know its all personal preference but damn this is a damn good beer. Its Imperial, its got a citrus, its hoppy, its strong (beware it'll sneak up on you), and its incredibly delicious.

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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,831 ratings.