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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,883 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,883
Reviews: 1,374
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 66
Gots: 264 | 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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iDrinknewglarus

Wisconsin

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

A: Golden orange. Small IPA head. Very clear and with carbonation streaming. Decent lacing.

S: Big on the tropical fruits. Mango and pineapple dominate. Sweet malts. It isn't super super strong, and it smells a bit faded... I think I may have gotten an older bottle. Despite this, it still has a great aroma.

T: Tastes like it smells. Kind of like taking a big bite of mango and pineapple, yummy! Generic malt sweetness to balance out the hops without taking their presence away. Not massive flavor, again, it tastes like a shell of what it could/should be. The alcohol is somewhat present throughout, and seems to leave a warmth in my throat in the aftertaste. It almost tastes like a fruity cocktail. Finishes pretty clean. Not a whole lot of bitterness. Does not have a dry finish.

M: Kind of thin, actually. Medium-high carbonation, but small bubbles. Thin and boring.

I picked this one up at a grocery store, although it was refrigerated, there is no telling how long it has been there. I've had Lagunitas before and this one just tastes faded. That being said, what flavor was there was very very nice and what I look for in a DIPA. I wish Lagunitas would put a date on the bottle.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2011 02:40:15 | More by iDrinknewglarus
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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,883 ratings.