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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,928 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 3,928
Reviews: 1,376
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 69
Gots: 283 | 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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russwaddell

Virginia

4.15/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A crisp, drinkable IPA. That is a good thing.

Big head bordering on creamy with loads of lacing, clear brassy color.

Great nose. Fruity, slightly spicy, maybe a bit meaty. Oh crap I just snorted it by accident.

Good balance, not that bitter or sweet, some sour notes, spiciness is really in the background.

Refreshing carbonation is tingly without being fizzy. Thick enough to give it some body but not overwhelming.

Goes down easy. Alcohol is noticeable up front but really lingers in the finish.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2010 01:15:03 | More by russwaddell
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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.
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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,928 ratings.