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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

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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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teg8612

Texas

3.8/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Orange-tinged, amberish color. Large head no matter how you pour. Foamy and just won't lay down.

S- Hops. Grapefruit citrus notes, very floral and pungent. Slight metallic qualities and some light alcohol.

T&M- This has some bite to it. Very bitter hops. Absolutely overpowers the malt though some mild sweetness peaks briefly. Grapefruit is strong but the hops kick you butt until the end. Bitterness builds until I can't finish the bottle. I would say it is medium bodied with some tight carbonation.

D- As one of my first forrays into DIPA's, I didn't think I would ever like them after this one. I have heard some say this is more IPA but I think you guys are nuts and need to give your palate a break. 72 IBU's is damn high. I will have to share my last bottle as I know I couldn't finish it.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2006 13:14:09 | More by teg8612
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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 3,883 ratings.