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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

4,638 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 4,638
Reviews: 1,437
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 88
Gots: 586 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 09-22-2001

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of SedateSix
3.71/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OneEye78
4.05/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FogDishHead
4.65/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Sebas
4.53/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PvtSnowball
3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stephen_Woods
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good, nice head IPA

Photo of skrabbenhoft
4.31/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KarmicSkrambl8
4.43/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I enjoy this more than Eyeball/Brown Shugga...less than Hop Stoopid and Imperial Stout (as far as Lagunitas)

prefer this to SN Torpedo as well

Color nothing extraordinary...Smell is phenomenal piney-hop blast, overall feel is not special but the taste is one of the better in terms of what i like in an IPA (initial tongue better than aftertaste in terms of strength of flavor)

Photo of Eddyfunt
3.91/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LouZ
4.34/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jooler
5/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

really great hoppy notes, very flavorful

Photo of Alphamale7
4.98/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Love this beer and the name.

Photo of infuturity83
4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBeerbarian
4.09/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of hopnado
4.01/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of grahuba
4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of markcp
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kushon1212
3.94/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of greyghost86
4.43/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a orangish amber into a IPA glass from SA with a beautiful frothy off white head that left a nice lacy trail. Aroma was excellent with citrus piney scent with a bit of grassy smell and a touch of carmel. Taste was same as the nose, with a wonderful bitterness that lingered a full minute after the taste. Would love to try this straight up fresh!

Photo of craftaholic
3.24/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jagzfan86
4.66/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mbertrand2
4.69/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of beddie23
4.65/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Nice ibu is a powerful hoppy beer. After a few you will definitely be feeling good. Has a lot of bitterness to it but I enjoyed this brew

Photo of Mlkluther
3.93/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours clear dark orange Amber with lots of off white head that lingers and leaves plenty of lacing.

Nose has pine, grapefruit citrus, grass, sweet malty caramel.

Taste follows nose closely. There an almost brown sugar sweetness underneath it all.

Good beer. Not as good as Sucks but still good.

Photo of jimpyle48
4.16/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 4,638 ratings.