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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

4,739 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 4,739
Reviews: 1,453
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 94
Gots: 672 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 09-22-2001

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Photo of Bugcatcher
4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good for the price. Another great brew from lagunitas.

Photo of tekstr1der
4.62/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Copper pour with two fingers of fluffy white head. Great looking. Aromas of pine and grapefruit, with some malty hints of biscuit and bread. Flavors translate from aromas, with a very smooth semi-sweet mouthfeel. Good stuff as always from Lagunitas!

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

Bottled on January 2nd, 2015. Poured into a tulip.

A: Pours a golden color with a dense head of white foam that caps the beer perfectly. Lots of lacing with excellent head retention.

S: Clean pine with some faint floral and citrus hop aromas coming out. Also a good amount of biscuity malts that stack up fairly well to the hops. Not as aromatic as I would expect for a double IPA, but good nonetheless.

T: Crisp flavors of pine and citrus with biscuity malts. Good balance between malt and hops with only moderate bitterness.

M: Medium body with a medium-high amount of carbonation. The finish is slightly bitter but it is tolerable and doesn't linger.

O: Overall this wasn't outstanding, but it was a solid double IPA. Not as huge as I would expect for a beer of this style, but it was good. It has good balance and is very crisp and refreshing. Personally I liked this a lot more then Hop Stoopid from Lagunitas. I would drink this again.

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

Photo of Csylvia14
3.78/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brpendergast85
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mbmiche
3.58/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of reptile3141
4.27/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
3.34/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jwenzel019
3.74/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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

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

A very tasty ipa without the strong lingering happiness. Defiantly up there in my list!

Photo of vikingron
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crbnfbr
3.92/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bigdood33
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Johncnh
4.49/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of skaboom420
3.78/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psweendogg
3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Steve78
4.46/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gruss004
3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of saeh
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Craigalator
4.47/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ryancthomas7
4.23/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hayden34
4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

While not nearly as awesome as Lagunitas Sucks, this is still a solid IIPA.

Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 4,739 ratings.