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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

4,787 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 4,787
Reviews: 1,462
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 95
Gots: 713 | 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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Ratings: 4,787 | Reviews: 1,462
Photo of zmbgrafx
3.73/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RBrenchak
3.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MarkLinton1
4.34/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a beautiful amber hue with frothy two finger head that holds nicely. Hop explosion that you expect from a 2X IPA. Grapefruit, pine and somewhat nutty taste. Nice earthy malt balance and very smooth mouthfeel. Lagunitas never disappoints.

Photo of Slightly-Stoopid
4.29/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sambo4
3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mjbrandt18
4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Tuckerster
4.45/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of John44
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drew_V_dt
4.21/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Lettsgo3
3.81/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JimGlonke
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Very hoppy and smooth. A palate wrecker of hops.

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

Photo of mabermud
4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopkingGonzalo
4.28/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LutherBrau
3.52/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zelig
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MjamesL
3.9/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nevbo
3.93/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Typical Lagunitas hop explosion. Could use more maltiness to balance this out. Good for the price and availability though.

Photo of jondavidsson
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DanielGJ0
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Photo of KChristie87
3.57/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

An amber colored tint to it. Less than a finger head. Smell gives off a little pine, lemon, and grapefruit. Taste wise you get some grapefruit and a hint of lemon. Feels great. Overall a great beer. Lagunitas is hard to not like.

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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 4,787 ratings.