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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

4,131 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 4,131
Reviews: 1,392
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 81
Gots: 375 | FT: 0
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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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

MisterE, Jan 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Trilogy31, Jan 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

BigJohnny, Jan 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

roskelley, Jan 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

TheLevi4000, Jan 26, 2013
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5/5  rDev +25.9%

troegaarden, Jan 26, 2013
Photo of xnicknj
3.63/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into tulip

Clear copper golden pour with a crop of white head resting on top. Fades slowly, retaining with bubbled film and leaves spotted, patchy lacing on the glass.

Piny citrus nose with bitter hops, grapefruit peel and a faint dash of tropical fruit. Bready malts, light honey sweetness, soft warmth.

Pleasant, yet aggressive bitterness on the tongue right up front. Punchy citrus and grapefruit with a spike of piny resin. Bready malts, toasted grain, caramel and honey. Alcohol warmth pokes through, finishing bitter and dry.

Medium body, slightly higher carbonation, bubbly and sticky on the tongue. Solid West coast DIPA, plenty of hop character, although this isn't my favorite from them.

xnicknj, Jan 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

YalovaIA, Jan 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Cramerican, Jan 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

dkline72, Jan 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

OMsweetOM, Jan 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

thehead92, Jan 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Ironcityblackand, Jan 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Kelp, Jan 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Jameswoody, Jan 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Lovely85, Jan 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

od_sf, Jan 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

abex44, Jan 22, 2013
Photo of MDDMD
3.84/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-orange amber color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-bready malt, pine, citrus, floral hints

T-toasted bread, grapefruit, orange, pine, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-a nice DIPA but would prefer a little more hops and a little less malt

MDDMD, Jan 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

fivetime, Jan 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

ninaturner, Jan 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Tilley4, Jan 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

bostonryan, Jan 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

josephwa, Jan 21, 2013
Photo of SometimesIfart
5/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Pours a clear orange-ish white with a massive three finger off-white head. Leaves great amount of large spiderweb-like lacing.

S - Banana, Mango, slight grapefruit, kiwi, lemon. Smells very tropical and delicious.

T - Mango upfront, small amounts of grapefruit, mango in the middle, and more mango in the finish. Slight amounts of malt also makes it's way through. Exactly the taste I want in an IPA.

M - Light bodied with heavy, cold carbonation. Sits perfectly.

O - Overall, a fucking delicious IPA. Seriously great. Holy shit is this wonderul. I will definitely have this one again. Best , most perfectly balanced beer I've ever had. Hands down a Heavyweight champ right here. I've been advocating beer for the past 8 months to find something this great and I finaly have. Thank you Lagunitas!.

SometimesIfart, Jan 21, 2013
Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 4,131 ratings.