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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

4,055 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 4,055
Reviews: 1,383
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 75
Gots: 348 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 09-22-2001)
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Treb0R

Oregon

3/5  rDev -24.4%

12-13-2012 15:16:48 | More by Treb0R
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-13-2012 05:09:46 | More by cliff1066
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greid

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

12-13-2012 04:09:03 | More by greid
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Nerlman


3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-12-2012 19:28:30 | More by Nerlman
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marcmylott

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

12-12-2012 17:28:01 | More by marcmylott
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ebenicr

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-12-2012 05:55:35 | More by ebenicr
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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Evan47

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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Beezee

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

12-11-2012 07:40:45 | More by Beezee
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

12-11-2012 06:51:34 | More by CA_Infidel2o9
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jeddis1

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

12-11-2012 04:05:36 | More by jeddis1
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DoreenAndDave

Maine

4.23/5  rDev +6.5%

Beer is a clear copper color with a thin head. Aroma is hoppy with notes of fir and citrus. A bit of caramel or bread, too. Taste is a bit of malt up front, followed with a serious hop blast. The finish is bitter hops with lots of dry grapefruit. Mouthfeel is good. It's nicely carbonated and there is just a hint of alcohol warming. Overall, an excellent double IPA. Hoppy and assertive.

12-10-2012 06:38:14 | More by DoreenAndDave
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

12-10-2012 00:54:18 | More by AdamP
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benjada

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-10-2012 00:45:55 | More by benjada
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GRinCH

California

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

12-09-2012 08:49:49 | More by GRinCH
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Hellyeahimdrinking

California

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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Toadhopper

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

12-08-2012 14:02:41 | More by Toadhopper
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-07-2012 23:07:23 | More by Damian74Shensky
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OCdrummer7271

Texas

5/5  rDev +25.9%

12-07-2012 05:24:56 | More by OCdrummer7271
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-07-2012 02:18:43 | More by ssimpson89
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev -12.3%

12 oz. bottle, no bottled on date present on the bottle.

A - Pours a nice standard burnt sienna orange color with a nice fat three finger head, which may or may not have been my bad. Ring of lacing around the top of the glass.

S - Grapefruit. Citrus fruit peel. Wet juicy hops. That's about it. Smells like a big IPA.

T - Extremely bitter hop bite up front. Grapefruit, again. The 8.2% alcohol is masked expertly well. This does not taste like an imperial IPA to me at all. There is a lot more sweetness present than I thought there would be, but balanced with the bitterness nicely. Although this beer is on the older side, the hop bite hasn't diminished at all.

M - The mouthfeel is nice, not too watery, the resinous hops stick around for a minute. The little bit of warm booze taste doesn't overstay it's welcome, either.

Overall, this is a good beer, but I am not the biggest Lagunitas fan, and I personally feel that a lot of these beers taste eerily similar to another. To me, Hop Stoopid is definitely their best beer, and the Wilco Tango Foxtrot is pretty good as well, but the Lagunitas Maximus IPA is definitely worth a try if you are a fan.

Lagunitas Maximus IPA ---3.5/5.

12-06-2012 01:17:17 | More by mfnmbvp
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New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-04-2012 01:48:52 | More by DougRFlowers
Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 4,055 ratings.