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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

4,351 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 4,351
Reviews: 1,404
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 90
Gots: 460 | 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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4/5  rDev +0.8%

JSkone09, Mar 31, 2013
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amykrs, Mar 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Highstplz, Mar 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

nstroup, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of ktblue22
4.21/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very interesting IPA, really well balanced but there is an aftertaste in it that I can't quite pinpoint. perhaps peanut-y resin. High ABV on this beer, but its masked very well. Also getting some smooth caramel hops on the finish which pair really well with the grainy-nuttiness in this also intensely hopped IPA

ktblue22, Mar 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

DMc8ride, Mar 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

grubefresh, Mar 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

KeyWestGator, Mar 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

AlexFields, Mar 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Vigilante, Mar 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

MNBeer1017, Mar 27, 2013
Photo of GuzzLah
3.43/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - pours a clear light amber with a white head. Nice lace. Bubbly.

S - soft aroma for the style. Grapefruit, soft pine and faint diesel.

T - similar to the aroma. Sweet grapefruit with a soft piney finish. Slightly bready.

M - medium-full body. Oily. Low-medium bitterness with a short sustain.

O - conservative for the style. Malty sweet and weak on the hops. Decent flavor, but a little too sweet for me.

GuzzLah, Mar 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

aranton, Mar 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Cutty, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of jimmah120
3.7/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle with no date. On sale at Blue Max

Looks like a standard IPA. Smell is on point; skunky pine, lemon, musk. Taste is sweeter and more malty than expected. It strikes a good balance with the honey-like malt and the citrus/pine of the hops. Still, It's almost too buttery and/or sweet.

Another solid hoppy Lagunitas brew. Hop Stoopid's better, tho.

jimmah120, Mar 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

travismiller80, Mar 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

HungarianCount, Mar 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

jameyp, Mar 24, 2013
Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 4,351 ratings.