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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

4,045 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 4,045
Reviews: 1,382
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 75
Gots: 342 | 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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RussHanson


4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

10-23-2012 03:27:18 | More by RussHanson
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wigoalie1

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-22-2012 02:33:00 | More by wigoalie1
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Bitter_Echo

Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.8%

Pours a light yellowish orange, with prominent and sustaining head, inviting, and less orange than typical. Smells clean, and newly manufactured, and bright, and citrus, and balsam and sweet malt. Tastes sweet at first, then bitterness builds, the carbonation scrubbing and sustained; mouth-feel is slightly thicker but not out of typical for a DIPA. Some flavors of citrus, and mango maybe and pineapple, and new electronics, and the alcohol is moderately prominent, and lightly warming. A solid entry as a DIPA, and fun to have although I'd reach for others in their line-up usually otherwise.

10-21-2012 21:23:57 | More by Bitter_Echo
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Billybaroo990


4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-21-2012 19:40:15 | More by Billybaroo990
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MichaelPhiladelphiaBeer


3.68/5  rDev -7.3%

a - dark amber, 1 finger head that fades quickly
s-not too hoppy, citrus, sweet, little malt, subtle banana?
t- complex at first, more malt than hops, not bitter - a little sweet but an overall good balance. a small amount of alcohol is there after the middle of the taste, but a small burst of bitter takes over quickly
mf- bubbles on the front, smooth coating on end

overall - good to great choice for an ipa. very drinkable on its own. very good balance.

10-21-2012 19:36:33 | More by MichaelPhiladelphiaBeer
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Noelito76

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-21-2012 18:51:47 | More by Noelito76
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ThePaleRider

California

3.78/5  rDev -4.8%

A - Amber in color and pours a thick egg shell colored head. Amazing head retention that leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S - Lots of tropical fruits that blend well together. Nose is a little stuffy today so might not be getting a good read on the smell.

T - Lots of citrus and hops up front. No bitter bite to speak of, mostly sweet tropical fruits like pineapple, orange, etc.. Bready malts in the back that do an amazing job of evening out the sweetness from the hops.

M - Average mouth feel for the style. I expected a little more oil from the hops to stick around, but this goes down pretty smooth. Decent carbonation.

O - For the ABV this is a great beer and pretty reasonable priced for the style.

10-21-2012 05:57:24 | More by ThePaleRider
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jpcool9

California

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

10-20-2012 03:30:08 | More by jpcool9
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rolandboy

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-20-2012 03:28:56 | More by rolandboy
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cuy50

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-19-2012 04:54:36 | More by cuy50
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-19-2012 03:34:58 | More by MN_Beerticker
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Amp

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-18-2012 23:48:17 | More by Amp
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BeerBeast

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-18-2012 02:59:55 | More by BeerBeast
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RES

New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-18-2012 02:05:33 | More by RES
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Ryanc23


4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-17-2012 18:40:47 | More by Ryanc23
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Hoptologist

Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-17-2012 17:47:12 | More by Hoptologist
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CorneliusBunker

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

10-17-2012 04:48:12 | More by CorneliusBunker
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TheStashRide

Texas

5/5  rDev +25.9%

10-17-2012 02:01:32 | More by TheStashRide
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Tracker83

Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-17-2012 01:23:30 | More by Tracker83
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Fuzzycuffs

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

10-16-2012 04:44:51 | More by Fuzzycuffs
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alesaram

Guam

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-16-2012 03:13:34 | More by alesaram
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Twifiter

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-15-2012 20:21:36 | More by Twifiter
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-15-2012 00:21:47 | More by ChrisL24481
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MonkeyStain

Florida

3/5  rDev -24.4%

10-14-2012 23:23:17 | More by MonkeyStain
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anewlanguage

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-12-2012 23:37:49 | More by anewlanguage
Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 4,045 ratings.