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Maximus - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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very good

4,734 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 4,734
Reviews: 1,451
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 94
Gots: 669 | 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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look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle in pint glass (xmas in ft myers)
date = 33923210 =>dec 5 or less than a month old

A: Dark gold/copper color with a very thin, off-white head that drops quickly and completely, leaving no lace.
S: Tropical fruit and citrus, very sharp, smells awesome
T: Fruity (lots of citrus) sweetness but not cloying at all. Very sharp bitterness in a good way. On the back of the tongue it almost seems like a candy apple (not sweet, just flavors).
M: Very crisp for the style, almost dry. A combination of oily hops and some astringency makes this no where near sweet.
O: An awesome example of the style, it avoids the DIPA/barleywine issue. A massive hopbomb that is very easy to drink, I have no problem reaching for a second or third. Highly recommended, a truly kickass beer.

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A: 1/4" tan coloured head made up of large carbonated bubbles that dissipated quickly over amber liquid with excellent clarity.

S: Honey, sweet caramel malt and some floral hops.

T: I'm not sure if it is a matter of freshness, but the sweet malt overpowers everything in this IPA. There is a faint hop presence on the back end with floral, citrus and some pine flavours.

M: Medium to thick viscosity and a low to medium level of carbonation.

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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 4,734 ratings.