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Maine Island Trail Ale - Rising Tide Brewing Company

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Maine Island Trail Ale
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BA SCORE
89
very good

138 Ratings
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Ratings: 138
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 8.98%
Wants: 5
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rising Tide Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rochefort10nh on 05-16-2013)
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Reviews by andrewinski1:
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4.21/5  rDev +5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy light straw color into a tapered pint glass. There is a small off-white head.

The aroma yields melon and pine. I can tell I'm going to like this by the aroma.

The taste has some mild malty notes in the start, but not much as this is very light in body. The dominant flavor is the pinyness towards the finish. This has a very clean taste; not much bitterness in the aftertaste.

This is light and drinkable; a great summer beer. I would gladly grab a growler of this.

andrewinski1, May 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

tectactoe, Jun 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

AshlandNacho, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of lordofthewiens
4.08/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 7/19/13.
A great session beer.

Yellow gold color with a thick white head. Ample lace.

Pine and citrus aroma. Sweet malt.

Grapefruit taste, a bit of lemon also. Pine resin. Biscuit.

A crisp, refreshing beer. The bomber went down easily. Wish I had another.

lordofthewiens, Sep 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Jordandid, May 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

77apm, Jul 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: moderate carbonation, 1/4 inch head, clear, golden in color

Smell: grass and citrus hops

Taste: grass, citrus hops, and pale malt

Mouthfeel: light body, moderate-high carbonation, slightly bitter with some sweetness at the end

Overall: A decent and above average, sessionable, slightly hoppy pale ale. I would get this again due to the cause, but I wish the beer was more memorable.

tigg924, Aug 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Iparedman, Jun 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Hands down one of the BEST APAs I've ever had the privilege of drinking. Closer to a subtle IPA in my honest opinion. Very citrusy and refreshing. My cousin works for the brewery ad I can wait to see him over the holidays. I only wish you could buy it somewhere else besides New England.

MakersMarksman, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

benbazi, Aug 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

mjstacker, May 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

rjp217, Jun 30, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a bright clear yellow with nice head formation. Dissipates to nice fine lacing. Nose is full of bright pine and citrus. Very clean and nice. Taste is similar. A very nice, simple yet clean pale ale. I get a bit more pine than citrus in the taste. Nice easy drinking mouth feel and one that can be consumed in quantity without feeling guilty. Brought back a case from recent trip thru New England. Would buy again next time thru.

kingston2, Jun 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Phished880, Jul 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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Maine Island Trail Ale from Rising Tide Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 138 ratings.