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Maharaja - Avery Brewing Company

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94
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4,114 Ratings
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Ratings: 4114
Reviews: 1707
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.64%


Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV varies slightly batch to batch.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-03-2005)
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Reviews by 57md:
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57md

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4.38/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance is a burnt orange-to-copper color with a half finger of head that dissipated quickly. The nose is distinctly hoppy in a way that makes my mouth water for the first sip.

The taste is certainly NOT a disappointment - great combination of malt and hops. The hop bitterness gets bigger near the finish, but a touch of malty sweetness comes back to merge with the increased bitterness.

The alcohol is well-hidden here. All-in-all, a tasty and complex offering!

Update: Sampled the 2013 batch and found the alcohol to be much more pronounced than the 2012 batch. Still a tasty offering, but I enjoyed the 2013 version less as a result of this variance.

Serving type: on-tap

09-09-2012 01:10:23 | More by 57md
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Maharaja from Avery Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,114 ratings.