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Maharaja - Avery Brewing Company

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MaharajaMaharaja

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,548 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 4,548
Reviews: 1,727
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 242
Gots: 343 | FT: 7
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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This beer right here; this beer right here, man, this beer right here should be called def! Cuz it tastes so good that I tune out everything. (Somebody please tell me they got the Kat Williams reference). Anyway, this beer is really good! I love IPA's as it is, but this one looks so damn pretty, feels like water and tastes like some of Maharaja's gold. I would highly recommend it for, well...anything but a day in the sun. I encourage anyone google searching this reference while standing in front of a frosty glass cooler at Specs or Gabriel's or wherever, to go ahead and reach back into the cooler and add a necessary 8 bucks to your bill.

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This is a very good beer, but I have had better. Maybe I have held on to this one too long, but it was a bit too malty for my taste. Although the bottle promotes the balance and "control" like a raja of both hops and malts. I feel like the malts are too intense for the beer. Well balanced but for the style I would say medium to high ratings.

Color: Dark bronze, but with some transparency, also a very low amount of head and lacing.

Smell: Not as intense as a West Coast IPA. Maybe that is my favorite style?

Taste: Balanced, I got this one on sale for a super deal so I figured I would try it, but I would not pay what the original price reflected.

Overall: A Solid beer, well balanced, not as much hops going on as I would like but its not a bad beer in any regard. But, to me there are much better in the same price range.

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Maharaja from Avery Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,548 ratings.