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Maharaja - Avery Brewing Company

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94
outstanding

4,517 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,517
Reviews: 1,725
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 242
Gots: 332 | FT: 9
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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McNuts

North Carolina

4.55/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Batch #13, March 2011 poured into Bells Tulip.

Deep orange-copper colored with 1" off white head that hung around a while. Excellent lacing coated the glass. Very sexy.

Reeks of fruit (orange, grapefruit) and floral hops. Very pleasant aroma.

Hop forward creamy bitterness. Apricot and grapefruit flavors followed by a *slight* boozy warmth. Slight alcohol present which is to be expected from a 10+ abv. Alcohol well disguised though. Finished with a malty caramel sweetness. Very nice balance to this one. Very smooth and delicious.

Creamy mouthfeel and resinous hops coats the tongue. Full bodied brew for sure. Very, very nice.

This is an excellent DIPA and my favorite offering from Avery. This one rounds out my Top 5 for the style. Very well done.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2011 19:47:19 | More by McNuts
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Maharaja from Avery Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,517 ratings.