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Maharaja - Avery Brewing Company

MaharajaMaharaja

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,128 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 4128
Reviews: 1707
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%


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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beerdrifter

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked this up at a great beer store, Tops Liquor, while at a conference in Phoenix. Hazy copper pour with nice caramel-white head and decent lacing. Nose is a bit disappointing. It's all pine with a hint of alcohol and not much else. Almost like medicine. The taste is all malty caramel sweetness and alcohol at the start. Very piney but the hop bite is conspiculously subdued. Some bitterness kicks in towards the end, but the balance is definitely leaning to the sweet side. The alcohol is not well hidden and the mouthfeel is a bit syrupy. This beer improves towards the end, but it was a bit disappointing considering how highly it's rated.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2010 17:46:16 | More by beerdrifter
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Maharaja from Avery Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,128 ratings.