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Maharaja - Avery Brewing Company

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MaharajaMaharaja

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,517 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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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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johnnieoz

Texas

4.63/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Batch 10, 22oz bomber bottled in June 2008 (on June 4th to be precise, as stated on the case). 10.69% abv, 1.090 O.G, 102 IBUs.

This is a beautiful beer to behold, crystal-clear amber topped with a snow white head. There is plentiful lacing and the foam layer remains at an inch or so.

The aromas are of the forest, I feel like I am still in Sequoia National Park. And not to be forgotten, there is grapefruit...

And this is just how it hits the palate, only more so. The malt backbone is silent and invisible, yet its presence makes the hop explosion an exceptional and unique delight. Ever so balanced.

The carbonation seemingly forces the hops into the gums, which are soon comfortably numb while swimming in hoppy oils. I am beginning to sense the power of the Maharaja, yet on a good night I am beginning to believe that I could down two of these marvels.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2009 03:54:08 | More by johnnieoz
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Maharaja from Avery Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,517 ratings.