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Maharaja - Avery Brewing Company

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MaharajaMaharaja

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,513 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 4,513
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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Reviews by packetknife:
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packetknife

Idaho

4.47/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I've never had a brewer be so inconsistent for me and I'm starting to wonder if it's me but Avery Maharaja has been the most inconsistent beer I've ever tried. I'm going to review it based on the best I've had. But in reality if I had only had one of the bottles this could be a two or a four.five.

Cloudy amber-orange pour with very visible sediment and a decent fluffy thick head that held at about one ince for the whole glass. Laced decently but not evenly. One bottle tasted like an Ale even but for the most part this is a great very hops-driven and some citrus IPS true-and-through. On the nose it is identical and unremarkable for a double but great overall. Good solid carbonation and a meal sort of density to it. Very good beer if you get a good bottle but like other Avery's I've had it's been inconsistent for me.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2009 20:22:19 | More by packetknife
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Maharaja from Avery Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,513 ratings.