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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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olafphysics

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-14-2013 20:45:10 | More by olafphysics
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-14-2013 02:55:07 | More by dcbeers
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MissMeg

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-13-2013 18:55:44 | More by MissMeg
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Skott1123

Ohio

5/5  rDev +18.2%

04-13-2013 18:54:06 | More by Skott1123
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Cdunk11

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-12-2013 23:36:29 | More by Cdunk11
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NiceTaps

New Jersey

4.11/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap in a stemmed tulip glass.

A- This batch is not dark amber at all, but a nice looking hazy orange-gold color with a tan head that slowly fades but holds on and leaves some lacing. It's jumping with bubbles,too.

S- There is some citrus/grapefruit aroma but I pick up mostly tropical fruit notes like mango and pineapple. There are also notes of pine and strong caramel malts, sweet malts at that.

T- The citrus/tropical fruit, pine, and caramel malts all shine. There is a strong presence of sweetness from the malts and the high abv for sure.

M-Nice carbonation, some slick pine resin, sweet. The malts and 10.4% abv combine for a sweetness that tempers the hops.

O-As much as want to love this beer, the sweet alcohol character is a bit of a stumble for me. Not bad.

Serving type: on-tap

04-12-2013 20:56:46 | More by NiceTaps
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G_Rod

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-12-2013 19:11:18 | More by G_Rod
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Prospero

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

04-12-2013 17:16:42 | More by Prospero
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clord717

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -29.1%

04-12-2013 15:01:19 | More by clord717
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Pecafaced

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

04-12-2013 06:09:56 | More by Pecafaced
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Chrysostom

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-11-2013 22:53:48 | More by Chrysostom
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tswater

Colorado

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-11-2013 21:28:19 | More by tswater
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alex021224

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

04-11-2013 17:48:09 | More by alex021224
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Gww1864

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-11-2013 11:17:48 | More by Gww1864
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jkball01

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-11-2013 03:47:39 | More by jkball01
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Atomicskis5

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

04-11-2013 01:03:14 | More by Atomicskis5
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MidwestBA

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-11-2013 00:59:15 | More by MidwestBA
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Denoas

New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-11-2013 00:20:00 | More by Denoas
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: It has a nice hazy golden/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down moderately and leaves nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of citrus, pineapple, piney resin and some caramelly malts.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has citrus, some pineapple, a nice resiny pine bitterness and some sweet caramelly malts to balance it out.

Mouthfeel: It has a low/medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with great flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2013 20:31:04 | More by SebD
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apg1014

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-10-2013 18:22:08 | More by apg1014
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sofisdad

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

04-10-2013 16:56:49 | More by sofisdad
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RollTide7

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-10-2013 10:59:38 | More by RollTide7
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kinmundy77

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

04-10-2013 00:14:22 | More by kinmundy77
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GalvBeerGuy

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-09-2013 18:41:18 | More by GalvBeerGuy
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kmoen

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-09-2013 05:05:39 | More by kmoen
Maharaja from Avery Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,548 ratings.