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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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jeg518

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-29-2013 23:37:04 | More by jeg518
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beercatbrew

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-29-2013 01:45:22 | More by beercatbrew
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-29-2013 00:37:02 | More by lonewolfcry
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Shagator

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

03-28-2013 04:47:25 | More by Shagator
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RandyBoBandy

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

03-28-2013 01:35:13 | More by RandyBoBandy
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-27-2013 23:31:04 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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stevepat

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-27-2013 17:56:13 | More by stevepat
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arfenhouse

California

4.46/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark copper orange with off white head. Retention is good, some lacing.

S: Biggest scent I'm getting is pineapple and pine needles. Sweet tangerines.

T: Start off with a jab of pineapple bitterness. Orange peel and sweet malts that linger for a while. Ends with a drying pine cone flavor.

M: Medium-full mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Sticky and drying.

O: Sweet and hoppy IPA. Very tasty. Nice alcohol kick.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2013 07:43:36 | More by arfenhouse
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HeyYoMar

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-27-2013 02:56:19 | More by HeyYoMar
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eagles22

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-27-2013 01:13:35 | More by eagles22
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JulianB

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-27-2013 00:27:16 | More by JulianB
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Jamison85

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

03-26-2013 05:39:05 | More by Jamison85
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cjoc83

Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

"Batch #17, 2013" printed on the label of the bomber. Pours a slightly hazy amber-copper color with a 3 finger, cream colored head. Good retention and moderate patches of lace.

Smell is a lot of sweet, pitted fruit...strawberries, apricot, with a nice honeydew melon and caramel malt backbone.

Mostly sweet in the front and middle of the tongue, with sweet, floral hops accented by apricot, melon, and caramel malt before finishing with a some slightly bitter, earthy hops and a little heat.

Medium bodied, creamy mouthfeel. The 10% abv is very well hidden. Dry finish.

My first time with this one, and I can see why it's so popular. A little on the sweet side, but a nice hop profile and the alcohol is barely noticeable. It's no Heady Topper, but a super tasty DIPA that's definitely worth the $8.99 price tag.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2013 00:33:19 | More by cjoc83
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Buttermilk

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-26-2013 00:17:06 | More by Buttermilk
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Heavy-G

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-25-2013 18:27:25 | More by Heavy-G
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-25-2013 06:53:31 | More by bigbeers84
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Beezee

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

03-25-2013 04:34:20 | More by Beezee
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YieldToNothing

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

bomber poured into a duvel tulip
pours a beautiful dark copper with a foamy head of about an inch. smells like a DIPA should, grapefruit dominates the nose..in a really good way. very hoppy, but not in a way than ruins the experience. perfect example of the style and i'd deifinitely go back to this beer. excellent, just excellent.

wish i could find this in a smaller serving, but i have no problems with a bomber, this is delicious.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2013 03:59:58 | More by YieldToNothing
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-25-2013 03:54:11 | More by hoppymcgee
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drgonzo2k2

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-25-2013 00:58:57 | More by drgonzo2k2
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campfirebrew

New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-24-2013 21:49:03 | More by campfirebrew
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-24-2013 21:07:57 | More by Sparky44
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brheuer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-24-2013 16:17:54 | More by brheuer
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420drinker

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

03-24-2013 15:14:33 | More by 420drinker
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Punisher

Missouri

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-24-2013 14:59:26 | More by Punisher
Maharaja from Avery Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,548 ratings.