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Lupulus Maximus - Free State Brewing Co.

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Lupulus Maximus
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8 Ratings
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 5.21%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free State Brewing Co. visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: midwestbrewers on 04-29-2011)
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sammo

Kansas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-25-2012 17:25:52 | More by sammo
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jrenn

Kansas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-26-2013 17:45:18 | More by jrenn
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Malone47

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

02-26-2014 18:58:57 | More by Malone47
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

02-05-2013 04:11:21 | More by LambicPentameter
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Cyberhoptic


4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-20-2012 21:57:41 | More by Cyberhoptic
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JEdmund

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

03-21-2013 16:35:26 | More by JEdmund
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eclaycamp

Kansas

4.3/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Fruit. That's the first thing you smell when you take a sniff of Lupulus Maximus. There's citrusy hops, almost like Juicyfruit gum, dancing on your nose. This sample is from a growler I picked up at the brewpub a few days ago. It's a light amber, somewhere slightly beyond gold, with no real head (again, we're dealing with a growler here). The last time I tasted this at the brewery, I got tons of fruit in the flavor, but this time out I'm getting hops. And lots of them. There's some herbal notes in the front, followed by the holy trinity of earth, pine and grass in the middle, and finally chased with citrus fruit in the finish. Malt is there to add sweetness and not much else - it's completely obliterated by the cavalcade of hops. Bitterness is pretty heavy, though not completely tongue-crushing as it is in other DIPAs. This beer is quite flavorful, and though in some ways I've moved on from uber-hoppy IPAs and DIPAs, it's beers like this that will always remind me why I fell in love with the style to begin with.

Serving type: growler

05-15-2011 15:06:53 | More by eclaycamp
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midwestbrewers

Kansas

4.72/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Orangish color with thin white head.

S: Very powerful citric orange smell. Very resinous smell.

T: Amazing!!! Taste all the hops! The taste coats the mouth. Very very citric and bitter but very balanced.

An amazing beer. Citric and bitter but exactly what I was looking for. Amazing balance of hops and malts. Amazing beer Free State Brewing!!

Serving type: growler

04-29-2011 04:20:37 | More by midwestbrewers
Lupulus Maximus from Free State Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.