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Gritty McDuff's Maine's Best IPA - Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company

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Gritty McDuff's Maine's Best IPAGritty McDuff's Maine's Best IPA

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BA SCORE
75
okay

117 Ratings
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 18.94%
Wants: 0
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Maine's Best IPA is a unique blend of American hops with a British body utilizing English 2-Row Pale malts. This IPA starts with a hoppy aroma and taste; ending with a sweet finish. Plenty of Munich and caramalts are used to give the beer that golden hue. There are fifty-six pounds of Cascade Hops used in each 50 barrel batch that is brewed! Then we finish the beer with Willamette & Warrior Hops, (Warrior is a high-alpha acid variety of hops).

60 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerKangaroo on 03-08-2012)
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3.68/5  rDev +14.3%

MTBruce, Sunday at 12:08 AM
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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

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2.6/5  rDev -19.3%

IPAndre182, Sep 08, 2014
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ShepardCommander, Sep 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

smakawhat, Aug 30, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +18%

Deep amber color (borderline light brown). Clear. Lasting but little (spotty) lace.

Plenty of caramel aroma like a true British IPA. Smooth and round.

Quite dry but still with lots caramel. Spritzy but with small bubbles. Far more bitter than the smell suggests. Rich body. In a word, very British.

smcolw, Aug 23, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -22.4%

malfunxion, Aug 19, 2014
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Yeroc, Aug 18, 2014
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Ironstutz, Aug 16, 2014
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Peterbaker, Aug 12, 2014
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Ernest78, Aug 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

Frenchy8985, Aug 10, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -45.7%

nicholasadamwalker, Aug 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +24.2%

Flawfan, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +24.2%

jmalone, Jul 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -22.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

sleestak12, Jul 10, 2014
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4.43/5  rDev +37.6%

This is a damn good IPA.

I'm not really sure how the scoring works on this site or how people's taste-buds functions (or even if I'm drinking the same beer as everyone else)

This has a big hop-bite right up front. Well balanced, smooth, no booziness (for 6.8% abv) -- then the hob bite lingers long after the last mouthful.

This is the closest I've found to PEAK's IPA (my favorite) and usually retailing a little cheaper.
A great beer,
Cheers.

SoulFroosh, Jul 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

mick303, Jun 03, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

djrn2, May 31, 2014
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Gritty McDuff's Maine's Best IPA from Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.