Amarillo Brillo
Maumee Bay Brewing Company

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Style:
IPA - Imperial
Ranked #877
ABV:
8.5%
Score:
91
Ranked #3,919
Avg:
4.13 | pDev: 9.93%
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
224
From:
Maumee Bay Brewing Company
 
Ohio, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  14
Gots
  39
SCORE
91
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Notes: This divinely delicious brew is Maumee Bay Brewing Company’s assertive double India Pale Ale featuring a bouquet of Centennial, Columbus, Simcoe, and of course a hefty dose of Amarillo Hops. Delivering a delicate balance of citrus and pine hop presence with a malty sweetness, Amarillo Brillo is a pleasure to drink. Expect a raw, crisp mouthfeel with a boldness that lets you know it’s a serious brew. We suggest pouring this beer into a snifter at 50-55 degrees.
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Reviews by bluejacket74:
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bluejacket74 from Ohio

4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle. Served in a DFH snifter, the beer pours a hazy orange/amber color with a half inch off-white head that sticks around a while. There's also a lot of lacing. The brew smells mostly like citrusy (tropical truit, orange peel, grapefruit) hops, along with some pine hops and bready malt. Taste is pretty much like the aroma, although I think the flavors are stronger in comparision. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's creamy, smooth and easy to drink. Moderate carbonation. Certainly worth a try! $3.39 a single bottle.

Jun 22, 2013
More User Reviews:
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WesMantooth from Ohio

4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

It is a mostly clear gold with a very large, long lasting, off white foamy head. Lots of lacing. Exceptional looking brew. S

Kind of boozy smelling for under 9%. Otherwise, pungent hops, grapefruit, pine, and sweet malts.

It is loaded with flavor. Crisp grapefruit, tangerine/orange, and mango on the citrus side with some resinous pine and slightly herbal green on the other. Sweet caramel malts provide some balance. A solid, lingering bitterness.

Pretty drying/ raw feel. It is not gentle. Could use a touch more body. I would say it is on the far lighter end of medium. It is still fairly creamy and very resinous. A lot more great aspects than not.

In a state full of killer hoppy beers it is easy to see how some slip through the cracks, but I'm not sure how or why I have not heard any talk of this one. It is extremley similar to Revolutions Unsessionable. Just dialed back a hair. I will be grabbing more of these.

Nov 29, 2015
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Zaphog from Michigan

3.6/5  rDev -12.8%

Aug 26, 2014
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Kmccabe33 from Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +9%

May 10, 2013
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WesM63 from Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

May 28, 2013
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ortie from Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.1%

Jun 07, 2013
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Stinger80OH from Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9%

May 08, 2013
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rwilde from Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jan 01, 2016
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st9647v3 from New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9%

Sep 13, 2014
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deuce9259 from Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +15%

Dec 12, 2013
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JoeLacy from Ohio

4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Aug 14, 2015
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FirstBrewsoon from Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.1%

Nov 27, 2013
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MuscleConfusion from Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.1%

Apr 05, 2014
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Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

3.97/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oct 18, 2016
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JohnnyMc from Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Dec 13, 2014
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BeerBucks from New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

May 09, 2013
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beergorrilla from Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Aug 31, 2014
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SocalKicks from California

3.48/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

May 11, 2015
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tectactoe from Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.1%

Jun 11, 2014
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JoshuaWagy from Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9%

Aug 20, 2013
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VeganUndead from Virginia

3.34/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sep 19, 2015
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DougT from Ohio

4.11/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Feb 03, 2015
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BobSacamano12 from Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +15%

May 04, 2013
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diehl07 from Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9%

Jun 14, 2013
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TequilaTom from Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Dec 01, 2013
Amarillo Brillo from Maumee Bay Brewing Company
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 224 ratings