Maine Beer Company

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Maine Beer Company
Maine, United States
Imperial IPA
Ranked #5
Ranked #45
4.62 | pDev: 7.14%
Today at 04:43 AM
Mar 10, 2014
Our first Double IPA – dry, refreshing and hoppy. We really focused on hop flavor and aroma here. To maximize hop character, we dry hopped Dinner twice with over 6 lbs. of hops per barrel: Citra, Falconers Flight, Mosaic, Simcoe. For the best experience, please enjoy fresh as possible.
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Rated: 4.5 by mwvman from Indiana

Today at 04:43 AM
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Reviewed by brewme from Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Picked-up two bottles at Maine Beer Company in Freeport for nine dollars. My eighth brew from these guys. Bottled on date of 11/7/23. Very good, very expensive.
Nov 19, 2023
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Reviewed by tekstr1der from New Hampshire

4.63/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Not sure how I never rated this one previously, but just as good as the other times I've tried it after all these years. Pretty phenomenal across the board from the beautiful clear golden pour, to impeccable balance, to smooth drinkability and a super clean finish. It's a work of art.
Nov 07, 2023
Rated: 5 by Kbrady10 from Maryland

Oct 20, 2023
Rated: 4.85 by jiggidy from Michigan

Oct 16, 2023
Rated: 4.61 by TwoBeers from Washington

Oct 14, 2023
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Reviewed by TooManyGlasses from Canada (AB)

4.8/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
10 ounce pour at the taproom in Freeport, Maine.
Slightly hazy bright orange golden pour with a finger and a half of uniform tight white head.
Aroma is absolutely killer - tropical fruit - pineapple, ripe orange, orange peel, piney and a bit sweaty. Just a little bit herbal with a whiff of green onion.
Sweet upfront with the pineapple, ripe orange, and tangerine but with a decent blast of piney and resinous hops and an herbal bitterness at back - perfect balance of fruity sweetness and pungent bitterness.
Medium full mouthfeel with bright carbonation - goes down with a sticky bittersweetness that lingers nicely.
Oct 07, 2023
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Reviewed by DefenCorps from Oregon

4.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Thanks, Chris

A mildly hazy light orange with a dense, white head with excellent retention and lacing. The nose is gloriously hoppy, pungent, fruity, pine, dank, melon, grape, orange, mandarin. A true riot of hops. The palate opens clean, fruity, bitter, pungent and oily. Grapefruit, mandarin, citrus zest, melon, grape, mild peach. There's a softness to the palate that really accentuates the hops. A light sweetness. Soft, creamy finish with lingering hop oils. Fabulous.
Sep 30, 2023
Rated: 4.43 by BuddyZ from Pennsylvania

Sep 07, 2023
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Rated by BubalooBrewMaster from Kentucky

3.93/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
It was a great beer. Overall it was a good change from the OJ bombs...
Aug 31, 2023
Rated: 4.49 by mando31 from Illinois

Aug 24, 2023
Rated: 4.62 by SpdKilz from Illinois

Aug 20, 2023
Rated: 4.42 by Tcsox from Massachusetts

Aug 13, 2023
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Reviewed by Smakawhat from Maryland

4.51/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Poured on tap a snifter at Churchkey DC.

Beaming pale gold, with hints of orange color, and some fine carbonation. Soft creamy top of finger presented, with an off white appearance and bowled tilted lacing.

Aroma is a wonderful spiced orange. Juiced Christmas mandarin nose, with hints of spice and leafy green sensing hops. Soft bodied and creamy vanilla sensing malt to match make an impressive hop nose.

Palate is richly good, but no surprises. Creamy sensing body along with the flavors, if anything its mouthfeel is the most impressive. Mid palate rich in peeled and juiced orange tangerine notes. Finish accentuates soft green herbs, to an almost minty finish but a more pungent flavor, and sharper astringency like a soft pine. Still manages great balance keeping soft vanilla like flavored sweetness, and that classic Creamsicle orange like flavor.

It's not that exotic or dynamic, just a solid ipa done with exceptional base flavors. Very nice!
Jul 26, 2023
Rated: 4.55 by StrangerTides from New York

Jul 22, 2023
Rated: 3.06 by stephenlee93 from England

Jul 09, 2023
Rated: 4.41 by AlpacaAlpaca from New York

Jun 28, 2023
Rated: 4.77 by StuartT from Pennsylvania

Jun 22, 2023
Rated: 4.75 by brittanylicious from Indiana

Jun 17, 2023
Rated: 4.75 by heysuz from Indiana

Jun 17, 2023
Dinner from Maine Beer Company
Beer rating: 100 out of 100 with 2769 ratings