Peeper Ale | Maine Beer Company

2,825 Ratings
Peeper AlePeeper Ale

Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company
Maine, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our original hoppy American ale. Dry, clean, well-balanced with generous dose of American hops.

Added by ToasterChef on 07-30-2009

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Ratings: 2,825 |  Reviews: 612
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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3/5  rDev -26.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.94/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy straw color with white head that retreats quickly. Hoppy, citrusy nose with hints of grapefruit and pine resin. Wonderfully crisp with fruity, grapefruit hops notes, light maltyness, and hoppy crisp end notes. Finish is clean and long with ruby-red grapefruit notes on the palate. Damn fine beer!

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of MNishCT77
3.74/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

16.9 oz. bottled purchased at Connecticut Ave. Wine & Liquors, bottled on 04/29/2014, poured into my NEBCO Ghandi-Bot glass and drank over 30 minutes

A: 3/3 - golden-yellow coloration, no clarity (cannot read or see through - bottle conditioned), initial frothy ivory white head that settles into 1/4 finger head, large soapy bubbles settle into several islands on the surface of the beer with tight white bubbles hugging the side of the glass; low-to-moderate alcohol legs

S: 8/12 - pulling out grapefruit, orange and other citrus fruit-based hops primarily (likely Cascade and/or Centennial) but overall more muted than I would like, mild biscuity malts with some background alcohol

T: 13/20 - on the front of the tongue, there's a gentle citrus hop bitterness (likely Cascade/Centennial) that matches the aroma; in the middle of the mouth, the hop profile makes room for a bready/biscuity malt profile that serves more to balance that provide its own flavor profile; some alcohol warmth but tastes like a 5-6% ABV beer; finishes dry and inviting subsequent sips

M: 4/5 - moderate body, some hop oils coating the tongue, moderate-to-high drinkabilty

O: 7/10 - the hop profile is significantly more muted than some of the their IPAs - Lunch and Another One - and this bottle isn't even one month old; a decent APA though, and, for ~$7, I'd recommend it to those who don't like hoppier APA/IPAs but I likely won't be returning

TOTAL - 35/50

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3/5  rDev -26.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

Peeper Ale from Maine Beer Company
4.09 out of 5 based on 2,825 ratings.
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