Peeper Ale | Maine Beer Company

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91
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2,833 Ratings
Peeper AlePeeper Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company
Maine, United States
mainebeercompany.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,833
Reviews:
615
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
9.54%
 
 
Wants:
203
Gots:
694
For Trade:
11
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Ratings: 2,833 |  Reviews: 615
Photo of TheBlueJerzzzz
5/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of Kiniey01
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of abelikewha
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of Jspriest
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of setonhallbluehen
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of PEIhop
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of patm1986
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of calmstock
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of ettbeer
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of HopsyBrown
5/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great pale ale. Just the right amount of hop, not bitter at all. The taste was exceptional, and the nose was even better - very floral and peppery, kind of earthy, green. Smooth mouthfeel. Great head. Absolutely delightful to smell and sip at the same time. Great combo.

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Photo of Christopher22
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of Avantyawn
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of asparkoflife
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of Perilousleigh
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of Screper
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of Rochefort10nh
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of cbeer88
5/5  rDev +22.2%

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5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of yelterdow
4.95/5  rDev +21%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Big thanks to Dan McLaughlin for bringing me back this beer. I've never been to Maine, although it is high on my list of places to visit in the near future.

Served in a curved pint glass at just over fridge temperature.

Appearance- Bright orange, this beautiful brew supports a monstrous three-finger crown that condenses into a soapy, pillowy mat. Gargantuan rings of lacing drape the interior of the glass, not letting up even for a second. Five full minutes after the initial pour, this beer is a statue of impeccable structure.

Smell- Right from the start, a gorgeous whiff of hops fill the air... perfume and honeyed grapefruit predominantly. As the beer breathes, the nose offers a more balanced malt presence that showcases subtle bread notes.

Taste- This is a treat for the discerning palate... it reminds me what true, honest, and superior qualities reside in grassroots brewing. The freshness here is terrific, the hop bitterness exquisite. After swirling in the yeast sediment (I still tell myself it's for the vitamins), the ingredients come together in sublime balance. This could easily be enjoyed in place of one of my favorite IPAs, as the hop fix here is extraordinary.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability- This is one of those beers that you just don't want to deplete. Unassuming in the mouth, the texture is relatively light until its activation with a gentle swish. Undoubtedly a modern classic in its category, I am privileged to have enjoyed it.

Thank you Dan, and thank you guys at Maine Beer for keeping it real and honest. Your worldview mirrors my own, and for that I truly respect you.

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Photo of Mmart802
4.93/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Easily the most refreshing, smoothest American ale out there. Drinks so easy with perfect wheat and hop notes. Great beer for a sunny Summer's day.

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Photo of MrMustard2012
4.9/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of BrewBeer
4.9/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Not as hoppy as MO or their other beers, but perfectly balanced (as a pale ale should be). Nice, dry, crisp finish makes it incredibly easy to drink. Perfect balance of hops and malts. This is what all other pale ales should aspire to.

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Photo of Andrewhauck
4.88/5  rDev +19.3%

Peeper Ale from Maine Beer Company
4.09 out of 5 based on 2,833 ratings.
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