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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our take on an American amber ale. Complex malt bill delivers notes of dark raisin, chocolate and biscuit. Copious additions of American hops yield notes of pine and citrus.

Added by deltatauhobbit on 12-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,162
Reviews:
612
Ratings:
2,495
pDev:
8.35%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
327
Gots:
498
Trade:
16
HISTOGRAM
 
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Photo of DrederickTatum
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OntheLambic
4.13/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Lucnifter
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MikeWard
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16.9oz bottle pouted into a pint glass. bottled 11/7/17, so less than 4 weeks old. My first beer from this brewery.

Solid looking amber ale. reddish with hints of brown clear body. thick foamy oatmeal colored head. Gods of lacing. Quite a lot of carbonation early on, though this settled later.

clean, hoppy, slightly resiny aroma.

Nice tasting beer. a little on the sweet side, hop bite comes later and sticks around.

Mouth is close to full on this one, slightly foamy, with a nice light bitter finish.

Overall, a very nice tasting amber ale. Well balanced, and good in all categories.

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of keith40
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pint bottle purchased at the brewery by Tracey and Bob dated 11/07/17. Nice amber color and citrus nose. Citrus tastes include lemon and grapefruit along with possibly chocolate. Grapefruit and pine on the finish. Smooth and easy-drinking.

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Photo of bibo_ergo_sum
4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of antman27
4.32/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lucoli
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of eluvah
4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sqpat
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Newbeergeek1
3.93/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.99/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MGoeltz
3.93/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnnyLarue
4.48/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Philcassella
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Phineasco
4.28/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: Ruby red, with 2 inch white head. Medium carbonation.
Smell: Raisins, figs, wood chips, and grass.
Taste: Raisins, figs, black cherry, pine, and wood chips.
Mouthfeel: Full and smooth.
Overall: My favorite amber ale.

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Photo of lost_sailor
4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of uncleotis
4.14/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Cbmcguire
4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Delicious start; bites finish. Smells amazing.

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Photo of LukeGude
3.52/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle. Slightly better than a typical brown ale...but still a brown ale. Good head. Slight caramel?

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Photo of Jimmers
3.89/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of themayorkoch
3.6/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Dark brownish hue, good head, smells nutty/malty. Didn't live to the hype, but I would try again, maybe from a different source. It got better as the beer warmed, maybe served too cold?

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Photo of redsoxjim
4.17/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cmurphy7
3.66/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Just noticed this is 6 months old. got the bottle at my local MA liquor store and forgot to check the fill date. So I will have to try this one again, but overall an OK amber ale.

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Zoe from Maine Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 2,495 ratings
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