Zoe | Maine Beer Company

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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
Ratings:
2,465
Reviews:
606
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
8.59%
 
 
Wants:
322
Gots:
483
For Trade:
15
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Ratings: 2,465 |  Reviews: 606
Photo of logicalparadox
3/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of ocelot2500
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep amber color with a small, off-white head that leaves little chunks of lacing.

Smells of some pine and citrus hops along with toasted malt.

Tastes of the toasted malts layered with some hops. Malts lead off with notes of caramel, toffee, and brown sugar. This gives way to some molasses and more burnt flavors. Hops come next with citrus and pine mostly. Some dark fruits comes towards the end before a malty finish.

Mouthfeel is medium-full with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is a nicely done amber.

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Photo of Mleblanc25
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of EMH73
4.37/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a deep amber color, slightly cloudy with a thick, well retained tan head that left lots of lacing. Smells of roasted malts, citrus and caramel. Tastes of orange rind, roasted malts, caramel, pepper with a hint of toffee and chocolate. Finishes moderately bitter. Moderately carbonated, smooth and creamy mouth feel, an excellent beer.

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Photo of Timtac
3.69/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Paoloboston
4.41/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mmorris15
4.18/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TW1ST3D
3.97/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of swanfungus
4.04/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LiquidSwords1201
4.51/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EdFed
3.9/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Nice amber hued beer with a foamy light tan head that leaves tons of lacing. Smell is citrus pine and sweet malt. The taste is orange and pine with a nice caramel sweetness. Really nice brew.

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Photo of SarcasticAaron
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of madelf66
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.23/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StanleysCup
4.29/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.09/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of n2185
4.48/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zonker17
4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Draft pour to snifter. Copper brown color with rather dense head. Pine nose with malt coming through. Bitter, full body, hop notes that linger. Average carbonation.

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Photo of Kurzman
4.09/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Photo of DCHritz
4.4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of q33jeff
4.01/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

**
09/19/16
Bottle to snifter ( dated 08/09/16)
LOOK: murky brown, small but creamy looking head.
AROMA: I get malty grains and bread, plus some pine, oak, and citrus.
TASTE: Mellow Barley, ash and burnt sugars fight it out until resinous pine sneaks in late and adds just the right amount of bitterness.
FEEL: very much alive. Medium body. Probably the best attribute here.

A well crafted beer.
**

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Zoe from Maine Beer Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 2,465 ratings.
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