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
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2,482
Reviews:
610
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
8.59%
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle marked 01/05/16… glad to try it relatively fresh!

appearance is dark brown with a bit of red and tan/white colored foam. Two fingers of head, nice retention and leaves some lacing.

nose isnt overly pungent but is pretty amazing in terms of just being a unique and awesome scent. begins floral with citrus notes and a hint of pine and some malt

taste is sweet caramel malt followed by citrus and a really nice pine flavor… perfect amount of bitterness

mouthfeel is great and overall this is a quality beer, very crisp and clean. All the flavors work beautifully together, excellent balance in this one. with so many high grade Maine Beer Co brews, it took me a long time to try this one but im so glad i did. recommended!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A very dark amber beer; nearly brown, quite cloudy, with a big cap of off white head. Excellent retention and super creamy lacing.

Massive aroma, super sweet and tropical, with loads of juicy hops. Full of pineapple, grapefruit, tangerine and...mango, perhaps? Wow. Extremely fresh and vivid (bottled a mere 12 days prior to review).

Just phenomenal tasting; lightly sweet, moderately bitter, with a touch of maltiness lingering underneath a tremendously detailed and tasty hop profile. All kinds of fruit in here, led by strong pineapple flavors, followed by tangerine, lemon, mango, orange, grapefruit.

Medium finish with some bitterness and slowly fading memories of one of the best tasting hoppy beers I can remember. Creamy, with medium carbonation and body, and a very nice, smooth and somewhat coating mouthfeel.

What a pleasure. So good. I want to remember this one the way I had this bottle, so awesomely fresh, don't know if I'd get it again if it was much older. The best example of the style I've encountered, including Nugget Nectar.

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Zoe from Maine Beer Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 2,482 ratings.
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