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:
2,471
Reviews:
607
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
8.59%
 
 
Wants:
323
Gots:
487
For Trade:
15
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Ratings: 2,471 |  Reviews: 607
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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Photo of chiefbender
4.43/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ross_Marshall
3.83/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

From a growler, pours a deep amber. Off-white head leaves little lacing. Smell is caramel and other malt smells along with some piney hops. Taste is the same, with a mild bitterness in the finish. I'm not a big amber lover, but this was quite good.

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Photo of Can_has_beer
3.6/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jacob17
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of innisfree
4.59/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of my all-time favorites. A bit of sentimental favorite as well. Lovely amber color. Less hoppy than other Maine offerings, but that is not its aim. A truly fantastic beer.

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Photo of aricwarner
3.7/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of WoodBrew
4.31/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pda22
4.71/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is style defining. I can't think of another beer quite like it. It has a complex balance of Malta and hops that are just delicious. The color is beautiful dark Amber. The hops provide a delicious flavor and aroma.

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

Photo of jams1220
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Stephan16
4.22/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Daver32nh
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MilaMila
4.06/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Photo of nwhittin
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ROGUE16
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Zoe from Maine Beer Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 2,471 ratings.
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