Lunch | Maine Beer Company

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5,133 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our “East Coast” version of a West Coast-style IPA. Intense hop flavors and aromas of tropical and citrus fruits and pine dominate. A subtle malt sweetness brings the beer into balance.

Added by Jason on 05-10-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,133
Reviews:
762
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.31%
 
 
Wants:
1,196
Gots:
1,396
For Trade:
25
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1/5  rDev -76.9%

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1.2/5  rDev -72.3%

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1.75/5  rDev -59.6%

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2/5  rDev -53.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -48%

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2.25/5  rDev -48%

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2.38/5  rDev -45%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Tastes like bitter tin foil. Why do People like this beer?

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2.5/5  rDev -42.3%

Photo of SteveJeremy
2.55/5  rDev -41.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Horribly mediocre IPA, especially given the slick and juicy Sip of Sunshine and the extremely drinkable Golden Nugget. Both beers are about as difficult to obtain as this one and provide way more in flavor and hop character than this one.

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2.66/5  rDev -38.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.75/5  rDev -36.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -36.5%

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2.77/5  rDev -36%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

I poured it out into a proper glass.
A- Nice looking color and head.
S- Really great aroma, herbal,pine,resin and citrus.
T- Very disappointing taste considering how good the aroma. Did'nt get the aromas in the taste at all. Decent lawnmower brew at best. With this high rating,i was expecting a great IPA,but instead paid far too much for a very pedestrian ale.
M- Hardly anything at all,very thin. No remaining flavor on the palate.
O- Overall, mediocre and pedestrian.
I want my money back.

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2.88/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

One note hops. Average beer

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2.95/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I've had this beer many times, but this latest batch tastes like a light version of itself. Not at all what it usually tastes like. Very thin..... On draught at Sunset ..6/28
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3/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Great IPA. Just not a fan of the IPA style.

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3/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -30.7%

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3/5  rDev -30.7%

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3/5  rDev -30.7%

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3/5  rDev -30.7%

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3/5  rDev -30.7%

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3/5  rDev -30.7%

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3/5  rDev -30.7%

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3/5  rDev -30.7%

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Lunch from Maine Beer Company
4.33 out of 5 based on 5,133 ratings.
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