Lunch | Maine Beer Company

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5,160 Ratings
LunchLunch
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:
5,160
Reviews:
768
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.31%
 
 
Wants:
1,194
Gots:
1,407
For Trade:
25
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Photo of jcattey
4.63/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MJSh3a08
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TripleSun
4.32/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L - Kind of like a medium amber with lots of froth. Not much lacing left, though.
S - Pine, citrus, well hidden scent of alcohol on the end
T - A honey kind of sweetness, with grass, grapefruit and oranges
F - Moderate body, very smooth and no heavy maltiness or hop bitterness. A work of art

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Photo of PapaCapUSN
4.3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sd123
4.19/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jbavi360
3.92/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jchow17
4.99/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dertyd
3.95/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kayakguy
4.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eagle109
4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mbjb0720
4.39/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrMindbender
4.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MacCherry
4.89/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Just plain excellent. I didn't think it was possible, but Lunch has actually improved my opinion of Maine Beer Co. As happy as I am with Peeper Ale, Lunch has become my new favorite. Sadly, I can't get it as often.

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Photo of WadeBridgman
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chrismattlin
4.53/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MKrauss
4.69/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Eddiemay1
4.54/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Went to Maine on vacation and stopped by the brewery. This beer is fantastic on tap and I brought a case home to GA to share with freinds. Lighter ipa and super drinkable. As the beer warms up the flavor really comes through. Try it you won't be disappointed.

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Photo of EAB65
4.71/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of the most enjoyable beers that I have had. You can taste the care that it took to make this beverage. Enjoy!

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Photo of q33jeff
3.95/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

**
06/11/2017
On tap, Philly beer week, local 44.
LOOK: Beer color, light haze, creamy white head.

AROMA: Citrus, light grains/grass.

TASTE: Cactus, grapefruit, hay. Tasty.

FEEL: A little pasty, medium to fill body. Impressive strength for a lighter beer.

**

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Photo of Cwarwick812
4.98/5  rDev +15%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of LukeGude
4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from the brewery, poured into glass at home on the porch. Will have again. Mellow for 7%. Great fresh smell. Head + some haze.

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Photo of jmikepool
5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of avisong
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Lunch from Maine Beer Company
4.33 out of 5 based on 5,160 ratings.
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