Lunch | Maine Beer Company

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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:
5,156
Reviews:
767
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.31%
 
 
Wants:
1,195
Gots:
1,407
For Trade:
25
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,156 |  Reviews: 767
Photo of HillbillyBlood
4.15/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pippuri
4.9/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Kindfolk24
4.71/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of CommonSense
4.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Solid beer. Not their best. It's the fan favorite and you can't deny that, but they have better offerings IMO.

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Photo of cmurphy7
3.89/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I haven't had 'dinner' yet from MBC, but this has been my favorite beer from these guys so far. great appearance right out of the tap. super golden. as with most of the beers I've had from MBC, the aftertaste is a little off.

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Photo of 806beerman
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IBUBrew
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Philosoraptor1354
3.37/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sellen
4.08/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheLefty1616
4.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lr300
4.15/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kdouble
4.8/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A 16.9 oz bottle (date was unreadable) poured into a tulip.

Appearance- A nice hazy yellow-orange. Very fluffy head, at least two fingers. Lacing down the entire glass.

Smell- Wow. A floral type scent with grapefruit, citrus and tropical fruit notes. A near perfect blend

Taste- This was a little deceptive compared to the smell. A nice citrus base with a great blend of hops. The floral-type smell was much less present in the taste. It was a sweet but not the juice bombs so many NE IPAs have.

Mouthfeel- Medium carbonation with a light wet finish. Very pleasant.

Overall- Definitely not your typical NE IPA or West Coast. Each drink left me wanting more. I was only able to get one of these and would love to get my hands on a few more.

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Photo of SuiGeneris1
4.62/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ead73
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of Honeybourne
4.84/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of EMH73
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours an orange color with a well retained one inch white head that left lacing all the way down the glass. Smells and tasted of citrus ( lemon and grapefruit), cantalopue, pine and a hint of mango. Well carbonated, medium bodied, clean and crisp.

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Photo of Stignacious
4.13/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stealth862
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mothman
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pint on tap in Boston. White head with nice lace walls. Golden orange color.

Classic IPA and not so much the NE style. Kind of a hybrid. Juicy and tropical but not that haze style. Earthy and with some citrus and floral hops.

Medium bodied. Clean. Straight forward.

This is simply a well executed IPA. Nothing fancy going on here, but that's okay. Drinkability is great.

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Photo of Strohm
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Lunch from Maine Beer Company
4.33 out of 5 based on 5,156 ratings.
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