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Lunch | Maine Beer Company

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Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company
Maine, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

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.

Lunch is a special whale that has been spotted off the Maine coast since 1982. She has what looks like a bite taken out of her fin, which adds to her unique character. We dedicate this beer to her determination and persistence.

Keep on swimming!

Added by Jason on 05-10-2011

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4.08/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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A - Deep orange amber color and hazy, bright white one inch frothy head with decent lacing

S - Tropical fruit, orange, pine, orange peel, lilac and FRESH.

T - sweet pine, bitter orange spices, tangerine, fresh goodness.

M - light mouthfeel and mild carbonation lead to a nice hoppy finish

O - I love this beer. Maine Beer Co. beers just have a freshness to them IMO. Lunch is one of the best IPAs I've ever had.

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4.4/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.31/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tried this again. Way better than the first time I had it. Doesn't lack for quality in any one area. All around great ipa

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Lunch from Maine Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 5,234 ratings
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