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MO | Maine Beer Company

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4.29/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our first run at an American Pale Ale. Flavors and aromas of zesty citrus, passionfruit, and pine present themselves throughout. A very subtle malt sweetness for balance, but this is intended to finish dry.

Just after opening our brewery, working long nights, weekends, and still maintaining our day jobs, my brother Daniel (the brewer) had twins. Cheers to his courage and dedication to making better beer.

Added by BEERMILER12 on 02-29-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#578
Reviews:
474
Ratings:
3,239
pDev:
8.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
292
Gots:
723
Trade:
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Ratings: 3,239 |  Reviews: 474
Photo of TomWight
3.63/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ronl12
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OtisCampbell007
4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brewnme
4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of khargro2
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gardner254
4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of puck1225
4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bought during a recent visit to New York. Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass. Slightly cloudy yellow with a fluffy white head and excellent lacing. Very fragrant lemon smell. Crisp earthy taste, some citrus and pine. Pleasant bitterness. Great with food.

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Photo of AndrewCataldo23
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JackRWatkins
4.08/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This bottle is pretty old for a pale ale, nevertheless, it held up very well. Please note the hop bitterness may be more pronounced in a fresh bottle.

A: Pours a well-attenuated straw gold color; with a nice, frothy, just off-white head.
S: Strong notes of melon (not watermelon, maybe huell or honeydew), with subtle notes of citrus and grapefruit along with a nice biscuity malt character and some sweetness. very fragrant.
T: In this order: Sweetness, melon, malt, everything else. The biscuity malt comes through almost at the same time as the decent sweetness, which is immediately followed by the melon characteristics and all the requisite fruit. There is a very slight bitterness that coats all of the aforementioned notes, present just enough to be noticeable and keep the beer from being too sweet, but no more so than that.
M: Medium body, not quite sticky but almost.
O: A great beer, easy to recommend, flavorful and easy to drink, with no real harshness to describe. Is it the best pale ale I've ever had, no it isn't, but don't let that stop you from picking this up where you can, it is worth your time.

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4.63/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of keith40
4.39/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pint bottle purchased at Craft Beer Cellar in Plymouth dated 9/19/17. Hazy gold color and citrusy nose is followed by citrus flavors that may include orange and meyer lemon along with some malt. A very well-balanced beer with very little grapefruit bitterness. Enjoyable and easy-drinking.

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Photo of dcotom
5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 16.9-ounce bottle into a tulip glass. Sample was approximately one week past bottling date. Beautiful juicy-looking bright orangeish-yellow color, with a thick white head that seemed to hang on forever before receding and leaving scads of sticky lacing. Big aromas and flavors of orange, Meyer lemon, and grapefruit, with lots of citrus-
zest bitterness and a bit of crackery malt sweetness to balance everything perfectly. Dry finish, with a pleasant lingering bitterness. This is, simply put, one fantastic beer. Bravo!

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Photo of TheDoak
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RionMyers
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pprichar
3.98/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Noelito76
3.5/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of amsage19
4.49/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Newbeergeek1
3.96/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice nice beer from one of the really great breweries in New England

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Photo of Jbalintjr
4.03/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of LooseMoose1978
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ScubaLeon
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of citizencane
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours heady translucent orange. Smell is dark tropical fruit and malt. Taste is tropical fruit, fruit rind, and hefty malt balance. Feel is slightly thin and dry. Bitterness translates into nondescript bitter note in taste, and not in a good way. Not bad, but not as high quality as I expected from Maine Brewing Company. Rough around the edges. Smell is phenomenal and does not translate into taste at all.

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Photo of Barleycorn
4.03/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mduchesn2004
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StormAles
4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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MO from Maine Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 3,239 ratings
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