MO | Maine Beer Company

MOMO
BA SCORE
4.29/5
3,226 Ratings
MOMO
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:
#569
Reviews:
470
Ratings:
3,226
pDev:
8.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
292
Gots:
717
Trade:
19
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,226 |  Reviews: 470
Photo of craigferraro
3.5/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jams1220
4.41/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jimct
4.85/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Others have said it well. This will become a staple in my fridge

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Photo of Franziskaner
4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Gold in color with excellent clarity. There's an inch of creamy off white head on top. I'm getting some excellent floral hop notes in the aroma. The taste is a well balanced pale ale with floral hops and crackery light malt. The mouth is dangerously smooth and quaffable.

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Photo of SupoG
3.78/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of elNopalero
4.6/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

My first Maine Brew co beer.
This pours clearer than I was led to believe it should pour--it looks "normal," although it's lively and full of effervescence. It smacks of juicy hops, like a freshly squeezed orange. Smells wonderful. Crisp, drying, not super bitter but just enough. This was delicious.

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Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.88/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MatthewWalters
4.21/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of reitzbrewing
4.59/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Honeybourne
4.59/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of That_Bearded_Guy
4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scottfrie
4.03/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap, snifter.

Served a lightly hazy dark golden color with a thick, very fluffy, and dense off-white head that collapsed into a greasy and thick film. Tons of sticky, rocky, lace was left down the glass. Simcoe is easily noticeable on the nose with hints of onion and cat urine mixed with ambiguous citrus and a leafy herbal quality. The flavor follows suit with a herbal and fruity hop profile with just a hint of mint and chive. The malt backbone is crisp but with a subtle sweetness and tastes of light bread crust and a touch of honey. Leafy and green hop flavors finish out the flavor, and there's a decent bitterness and earthy quality to the aftertaste. Light and clean mouthfeel, drying and crisp, with bright yet soft carbonation. Smooth overall, light in flavor, with a good balance between hoppy bitterness and malt sweetness.

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Photo of burns3y
4.41/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Philcassella
4.37/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pda22
5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is phenomenal. I think this has to be the best pale ale ever. I get district notes of grapefruit. The aroma makes me want to drink it. The taste makes me want to drink more.

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Photo of dsa7783
4.67/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

On tap at Cloverleaf Tavern. This is an exciting brewery. It seems whatever they put out instantly garners top notch reviews, and it's easy to see why with a beer like this. Strong pine flavors suggest a powerful backbone of citrus and lemon zest with grapefruit nuances also apparent. Great stuff. Highly recommended.

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Photo of Bissel328
4.47/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Meyers1023
4.49/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured a cloudy orange color with a fizzy head over two fingers high. The nose is a very even mixture of citrus and pine with a slight malt backbone. The flavor follows suit as you get a great mixture of orange, tangerine, and pine with the malt adding a great balance to the hop bitterness. The feel is medium, very well carbonated, and finishes dry. This is great Pale Ale! Very balanced and easy to drink.

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Photo of williahd
4.17/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of MaxOhle
4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of NMA
4.41/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stephan16
4.67/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kgammell1
4.27/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

MO from Maine Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 3,226 ratings
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