MO | Maine Beer Company

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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: Rotating

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.

Added by BEERMILER12 on 02-29-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,196
Reviews:
466
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
8.2%
 
 
Wants:
291
Gots:
700
For Trade:
19
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Ratings: 3,196 |  Reviews: 466
Photo of vabeerguy
4.21/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KurtE
4.54/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WKyle
4.46/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of emount91
3.95/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

pours a mostly clear yellow/amber color, carbonation seen, foamy head. smell is very light citrus, some light mango or peach on the back end with an equally as light bready malt. taste is a little heavier than smell on the peach/mango but is quickly cut short and made clean by the citrus and malt which are balanced. clean and bright mouthfeel. and yet other decent beer from MBC.

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Photo of bluejacket74
4.27/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

500 ml bottle, stamp on label says bottled on 120115. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a slightly hazy gold color with about an inch off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both pretty good. I like the aroma, the brew smells like citrusy hops, tropical fruit, kiwi fruit, pine hops and some bready malt. The taste is pretty much just like the aroma, but there's also some lemon peel and a bit of floralness noticeable. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it's a bit creamy and has a good amount of carbonation. It's easy and enjoyable to drink, too. I think it's a good citrusy pale ale, glad I got to try this one! I'd certainly drink this again in the future. $6.99 a bottle.

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Photo of JeffKowalek
2.75/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of grue_soda
4.51/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Justin82
4.29/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gooseman80
4.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of CPAles
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beerwolf72
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottled into a pint glass. Half inch or so of foam that slowly dissipated into a ring of bubbles. Slightly piney and dank aroma. Tastes the same with some subtle citrus, not overly bitter, just a good balance. Feels like a bigger beer than it is. Very well done, just wish it was a little more economical.

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Photo of PCole
4.36/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

1 pint, 0.9oz bottle dated 12/01/15 poured into a tulip on 1/21/16. Bottle recommends consumption within 90 days of date printed.

Look: Pours semi-translucent honey color with quarter-finger of bright white head. Significant and immediate lacing upon its resolution. Very gentle agitation brings forth significant and very fluffy head that retains well. Tons and tons of lacing.

Smell: Sweet, almost cloyingly so. Reminds me a little bit of apple cider or apple juice. Fairly malty. Faint hint of pine and resin. Other fruit notes for sure; citrus and stone fruits. Very interesting, each whiff was a bit different, especially as it warmed.

Taste: Malts predominate upfront. Biscuity and fairly sweet. Bit of grapefruit and citrus. Pine and resin with lemon linger afterwards.

Feel: Quite carbonated, medium mouthfeel. Wonderful finish. Incredibly satisfying and refreshing. Crisp but not dry. I'm having a hard time describing it.

Overall: An incredibly balanced and satisfying experience. Better than the sum of its parts for sure. My first beer from Maine Beer Company and definitely not my last.

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Photo of madelfonatree
4.38/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 12/29/2016 enjoyed 1/21/2016 in a stemless wine glass.

Look - Lighter orange depending on how cold or at what angle you look at it. Thick medium bubbled white head settles to more than a ring. Lacing is strong.

Smell - Musty hop. Light bread. Very light citrus.

Taste - Musty. Malty. Hoppy. Not that citrusy.

Feel - Not too carbonated as the head would signify. Creamy than water. Dry.

Overall - This is my type of ale. Musty, bitter enough, and lighter citrus.

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Photo of dental
4.13/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
3.68/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a maize color with a white near-fluffy head and lacing.

This is the second in a line of five beers and I'm getting an impressive display of hop freshness so far.

Tangerine, passionfruit and dank hops on the nose translates to fresh dew, biscuit or saltine cracker and a hint of lime on the tongue.

The bitterness builds a bit, but at the end of the night, I think this is my favorite of Maine's offerings.

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

Photo of Mmart802
4.56/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A smooth, hoppy ale with smooth flavors.

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Photo of Steve_Trick
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of indybearsfan
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.21/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Prager62
4.43/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle date of 12/22/15 with a 124 next to the date. Poured in my Weyerbacher tulip glass.

Look- Pours a pale straw color with a generous two plus fingers of soapy egg white foam.

Smell- Grapefruit along with something spicy along the line of green onion. Some bready malt and yeast in the back.

Taste- Grapefruit up front followed by some onion and finally a bit of pine. There is some bread flavor in the finish.

Feel- Starts slick and tingly followed by some bitterness. A hearty malt backbone washes it all down.

Overall- A very pleasant pale ale that leans more towards the spicy side with a hearty dose of malt to wash it all down. It's brewed more to style than many of the rule bending tropical juice bombs found today. It's a tasty deviation in that it's crisp, clean and very drinkable.

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Photo of ScottyTheBeerGuy
4.29/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RebornStussy
4.88/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of JohnnySp88
4.73/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

MO from Maine Beer Company
4.27 out of 5 based on 3,196 ratings.
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