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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:
#577
Reviews:
474
Ratings:
3,239
pDev:
8.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
292
Gots:
723
Trade:
19
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Ratings: 3,239 |  Reviews: 474
Photo of CHEFD1214
4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I seem to rate all Pale Ales against Puedo Sue, Which probably isn't fair because it's it looks and taste more like an IPA. Still another good beer from MBC.

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Photo of Cwarwick812
4.63/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gowens18
4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Coronaeus
4.06/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.69/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I poured this into a nonic. It pours a clear light golden color and leaves the same color body with a faint orange hue. The white head was about three fingers for about a good two minutes before slowly dieing. The lacing was light, and somewhat spotty. Some carbonation was seen rising. No rings were left as the beer was sipped. The aroma was entered around the hops. Some citrus came out to play, but very subtley. The taste was centered around the hops, some citrus came out but it was mostly faint. There was a faint malty backbone. The finish was mostly bitter and dry. On the palate, it was about a medium sort of body and well carbonated, with a lingering dryness, but was still balanced. It was mostly a drinkable beer. Overall, I say this is a pretty good APA that I would have again.

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

Photo of Daru
4.14/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RRB328
4.02/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of redsox6202
4.06/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of szmnnl99
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerDawgs
4.39/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle with a bottled on date of 4.11.17 picked up in Martha's Vineyard

L - partially cloudy blond with 1 fingernof head and some nice lacing. Gorgeous brew.

A - perfect mix of citrus and bitter hops but nothing dominates or overwhelms.

T - Tropical and floral tastes and well balanced. Nice malt backbone. Tasty

F - medium body and carbonation. Smooth

O - an excellent pale ale. Well done!

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Photo of Aewachiw
3.93/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DropD
4.29/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chinchill
4.21/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the Pour Taproom (SC).
Pours with a lightly hazy amber body and a generous white head that has very good retention.
Aroma: sweet and odd (but not in a bad way), with fruity and berry notes.
Flavor: tropical fruit and floral notes from the hops; faint bready malts. Surprisingly sweet for style: in fact, more sweet than bitter.
Mouthfeel: near medium body with soft, medium carbonation.
Overall: refined and mild for style, this has a distinctive but very appealing aroma and flavor.

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Photo of TripleSun
4.2/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L - Golden orange haze and pours a generous head
S - Very clean head, with pine, a candy sweetness, grapefruit and orange
T - Grapefruit and pine along with juicy citrus
F - Bursting with flavor but not overpowering.

Once again the masters of the simplicity taste is kicking butt again!

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

Photo of nrbw23
3.5/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

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

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

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

A very solid Pale Ale from Maine Brewing. I love Maines beers but they are a lot harder to get ahold of and considerably more expensive than Trillium

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

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

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