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:
3,179
Reviews:
463
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
8.2%
 
 
Wants:
290
Gots:
697
For Trade:
19
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Ratings: 3,179 |  Reviews: 463
Photo of Dustin_Sallitt
4.59/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a beautiful pale honey gold with a good head which recedes in a few minutes. The smell is juicy for a pale, with tons of tangerines, papaya, melon, and citrus jumping out. The taste follows, nice biscuits pale malts perfectly balance the juicy hops that steal the show. A nice piney citrus mix hits you first, followed by a tinge of sweet fruits, with a grapefruit finish that evolves into strong tangerine as the beer warms. A tangerines taste lingers in your mouth with some slight hop bitterness. Would really like to know the bittering hops used here. Unreal. The feel is almost perfect to style, nice and drinkable with a decent but not overwhelming bite of carbonation and the perfect amount of bitterness on the finish. Overall, this is a world class pale ale. Seek this out fresh if this is your style.

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Photo of YeastInception
4.04/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of WaterFurnace
4.03/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Krey213
4.27/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Yeroc
3.81/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BelgianBeerMe
4.12/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Elimav
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A really great pale ale. Very refreshing with a nice citrus finish. Has nice understated hop notes.

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Photo of tarheels4life23
4.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Magbas
4.66/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of salthemonster
3.64/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rammed96
4.43/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Reno9
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MUTINY
4.03/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

1Pint.9oz bottle into a shaker pint.

A: Pours a just-slightly hazy straw/copper with 1" fluffy white head that recedes slowly. Retention & lacing are both exceptional.

S: Subtle hints of citrus & some floral notes balanced very nicely against ever-so-slightly sweet graham crackery malt.

T: Comes on with floral notes that lead into a bright mid palate of citrus zest & grassy fields. Traces of resinous hop character come into focus here & linger nicely through the off-sweet crackery finish. Just amazing.

M: Moderate-to-high carb married to a very light, delicate, slightly soapy body. Finishes crisply. Maybe a skootch too light for all the flavors here.

O: This is an unbelievably deep, balanced Pale. Among the best to have ever passed my lips.

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Photo of DanGeo
3.75/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of j0hnc2468
4.04/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBlueWaffle
4.88/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of rfoltz53
4.62/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of blastoderm55
4.3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of snansel
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jcorn
4.33/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Freaking excellent. Smooth & citrusy. Beautifully cloudy. MBC is doing it big.

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Photo of mik3coh3n
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

MO from Maine Beer Company
4.27 out of 5 based on 3,179 ratings.
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