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MO | Maine Beer Company

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MOMO
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4.29/5
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3,238 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:
#578
Reviews:
474
Ratings:
3,238
pDev:
8.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
292
Gots:
723
Trade:
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,238 |  Reviews: 474
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

Photo of Phoodcritic
3.83/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of runeatdrink
4.13/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Masonz223
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Smell: orange tangerine grapefruit peach mango melon.
Taste: mild citrus notes upfront orange tangerine grapefruit middle of the mouth bready malt sweetness grapefruit zest melon light tropical notes finishes with a slight biterness.
Feel: light medium body semi dry finish. Very easy drinking.
Overall: a really nice summer beer the flavor isn't really crazy but it's supper easy drinking. Nice beer for a super hot day!

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Photo of 7irondave
4.06/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Nhmp105
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hos
4.88/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of wisegreensoul
4.09/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of daudelin2000
4.39/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Maine Beer Company is climbing the ranks as one of the better breweries in New England. They have many top notch offerings. MO is one of their Pale Ales.

It pours a very light yellow color with lots of fluffy white head. Very carbonated. Aroma has some citrus, a little pine, and some bready malt. Not overpowering though. Taste is tropical, citrus, and a touch of pine. Just enough malt for great balance. Very smooth with very little bitterness. Very light body making it go down like your favorite summer brew.

MO is a great pale ale. I actually think MO is a better pale ale than Lunch is an IPA. Not that I don't like Lunch, but I don't think it stands up to the best IPA's in New England, but I think MO does compare to the best pale ales. It's just a great beer.

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Photo of Walkinbeauty
4.74/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

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

Photo of dbthom123
4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

MO from Maine Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 3,238 ratings
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