Another One | Maine Beer Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company
Maine, United States
mainebeercompany.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Intensely hoppy American IPA, brewed as the light-colored counterpart to Weez (both beers incorporate the exact same kettle and dry hopping schedule). Another One has a very clean malt palate, leaving little but hoppy resins on the tongue, and finishes dry and crisp.

Hops – Warrior, Cascade, Citra, Simcoe

Added by ToasterChef on 06-11-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,975
Reviews:
277
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
7.26%
 
 
Wants:
208
Gots:
511
For Trade:
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Photo of ettbeer
2/5  rDev -53.2%

Photo of bryanbullock
2.41/5  rDev -43.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

After tasting Maine brewing's LUNCH I had high expectations for this beer, and I have to say it was a disappointment. Solid golden thick coloration, but the mouth feel was chalking and the finish left and odd aftertaste, mild hop flavor. Small dragonfruit mid, did not match the tangelo aroma.

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Photo of Dudon
2.59/5  rDev -39.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I first had AO in the summer of 2014. Since then, something has changed for the worst. This new version of AO might as well be Peeper (it tastes, looks, smells, and feels identical). Hopefully I can bump up this rating when I reevaluate it in the future.

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Photo of DeFaz
2.95/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Pours light yellow with a large head with medium retention and lots of lacing. It's downhill from there as the beer has limited flavor and is thin and overcarbonated. A poor example of an ipa especially given the price.

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Photo of stevensonale
2.95/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of craft_shannie
3/5  rDev -29.7%

Photo of 7springv
3.05/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Poured a hazy yellow orange with a decent head that quickly dissipated. The aroma was a lot weaker than its cousin "Lunch". Faint hints of citrus and a medium hop floral smell. The taste was not as hoppy as I like, ... disappointing in fact. Slight pine flavor, some citrus, and a weak hop bite. The aftertaste was smooth but uninspiring. I will not be spending another $6.25 for a bottle of this average brew. With so many great beers available for a lot less, Maine Beer Company beers sit on the shelf at our local store for weeks.

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Photo of Sabtos
3.09/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Fourth in a line of five Maine brews, this pours a light yellow, again with a designer's closet full of lacing!

Cucumber and grapefruit on the nose, with an addition of hay on the tongue.

This is less bitter and lighter than other Maine offerings. However, surprisingly for me, (since I'm not big on bitter), it's a little underwhelming that there isn't more to it.

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Photo of Damian
3.09/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Drank from a 1 pint .9 fl. oz. bottle purchased at Craft Beer Cellar, Portland, ME
040715
Served in a pint glass

Impressive appearance. The beer poured a super pale and nearly crystal clear golden color. An inch tall, fluffy, creamy, bright white crown topped the liquid. The head slowly dropped to a lasting cap of froth. Streaky lacing coated the glass.

The nose was crisp, bright and citrusy. Hoppy but not super aromatic for the style. Grapefruit was most noticeable. Lemony and slightly grassy. The intensity of the aroma seemed more akin to your average pale ale than an IPA. The nose did however became a bit stronger and slightly sweeter with time. A touch of tropical fruitiness appeared as well. Mango was most detectible.

The flavor profile was hoppy, bitter and completely unbalanced. Ultra crisp and dry. White grapefruit dominated. Very rind-like. Tart, lemony notes also came through strong. The snappy, lingering finish was uber dry, pithy and bitter and contained loads of pine needles and grapefruit rind.

The mouthfeel was very light and highly effervescent. Definitely quite thin for the style and somewhat over carbonated. As the beer sat, the carbonation settled a bit and the beer turned slightly softer on the palate.

While it seems that most New England/Maine-style IPAs are rich and fruity with a robust yet rounded flavor profile, Another One is a shockingly dry, pithy and bitter hop bomb in the vein of many old school, West Coast-style pale ales and IPAs. Although some might enjoy this, in my opinion it lacks both depth and balance.

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Photo of teromous
3.13/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

From a bottle that has 082515 on the label, so I'm drinking this a little over three weeks after it was bottled.

Appearance: It has a very light cloudy golden body. It looks much lighter than the average IPA color. There is a good sized pure white fluffy head. Good lacing on the glass.

Aroma: It has a very nice light tangerine aroma.

Taste: Right off the bat I notice a significantly low bitterness. There is a bit of orange pith flavor and a touch of pine off in the distance. It's a fairly average tasting IPA with lower than average bitterness. No alcohol presence which is nice.

Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel suffers a bit from the lack of bitterness. It just feels a bit watered down and empty with an off-dry finish.

Overall: It is an average IPA that falls on the weaker side of bitterness which isn't a problem itself, but it leaves a void that is not filled. It leaves a few question marks hanging in the air without asserting any sort of unique character or obvious direction. I probably wouldn't pick it up again. I might buy it if I see it on draft but I'm not holding my breath given that this is just over three weeks old.

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Photo of hops202
3.13/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

considering I have had Maine brewing beers in the past - i was very dissappointed with this one. I xpected something much better after having "Lunch" and was completely let down. It looked great when poored but that was completely ruined by the initial taste. Smell was actually decent, but obviously a huge let down.

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3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

Photo of luvbier
3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

Photo of Goblinmunkey7
3.35/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Slight chill haze on a bright gold. Head is super bright-white and starts off pillowy and massive. Drops to a creamy clumpy wispy cap. Some splotches of lacing.

Smell: Pine and tangerine. Massively floral. A hint of peach. Loaded with citrus. Grapefruit pith and skin. Earthy with a slight hop spiciness. A nice depth of hops. Malts are light and bready. Some biscuit. Some marmalade and a bit of spearmint. Evergreen with some woody elements.

Taste: Light slightly bready malt. Some caramelized malt sweetness. Oily pine and grapefruit rind. Some backing tropical elements. A bit more earthy and dank than the nose. Some backing hop spiciness. Leafy. A bit dirty. Warming mutes everything a bit. Some watery malts. Lingering pine bitterness. Gets super floral too.

Mouthfeel: On the light side of medium. Moderate carbonation, but barely. A bit dry on the back with a smooth, but watery, start.

Overall: Not positive I'll have another.

Not the best showing from MBC. A solid IPA, but Weez was a bit more exciting overall. I'd drink it again, but not if I had to buy it.

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Photo of Asalk
3.4/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of far333
3.43/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on 4.18.17
Two weeks old when tasted
Slightly hazed and opaque (but not chunky) with a two finger head of eggshell colored foam that lingers long. Low aroma of lemony citrus. Flavors of honey malt and lemony hops, some orange zest. Very dry and crisp, tingly on the tongue and cheeks. Moderate bitterness, but not much depth of hop flavor. Good beer, but I expected much more.

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Photo of kojevergas
3.43/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

B- / WORTHY

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Photo of donkeyrunner
3.45/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Since when did they go to Freeport?

Hazy yellow with a hunka lumpy head. Sticky. Not shy on the nose I get sugared lemon peel and star fruit. Doesn't like taste like the hop nirvana belied by the aroma. Lemon-centric squeezed citrus juice hops and hardly any malt sweetness for structure. I like a lightly malted IPA but this is a bit much. Lacks the Maine Beer Co. resin fiesta that I love.

Hops on the nose, hop flavor on the tongue but not much bitterness. Pants on the ground, pants on the ground.

Weez is next.

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Photo of McGee666
3.46/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bought a few bottles at the brewery on 4/27. Pours a very light color with a slight haze...head disappeared almost immediately after pouring. Very mild citrus and hop floral aroma barely coming through...unfortunately not much else going on here. Taste follows suit leaving me wanting more. Mouthfeel is very carbonated and thin :/... I'm not sure whats up with this batch but I remember this beer being much better when I first tried it. I love Maine brewing so I will have "Another One" next time I visit the brewery.

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Photo of Thawley
3.46/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap. Nice bathtub suds, lacing and light amber color. Clean taste with a distinct lack of floral notes.

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Photo of corby112
3.49/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on 09-03-13

Pours a slightly hazy burnt orange color with golden yellow edges and a two finger frothy, off-white head that slowly settles into a lasting cap/ring. The glass is left completely coated with soapy lacing. Great looking beer!

Dank floral hop aroma with earthy pine and resinous oils countered by sweet tropical/citrus fruit notes and a pale malt backbone. Grassy and earthy with pine sap, spruce tip and dank buds followed by grapefruit, pineapple, mango and orange peel sweetness. Subtle pale malt presence with bread, biscuit and cracker.

On the fuller end of medium with a slightly creamy texture and some tight carbonation. There's a very prominent dry, bitter hop presence that lingers over the sweeter notes, pale malt and boozy heat into a dry finish. Unfortunately, the hop profile isn't as strong or complex as the nose suggests. Lots of resinous, earthy bitterness up front but it falls off mid-palate and there's a lack of citrus/tropical fruit sweetness balancing things out. The malt presence is stronger than expected with strong biscuit and graham cracker flavor. This beer is only 7% but there's a lot of alcohol in the finish. Not really any heat, but there's a lot of boozy sweetness.

Overall, this was a decent beer but the hop flavor is a bit weak and one dimensional. There's also something slightly off about the mouthfeel. It looks and smells really good but the flavor doesn't like up to expectation.

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3.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of Klicky
3.5/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikeburd1128
3.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of hansenm72
3.5/5  rDev -18%

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