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: Year-round

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#983
Reviews:
325
Ratings:
2,197
pDev:
7.19%
 
 
Wants:
205
Gots:
582
Trade:
4
 
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Reviews: 325 | Ratings: 2,197
Photo of justintcoons
4.09/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16.9oz bottle poured into a Pilsner glass.

Appearance
Cloudy gold with 2 fingers of white head. Excellent retention with moderate-heavy carbonation.

Nose
Papaya, pineapple and tangerine.

Taste
Papaya rind, tangerine pith and drops of pineapple. Really mellow bready malt character. Finishes with touches of pine and some spicy rye notes.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, smooth and oily.

Overall
What sets this apart is it's mellow characteristics as well as being more on the rindy/pithy side. I still prefer Lunch, or even Peeper or MO, to this one though.

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Photo of NoLeafClover44
4.03/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

16.9 oz. bottle poured into Allagash. Bottled exactly one month ago, 6/11/13. Purchased from the brewery.

A - Pours a very light golden color with a bit of chill haze. Big dome of head sits atop the body, peaking in the center. Paints the walls of the glass with lacing.

S - Smells of fresh floral and citrus hops. Some ginger along with wet grain and light cracker malts. The more I sniff, the more grapefruit I pick up. Smells like a good summer afternoon beer.

T - Light and zesty flavor. Lemondrops, mango, and a little bit of white bread malt to balance. I wouldn't consider this bitter, but there is a pronounced hop flavor. Slight astringency on the finish. I could drink several of these without trouble.

M - The body is pretty light and the carbonation is tingly. Refreshing with a dry finish.

O - Another One showcases floral and citrus hops. A very enjoyable summertime beer with high drinkability. The aroma of this beer is more impressive than the taste, but neither is lacking. I do wish there was a bit more body, as it drinks a bit thin. I do wish they would package their beer in 4 or 6 packs, rather than the $5-6 16oz. bottles. It would turn a beer like this into a great semi-session option (to say nothing of Zoe, Mo, and Peeper). The dark counterpart, Weez (same hops, different malts) review is to follow.

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Photo of kevanb
4.08/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

500ml bottle poured into a Maine Beer Co Wine Glass.

The beer pours a hazy golden color, hues of straw and orange with a nice finger or so of soapy, white head that has great retention and leaves a great network of soapy lace behind. The aroma is pleasant, very grassy with some nice light citrus and fruit with a touch of pine and sweet malt. The flavors are right in line, lots of grassy hops, slightly bitter pine, tangy citrus and a crisp hop spice with sweet pale malt. The body is nice, moderate carbonation that is very smooth, coats the mouth well and finishes with a great dry kick.

Verdict: A really delightful IPA from Maine Beer Co. Light, dry, refreshing and sure to quench any hop heads thirst. The balance of flavors is wonderful, although perhaps it could pack a bit more of a punch.

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Photo of Goblinmunkey7
3.35/5  rDev -22.3%
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 Oakenator
4.38/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a lighter yellow with a full, thick head. Chunks of lacing present on the glass.

S: Grassy, spicy hop aroma.

T: More grassy flavors, subtle pine. Malting is very light and not the hero as a nice bitter flavor dominates front to back.

M: Creamy, nice feel on the tongue and the back of the mouth.

O: Really nice IPA. Tastes great on a hot afternoon.

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Photo of 7springv
3.05/5  rDev -29.2%
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 WanderingFool
4.09/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Another One pours a hazy straw yellow with a big, rocky head on top. The foam fades away slowly leaving a thick coating of lace on the glass.

The aroma has strong notes of grapefruit citrus, pine, tropical fruit and some light cereal malt.

Each sip of this medium bodied beer is smooth, somewhat watery with mild carbonation. The flavor begins with grapefruit citrus, lemon rind and mango. There's a nice light cereal malt balance in the background. It finishes moderately bitter with some hoppy floral notes. Once gone the bitterness and citrus lingers on the palate.

This is an easy drinking beer that's not too bitter. Very tasty with well balanced hops.

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Photo of jerrytodd
3.8/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A bottle at Dave's pad...

A: Very light colored. Typical heavy foam head (IMO over carbed)

S: Pine/floral/citrus. Very nice aromatics

T: Certainly a tasty IPA. I do wish there was a touch more body to the malt to support, but prefer this approach to the typical West-Coast way of adding crystal malt. Hops meld to offer pine/slight dank citrus and floral flavors. Assertive

M: As mentioned, a tad light

O: Totally solid and way better than most. The bar is very high for MBC so I wouldn't say it's one of their best but certainly worthy.

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Photo of Treebs
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to BenTenison for the bottle. Bottled 6/11/13. 500ml bottle served in a Bell's tulip.

A: Pours a solid orange color with a thick and bubbly white head that is the norm for Maine Beer Co beers. Sticky clumps of lace are left down teh glass.

S: A ton of juicy citrus and tropical fruits. Lots of mango and orange with some papaya and light pineapple. Light malt sweetness, but the hops are the star of the show in the nose.

T: Not as vibrant as the nose. The cracker malts are a little more upfront with some nice sweetness. Still has that nice citrus backing with a little hint of bitterness like a orange peel. A little orange pith as well.

M: Light bodied with a medium high carbonation level. Finish is slightly fruity and sweet.

O: The nose was an outstanding burst of hops, but I felt the malts took over a little much in the taste. A little balance towards the hops would have been exquisite and would make this a much better beer. That being said I'd drink this any day of the week and especially during this hot Summer.

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Photo of SeanDonahue
3.57/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I poured this beer from a 500mL bottle as I have only seen Maine Beer Company's beer come in these bottles.

The appearance was more of a golden orange color. I poured this beer in a tulip glass and it produced what I'd say a three finger head, very big head.

The aroma was very pungent but awesome as well. It smells of fresh oranges and hops.

The taste upfront is an orange character with big blasts of citrus. At the middle of the mouth is where you start to get the hops coming in. The hops taste very smooth with little to no bitterness.

Overall, this is more of a summer beer. Light with big citrus notes. But it is also very good. My only disappointment is that I prefer my IPAs to be a little higher on the IBU spectrum and this is certainly not.

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Photo of argock
4.09/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 500 ml brown bottle into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass. Born on 061113 on side of label. Purchased at Wine Warehouse (Charlottesville, VA).

A: Peachy-amber hue with 3-fingers of prodigious big-bubbled off-white head with good, meringue-like retention with a thick crust of gravity-defying foam at the top of the glass.

S: Very hoppy with pink grapefruit, pine resin, lemon, and lush pineapple aromas on a base of crackery, lightly bready pale malts. No yeast character -- a nice clean hoppy profile.

T: The flavor is quite bitter with some dry-hop grassiness that hits early and late but cradling intense pine resin and lemon and grapefruit citrus flavors. I don't get a lot of the pineapple and tropical fruit that comes through in the nose. The alcohol is well-hidden. There is little to no yeast character. Moderate to heavy bitterness that is not subtle.

M: THe grassy dry hop hoppiness does leave a slightly over-sparged tannin astringency. I always wish that MBC's beers had a little more body -- they are always very light and dry almost to a fault, and this time I think a little bit over dry. More bready maltiness and more body may help to carry the bitterness forward a little better.

O: Another One from MBC is a very nice beer and definitely more enjoyable than Lunch to me as it is less dank and more vibrant in the hops department. Very expensive but pretty complex. It is not worth the price of $8 for a 16.9 oz bottle, but fun to try once. MBC is going to price themselves out of business though with that schedule.

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Photo of MacQ32
4.73/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A - Pours a light glowing hazy yellow/straw color. Monstrous 3 finger white head, fantastic retention and perfect lacing. Heaps of mountainous head remain 10 minutes later.

S - Big fresh brisk hoppy aromas, mango/pineapple and floral/resinous, wet, extremely juicy hops. Smells fantastic.

T - Citric rinds and bitter hops. Leafy and resinous. Light citrus flavors and slight tropical juicy fruity flavors. Sweet malts are briefly/mildly present, slightly peppery and biscuity. Dry then wet bitter aftertaste. It works, its fantastic.

M - Absolutely perfect. Light and refreshing, decently carbonated, one of the most refreshing beers I've ever had, with ease.

O - Somewhat one dimensional but so incredibly tasty and refreshing. Looks and mouth feel are perfect. The only way I could ding this beer is for being simple but it does it oh so well.

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Photo of GarthDanielson
4.24/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a bright, hazy, caramel-yellow coloring with a tall, frothy, chunky, bright white head of a solid inch and a half. Aromas are abundant, and you can smell this thing right off the initial pour. Wow. Very pungent with resiny hops profiles, with mango and tart citrus highlights balancing. Richly sweet and very well blended. Flavors are roasted initially, with tropical fruit sweetness forming a backbone to support a toasty, slightly char highlight and peppery, bitter hops. Hops are first and foremost in this bad boy, but there is a subtle biscuit profile throughout the brew, as well. Smooth and robust, with a dry edge from the carbonation and hops level. The aftertaste is a bitter sweet blend, with grapefruit and mango providing the sweetness to the roasted, toasted, and bitter hops. The finish is bitter and tangy at the same time, slightly drying, with a citrus linger. Solid IPA.

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Photo of tectactoe
4.31/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Huge thanks to smokeypeat for sending me this one - the guy hooks it up like no other. Another One pours the color of honey and is almost completely opaque, though the haze appears softer than typical for an unfiltered IPA. As the stark white, pillow head slowly settles, it leaves very nice rings of lacing that traverse at least half the glass.

I take a whiff and I'm very pleasantly surprised. I honestly didn't know what to expect from this beer at all, but one sniff in and I'm already liking the way things are going. Incredibly hop-centric; pines, leaves, lightly floral, and very "wet" and juicy. The beer was bottled 6/11/2013, so this sucker is only a few weeks old.

Citrus character from the hops are huge, too, with tons of grapefruit, lemon zest, and orange rind. We had this beer right before a bottle of Kuhnhenn's "TRIPA" (an amped up version of DRIPA) and the aromas were very similar. Another One was perhaps less citrusy, but also less malty-sweet and more generous in terms of hop appreciation.

An oily and pungent bitterness strikes quickly within the first moments of each sip and comes riding on the back of a big ol' flavorful hop bill. Leafy, piney, and just mildly resinous, the hops taste nearly as wet and fresh as they smelled. A slight onion-like note is appreciated and drives for more complexity in an already impressive brew.

Orange rind and grapefruit pith seem like perfect descriptors here. The fruity aspect isn't quite as soft and sweet as the aroma would make it seem, rather they head down the path of unforgiving bitterness. I've gotta say, though, it's not a bad thing at all. Very mild bready malts are noticeable in the finish, but otherwise are buried under the hop shelter.

Great finish on this, with a crisp, wet, and slick mouth feel. Medium bodied, plenty of carbonation. This was my first Maine Brewing beer, and if this is any indication of how they handle IPAs, then I need to get Lunch in my face, pronto. Very enjoyable, and according to the rating on many websites, under-appreciated in my opinion.

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Photo of johnnnniee
3.65/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy dark straw color with a huge fluffy white head that persists forever. Smells of earthy pine and citrus with a faint sweet bready malt to back it up. The flavor is lemony grapefruit with a resinous bite to it. Light bready malt barely peaks out to show any balance. Medium to thin body with a moderate level of carbonation and a resinous watery mouthfeel. There's not much body here and its a hint on the astringent side. I could drink it, but I'd rather reach for a lunch or peeper.

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Photo of facundoCNB
4.2/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a clean golden/copper pour with lots of foamy white head creating an ice crream like top to this. lots of lacing from the slowly dissipating head. the smell is of a citrus hop bomb (much like lunch).. lots of pineapple, mango, grapefruit.. some caramel from the grain bill. again, like with lunch, there is a mint-like grassy bitterness (very herbal, maybe warrior hops?) up front.. there's plenty of citrusy flavors that are subtle in the backbone (pineapple, grapefruit rind, mango). the bitterness isn't as harsh as it was in lunch. it's a medium creamy body with moderate carbonation.

i would say this one is slightly better than lunch, but both mo and zoe are better beers in my opinion. this is not saying i don't like this one, because it's really nice, but it's just a different style of bitterness that i'm not really that into. still a solid beer by a pretty solid brewery so far.

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Photo of HattedClassic
4.16/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance:
The beer pours a clear and slightly yellowish amber. The head is lasting and a white and creamy. Lacing is left on the glass afterwards.

Smell:
The smell contains hints of tropical fruit and a bit of sharp sweetness from the malts. The hops tend to dominate the smell though.

Taste:
Taste like the beers smells. The tropical fruit dominates the taste buds but leave a bitter aftertaste and the malts are barely noticeable.

Mouthfeel:
Biting carbonation and slightly medium bodied but a tad light. The IPA has a very refreshing aftertaste and slightly dry

Overall:
A pretty good beer and very refreshing for an IPA. I'd say this beer exists in that little dimension where a hoppy pale ale and an IPA exist. My only issues that I can only find this in Maine.

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Photo of dbrauneis
4.26/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 06/11/2013

A: Pours a lightly hazy medium to dark golden yellow in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some pale orange + apricot highlights. The beer has a three finger tall dense foamy off-white head that very slowly reduces to a medium sized finger tall cap towards the center of the beer with a thick film covering the remainder of the surface of the beer and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of tropical fruit hops (I detect some mango and pineapple along with hint of peach) along with moderate aromas of citrus/tangerine/orange hops and just a hint of pine hops.

T: Compared with the smell, the overall flavor of this beer is less intense. Upfront there are some light flavors of biscuit malts with very light amounts of sweetness which is followed by some slightly heavier than moderate flavors of hops - tropical/pineapple/mango/peach and citrus/tangerine. Light hints of a spicy yeast and a light amount of lingering bitterness in the finish.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Faint hints of dryness in the finish.

O: Even though this beer has a modest ABV (7.0 %), it drinks like a session IPA in that it is really easy to drink. Very enjoyable with wonderful hop aromas and pleasant albeit a little light flavors. Pretty well balanced between the malt sweetness and hop bitterness.

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Photo of Kendo
4.49/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

"Born on Date" on the bottle says June 11, 2013. Consumed on June 20, 2013, so I'm drinking this one with less than 10 days of age on it. . . .

A: Poured into a Sam Smith's nonic-style pint glass. Body is hazy light orangey-yellow with a big (2+ finger) fluffy white head that retains well and then leaves pillowy lace on the sides of the glass.

S: Nice nose - think juicy hops. Tropical fruit, apricot or ripe peach, citrus and a hint of pine needle. Hits all the hop bases in my book.

T: Not as juicy, hop-wise, as the nose led me to expect, but it's certainly quite nice. Modest crackery malt underneath, but then a big hop assault: lemony citrus, grapefruit pith, apricot and a touch of pine or spruce. Some earthiness as well. Heat from the ABV (7%) is felt in the belly, but other than a touch of spice at the back end of the sip, it's not really noted on the palate. Lingering dry hop bitterness puckers the mouth somewhat.

M: Heft is on the lighter side of medium, making this one drink like one of those "Session" IPAs, even though it's packed full of flavor and carries a decent wallop, alcohol-wise. Carbonation is quite active, but soft-prickled on the palate.

O: This is good stuff. Not sure what I paid for it, but if it was reasonable, I'd go grab a few more.

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Photo of HoppySailor
3.66/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

In my snifter: Another One IPA from Maine Beer Company. 17 ounce bottle poured into a New Belgium snifter. Seven percent ABV. Bottling date of 6/11/2013.

A- Pours a very pale orange, slightly hazy with a very thick, bright white head. Foam retreats quickly leaving even lacing all around. Odd look for an IPA. Hope this isn't a bad sign... It is gorgeous, just odd...

S- Smell is a very pungent lemon peel and grass. A hint of mandarin orange is present on the nose as is some other scent I can't identify but might describe as sour pine. Two bad signs in a row?

T- The taste brings this one back to the same universe as most IPAs, but I'm having a hard time putting my finger on what's going on in there... I don't want to discourage other folks who might enjoy this one if they try it, but I swear the odd nose and taste I'm getting is fish... Like maybe the water from the minnow bucket. What is strange about that is I don't hate it. I kind of like it. So- citrus, grass, seaweed and slight bready malts would be my best description. Good on its own, but not even close to the other MBC brew I have had- Lunch IPA.

M- The mouthfeel is the big redeemer here. Heavy sting of carbonation just on the front end and velvety hop oils on the swallow. The taste is coming around as it warms too... From all that strangeness to a palate-wrecking hoppy bitterness. I could have been more patient and let it warm a bit from the start, but I stand by my notes thus far.

O- Overall- for $8 a bottle I expect to be blown the &[email protected]# away. This is a good, drinkable, even enjoyable hop bomb with strange malts. It is not on par with what I expect from this price range or this brewer specifically. If you have the money for a brew from Maine Beer Co, spend it on Lunch. Otherwise I give it high marks where earned, but still would not pay the price to enjoy again.

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Photo of BEERMILER12
4.14/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 061113

A: Pours a slightly hazy golden yellow color with a massive head (as per usual with MBC) that lasts for a good long while. Leaves great lacing

S: Starts off very hoppy, with some citrus, pine, and spiciness. Get some maltiness in the back, but the hops are quite pungent and strong

T: Starts off with the hoppiness, which is more of the same citrus, pine, and spice. Goes into a little bit of maltiness that helps cut down the bitterness. Finishes with a bit of bitterness and spiciness

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: Another solid brew from MBC. The nose really smacks you around with hops but the taste is a little more balanced. The signature yeast profile shows up unsurprisingly, but I like it so it's a plus. Get one!

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Photo of Smakawhat
4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a Dogfish Head Ale glass.

A super creamy white head, nearly microscopic forming head bubbles with a big four to three finger tall size. Head has big retention and leaves a ring puck island in the top. Body color is a classic opaque and peach orange, with the odd small white carbonation bubble coming up. Rings of lace coat the glass while drinking.

For the nose, lush mild tropical notes of orange, tangerine, and citrus abound with a soft sweet sense. Unlike Weez the malts don't interrupt. A slight bit of earth and pine as well, with some dank quality, but the citrus angle really seems to bloom on this beer.

Palate brings a good portion of the hop profile on the nose to the tastebuds. Soft somewhat juicy tropics and citrus fruit, a mellow earth pine but with not so much the dankness coming or even hinting. Slightly wet palate in feel but the flavors do manage to come out. Pine, earth, and juice with a soft malt backbone but the hops dominating.

A great solid IPA from these guys, I think I enjoy this more than Weez for what it is, but overall a real solid brew.

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Photo of andrewinski1
3.94/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a stemmed taster. The color is cantaloupe orange with some haze. There is a nice fluffy white head; lots of sticky lacing.

The aroma has lots of pine. There is a hint of melon and tropical fruit as well as a touch of orange zest.

The malt flavor is minimal in this one and the body is lighter than one might expect from a beer this strength. The zesty hops come through strong with some grassiness and a touch of pine that lasts through the finish.

This is light in body for the ABV and the carbonation is soft. The flavors here are well done; the equilibrium greatly favors the hops. Another solid offering from Maine Beer Company.

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Photo of theo871
4.49/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

"Born on" date of 06/11/13. Since MBC bottle conditions their beer, I'd assume this was bottled about 2 weeks ago. It's damn fresh either way.

I am a sucker for a fresh IPA. When I heard that maine beer had 2 new beers coming out, I just had to try them. This is the first of the two. If you like dank sticky hops, this is the beer for you. Dare I say it's better than their highly regarded Lunch IPA? Definitely worth picking up at least once, price be damned! I myself found it to be worth every penny. I'll have another please!

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Photo of ToasterChef
3.84/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is a new IPA that was bottled and released earlier today at the new Freeport brewery. It features the same hops as Weez (which was also released today) but a different malt bill. The beer was chilled when I bought it and has been in my fridge for since I brought it home. I'm serving it in my Maine Beer Co. flute.

This is a nice golden orange beer that has a touch of haze. A big white head fills up the top half of my glass. Lots of carbonation bubbles cling to the sides of the glass. As the head settles, very good lacing is left behind.

Another One has a very strong citrus aroma. I am picking up a lot of pink grapefruit.

The beer has a big, dirty hop flavor. It is strongly bitter. I cannot taste as much of the grapefruit as I thought I would. The pale malts make a decent base that provide a bit of sweetness in the finish. I cannot single out any specific flavors from the yeast.

This is a medium bodied beer with a good amount of carbonation. Between the bubbles and the hop oils, it gives off a big tingling sensation.

This is a pretty good beer. I'm not convinced I like it more than Lunch, but it is still quite enjoyable. There is something about the hops that I can't quite describe but seems off to me. Maybe it's just that there are a lot of hop oils. Is it possible for a beer to be too fresh? If the label is to be believed, this was bottled this morning...the only beer I've ever had that fresh I brewed myself! I will drink this one again.

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Another One from Maine Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.31 out of 5 with 2,197 ratings