Weez | Maine Beer Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hoppy and roasty American IPA, brewed as the dark-colored counterpart to Another One (both beers incorporate the exact same kettle and dry hopping schedule). Weez presents a blend of hoppy and roasty notes on the nose, followed by hoppy resins on the tongue, and finishes with a deep roast.

Added by ToasterChef on 06-13-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,035
Reviews:
161
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
9.65%
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
214
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 1,035 |  Reviews: 161
Photo of ONUMello
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16.9oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Pitch black with a one-finger head
S: Loaded with roasted malt/grains, cocoa/coffee and some generic bitter hop notes
T: Matches the nose. Bold roasted/toasted malts and grain up front, a coffee/cocoa midpalate and a slightly bitter finish
M: Full-bodied but from the toast not alcohol; moderately bitter
O: A well made and enjoyable black IPA

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Photo of HopHunter19
4.26/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Basically your textbook black India ale, nice roasty notes, citrusy grapefruit hops, but then it pulls back to the Bullshit
I'd eat these hops. I don't see a problem with not always immediately having a plan

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Photo of eddiefl
3.73/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Juice14
4.02/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chackman151
4.38/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of astano925
4.23/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattmarch
3.97/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Love the dark look. Very nice roasty and malty character. Of course it's very balanced, clean and smooth. Lot of piney tropical hops to balance the roast though.

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Photo of rsquared59
4.16/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JLK7299
4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheFightfan1
3.83/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of snaotheus
4.44/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2016-05-14
16.9oz bottle served in a large snifter. 032916 28 is the bottle code. Bought it in Chicago and flew it home.

Pours black with a big brown head. Head fades 3/4 moderately fast and then stalls, leaving a lumpy thick sheet with heavy lacing. Lots of fine carbonation. This is a pretty beer. Smell is roasty, piney, tropical, something clean and fresh (almost minty?) about it.

Taste is heavy roast bitterness, moderate coffee flavor, strong bitter piney finish.

Mouthfeel is dry and resinous. Overall, I really like this beer.

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Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.31/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EFMarkley
4.39/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bissel328
3.84/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Condado
4.24/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TTen
4.07/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Maine Beer Company Weez

L: Black, opaque. Big tan head with great retention. 4.5
S: Roasty but very earthy, piney, grapefruity and catty. I'm surprised this much hop can make it through the dark malts. Pretty catty. 3.75
T: The roast is there with a lot of the hops that the aroma hinted at. Grapefruit, pine and that distinctive Simcoe character. 4.25
F: Chewy but not full bodied. The roast and hop bite give a nice sting. 4
O: Another great beer from MBC. The amount of hop in this really surprised me and there was also lots of roast. There was a little too much of the Simcoe character in the aroma (for me). The flavor was huge and balanced between the hops and the roasted barley. It also had cat whiskers on the bottle and is called Weez so makes sense with all the Simcoe ;). 4

Bottled on 3/29/2016

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Photo of Beergasm1
3.91/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of OompaMentor
4.19/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle dated 1/19/16. Poured into pint glass- dark black color with one finger head. Chocolate is most evident. Bitter chocolates, coffee and roasted malts on palate. Medium body, creamy - more of an ale feel than an IPA. I would drink this one again.

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Photo of TheDoctor
4.04/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Service: Bottle
Bottled on: Mar-29-2016


A:
Pours an opaque coke brown with two and a half fingers of thick, doughy tan head. Good retention; thin rings of lacing. (4.25)

S:
Hopped maple cream coffee. Mud, coffee grounds, baker's chocolate, herbal green hop background. (4)

T:
Rustic chocolate forest floor. Woody, grassy, muddy, mossy, coffee, chocolate, cream, mineraly water, shimmering herbal hop resin in the background throughout. (4)

M:
Medium body, light-medium carbonation, velvety feel with a slick finish and cocoa aftertaste with a little hoppy astringency. (4.25)

O:
Lush Black Ale.
This is a beauty of a beer that walks a fine line of subtlety and balances its hops and malts very well. Pours lovely with a earthy mocha aroma. The flavor is earthy with a lot of lush, dirty, green, and chocolate flavors melding together. The malts definitely are the main push here (as far as variety), but it is a pretty close call, the hops do a nice job of being the backbone and giving a dry finish.
Drinkable and enjoyable. Would have again. (4)

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Photo of chip26
3.92/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rdoggg
5/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jvillefan
4.55/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tregan_20
3.92/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of I3eer
3.72/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Weez from Maine Beer Company
4.04 out of 5 based on 1,035 ratings.
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