Maximus | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by kbub6f on 09-22-2001

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3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

pours out a nice orange amber with a slightly tan head. nice lacing.

Smell. Hops are cirtus with grapefruit and small bit of lemon. also has a piney aroma to it. i also get a bit of caramel in there.

Taste. Hops are a more on an earthy spectrum than citrus. Almost a woody taste to it, but not piney. Has a nice caramel character to it, gives it a bit of sweetness. aftertaste keeps the bitterness and warms with the alcohol.

Mouthfeel. Very creamy and full body. good amount of carbonation. nice balance.

Overall. I dont know... its a good beer, but something about it doesnt totally blow up my skirt. I still would recommend it though.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The bottle revealed a bit more about the beer than the tap. The beer falls short of D!PA but stands firm as a standard IPA. The aromas leap from the bottle with juicy gapefruit, orange, lemon, pine, and light malts. The pour delivers a strong straw / golden color with airy head retention. The flavors reinforce the citrus aromas and add a lot of peppery spices to the taste. Firm bitterness rises toward the finish. A light metalic note lingers throughout the flavors. Body is light against the flavors; but makes for easy drinking. The beer has an evaporative, chalky effect going into the finish, compounding the alcohols and hop character. Again, good, but no double.

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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 5,563 ratings
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