Maximus | Lagunitas Brewing Company

5,538 Ratings

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 09-22-2001

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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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3.76/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.66/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Re-review on ths one. Tons of fresh citrus goodness and a cool, mouthfeel that is so, so tropical. A very nice tropical IPA that looks good and delivers a refreshing flavor with a nice balance of malt and hops

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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3.56/5  rDev -10.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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2/5  rDev -49.9%

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4.52/5  rDev +13.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Bottle poured into straight pint glass. Pours a clear light gold with a small creamy white head. Orange and pine aromas billow out. Behind these are melon and a sharp lemon dishwasher powder essence. The orange and pine are dominant with a good malt backbone. Becomes more phenolic with warming. Hides the alcohol. Well made double IPA, best cold. Thanks for the recommendation John.

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

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4.35/5  rDev +9%

Note to self: yes, you really do like this well-priced brew ($9.99/6-pk) more than most of the expensive 4-pk-only double IPA's out there, like Hoptimum, Heelcho Hops, and .

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4.17/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into an IPA glass.

Look: Clear copper body with a thick film of cream colored head. Thick sospy lacing.

Aroma: Cedar, pine, hops.

Taste: Cedar, pine, grapefruit with a fruity apricot finish.

Mouthfeel: Dry, medium weight.

Overall: This reminds me of any number of other hoppy Lagunitas brews. It's good, but nothing sets it apart from anything else in their lineup.

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.32/5  rDev +8.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Solid DIPA from an otherwise solid contributor. The name is a bit overstated as there are DIPA/IIPAs out there with more hop punch to them, but his ranks nicely as a solid DIPA. Darker apricot color, with an aroma that promises more pine than citrus. Nice piney hop flavor up front with some smooth, but properly understated malt in the middle, with a nice spicy finish. Good stuff.

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 5,538 ratings
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