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Maximus | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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3.99/5
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5,543 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,824
Reviews:
1,553
Ratings:
5,543
pDev:
10.03%
Bros Score:
4.03
 
 
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140
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1,378
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Photo of boilermakerbrew
3.76/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- Pours a deep, clear golden, almost to an amber. Big head develops in my tulip and sticks around forever. Lacing is very good also. The color on this one is strikingly amber-gold.

S- Bitter hops all the way through here. Hops in this one are mainly piney and sticky smelling. The piney scents are so strong, it makes me think of tree sap almost.

T- Bitter, slight hints of light balancing malts, and more hops bitterness are what you get in this beer's flavor. Hops bitterness is big in the beginning before giving way to some very faint, light malts. Then it moves right back to hops bitterness with some alcohol bitterness mixed in.

M- Thick and sticky on the tongue. This beer's alcohol level can be felt in moderation. Weight on the palate is moderate to heavier, but not too bad. The high hops presence and alcohol presence is the limiting factor in the drinkability of this beer.

Overall, a solid DIPA. Big hops bitterness with very little in the way of a balancing malt act make this a beer for someone that is more of a hop head than me. Still, a good beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.97/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Overall a GREAT beer from lagunitas. I feel that Little sumpin is a few maybe two notches better. I am somewhat Biased on these beers since I am a professed Hop Head. Maybe you are too. I f you are not and are aspiring then please disregard this and other reviews and go directly to the Little sumpin reviews. You'll be glad you chose it as your first IPA.

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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 5,543 ratings
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