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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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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Not much of a Hop Head but I will try my best with this one.

Appearance: 3-fingered head with an amber orange coloring.

Aroma: Flowery hops perfect for a hot day (California has one season making them focus on crisper beers so it seems). Almost a dandelion scent.

Taste: Light flavors of sweet malts blend well with springy hops to give an excellent balance. I was expecting the hops to overpower the palate, but they were much more contained than I expected.

Mouthfeel: Crisp and light. little body with small amounts of carbonation blended well. I was expecting much more carbonation for the head it poured, but still well done.

Overall: As a stout guy I still appreciated this brew. Easy to drink with nice levels of hops balanced it very well.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours amber with a two-finger foamy white head. The head leaves tons of heavy lacing.

S - Aroma of pine, grapefruit, and orange.

T - The taste starts with a with a wash of grapefruit and orange. The flavor is balanced out with some resinous hops and sweet caramel malts. The finish has a lingering piney bitterness.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is very smooth with a dry sticky finish.

O - Another excellent beer from Lagunitas. The flavors are perfectly balanced. This is dangerously drinking at 8.2% ABV.

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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 5,552 ratings
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