Maximus | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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3.99 w/ 5,534 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 09-22-2001

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of larryarms847
3.85/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Golden yellow I'm appearance with dull orange hues.

Smells like a hop bomb, slight citrus, mainly lemon zest. Nothing spectacular.

Was not expecting much from this after pour, taste did nothing to change first appearances. Mostly lemon zest, slightly hoped a bit too carbonated for hop ratio.

Too carbonated, hop profile does not match carbonation well

Overall a mediocre offering from Lagunitas, not one of their proudest moments.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of SportsandJorts
4.37/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: a nice orange color. semi-clear. a finger or slightly more of an off-white head that leaves a lacing behind

Smell: big juicy hops.lots of citrus, orange, grapefruit, some tropical fruit notes as well

Taste: strong hops that come out very wet and juicy. orange, grapefruit, some mango. after the bold hops comes a very slight bready malt back bone and spicy alcohol

Mouthfeel: surprisingly low hop kick, could use a little more

Overall: very tasty DIPA. big hop notes that work out well

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Jwale73
3.78/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz. bottle served in my DT tulip. Pours a dull, burnt orange hue with a slightly hazy clarity and a dense, two-inch, cream-colored head topped with tiny clusters of bubbles concentrated across the center. Head eventually settles into a creamy half inch cap with thick swaths of lacing coating the sides of the glass after each tilt. Nose expresses citrus notes, rind, a hint of toffee, a slight earthiness and perhaps a touch of grapefruit seed. Taste consistent with nose; however, a bit of an herbal character comes out and dulls the toffee sweetness. Finishes with an earthy bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium-light with a faint oiliness to the texture, an even carbonation and a light astringency. Overall, a decent balance to the malt profile; however, the flavors come off a bit muddled without really deciding if it wants to be more sweet or more hop forward. It could be an old bottle, but a bit difficult to determine without freshness dating.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 82.4% out of 100 with 5,534 ratings
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