Maximus | Lagunitas Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
5,495 Ratings
MaximusMaximus
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 09-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,495
Reviews:
1,545
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
10.38%
 
 
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137
Gots:
1,340
For Trade:
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4.49/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Lagunitas - Maximus

Look - Pours a hazy amber with a hint of red to it. Nice soapy head, lots of sticky lacing. Great looking brew.

Smell - Aroma is rich deep caramel malts with juicy citrus and bitter resin hops on top. Killer aroma, quite mouth-watering. Some pepper and spice throughout.

Taste - Caramel malts are rich and then blasted out of the way by big juicy citrus and eventually settles down as piney hop resin. Yum.

Mouthfeel - Bitter piney hop resin and sticky malts rest here. A tad hot and a little boozy, warms the mouth, throat, and tummy. Light carbonation. Good drinkability.

Overall - Another excellent Lagunitas offering, damn they are good!

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3.37/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Enjoyed all aspects of this brew. Nothing particularly stands out with this one, just an overall good beer. The beer stacks up great against others but compared to Lagunitas' flagship IPA it falls a bit short. Seldom do all beers from the same brewery score high, but Lagunitas doesn't brew any bad beer; all are above average.

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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 5,495 ratings.
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