Maximus | Lagunitas Brewing Company

very good
5,524 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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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Hazy orange with little head

S: Orange/grapefruit citrus

T: Intense grapefruit and piney hop; Subtle caramel sweetness in the finish

M: Light bodied; Lingering after taste of caramel and grapefruit

O: This brew packs a punch!! For hop lovers only!!!

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

Pours with almost no head and is a light read color. The nose here is all grapefruit and sweet hops. This matches well with the flavor which is fairly sweet, again almost fruit-juice like. This is everything I love in an IPA, lots of floral hops and strong, sweet grapefruit flavors. This is a must buy for me again!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter.

Color is golden amber. Head is off white in color with over three fingers thickness. Excellent retention and an awesome lacing on the sides. Very beautiful looking beer. Some suspensions. Dry hops may be. Clear and almost transparent.

Aroma is a little subdued. Not a lot of herbal or spiced up hop aroma. Neither much of grapefruit or citrus notes. Some bland malt with a little backbone.

Taste is awesome. Very delicious. Malt backbone is good. Hops show some bitterness. Good herbal and spicy flavors. A little earthiness to the flavor. Some grapefruit. Finish is slightly bitter.

Mouth feel is medium bodied with some oiliness. Slick and easy to drink IIPA. Moderate carbonation.

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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 5,524 ratings.
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