Maximus | Lagunitas Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
5,496 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 09-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,496
Reviews:
1,545
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
10.38%
 
 
Wants:
137
Gots:
1,342
For Trade:
2
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3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-orange amber color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-bready malt, pine, citrus, floral hints

T-toasted bread, grapefruit, orange, pine, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-a nice DIPA but would prefer a little more hops and a little less malt

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Pours a clear orange-ish white with a massive three finger off-white head. Leaves great amount of large spiderweb-like lacing.

S - Banana, Mango, slight grapefruit, kiwi, lemon. Smells very tropical and delicious.

T - Mango upfront, small amounts of grapefruit, mango in the middle, and more mango in the finish. Slight amounts of malt also makes it's way through. Exactly the taste I want in an IPA.

M - Light bodied with heavy, cold carbonation. Sits perfectly.

O - Overall, a fucking delicious IPA. Seriously great. Holy shit is this wonderul. I will definitely have this one again. Best , most perfectly balanced beer I've ever had. Hands down a Heavyweight champ right here. I've been advocating beer for the past 8 months to find something this great and I finaly have. Thank you Lagunitas!.

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3.61/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nice medium amber, with a 2-finger head that lasts.
Aroma is mild citrus, neither hoppy nor malty.
Taste is a pleasantly caramel sweetness. But is this really a DIPA?
Is it possible for a DIPA to be too well balanced? Neither hoppy nor malty? This DIPA is so well balanced that neither hop nor malt dominate. It's just a pleasantly chewy sweet ale.
Damned with faint praise? Yes. I'd much prefer a Marshall Wharf "Cant Dog". Or a Rising Tide "Calcutta Cutter". Or a Weyerbacher "Double Simcoe".

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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 5,496 ratings.
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