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Maximus | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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5,552 Ratings

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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I can't believe this isn't rated higher! It's sooo good

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours clear and golden with a finger & a half high, almost white head which drops relatively evenly to a thick film of foam. Mostly solid rings of lacing left behind after every sip.
Smell is solid DIPA: hops, grass, malt with the unusual and quite intriguing addition of sweet pineapple. It works extremely well. Balance is extremely good.
Taste is all that. Malt, hops, grass, pineapple (yeah!), alcohol. Great balance. The pineapple is more subtle on the tongue than in the nose but I like its presence. Not as subtle overall as most DIPA's I've had, though.
Body is a bit over medium while the effervescence is well restrained. A heavy coating of the upper palate occurs. Warming as expected and a touch of dry to the finish.

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I've read other positive reviews about this and I completely agree. I'm a big fan of Lagunitas and this has to be one of their best. Deliciously hoppy with a wave of citrus and heavy pine notes. The carbonation is perfect. What a wonderful example of a double IPA. I think I'll have another!

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