Maximus | Lagunitas Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
5,518 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:
5,518
Reviews:
1,548
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
10.38%
 
 
Wants:
139
Gots:
1,354
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,518 |  Reviews: 1,548
Photo of FrancisM12
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Philsadvns
3.52/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Looks good but not great, smells kind of sweet I guess, but also tastes kinda sweet so it makes sense. The malt sort of overpowers the hops in my opinion. Relatively balanced but leans a little malty. Easy to drink though, interesting flavors, nothing crazy but a good beer.

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Photo of BeerDreadz
2.75/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of thebooyakid
4.31/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of heerboth
3.28/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerTest
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timtac
3.78/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
4.3/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours golden amber with a medium head that lasts a minute or two. Amazing lacing. Aromas and taste of citrus, apricot and some pine. You can taste the booze as an aftertaste, but it's not too strong. A great DIPA.

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Photo of VirginiaBeerMan
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RichieRich1812
3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shiu-chan
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Clear tea colour on pour with slightly more than an inch thick head. Nice looking head with good lacing.
Honey, apricot, pine and citrus peel.
Great complexity on palate, grapefruit, hops and good amount of bitter astringency.
Overall, a cool IPA that made into my IPA collection list.

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Photo of kbarnes9
4.26/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Italiano86
4.32/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Luiz0930
4.47/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Schlitz74
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer is a hop lovers delight, the hops are definitely at the forefront of this beer. This is a sipping beer do to higher ABV and high IBU. It pours a nice orange color and smell of pine and citrus, and leaves a nice lacing in a tulip glace. Overall a really nice Double IPA.

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Photo of jaxray8
4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GinDC
4.34/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Pockets1337
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of srfou
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sisterofba
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Its_Dipset_Eyy
3.92/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Thecalmdrinker
4.12/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jeffsta1
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Nice golden-amber color
Smell is lovely, clean, apricot. Mild nose, at least at 46F.
Taste is complex, bitter, classic. Evolves a lot in the mouth. Apricot and citrus. A bit malty. Doesn't quite come together as great.
Mouthfeel is very good indeed.
Finish is long, bitter in a slightly astringent way.

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Maximus from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 5,518 ratings.
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