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Maharaja | Avery Brewing Company

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MaharajaMaharaja
BA SCORE
4.23/5
Exceptional
5,666 Ratings
MaharajaMaharaja
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Maharaja is derived from the sanskrit words mahat, meaning “great”, and rajan, meaning “king”. Much like its namesake, this imperial IPA is regal, intense and mighty. With hops and malts as his servants, he rules both with a heavy hand. The Maharaja flaunts his authority over a deranged amount of hops: tangy, vibrant and pungent along with an insane amount of malted barley – fashioning a dark amber hue and exquisite malt essence. Welcome to his kingdom!

The Maharaja is the second installment in our Dictator Series.

102 IBUs

ABV varies slightly batch to batch.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-03-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#869
Reviews:
1,873
Ratings:
5,666
pDev:
10.17%
Bros Score:
4.28
 
 
Wants:
396
Gots:
884
Trade:
7
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The Maharaja pured a lovely light red hue with a 2 finger head with ridiculous retention. The lacing was sticking to the sides like the stick icky hops.

The aroma was a hop lovers paradise. I could of married the brew if I didn't already have a wife. What a beautiful smell.

The taste was a punch in the face hopness. I wished and hoped that the bomber would not end. Strong hopness up front with a maltiness on the back end.

The resinous hops comes in the mouth and leaves you with a peaceful hop feeling for a long long time. Don't leave Maharaja.

For me this was quite possibly the most satisfying Double IPA I have had to date.

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Maharaja from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 5,666 ratings
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