Maharaja | Avery Brewing Company

MaharajaMaharaja
BA SCORE
4.23/5
5,654 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:
#847
Reviews:
1,871
Ratings:
5,654
pDev:
10.17%
Bros Score:
4.28
 
 
Wants:
395
Gots:
881
Trade:
7
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Tipple's Brews - Gainesville - Release #18, 2014 - 1 pint, 6 oz. Bottle

A - pours a nice orange with two fingers of white bubble head that somewhat quickly dissipated. Carb levels coming up are standard. Nice clarity.

S - Nice citrus notes on nose, has nice earthy qualities to it. Hop presence is forward here. Mildly boozy here.

T - Start is nice and warming. Has a boozy quality there (expected for 10+%). Extremely smooth for being an Imperial. Has a very balance hop and malt profile. The end you get that booziness for sure, but between it is a nice caramel, sweet taste.

M - Medium bodied, quite drinkable. Carbonation is perfect. Smooth, very smooth, no real bite to speak of like you get w/ alot of Imperials.

O - Worth a try. Very nice qualities to it. At the price point, it may not be all that, but for what it is it does not dissapoint.

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Maharaja from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 5,654 ratings
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