jcos (1747) - Maryland, USA - OCT 21, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Location/Date:Bottle on October 21st, 2012.
Appearance: Pours a copper opaque.
Aroma: Faint grapefruit hop.
Taste: Light bitterness, faint pine, grapefruit, faint caramel malt.
Palate:Medium light body, lingering aftertaste.
Summary: I am not qualified to confirm this is Maine’s Best IPA...a solid IPA, would compliment a meal but not one I want just for beer’s sake.
kaser (4573) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2015
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Orange clear with white head. Poured from draft at the Grittys taproom in Portland Maine. Not good
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
LSAT Freedom Trip #49. Keg at the Auburn location. Clear copper, thin foamy white head, fair retention. Aroma of citrus, lemon, pine, caramel. The taste is citrus, mild pine, caramel malt. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness. Decent, but no longer Maine’s Best IPA.
DiarmaidBHK (3850) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2015
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Sample at brewpub. I'm probably not the first to say this but what a terrible fucking name for a beer especially if you don't deliver the goods. I wonder how many breweries started in Maine just to disprove this name. Anywho pours golden with a white head. Not much on the nose or tongue. Kind of dull for style.
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UDBeernut (2312) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - SEP 21, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Copper poir with a quick head that leaves zero lacing.cminimal nose. Light bitterness, grassy funk and finish with pour lemons. Light to medium body. Instantly forgettable.
GIJOE (1000) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUN 23, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a reddish amber with a huge white head that stays long. Nose is faint wet grain and straw. Taste is bitter up front, fading to sweet malt. Fuller medium body. Lively carbonation. Nice brew.
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yngwie (15759) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 10, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the brewpub. A clear, dark golden beer with a minimal sized off-white head. Rather malty aroma, with a grassy, light piney touch. Decent bitterness in the flavor, it’s medium bodied and smooth on the palate, soft carbonation. Grassy, piney and generically fruity. Long, soft finish. Boring, easy drinkable. 150609
Meilby (9999) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 10, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught @ Gritty McDuff’s Brew Pub, Portland, ME
Pours hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, some fruitiness and hint of citrus. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long malty, fruity and citrus finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.
jrodooo5 (1341) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 6, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
This is an ipa??? Below avg pour - amber w/ no head or lacing. Aroma doesn’t seem to contain any hope. The flavor is dominated by malts which makes the beer rather sweet. It’s yet another disappointing offering from gritty’s!
Metalchopz (2715) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Part of their mixed pack on my trip to Maine. Pours a deep amber colour, clean, with a frothy off-white head and decent lacing and retention. Mild grassy nose with fruity malts. Wet mouthfeel with a little dryness in the end. Caramel malts with the hops. One of their better brews, but still, nothing too fancy.
keepersj12 (2985) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JUL 21, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Kind of an English style IPA with a lot of malt and caramel. The aroma is lager like, kind of bland. The flavor really has no hops at all. Watery finish. Not Maine’s best.