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RATINGS: 2343   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
At the height of the heat in the heart of the summer, we felt that the only cure was a raging mouthful of fresh hops and malt. Caution: May remove enamel from teeth. This is Lagunitas IPA pumped up by about 30%!
IBU: 72.41

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AOF (306) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2008 Poured from a bottle. Orange amber in color, average off white head. Nose is awesome. Lots of citrus, sweet malt and piney hops. A little soapy and sticky, but still an awesome DIPA. I

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibrubeer (306) - Omaha, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle. Floral hoppy aroma. Clear light Amber color, with light white color to head. Flavor is a little citrus, with light pine. Medium body. Very nice DIPA!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hangunder (305) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2012
Intense citrus/pine aroma, mildy malty and smell a bit of alcohol. Medium copper colored, clear. Taste is malty, dryer than average. Good amount of hops. Medium bodied. Alcohol well masked in the taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
warhawk91 (302) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - JUL 19, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Filtered, orangish gold. Really nice thick off white head with good lacing. Smell is grapefruit and tons of piney hops. Taste is citrusy and bitter with a good amount of malt sweetness to balance the strong hops. Nice velvety smooth texture. This is a great go to if you want an affordable DIPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Enwiebe (301) - - AUG 24, 2016
8/25/16. Bottle. Not my favorite DIPA. Perhaps not a fair comparison but I drank this a night after a Wicked Weed Freak of Nature. Kind of heavy with none of the refined nose or mouth found in the WW. Solid but not a stand out. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BigBang (299) - Indiana, USA - OCT 11, 2008
Orange color with little head. Aroma is dark fruit, hops. Taste is the same with some bitterness. Mouthfeel is good- some lingering. Not as smooth for lower ABV (among DIPAs).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
2beerguys (299) - North Shore, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 2, 2006
The Maximus is indeed a beer to be reckoned with. It pours a medium amber color, crested by an average, fizzy off-white head. A mostly diminishing head leaves fair lacing in its wake, as your eyes peer down into the sparkling body below. Aroma is of moderate flowery hops and light yeast, with a presence of alcohol. Initial taste is moderately sweet, which caught us off guard, but we were slapped back into reality with a moderately bitter finish. Medium on the mouth, it has a watery texture with soft carbonation. A moderate alcohol tinge is left behind to remind you that this is not a light beer. Dog gone good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cblado (298) - Washington, USA - APR 6, 2008
22 oz bottle. Pours a clear golden-amber color with a slight white head. Aroma is very present, grapefruit/citrus and hops. Flavor is a very fruity, with tart hops and some grapefruit notes. Maximus finishes with a banana flavor and a hoppy aftertaste. One of the fruitiest IPA’s I’ve had, and I mean that in a good way. This is a very complex brew, something I’d recommend without hesitation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
twitcher (298) - framingham, Massachusetts, USA - APR 15, 2009
bottle. Pours a bright, clear light copper color, half inch of tight off white head that sticks around and leaves plenty of lace. Aroma of light, crisp grapefruit and sweet oranges. Flavor starts with sharp grainy bitterness, sharp lemons and grapefruit, some pine needles. Not much malt or sweetness to speak of- some thin grainy sweetness in the background that stays there. Palate is even and full, lightly crisp and dry finish. Solid DIPA, though would be helped by some more depth to the hop character.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
clingman71 (297) - Centerville, Ohio, USA - OCT 31, 2007
Bottle. Pours a light amber with a nice fluffy head, decent lacing. Aroma of caramel malt and citrus hops. Very citrusy start, has a little more malt sweetness in the middle than I am used to for an IIPA, but it finishes with a nice bit of hoppy dryness. This is a very solid beer, but not quite a Double in my opinion, sort of bigger than an IPA but not big enough to be a Double/Imperial. Semantics of IPA-IIPA aside, it is very enjoyable indeed, growing on me more as I work my way through the 22oz bottle. I see many more in my future.

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