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Maximus Highhops

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Brewed by Brouwerij Maximus
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Utrecht - De Meern, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sunevdj (3355) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - APR 25, 2015
Bottle in Berlin. Pours a clearish golden with a small head. Sweet and bitter with hoppy aromas of spruce and fruits. Also aromas of pale malts. Not quite balanced. Medium bodied. Medium to high carbonation. Bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hamirubi (203) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - APR 21, 2015
33cl bottle at the Belgian Beer Café Olivier (Leiden, The Netherlands). IBU 50, EBC 80, 6% alcohol. Brouwerij Maximus is one of my favorite Dutch breweries, and this brew shows why. A somehow hazy, golden to caramel colour and some white foam. What a lovely nose! Great citrus and pomelo flavours, very full and rich. The omnipresent fruits are assisted by lovely hoppy aroma’s. The mouth is dry, so very dry, and the finish is long. The taste maybe is a bit flat - I won’t give maximum scores. But you can keep on drinking this great IPA. A beer to remember, that’s for sure.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teddybeer (2528) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 19, 2015
Golden color with an off-white head with good retention and nice lacework. Aroma has notes of slightly oranges and grapefruit with some resins hints. Flavor is bittery with fruity notes, mainly orange, tangerine and grapefruit. Bittery final with medium duration.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rikstar (1179) - NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2015
Thuis een flesje bij de slijterij van alkmaar vandaan. Goudgeel met een witte kraag. Geur met een beetje citruslimonade. Smaak iswat slap met vooral mout en een klein beetje herbal hop. Valt wat tegen

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eelco (88) - NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2015
Good but not essential. Floral hops in the bouqet, mostly bitter taste. Nice carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franksv6 (430) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2015
Clear copper colored beer with a lasting white head, medium carbonation. Smells of hops. Tastes nice bitter hops, citrus, grapefruit and tropical fruits. Tasty IPA with only 6% alc.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DutchMark (230) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2015
Not a bad ipa. also not very interesting. Looks nice hazy orange. Carbonation is soft prickly. Flavor is dominated by the hops and not much else going on. A bit of malt and some yeast. Very refreshing and easy to drink. Nice for a summer afternoon.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopfenWeisse (1234) - - MAR 14, 2015
Bit hazy golden orange color with small head. Aroma is citrus, grapefruit. Flavor is fruity, hops, bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBHansen (298) - Køge, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2015
bottle @ Hugos. Appearance: pours slightly cloudy amber with good soapy white head and some lacing. aroma/taste: barley, citrus, and floral hints. palette: medium carbonation, medium body, some malt sweetness,distinct bitterness, medium duration and an oily texture. Overall: good tasteful IPA

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vili (99) - FINLAND - FEB 28, 2015
33cl bottle. Clear golden pour with minimal white head, average lacing. Aroma is fresh spruce, resin and bread. Taste is heavily bitter, fresh with full body. Aftertaste is quite short, but nicely balanced to the bitter, hoppy finish. Really nice and well-made beer.


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