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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: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (5284) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
On tap @ Maximus. The aroma has lychee, grapefruit, some grass, little biscuit malts. Bit hazy, golden-copper coloured beer with a medium, white head. The taste is light-moderate bitter and has tropical fruits, biscuit malts, hint of caramel. Almost clean and quite dry in the finish. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (4851) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2015
(Maximus Highhops) Bottle 330 ml at Cafe Samson, served in its glass. ABV 6% Clear body, deep orange golden in colour. Tall and thick white head with very good retention. Aroma has fruity notes, kind of tropical, caramel malts. Taste also of caramel malts, light grass, tropical fruits, peach, with nice bitterness. Medium body, good carbonation. Quite good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2015
On bottle from Bierkonig, Amsterdam. Golden color, good foam. Medium aroma intensity; hoppy, fruitiness & some citrus. Medium body & complexity . Good bitterness & balance. Very Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (4800) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 13, 2015
33cl bottle shared by Arve_Christian - thanks a lot! Pours almost clear golden with a white head. Fresh hoppy aroma with notes of tropical fruits, citrus and hints of pale malt, herbs and pine. Medium sweet with nice hoppy notes and a pleasant bitterness. Tasty and refreshing IPA!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2013
Poured a murky medium brown with a small off white head. Aroma of fresh citrus hops and caramel malt. Medium body, flavour adds some grass and grapefruit with a dry, bitter aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (4529) - BELGIUM - FEB 21, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2016 My first beer from this new Utrecht brewery, an American-style India pale ale. Egg-white, moussy, stable head of medium thickness, supported by strong sparkling; colour a warm pinkish orange, slightly hazy, reminding me of a sunrise in September... Lovely aroma of citrussy hops and tons of fruit, forwarding impressions of fresh orange and mandarin, pink grapefruit, honey, banana, caramel candy, sweet white grapes, fresh mango, strawberries, vanilla extract, apple cake, fruit yoghurt, burnt wood, roasted peanuts, pine needles, toasted bread... Vividly fruity onset, mango, persimmon and dried apricot, sharp and minerally carbonation, hop bitterness setting in almost immediately (i.e. sooner than expected), only to increase towards the finish, over a backbone of nutty, subtly toasted and lightly bready malts, smooth and light on the tongue but not lacking in body; some spicy yeastiness accentuates the long, bone dry, peppery and floral, tonic water- and grapefruit-like hop bitterness which will stick with you for a long time. Both florally aromatic hops and the deep, leafy background bittering hops are there and in perfect balance. Totally quenching and elegant. But then, I’m a sucker for IPAs...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4498) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
Clear warm golden colour, white head. Fruity aroma, lychee, tropical fruits. Bitter flavour, fruity hops, herbal hints. Hoppy finish, some mint.
(from 33cL bottle @ Sanne’s birthday)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (4445) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 24, 2013
Tap @ Drie Dorstige Herten. Clear copper colour, medium foamy off-white head. Nose is caramel malts, hoppy, sour fruits. Flaovur is caramel malt,s creamy, fruits, citrus. Medium bitterness. Dry finish. Pleasant.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (4366) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 6, 2014
Tap @ Proeflokaal Arendsnest, Amsterdam. Hazy amber brown, big head. Resin grain hop aroma. Grassy lemon hop flavour. Bitter lime aftertaste. Below par IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (4312) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2015
330ml bottle from Saveur-Biere.fr. Pours clear amber with small off-whit ehead. Underlying malts and bitter tones with less hops than expected given the name. In that sense was a little disappointing and not a lot going on to really distinguish itself.


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