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Maximus Summer Ale

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Brewed by Brouwerij Maximus
Style: American Pale Ale
Utrecht - De Meern, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
2013 & 2014 version: ~5% ABV, tap only. Bottled version: 6% ABV.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fajry (1153) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 27, 2015
Výčap Kulový blesk. Oranžová farba, biela pena, rýchlo padla. Vôňa ovocná, broskyňová a mandarinková. Chuť sladká, sladová, mandarinková a jemne citrusová. Dochuť ľahká, jemne ovocná, slabo horká. Nie zlé pivo, ale také veľmi ľahké na mňa, bez výraznej vôňe, chuti, dochuti, ...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (3994) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2015
Light, fresh hop taste and a touch of malt and banana sweetness. Has elements of APA and Belgian blond.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jaghana (4728) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle 33cl, a cloudy copper orange beer with medium head. Nose is exotic fruits, peach and mandarin. Aroma is medium sweet with light malt touch, exotic fruits, medium bodied, medium bitterness also, bit thin, just fruity, refreshing, a summer ale yes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
androman (975) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2015
33cl bottle at home from De Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Body is opalescent yellow orange, head is medium, white, fizzy, average lasting, fair lacing. Nose is tropical fruits, flavor is tropical fruits, apple, leaves, light spices, belgian yeast, honey. Medium sweet, light to medium bitter, slightly fruity sour. Finish is medium lasting hoppy medium bittersweet. Medium body, dry texture, average carbonation. Easy, refreshing summer beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (1673) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2015 33cl bottle at our camp site in France. Pale orange with a full white soapy head. Medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Nice subtle bitterness with some sweet fruitiness. Citrus, pine, tropical fruits, grapefruit and yeast. A nice refreshing brew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (4592) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 20, 2014
At acbc Pours amber , big fluffy white head . Smell is mango , melon , fruity , flowery . Taste is bitter , spiced , malty , floral , orange , Very balanced and intense

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (5500) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 19, 2014
Tasting glass draft @ AC/CB. Hazy amber with creamy white head. Light USA, citra hops in the nose, yeast, light hay. Taste is thick yeast, bread, light odd hay, touch cheesy fresh citra hops, yeast is thick. Body is touch to much candy sugar & yeast. Okay but needs to have way more less yeast & more overt taste for me. They told me that they were aiming for a more Belgian taste with this selection which I understand. Best one of the 3 beers which I tried from them then.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VincentKabel (263) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2014
Everything the name suggests. It’s fresh, it’s a bit hoppy, but not overwhelmingly. And it has a dry finish. It’s an Ale for the summer (who would have guessed?)

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
goozen (3417) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2014
Tap at Botermarkt Bierfestival, Haarlem: Slightly hazy golden colored brew with an fruity dry bitter taste, nice hoppy summer beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PotjeBier (2001) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2014
Tap @ Botermarkt Bierfest 2014. Golden to amber color, hazy. Dense uneven off white head. Aroma’s: resin, some malty sweetness, additionally some fruit retronasal. Flavor is light caramel, light fruity, light bitter. Light bodied. Finishes grainish at first, then dry and moderate bitter. Pleasant.


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