La­gu­ni­tas Max­imus

Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine - - American Imperial Ipa -

ABV: 8.2% | IBUS: 72 | SRM: N/A What the brewer says

“Kind of like our IPA on steroids. Fla­vor so hoppy it threat­ens to re­move the enamel from one’s teeth.”

What our panel thought

Aroma: “Re­ally nice herbal hops notes (pine, ju­niper berry) come up front with a citrus note (or­ange, grape­fruit) on the back. All clean and bright and nei­ther over­whelm­ing or un­der­whelm­ing (just whelm­ing). Light medium toasted malt hides in the back­ground.” Fla­vor: “Won­der­ful, com­plex pine and citrus hops char­ac­ter blends nicely with just enough malt sweet­ness to bal­ance and give it a soft body. Beer is slightly sweet for the style un­til the very fin­ish which is nice and dry.” Over­all: “Easy drink­ing, fun, and boozy with all of the clas­sic pieces for the style: a hops pro­file that isn’t overly dank and resinous, but with some malt body and pres­ence to bal­ance. Maybe just a touch too much sweet­ness mid-palate. Over­all, a great beer that of­fers all that I would want in an IIPA.”

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