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Maximus

Colossal Double IPA

Maximus is our Colossal take on a Double IPA. 9% ABV. Full of Simcoe, Cascade & Centennial hops balanced against tons of rich malted barley—a bed of smooth malted wheat, biscuity Munich malt, and English Crystal. Maximus’ massive dry-hop bill entertains with spice, floral and berry notes … For the hop heads!
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Mouthfeels

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Jeremy Marshall

Style

There is a tide in the affairs of big, “Double” IPAs which posits that a flood of hops leads to a fortune in liquid. In our XXV+ years of brewing big IPAs we’ve learned this to be mostly true, with one big caveat: balance is everything. We believe Maximus to be exactly that. Et tu?

Maximus Colossal IPA is a hoppy balance of spice, floral and berry notes from the massive dry-hop bill on a bed of smooth malted wheat, biscuity Munich malt, and English Crystal for a burnt-sugary snap.

Beverage Specs

ABV

9%

Beer math on ABV is pretty straightforward. The higher the ABV, the more alcohol in the beer. See, no rocket science necessary.300

IBU

60

Generally speaking, a high IBU beer will have a more bitter taste than a lower IBU beer.

OG

1.084

The OG measures solids in the wort before fermentation to consistently arrive at the same alcohol conetent of a beer. Pretty neat, huh?

For the Hop Heads… 2021_Dpg_Perched
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 12 fl. oz. (355ml)

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 270
  • %Daily Values*
  • 0% Total Fat 0g
    • 0% Saturated Fat 0g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • 0% Sodium 10mg
  • 7% Total carbohydrate 21g
    • 0% Dietary Fiber 0g
    • Sugar 3g
  • 6% Protein 3g
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Floral

A major component of hop aroma is geraniol, a primary player in the aroma of geraniums. This compound really comes through, complementing the other hop flavors perfectly.

Citrus

Similar to our IPA, “C” hops provide a full range of citrus flavors, from orange juice to grapefruit rind.

Fruity

The elevated levels of hops and alcohol in this beer allows more flavors to shine through, bringing notes of dark berries and nectarines to play off the floral and citrus notes.

IPA Mason Jar
Availability:

Year round

  • Lagunitas Maximus Beer
    On tap
  • Lagunitas Maximus Beer
    19.2 oz can
  • Lagunitas Maximus Beer
    12 oz bottle

BREW FINDER

Beer 101: Double IPA
Beer 101

Beer 101: Double IPA

DIPA. An innocuous looking acronym (or maybe not so innocuous if you don’t like acronyms…). However, DIPA, or Double IPA, might cause some confusion. Do we literally mean double of an IPA? What the heck even is an IPA? How do we double it?

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