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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 71   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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As Americaís first certified organic brewery, Eel River Brewing always celebrates Earth Day (April 22nd) to raise awareness about how easy it is to become sustainable. By taking small steps as individuals, together we can make big changes. To celebrate Earth Day in 2011, Eel River produced a specialty double IPA: Earth Thirst.

Like all of Eel Riverís brews, Earth Thirst is organic and brewed sustainably. Brewed with over three pounds of hops per barrel and finishing out at 8.2% ABV, this is a strong, hoppy beer! Cascade and Centennial hops give this double IPA a heavy floral aroma and citrus flavor. What makes this beer unique is that it uses the highest quality, all organic ingredients - all from the Pacific Northwest.


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1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
thedm (5609) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 18, 2012
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a head of all foam finely sized off-white colored bubbles that were and left behind a hazy orange brown colored body and a fair lacing. The mild aroma was hoppy. The mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and at the finish. The mild flavor contained notes of hops. Kind of off the mark probably attributable to the organic nature of the brew.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34218) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2016
Draft. A hazy golden beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of hops, citrus fruits, peaches, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, alcohol, hops, lemons, and straw, leading to a very bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (11232) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2016
From tap at Taphous. Hazy dark golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit, spice, caramel and bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CObiased (296) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - AUG 8, 2016
Bomber - pours a semi cloudy golden yellow with a hint of orange and a med off white fluffy head. Mostly piney aroma with a whiff of citrus, mild herbaceousness and grass. Descent one dimensional hop flavor but not mind blowing by any means. Good malt content with caramel notes. Lackluster

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StevieT (1528) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 28, 2016
On tap at The Pumphouse. Not as amazing as Iíd expected, just a solid tasting beer, would try again though.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernest (7283) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 28, 2016
Bottle (2016 batch). Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is dark yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain, cookie), lightly to moderately hoppy (herbs, flowers), with a hint of diacetyl. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, velvety/watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. I wanted to like this more, as itís nicely balanced and quaffable for a DIPA, but the aroma just doesnít do much. I like that the hops are more herbal-spicy-flowery than typical American west coast beers, but itís just too restrained to be exciting and there seems to be a touch of diacetyl lurking in there as well. Drinkable but it just doesnít rise to the next level.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 9, 2015
Decent frothy head gold pour soft carbonation aromas lots of fruit grain biscuit lemon the flavours lemon ginger marmalade grapefruit pine floral cumquat medium strong bitter a rich fruity DIPA good accent on taste lasting bitter sweet malt goodness at the finish some caramel in there comes together so well very good tasting DIPA

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (3082) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Refrigerated brown bomber poured into a snifter. Light slightly hazy golden, aroma is herbal hops, and taste herbal hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (2746) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2015
Pours gold with a large white head. Nose shows sweet malt, piny and resinous hops, peach and apricot. Similar flavours with a big clean malt presence, massive piny and spicy hops along with softer fruit hops.

2.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cweade (33) - - AUG 1, 2015
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fletchfighters (1399) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 27, 2015
Straw orange and yellow color. Nice bright white head. Lots of spotty lacing. Nose is lots of candied pine and citrus, good malt backbone. Touches of lime jello. Taste is sweet and herbal bitterness. Kind of works and kind of does not. Harsh bitterness in the end. Very sweet in the mouth. Good amount of oil though.


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