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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 71   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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As America’s 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 River’s 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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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
thedm (5001) - Fort Wayne, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
arminjewell (7270) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Pour on tap, hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of herbal, grass hops into a bit of caramel, toffee, some sweet citrusy notes into a bit of jammy notes, some slight grass. Taste is a mix of caramel, some earth, orange, hints of citrus into a bit of jam, grass, finishing fairly sweet, slightly bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerFunGuy (799) - California, USA - NOV 19, 2014
This beer is a light gold color. Orange peel comes through in the aroma very strongly. It hits your tongue with a fleeting moment of sweetness and fill out to a bold hop bitterness. It lingers and through the progression of flavor I get a somewhat smokey flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6336) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2014
from notes: not sure on the age, probably middling. A little muddled IMHO, but not bad. Malt and pungent and bitter hops play together well. Big sticky body, but - not a standout in the aroma or flavor department. Just ok, and probably a one timer."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (4028) - Everett, Washington, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy light amber color with a ginormous white head on there. Nose is light and grassy, but not overwhelmingly complex for me. Taste is moderately bitter, but nothing special. Wouldn’t grab this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hotstuff (4388) - Indiana, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Rated on 7-08-2012 (Bottle) This beer has a medium sized semi-fizzy ivory head that mostly diminishes, hazy golden body, very fizzy, fast rising carbonation, and one ring of lacing. The aroma is caramel malt, pine, earthy, citrus hops, fruity, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet, bitter, caramel malt, pine hops, fruity, and spicy. The mouthfeel is sprite and warming. This beer is light-medium bodied. The hops are upfront in the flavor and linger for a short time. This beer is okay but did not leave me wanting to have it again. It comes up a bit short overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (729) - Iowa, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy orange with nice off white head. Nose is caramel and floral. Some earthy hops in the taste. Okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gmb5127 (234) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2014
A pretty solid IPA that is full of citrus and earthy taste. It’s pretty thirst quenching though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15750) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle from Whole Foods Westlake, Seattle
Hazy golden color with compact head, persistent, and nice lace. Nice hop aroma, fruity and floral, not as strong as in other beers; light hop sweat later. The mouthfeel is bold but rather dry, and this is a quality; lean malt and toffee flavor, then the hops bring a strong bitterness and plenty of resiny interest, also some fruity waves.
Well drinkable, very good, although more resiny than fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bule (1031) - California, USA - APR 26, 2014
22oz bottle pours a slightly hazy golden color with a bit of head. Mild full hop flavors. A little musty tasting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oRos (1272) - sacramento, California, USA - APR 18, 2014
Bomber from total wine Sacramento. Pours copper with white head. Nice hop aroma. Beer has good balance of hops and malt. Just isn’t enough

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