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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Youíre in for a helluva burly bite with this one. Motherís India Pale Ale is aggressively hopped in both the wort kettle and aging vessel for a sharp, clean bitterness and fragrant citrus hop flavors. Weíve instilled a mellow malt character as the backbone to balance the elevated alcohol and hop levels IPA lovers crave. Whether youíre an IPA loyalist or just sampling, youíve found yourself a great beer. So spend some quality time with Motherís Lilí Helper.


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3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - JUN 11, 2013
12oz served in a Sam Adams perfect pint glass. A - A crystal clear amber body with a moundy off-white head. Average retention with very little lacing. S - Sweet Mandarin orange, bready malt, hints of green grass. T - Nice caramel/toffee malt, slightly roasted, doughy bread, sweet tangerines, very light green pine in the background. The pine picks up and starts building bitterness around the edges of the tongue finishing bitter with a kiss of citrus and honey sweetness. M - Very smooth and creamy feel, medium soft carbonation, crisp finish. Not super complex but this is one of the smoothest drinking IPAís Iíve had. It was hard to drink it slow. Good all around. I would definitely drink this again. Serving type: bottle 09-25-2012


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EcnarM (79) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Pours golden with a thin white lacing head. Grapefruit nose with a clean start in the palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
EyeAmBaldman (229) - Illinois, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Pours a light amber with a thin off white head. Aroma has an alcohol sweetness to it. Good carbonation on the tongue, at first, then itís gone. Taste is more like a Scottish ale, or an old ale to me rather than an IPA. The finish disappears so quickly itís almost non-existent.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tbarton35 (5) - Wauconda, Illinois, USA - AUG 23, 2014 does not count
I love IPAs but some can leave a really strong after-taste. This beer smells good, tastes good but doesn't stick around longer than invited. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frank (2865) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 11, 2014
This is a pretty decent IPA. It is orange and slightly cloudy and has a large long-lasting head or mixed bubbles. It is slightly sweet and sticky with lots of mandarin orange, pine and melon. It has creamy carbonation and the sweetness is balanced w/ firm bitterness in the finish. Personally, I prefer my IPAs a bit drier but as this is brewed as a midwest IPA--which I take to mean itís in the style of Bellís Two Hearted--it pretty much hits the mark dead on.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oOJUXEOo (285) - Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Copper color, dissipating white head. Nice hoppy smell with caramel undertows. Easy on the taste buds, no bitterness, almost slightly sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gururyan (606) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Poured from bottle into snifter, classic orange IPA look, biting aroma (a good thing). This is a "mid" west coast IPA, and it honestly has a unique spin on it. Quite sharp, clean, bright with some citrus. I like this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdenney18 (109) - Lawton, Iowa, USA - JUL 21, 2014
12 oz bottle in Branson,mo. Definitely has some hops, but isnt overbearing. This brewery is awesome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
artmcd8 (1610) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Pours a clear ruby reddish orange with a slight white head. Aromas of mango, tangerine and grapefruit are light. Taste isnít too bitter, some alcohol shines through. Medium plus body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dangermutant (11) - Arkansas, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Aroma is a hint of citrus. Appearance is a copper golden hue. Poured a nice 2-3 finger head from bottle. Nice lacing. Taste is a pleasantly bitter citrus , not over whelming. Almost a malty backbone. Overall a good IPA, very sessionable. Worth a try.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexanderj (3317) - Branson, Missouri, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle; poured a copper color with an almost creamy head. Strong aroma of earth, herbs, citrus and sugary malt. Fairly unique flavor with some candi sugar qualities that worked well. Sweet. Some herbal and earthy notes. Liked this one


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