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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Made with hops grown in the good ol USA... youll proudly support American farmers when you drink beer! Light copper in color, it has an intense hop aroma and strong hop bitterness. Our hopback process uses fresh hop cones to take this IPA to unexpected placed. Prepare for a mouthful of flavor.

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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jcwattsrugger (12401) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 19, 2010
12oz bottle-pours gold with a rich offwhite head. Aroma is sweet pine/floral, some light malt. Taste is sweet pine/floral hop bite, 2nd light/medium malt. Semi-drying finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
NCBeerBoy (15) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2009
Went to WBF yesterday and had this new brewerys IIPA Sisters of the Moon. I have to say I was blown away with how good it is. The 2 girls pouring were not bad either. After tasting all of the NC breweries IPAs I have to say this was my favorite.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dphoxie (120) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 11, 2012
Such a drinkable IPA! There is all the hops you need and a nice balance with the malts too. The hops bitterness is occasionally a little metalic, but mostly its just a firm earthiness. Fairly clean taste.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GRainwater (11) - Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2015
Light, bright ipa with a wonderful head. Right balance of flavorful malt and citrus fruity hops.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
william146 (80) - Winterville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 29, 2010
Purchased at Winslows Tavern, Greenville, NC The best brew of Mother Earths regulars.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DukeBrewDevil (732) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAR 25, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2010 Bottle. Woo hoo!! Ive finally found a truly great IPA being bottled in NC. Why did it take so long for someone to make this?? Juicy nose of fresh cut grass, excellent sticky bitterness upfront with a bit of a peppery finish. This ones right up there with the best (non-double) IPAs available. Is it perfect? Eh...not quite...the finish lingers with a bit too much abrasion than Id like, but its still wonderful stuff that Ill keep in my fridge as often as I can afford. All I ask, Mother Earth, is you drop the price. This bitter sweet nectar aint cheap. (Rerating to note that a newer bottling doesnt have quite the abrasive finish, though still not perfect, and the price has dropped. Well played, sir.)

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
merchant77 (9) - Southern Pines, North Carolina, USA - APR 13, 2011 does not count
Very drinkable IPA. Medium bitterness, very clean. and crisp. Enjoyed this beer a great deal.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zizzybalubba (1851) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - NOV 5, 2009
On tap at Winslows in Greenville, NC. Truthfully I really wanted to like this beer but did not expect to. I must admit I was pleasantly shocked; its a really good IPA. Pours hazy orange with an off-white head. Powerful citrus and piney hop aroma. Bitter floral hop flavor. Lingering bitter hoppiness on the palate. This is really a very good IPA. I hope this brewery does well with this one.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Heathen (1500) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - DEC 1, 2010
THOUGHTS: Nice. Very well balanced. Nice and intense transition from sweet to bitter. Became a little too sweet part of the way into it, but still enjoyable. It was sort of like the flavor profile of a Double IPA in the body and ABV of a regular IPA. TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a slightly hazy, light, orange with a large, off-white head that mostly diminished and left excellent lacing. The aroma wasnt bad, but it was very weak. There was very light caramel; moderate, pine and citrus hops, but mostly orange hops; along with slight honey. There was also some apricot with first poured. The initial flavor was sweet and light to moderately bitter; while the finish was heavily to almost harshly sweet and rather to heavily bitter with a long duration. There was marmalade, sugar water, caramel malt, grapefruit hops, orange hops, other citrus hops, a little pine hops, apricot, ever so slight cream (in an orange creamsicle sort of way) and a tiny bit of toast, too. The medium body was slightly syrupy with lightly fizzy carbonation and a slightly metallic finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUL 5, 2010
Pours straw colored, slightly hazy, medium white head. Aroma is floral, citrus. Flavor is quite hoppy, lots of citrus, pepper, pine, and grass, with toasted malts and some caramel. Lovely malty finish. I like this beer.


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