overall
78
57
style
RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
You’re in for a helluva burly bite with this one. Mother’s India Pale Ale is aggressively hopped in both the wort kettle and aging vessel for a sharp, clean bitterness and fragrant citrus hop flavors. We’ve instilled a mellow malt character as the backbone to balance the elevated alcohol and hop levels IPA lovers crave. Whether you’re an IPA loyalist or just sampling, you’ve found yourself a great beer. So spend some quality time with Mother’s Lil’ Helper.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gururyan (727) - 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


3.5
tfontana (976) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 16, 2017
Bottle pour into shaker pint glass. Appearance was hazy with fine particulates, golden-orange color, mild sparkle, good white head, no lacing. Aroma was resinous, grapefruit, citrus. Taste as aroma. Palate was light-to-medium bodied with thick, creamy texture, soft-to-average carbonation and mostly bitter finish. Overall, toward the bitter side but not unpleasantly so. If a midwest IPA is supposed to be half-way between a bitter West Coast IPA and a fruity, flavorful East Coast IPA, then it hits the mark.

3.4
Cavie (4718) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2017
Tap at the pub. Brilliantly clear light orange color, frothy white head. Fairly hoppy aroma. Some citrus notes, floral, grassy. Light grain backbone. Flavor is dried leaves, floral hops, some citrus sweetness with a mild bitter finish. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
Geraldusek89 (29) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2016
Aroma vanilla cream and raisins. Taste is reminiscent of Dogfish Head's 90 Minute with less of a spice and more of a light creaminess. Solid beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
solidfunk (8964) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 2, 2016
Pine and lots of orange zest. Orange pour with good head and carpet lacing. Bitter finish with a hint of tang. Lots of citrus in finish. Tap at Springfield airport.

3.3
TheBeerGod (6224) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - AUG 21, 2016
Bottle courtesy of Braudog. Thanks Matt! Amber pour with a short white head. Aroma is fruity with a big malt backbone and chewy caramel. Taste is also chewy caramel, toasted malt, citrus and light floral notes.Body is medium with a dense, creamy carbonation. Light stickiness to this as well. Ends with more citrus fruit, floral hops, chewy caramel and toasted malt.

3
Braudog (6716) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Bottle. Standard visuals, amber and capped in white foam. Frothy and firm, with normal American pale ale characteristics -- moderately hoppy with a middle of the road flourish, solid base, clean balance. Good sipper, but doesn’t stand out in a crowded field. (#6210, 6/12/2016)

3.3
vyvvy (6476) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 22, 2016
It pours deep orange with an off white head. The aroma has floral hops, mushy malt and light fruit. It has a medium body with soft carbonation. The taste is pretty balanced with soft caramel malt, floral and woody hops and mild sweetness. Decent.

3.7
hoptimusPrimed (155) - SPAIN - MAR 18, 2016
Interesting taste, good level of hops with some citrus flavour,. Goes down well and will drink again

4
gmillerstl (20) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 16, 2016
Very enjoyable ipa with nice hops and a fresh flavor. Some malt backbone helps.

3.1
AnokaBrewer (207) - Anoka, Minnesota, USA - FEB 27, 2016
12 ounce bottle. Great hop aroma. Nice foamy white head. Not a lot of carbonation. Pours a golden yellow, but cloudy from the sediment on the bottom. Bitter taste with a bitter finish that lingers.


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