Sisters Of The Moon - Mother Earth Brewing
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4.2/5 rDev +15.1%
Great to see another NC brewer sell their wares here in the triad.Poured into a standard pint a clearl light to medium golden with a tight formed one finger white head that left two rings of broken lace as it settled slowly into a frothy top.Aromas are fresh and citric,they really seem to jump out at ya with a near tropical-like fragrance,a noticeable toasty sweet malt base comes through as well.Not over the top and bitter on the palate with the hops,more well rounded citric flavors,a hefty toasted malt flavors lingers in the finish.Its bright with great hops but enough toasty caramel sweetness to keep it well rounded,a very good IPA in my book.
03-24-2010 21:23:04 | More by oberon
3.93/5 rDev +7.7%
On tap at the Saucer.
Aroma: It smells of grapefruit, bready malts and a little pine.
Appearance: This beer was served in a normal pint glass and produced a 1 finger white head. It was a nice hazy copper color and produced great lacing throughout the pint.
Taste: The taste followed the smell accurately. The intial taste came to me as strong grapefruit and then changed to malt and bitterness.
Palate: This is a medium carbonation brew and has a slick, oily feeling.
Overall: This beer is a solid single IPA from an up and coming brewery in NC. I am looking forward to more offerings from this small brewery in Kinston.
02-01-2010 14:31:53 | More by ROBORB
3.85/5 rDev +5.5%
Had this one at their Tap Room yesterday. It was dry hopped with Cascade.
A: A nice deep orange color with a mild white head. Came from a pump so the head was small.
S: Very strong citrus smell from the dry hopping with a mild touch of malt. The hops very very strong, stayed throughout the entire beer.
T: A huge hit of hops from the beginning followed by a caramel malt flavor that followed the hops perfectly. A nice finish, not to overpowering on alcohol.
M: Nice bitter flavor medium bodied with not to much carbonation.
O: I love the regular Sisters, so having the dry hopped was a good change of pace. This is a very enjoyable beer a good easy drink er nothing to rant about but a good beer.
02-19-2012 22:00:19 | More by Aaron420
2.55/5 rDev -30.1%
Poured from a bottle into a pint
A: Orange yellow, the exact tint of bud. Small pencil with head that dissipates immediately. OK lacing.
S: yeast, generic "beer" of water and shitty hops, not good.
T: Just watery upfront with an unpleasant blend of alcohol and burnt something on the end.
M: Like flavored water, beer flavored water at least but not beer.
O: This is kinda gross. Nothing going on and no detectable hops. I guess it beats bud... barely.
08-25-2013 04:17:32 | More by codysjb
3.45/5 rDev -5.5%
Mother Earth Brewing Sisters of the Moon is a solid American IPA. I got this in a mixed case from a friend that lives down in Eastern Carolina.
The beer was a nice pale color, which I like in IPAs, because it means that it won't be too sweet or have too much caramel malt. However I docked the beer some points because it was full of sediment, that made me keep about an ounce or so in the bottle. The aroma was a bit subdued, just a hint of of piney hops, but lots of toasty malt. The beer was similar to the aroma in taste, with a good crackery malt flavor without much hop presence, but the beer was well attenuated and had a nice creamy mouthful with good carbonation. The alcohol was definitely present, which tastes away from the mouthfeel score.
05-02-2011 03:21:37 | More by Soonami
3.68/5 rDev +0.8%
12oz bottle into a DFH Signature Glass.
Pours a hazy, vibrant orange with a thin, foamy head and fairly heavy lacing. Offers a sweet, hoppy aroma. The hops fall more on the earthy side. The taste is a tad too malt forward for an IPA, but it is still very tasty. The hops are a tad rounded on the backend, and the finish is pretty crisp, with just a touh of lingering bitterness. Mouth is moderate with a aloft slickness. Well carbonated. Overall, a pretty good IPA.
07-10-2010 22:48:49 | More by mondegreen
3.9/5 rDev +6.8%
Bottled on 23 June 2011. Served in a Highland pint glass.
A: A golden copper color; hazy with a 1+ finger head of near white foam. Ample carbonation is visible through the haze. Head leaves more lacing than usual (for style) and, if a thin partial top coat counts, has good retention. l
S: Somewhat fresh and very fruity aroma seems to promise a high level of sweetness but, of course, actually reflects a good amount of citrusy hops. Some caramel and hints of toffee in the nose and, after warming a bit, some effects of alcohol.
T: A balanced IPA with plenty of bitterness and citrus from the hops accompanied by sweet and bread-like contributions from the caramel malts. The hops linger long after each sip, providing orange, pine and grapefruit flavors that are both bitter and tart.
M: Medium body; some hop bite; a little bit of an oily feel; excellent carbonation level.
O: A very good IPA, with fresh hops undeniable fruity bitterness, but with a good balancing dose of malt.
09-28-2011 01:38:44 | More by chinchill
4.22/5 rDev +15.6%
A: Poured into the DFH signature glass. Pours a slightly hazy orange with small bubble carbonation release. Small white head forms and dissipates rather quickly leaving behind a little bit of foam around the edges. Nice rings of lacing.
S: Nice piney hops, some light pineapple and orange peel, and a nice grassiness. There is some caramel malt on the backend.
T: Well balanced with some nice grassy hops, a little bit of pine, and light citrus fruits. There is a solid amount of caramel and bready malts to offset the hops.
M: Medium bodied with nice carbonation. Has a slight oily feel to it.
O: A very nice American IPA. One that I would be happy to stock my fridge with. The 6.9% is sneaky high, there is no trace of alcohol and its an easy drinker.
05-10-2011 00:08:44 | More by mdaschaf
3.5/5 rDev -4.1%
Pours a hazy yellow with an orangish hue. There's 1/4" of dense, foamy head with great retention. The nose has notes of orange peel and citrusy lemon. The taste is light bready, barley malt up front with a hint of yeast followed by citrusy, orange-like, spicy, piny hops that leave a bitter finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and heavily carbonated which at times makes this one a little thin.
Overall, it's a solid beer, but it has it's flaws. The malt character is not as big as maybe it should be for such a potent hop content, and the carbonation is a little heavy which in my opinion detracts from the overall flavor.
10-07-2011 21:29:43 | More by tdm168
3.88/5 rDev +6.3%
new NC brewery - you're too kind blackie
appearance: served in an imperial pint - hazy apricot body, foamy white suds, nice
smell: nice, fresh citrus - orange peel, grapefruit, notes of caramel
taste: full bodied ipa - strong caramel base, decent hop sting, grapefruit, tangerine, toffee, grassy
mouthfeel: big bodied, lingering bitterness
01-17-2010 01:12:46 | More by dirtylou
3.63/5 rDev -0.5%
Picked up a single at Chip's Wine in Kill Devil Hills, NC. I found this beer to be fairly similar to a lot of the pale ales and IPA I've been having from the area in that there's a bright citrus/grapefruit note that's clean and clear, but not overpowering. The beer is on the more drinkable end of the style, which might just work better with the local climate. Overall - good, not great, but certainly not a bad choice.
06-26-2010 01:51:23 | More by tempest
3.25/5 rDev -11%
My dad brought this back from south Carolina. Thanks dad.
Poured into a pint glass. Has a hazy orangy color. Almost hefe like. Ok white head and lacing.
Aroma is kinda malty. Some weird hop aromas. Like a clash between American and European hops.
Taste is similar. Kinda hop clash. It's ok though. Kinda sweet. Sticky hops on your tongue in the finish.
Mouthfeel is kinda malty but not bad. Needs to be dryer IMO.
Overall an ok beer. Not interested in havin another when I have so much access to better IPA's
06-09-2011 07:31:05 | More by PeprSprYoFace
3.68/5 rDev +0.8%
From tasting notes, consumed 6.20.2010...
Cloudy orange-gold in color. Aroma has a malty marmalade caramel-ness about it. Flavor holds toffee malt, with a hint of the hop bitterness it probably once had. Good, but I'd like to have had a fresher bottle.
02-13-2011 00:03:19 | More by branimal9
Sisters Of The Moon from Mother Earth Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 330 ratings.