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Mother Earth Brewing

Not Rated.
Mother Earth BrewingMother Earth Brewing

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 28
Beer Ratings: 2,004
Beer Avg: 3.82

Taps: / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

18 Ratings
Ratings: 18
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 8.1%
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar ]

311 North Heritage St.
Kinston, North Carolina, 28501
United States
phone: (252) 208-BIER

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @motherearthbrew

Notes:
Also has taproom/bar on premesis

(Place added by: blackie on 09-28-2009)
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gfap61

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

07-12-2014 13:08:48 | More by gfap61
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ajz132

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

07-02-2014 23:47:03 | More by ajz132
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.82/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | $$

Visited Mother Earth on a saturday evening just before 8:00 pm when their "trading post" aka their packaged beer to go store closed. The brewery taproom itself is very clean offering up a U-shaped bar with 8 or 10 taps and a handpump cask that was empty during my visit. There is room for maybe a dozen people or so at the bar with lots of standing room and couches as well to relax on. They have a beer garden with cornhole to play and as previously mentioned a trading post for to-go bottles, cans and mix-a-six.

It appears as though 4 or 5 taps hold their mainstay offerings with the remaining 4 or 5 taps pouring seasonals. Whats on tap is displayed both on a big screen TV (with pricing) as well as on tabletop displays. Prices ranged from 4.50 a pint to 6-7 a snifter for their experimental stuff. The highlights during my visit appeared to be an imperial chocolate version of their staple porter as well as a freshly released batch of blackberry windowpane.

The bartender was attentive and informative. Pricing seemed pretty much in line with what I am use to. My only gripe was that there was only 1 unique thing to be had on tap. Literally everything else could be purchased to-go from their trading post at a fraction of the price ($10.50 a mix-a-six verse $5 average on tap.) Its worth a visit to say you were there and it appears to be the only brewery within a reasonable distance of our stay. However, I doubt I would go back unless they offered more unique selections since most of their packaged stuff can be sourced elsewhere in the state at the same price or cheaper than their draft prices.

06-28-2014 01:41:19 | More by stakem
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Royalb1216


4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-25-2014 22:51:52 | More by Royalb1216
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WarEagleJeep

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-27-2014 20:03:13 | More by WarEagleJeep
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | $$

This place is great! Tasting room is very wide open, clean, bright, and welcoming. Huge horseshoe bar when you walk in, with 10 taps and 1 cask available to drink from. There are 4 regular taps that rotate, and then there are 6 listed under a premium taps label, which while we were there included a guest tap for NC Beer Month, as well as a vertical of BBA Overhead Tripel from 2012, 2013, and 2014. Very nice! The bartender was great. Very knowledgeable about all of the beers, and just friendly all around. The tour is well worth going on. Tour guide was funny, and very informative, and the facility is LEED certified, so there is some different information from other brewery tours. Large barrel aging room, as well as a fairly new distillery. After the tour, head out back in the outdoor lounge for some comfortable lounge chair rockers, or play some cornhole. They have live music there from time to time, as well. They really are trying to build up the town around them. There is a gift shop where there are bottles and cans for sale, and there are growlers to go, as well. Definitely worth visiting if you find yourself in the area.

04-14-2014 01:19:31 | More by GarthDanielson
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

04-09-2014 18:37:00 | More by OldhouseRecs
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

12-25-2013 20:16:29 | More by lupercmda
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kristougher

North Carolina

4.07/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.5 | $$

Love stopping in here for beers after work, nice to have a quality brewery in our small little town. The tap room is very large10-12 seats at a big U shaped bar and another 4-6 tables scattered about and more seating outside, personally love sitting outside. Very modern setting, chrome and glass bar, weird funny looking chairs that are super comfortable.
I love their seasonals, Old Neighborhood, Silent Night, and Triple Overhead.

Only complaint is there is rarely any one offs on tap, but that isn't a major complaint by any means! If you're in the area or driving through it's definitely worth checking out

10-31-2013 19:00:03 | More by kristougher
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coribsmith

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

10-16-2013 13:42:33 | More by coribsmith
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Mother Earth Brewing in Kinston, NC
93 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.