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Primordial Imperial IPA - Mother Earth Brew Co.

Primordial Imperial IPAPrimordial Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

40 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.19%


Brewed by:
Mother Earth Brew Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 08-29-2010)
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Reviews by busterthecat:
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busterthecat

Massachusetts

3.1/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Undated 22oz bomber poured into 8 oz tasting glasses. Chilled to fridge temp.

A- Sits a hazy amber orange hue. Some white filmy head on top. Good head retention.

S- Sweet orange and malt upfront. Good amount of bread in aroma. A touch or caramel comes in the end. A bit of herbal and fresh cut grass come through, although light.

T- Good dose of piney hops and bready malt upfront. The bitterness really develops though the taste and rests nicely on palate. Sweet orange and carmel pull at the edges of the taste are well noticed. Very balanced right now.

M- Medium body. basic. Malt and hops are in balance. the bitterness is rather mild for a DIPA. Sits lightly on palate.

O- Easy to drink. Not what I would personally look for in an DIPA, but perhaps isn't very fresh. Balanced.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2011 05:21:00 | More by busterthecat
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Primordial Imperial IPA from Mother Earth Brew Co.
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