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Kismet - Mother Earth Brew Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

134 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 1
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mother Earth Brew Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 11-28-2011)
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Reviews by Jree261:
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3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance-Copper to amber in the glass with an eggshell foam.

Smell-Strawberry and cream with grassy flowers.

Taste-Scorched grass and earth for the majority of the palate with the same strawberries and cream from the nose coming in late in the finish.

Mouthfeel-Big but not overpowering with a good finish and smoothness.

Overall-I would've expected the mouthfeel to be a lot heavier based on the taste but it kept a nice balance through the long finish. Nicely done.

Jree261, Dec 04, 2013
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hops. Hop forward, comes on like 60 or higher ibu. A must try for hop fans, or most of us. Incredibly drinkable. Bomber from SD. I return the favour by circling Mother Earth for a visit in my next California trip.

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22oz. Bomber bottle purchased from Fred at Beverages 4 Less. Poured into a CCB Snifter.

A: Pours a deep, dark orange, almost ruby color. Aggressive pour resulted in a nice fizzy head that eventually leaves a nice velvet ring on top of the brew with very nice lacing on the glass. Very cloudy. Not a hint of being translucent.

S: Bready, straw-like grassy notes, definitely some malt character, citrus notes from a the hop aroma.

T: Very lemony. Strong earthy tones and some bready yeast esters coupled with a mild malt character at the beginning. The grassy taste finds it's way out at the finish and is followed instantly by the high hop character and a good amount of bitterness.

M: Medium body and high carbonation. Crispy, oily, and a bit sticky. Very drinkable.

O: This one got better the more I drank it. I was little disappointed at the onset and I just found myself more and more pleased as I continued this review and kept drinking it. Very drinkable, but good hop and flavor profile without being overly malty. A good first Mother Earth experience, and I'd drink again for sure.

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4.45/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Growler share – Thanks bro!
Standard pint glass

A: Kismet pours a golden amber color with orange highlights and good clarity. I get a solid fingers width of khaki cream whip atop that holds some nice retention. Lace just sheets my glass all the way down.

S: Smells are bursting with grapefruit, peach, mango, and tangerines. There are some lesser aromas of Sauvignon Blanc grape and a suggestion of sugary pale malt sweetness. A dash of spice mixes in with the malt. A very pleasant and aromatic nose. Fruity and quite attractive.

T: Taste is an onslaught of pulpy grapefruit juice. There are accompanying notes of mango, melon, and white wine grapes. I get a bit of floral herbs, orange blossom, and honeysuckle. Malt imparts some light graham cracker sweetness with soft notes of spice (Rye?). There is a moderately higher level of bitterness that just saps the palate. Alcohol presence is minimal. Has such a refreshing citrus zing. Super fruity and quite impressive.

M: Medium light body with adequate carbonation. Gives a nice creamy texture with a light crisp towards the end. A bit of dry hoppy astringency lends to a nice pucker. Finish is a touch on the wetter side.

D: A stellar IPA. I really do love Nelson hops and this beer is just another affirmation of that. Super fruity, tropical and refreshingly drinkable.
I wasn’t all too impressed with some of ME’s initial IPA offerings but Kismet is incredible.
Highly recommended.

Nugganooch, Sep 04, 2012
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Kismet from Mother Earth Brew Co.
88 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.