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Lil' Helper - Mother's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

157 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 157
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 14.85%
Wants: 5
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mother's Brewing Company visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/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.

70 IBU

(Beer added by: StLThrash on 08-29-2011)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my favorite beer because it's a great IPA, creates the perfect mood, and doesn't screw you over. That sums it up nicely, but I'm required to get to 250 characters, so I'll add that I don't have any investment in this company and never have, and I don't work for them and never have. My motivation for rating this beer is largely that I'd like to see it become more popular so I can buy it at more bars. My other motivation is to help other beer lovers find good beers.

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2.5/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

The Lil' Helper is a very weak IPA and generally poor quality beer.

With a rich burnt orange color and a good head, Lil' Helper deceives visually what its sub-par performance on the tongue quickly reveals. This beer is virtually flavorless, which may be exactly what Mother's was going for but which leaves the patron unfulfilled.

DouglasRHenderson, Sep 07, 2013
Lil' Helper from Mother's Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 157 ratings.