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Earth Thirst Double IPA | Eel River Brewing Co.

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3.56/5
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123 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Eel River Brewing Co.
California, United States
eelriverbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mcallister on 02-20-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,258
Reviews:
40
Ratings:
123
pDev:
14.61%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
19
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 123 |  Reviews: 40
Photo of theempire
4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of CrazyDavros
3.95/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours gold with a large white head.
Nose shows sweet malt, piny and resinous hops, peach and apricot.
Similar flavours with a big clean malt presence, massive piny and spicy hops along with softer fruit hops.

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Photo of GreyGhost4
3.91/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.9/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Rutager
3.88/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance. Pours a pretty clear, amber gold with a finger of sticky pale yellow head that leaves some decent lacing.

Smell. Caramel, a little toasted grains and pink grapefruit.

Taste. Nice toasty caramel grains and decent piney, grapefruity hops. Nice bitter citrus rind finish. Lighter in taste than some dipas, but not a negative. Really nice.

Mouthfeel. Medium body, medium carbonation.

Overall. Really nice DIPA. Another random grab from a Seattle Whole Foods that turns out to be a winner.

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Photo of leinie13
3.85/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FleasandLice
3.85/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jeu de mots.....Pours like the rain falling in an old growth forest with subtle fragrant notes of dumpstered bagel and carhart with a hint of patchouli. At first taste one is reminded of scabies and dirt with an intricate lacing pattern left on the glass reminiscent of Edward Abbey's beard. An interesting beer, one that has been well received by the oi polloi.

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3.81/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.8/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Earth Thirst Double IPA from Eel River Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 123 ratings
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