Primordial Imperial IPA | Mother Earth Brew Co.

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Primordial Imperial IPAPrimordial Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mother Earth Brew Co.
California, United States
motherearthbrewco.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by womencantsail on 08-29-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
78
Reviews:
21
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
11.57%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
11
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 78 |  Reviews: 21
Photo of stevoj
3.94/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle from Winco. Deep, clear copper pour, small head, streaky lacing. Muted aroma, mostly hop. Taste picks up, all of the grains and hop varieties seeking attention. Malts by a nose, but enough hops to finish bitter. Seemingly straightforward, but kind of complex.

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Photo of itsmarkalbert
4.04/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Beautiful color and a rich malt profile of 4 different malts are overshadowed by a powerful hop triad. Citrus, floral, and piney as it rolls across the tongue. No strong after flavors of the 9.5% ABV or over 100 IBUs. It's worth buying two on your first go.

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Photo of MIrvine
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.22/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of ArrogantB
3.37/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

22oz bomber from Craft Beer Kings. Dark amber color. Aroma is slightly hoppy, sweet. Flavor is thick malt, sweet, some bitterness, some hops. I honestly expected a little more but no way to tell how old this bottle was.

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Photo of TomStottman
3.94/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rickrem
3.91/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Joshpu
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of skeeterloveshops
3.03/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bland, typical, and average in every way

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Photo of Kaui1498
4.5/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JohnGalt1
4.16/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

MIni-growler picked up last night at Pre-Funk Nampa.. Clear light orange.. Hops are in the pine spectrum.. background pithy grapefruit toward the finish.. Lightly sweet pale malt to just barely balance the huge hops... Surprisingly well done.. Stoked to be able to get this fresh in my hood soon. Very stoked.

4/4.25/4.25/4/4

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Photo of Redgoatman
3.8/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AnitaBrewski
3.96/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of warrendietrich2001
3.74/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nhoelzen
3.93/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bonsall_Phil
3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 2beerdogs
3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drpimento
4.75/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Real thick, cream-colored, long lasting head, lots of lace, and a clear honey amber color. Aroma is caramel, toffee, fruit, hop - very nice. Flavor's like nose, slight sweet, carbonic tang in front, then the bitter which is long. Body is perfect. Very good drinking. Slight alcohol warmth at the very end.

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Photo of beerinmybelly
3.87/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MisterGone
3.96/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice deep amber with a coppery tint to it, light khaki head that holds lace long after dissipation. Resinous, with some mild pine in the aroma and a sweet note in there, I imagine from the grain varieties. Tastes as advertised in the nose: resin, pine, with citrus finish that adds a little booze pop in the back. I do like a stickier IIPA, but this is still a tasty beer. 9ABV makes this a sipper.

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Photo of Bnoise11
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kenmac19
4.15/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BcOneSeven
4.2/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OlieIPA
4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Poured into a Pub Glass with a crisp and clear dark copper hue. 1 1/2 finger white frothy head with amole amounts of lacing. S: A clean piney aroma; not as much fruit aroma I typically find in big IPA's. Some alcohol on the nose as well. T: Well balanced. Nice malt backing that's not too sweet, but enough to cut the hop bitterness. M: lots of body and dry finish. O: A very good beer. Cheers!

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Photo of fox227
4.24/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Primordial Imperial IPA from Mother Earth Brew Co.
3.63 out of 5 based on 78 ratings.
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