India Pale Ale
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.
Read the specs that make Lil’ Helper IPA better than other India Pale Ales.
- Medium to Medium-Full
- 6-pack bottles; draft
BREWMASTER'S ORIGINAL NOTES*
Darker & bigger than most India Pale Ales. Higher on the alcohol & hops, emphasizing aromatics. 70 IBUs and 7% ABV—lucky 7s. Dryhops? Yes. Late kettle, whirl hops? Yes. Oatmeal? Chocolate malt? Caramel 90? Golden promise? Maybe. Dark-copper to light-amber color. Citra, cascade, centennial, chinook, summit, & simcoe hops. Piney, citrus hop aroma. High cohumulone level hops for nice, sharp penetrating bitterness.
* Recipe evolved from these original notes
Learn what Lil’ Helper IPA, Mother’s India Pale Ale, pairs well with to eat.
If you’re doing drinks and food, you’ve found the perfect Lil’ Helper for chiles rellenos, enchiladas, and other Mexican recipes; classic wood fire pizzas; jerk or blackened chicken; big ole’ juicy cheeseburgers; Thai food, like drunken noodle; and most other spicy dishes.
Include Mother’s Lil’ Helper India Pale Ale in your plans.
Lil’ Helper is always a solid choice, but it goes especially well with things your other mother warned you about. You know, fun stuff: screaming rock and roll; walks on the beach... right before the hurricane; lovers you won’t tell your folks about; staying out late on a work night; and friends who cause trouble.