452. Earth Eagle Brewings Jive Turkey
Earth Eagle is making some very interesting beer in Portsmouth including this one, Jive Turkey a pineapple pale ale. I stopped in the brewery on a Thursday afternoon around 4:00 and there were at least 5 other people there enjoying the tasting room.
The color and aroma are about what you would expect from a pale with a nice orange color, minimal white head and some sweet pineapple and citrus aromas. Since pineapple was in the description of the beer I thought there would be lots of fruity sweetness in the beer. I was pleased to find the pineapple taste came in late and was more of a refreshing afterthought than an in your face, overpowering flavor.
It is hard to compare Earth Eagles brews to other breweries as they truly stand alone in their creative processes (at least in Maine/New Hampshire). If you have not stopped into Earth Eagle yet be sure to next time you are in the Portsmouth area, you will not be disappointed.
Pros: Refreshing and just the right amount of pineapple
Alcohol Content: 5.3% ABV
IBU (Bitterness): ??
Brewers Website: Earth Eagle Brewings
Brewers Description: Pineapple pale ale