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Thomas Creek Up The Creek - Thomas Creek Brewery

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397 Ratings
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Ratings: 397
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 15.78%
Wants: 14
Gots: 22 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Thomas Creek Brewery visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
111 IBU

(Beer added by: khiasmus on 06-03-2007)
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-19-2014 07:33:42 | More by zestar
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GameOfBeers

Pennsylvania

4.12/5  rDev +10.2%

08-19-2014 00:46:41 | More by GameOfBeers
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BeerBandit

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

08-18-2014 03:55:28 | More by BeerBandit
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Homers_Beer_Odyssey

New York

4.85/5  rDev +29.7%

APPEARANCE - Dark brown with a long-lasting medium-brown 4-finger head. Tons of lacing.

SMELL/AROMA/SCENT - Piney, sweet, herbaceous.

TASTE - Caramel-candy sweet, piney, nearly Stout flavor. Sweetness serves to mask high ABV.

MOUTHFEEL/PALATE/TEXTURE - You have to sink your upper lip into the super-creamy head. A real smooth feel. Not syrupy. Some carbonation.

OVERALL/DRINKABILITY - This is so dark, it's almost a Stout. But it's a very enjoyable drink.

08-12-2014 12:43:45 | More by Homers_Beer_Odyssey
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Jsonta

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-10-2014 18:21:54 | More by Jsonta
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stomioka

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-10-2014 16:12:28 | More by stomioka
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Catlin

Iowa

3/5  rDev -19.8%

08-06-2014 23:35:44 | More by Catlin
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Robyn

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-23-2014 02:31:20 | More by Robyn
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adam5454

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

07-20-2014 17:08:35 | More by adam5454
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Kettle1

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +7%

07-20-2014 01:37:01 | More by Kettle1
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patre_tim

China

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-19-2014 21:41:27 | More by patre_tim
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Wattie

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

07-19-2014 14:05:16 | More by Wattie
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Baguley99


3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

07-18-2014 22:22:51 | More by Baguley99
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

07-17-2014 22:06:04 | More by acurtis
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rudabegga9

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

07-17-2014 00:18:39 | More by rudabegga9
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

07-14-2014 18:05:47 | More by DrMindbender
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

4/5  rDev +7%

07-13-2014 02:31:01 | More by CUbeerfan
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DanielMB

South Carolina

4.79/5  rDev +28.1%

A: A copper brown, with a small tan head. It has a sort of brick-like color, quite dark for an IPA. However, it looks like it tastes: delicious.

S: Not very strong, but a somewhat sweet smell with pine in the background.

T: Huge sweetness and caramel flavor up front, with lots of hops. There is some pine in the background. The heavy 12.5% ABV is pretty well masked, so be careful when drinking this brew!

M: Medium-bodied with decent carbonation. Pretty smooth overall. Again, be careful to remember that it is 12.5% ABV!

O: An incredibly tasty brew, and much sweeter than your standard IPA, which is surprising, considering the high alcohol content. Overall, I think this is a tremendous beer, and is highly underrated. Thomas Creek scored big with this one.

07-10-2014 23:56:24 | More by DanielMB
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tpacek

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

07-09-2014 14:45:36 | More by tpacek
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SampsonOfRaleigh

North Carolina

4.16/5  rDev +11.2%

Not nearly as hoppy as most IPA's which I personally enjoyed. Kinda thick but kinda awesome. Weighing in at 12.5 ABV you won't need much to feel like a total champion. However as a complete amateur myself I was not aware that it tastes of barley wine, which other reviews noted. Definitely glad I purchased it

07-09-2014 01:07:46 | More by SampsonOfRaleigh
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Rlhinson2104

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-05-2014 13:28:53 | More by Rlhinson2104
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

4/5  rDev +7%

07-01-2014 04:57:04 | More by Georgiabeer
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-25-2014 04:10:39 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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Jasonchair

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-25-2014 02:10:06 | More by Jasonchair
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DeltaFour

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

06-19-2014 03:44:51 | More by DeltaFour
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Thomas Creek Up The Creek from Thomas Creek Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 397 ratings.