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Thomas Creek Up The Creek - Thomas Creek Brewery

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398 Ratings
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Ratings: 398
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 15.78%
Wants: 14
Gots: 23 | 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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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

06-19-2014 03:44:51 | More by DeltaFour
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Georgia

4/5  rDev +7%

06-14-2014 01:12:47 | More by crownrl28
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ELECTRONICAnonymous

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-06-2014 05:37:55 | More by ELECTRONICAnonymous
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7%

05-31-2014 22:31:27 | More by NYR_Rob
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -39.8%

05-30-2014 01:42:43 | More by GiantMidget
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SimonTja

Sweden

4/5  rDev +7%

05-06-2014 16:53:39 | More by SimonTja
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-06-2014 13:19:12 | More by MikeWard
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PhilMiller

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-04-2014 20:50:38 | More by PhilMiller
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MCain04

Illinois

3.61/5  rDev -3.5%

Sent over by @JISurfer, thanks! 12 oz bottle poured into a Speigelau glass.

Darker than expected, murky reddish brown opque body with a tan creamy head of good retention, lacing.

Smell is immediately boozy. But also, but caramel and toffee flavors.

Taste is booze, caramel, stale hops, and more alcohol.

Mouthfeel is heavy and thick with medium carbonation, good for a barleywine style.

Definitely a BW and not an IPA at all. For a BW, decent offering. For an IPA, definitely misses the mark. I'll rate it as a BW for now as if I didn't know what it was going into it.

04-24-2014 15:01:36 | More by MCain04
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erialbill

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-24-2014 02:56:47 | More by erialbill
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SolCollins

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

04-18-2014 20:14:15 | More by SolCollins
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markgugs

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

04-17-2014 00:20:49 | More by markgugs
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Cruick

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-16-2014 22:53:51 | More by Cruick
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rworkman

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

03-27-2014 05:17:15 | More by rworkman
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Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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Oidmoe

Austria

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

03-22-2014 01:10:22 | More by zbodnar1
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davewlfpckfan29

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -39.8%

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onedogtwodog

Maryland

3/5  rDev -19.8%

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Benvarine

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4/5  rDev +7%

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Florida

4/5  rDev +7%

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Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

03-02-2014 23:34:52 | More by khargro2
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MikeB1984

Massachusetts

4.65/5  rDev +24.3%

Smell: Caramel and pine

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate carbonation and hoppy.

Overall: As others have noted, this beer is more in barleywine territory than the IPA territory and it is a good one when measured by that standard. Strong hence the 12.5% alcohol.

02-25-2014 15:43:05 | More by MikeB1984
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xseanprimex

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +7%

02-24-2014 20:26:09 | More by xseanprimex
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paulgarrison

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

02-23-2014 05:41:24 | More by paulgarrison
Thomas Creek Up The Creek from Thomas Creek Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 398 ratings.