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Columbus Creeper - Columbus Brewing Company

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Columbus Creeper
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world-class

180 Ratings
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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 8.82%
Wants: 44
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Columbus Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Triple IPA"

(Beer added by: prototypic on 02-06-2010)
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Ratings: 180 | Reviews: 30 | Display Reviews Only:
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5/5  rDev +13.1%

csustar001, Mar 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.5%

Rifugium, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of orangesol
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

orangesol, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of crewfan1952
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

crewfan1952, Mar 22, 2013
Photo of sgoro
4/5  rDev -9.5%

sgoro, Mar 19, 2013
Photo of Envelopes
4/5  rDev -9.5%

Envelopes, Mar 19, 2013
Photo of Farky87
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Farky87, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of schoolboy
3.68/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I tried this a few weeks ago - just a taste - but today I am having a couple real glasses. My first impressions were not strong and it is only slightly better in the full drink.

The brew looks and smells really great. The head is huge and it is a nearly clear yellow. The hoppy aroma is full and sweet. All hops.

The taste is disappointing. It is syrupy and sweet like many of the weaker versions of the style. The finish is balanced and not very bitter.

I waited until this was almost gone before trying it. Had I missed it I don't think I would have missed much.

schoolboy, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of calcnerd
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

calcnerd, Mar 14, 2013
Photo of equincel
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

equincel, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of SDG1070
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

SDG1070, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of keenan41
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

keenan41, Mar 05, 2013
Photo of Mcgruff
4.48/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had it on tap fresh...only 3 days old. Nice hoppy hit and it sticks with you. Beautiful appearance. ..a lot lighter color than you would expect from the flavor. A bit more potent than the regular Columbus IPA or the Bodhie. Awesome beer overall but yet to be available in bottles.

Mcgruff, Mar 01, 2013
Photo of pathman
4/5  rDev -9.5%

pathman, Feb 27, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

ej285701, Feb 27, 2013
Photo of brewtus
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

brewtus, Feb 25, 2013
Photo of fluidmotion
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

fluidmotion, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of zimm421
4.51/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a fresh growler into a tulip. Appearance is a great, hazy, orange, with a nice white head that leaves great lacing.

Nose is wonderful - full of pine and citrus, but also good malt undertones. The nose right after pouring is simply spectacular. Taste is great, it finishes very bitter, but it doesn't go overboard . There is a nice malt sweetness that helps balnace things out a bit, but the hops still dominate.

The mouthfeel is nice and smooth, and has a creamy texture. It is ridiculously drinkable, and the alcohol is so well masked, it can really sneak up on you. Overall, this beer is simply amazing, and another great brew from CBC.

zimm421, Feb 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Bonis, Feb 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

jminch, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of sitarist
4.9/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Hazy, pale orange in color. Minimal pure white head falls to a light dusting with a small ring. Spots of lacing linger. Smells like a tropical fruit smoothie, sweet & fruity...pineapple, vanilla, mango, it also has some floral notes. Complex, yet balanced flavors...tropical fruits, white & green peppercorns, herbal. Medium body, it borders on astringency, clean, and dry.
Two years ago this beer wowed me, and it has again. A fresh wonderful surprise. Creeper is a sleeper...a must have beer. Words cant explain the aroma, and flavors of this beer!

sitarist, Feb 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

matt2591, Feb 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

ouits, Feb 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -20.8%

donovado, Feb 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.5%

resistdefy, Nov 25, 2012
Columbus Creeper from Columbus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.