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Silver Creek IPA - Silver Creek Brewing Co.

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Silver Creek IPA
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BA SCORE
86
very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Silver Creek Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: murrayswine on 11-06-2005)
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Reviews by bierbrauer:
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4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Growler consumed on same day from brewery. A recent release. Poured into a tulip glass.

A: Very cloudy amber/copper; 1” ivory head that drops quickly and leaves very little lacing; occasional effervescence.

S: Prominent sweet floral & fruity aroma – very distinct and pleasant.

T: Sweet and malty, followed by moderate, but assertive bitterness that lingers; alcohol is not a factor.

M: Light/medium carbonation and medium body; little heat; dry finish.

O: Very well balanced, quite easy to drink; unique in my experience -- differs from other American IPAs I’ve tried.

bierbrauer, Jan 05, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of Kunstman
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Kunstman, Oct 20, 2012
Photo of Rand_ale_Thor
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Rand_ale_Thor, Dec 03, 2013
Photo of battlekow
4.55/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Murrayswine picked up a couple growlers from Silver Creek last night and we're cracking them open.

This IPA is a ridiculously deep color, all tawny and shit. Looks like a brown ale, and smells and tastes like one too, extremely nutty and chocolatey. Definitely some roasted malts in here. There's a moderate amount of hoppiness, reminding me of hoppy brown ales like Brooklyn Brown or Duck Rabbit Brown. This beer is very interesting, and quite delicious, but not exactly an IPA.

battlekow, Nov 06, 2005
Photo of hopdog
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Silver Creek Brew Pub.

Poured a deep and cloudy amber (almost brown) color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of caramel and light pine and citrus. Tastes of pretty much the same. I too just noticed the description that this was Oak Aged. There was some light wood in there, but not enough that I would have guessed this. This one was nicely balanced and not over board bitter. Nice full body.

hopdog, Nov 17, 2008
Photo of sisterthelonious
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

sisterthelonious, Nov 02, 2013
Photo of jl8ltj
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Just a correction. Although you will get a subtle taste of wood this beer is not barrel aged in anyway. That must have been a misprint somewhere. This is one of my favorite brews, its more that a british IPA than an american. Very mellow yet very nice hop characteristics. great nose, A new batch was recently released and its the best i have ever had

enjoy

jl8ltj, Dec 08, 2008
Photo of twbeecher
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

twbeecher, Dec 19, 2011
Photo of murrayswine
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Found this beer at Silver Creek, a local brewpub.
The color is darker than a typical IPA, with softer red/brown notes. The smell is rich with fragrant hops. For an American IPA, it really smells more Euro styled with less tart and more bitters. It has a subtle nut tone as well. The first taste is heavy hops, walnut, and slight bitter lemon, over all a damn fine beer, that's highly drinkable....If you can get the damn thing.

murrayswine, Nov 06, 2005
Photo of BLITZNGRINS
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

BLITZNGRINS, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of JeffSK
4/5  rDev +0.8%

JeffSK, Aug 23, 2014
Silver Creek IPA from Silver Creek Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.