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The Creeker - Ithaca Beer Company

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The CreekerThe Creeker

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

230 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 7.08%
Wants: 13
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rlee1390 on 08-11-2013)
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

baklo, Dec 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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theGlasstronaut, Dec 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

tobelerone, Dec 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Axnjxn, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of zimm421
4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a SA Perfect Pint. Appears a light orange color, with very little off-white head. This wasn't poured aggressively, but I was expecting a bit more. Did leave a bit of lacing.

The nose is somewhat muted, but has good citrus and pine notes. Not much else coming through. The taste is full of citrus, pine, alcohol and a touch of sweetness. Up front are the nice citrus and pine notes, followed quickly by the booze, and sweetness. The finish is extremely bitter, and it lingers.

The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied, with a good amount of carbonation, and it is sticky on the back end of each sip. Overall, this is a good DIPA, but doesn't completely blow me away. Make it affordable and available, and it would be something worth scooping up every now and then.

zimm421, Dec 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

nitewing05, Dec 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Giantspace, Dec 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

ALLISON01, Dec 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

nyyfanatic213, Dec 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Msudukie, Dec 07, 2013
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4.26/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazed deep golden bronze color with a white head and spotty lace. Aroma full of grapefruit and fresh peeled orange. In the taste, much the same, big grapefruit and citrus pith. Slightly toasty malt character adds a pale but firm backing to the onward hop assault. Bitterness is quite strong and cuts what might have been an alcohol taste. Medium bodied ale with good carbonation. Overall this is a delicious double ipa. Quite satisfying.

Stinkypuss, Dec 06, 2013
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4.06/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I purchased this in the box of hops variety case, enjoyed chilled in a pint.

The color is hazy amber with golden hues with rocky light cream with copious lace and excellent retention with fine bead. The smell is lots of citrus and tropical fruit aroma with slight floral hop ester and mild alcohol in the nose. The feel is very good with moderately high bitterness, medium carbonation and mild sweetness with a subtle alcohol warmth and mostly dry finish.

The taste is good with very pungent hops providing a decent amount of grapefruit rind and slight orange zest taste w/ a slight lemony tanginess and slight malt sweetness providing a foundation and rounding out the taste with slight warming alcohol adding a slight peppery element and adding complexity to the layered hop flavors. This is a superior Imperial IPA, lots of hops with very little malt to shield the bitterness and it has a relatively smooth taste not coarse or over the top in any way. I enjoyed this a lot and would recommend it because it has all the flavor of Flower power yet a slightly stronger punch which makes it drinkable and the fact it is not too sweet increases the enjoyment level for me.

Slatetank, Dec 06, 2013
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The Creeker from Ithaca Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.