1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Wild Ride IPA - Sand Creek Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Wild Ride IPAWild Ride IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
84
good

203 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 203
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sand Creek Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Skidz on 09-30-2005)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 203 | Reviews: 129 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Lorihall1
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Lorihall1, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of DaftPatrick
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

DaftPatrick, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of green_plastic
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

green_plastic, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of Carb-Overlord
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Carb-Overlord, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of CraigTravor
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

CraigTravor, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of vishneda
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%

There are a lot of amazing IPAs on the market and this beer does not challenge the top tier. However, it is a great representation of the style and worthy of honorable mention in the space. Wild River has a great flavor which is hop forward and light on malt -- solidly on the grapefruit/citrus side of the IPA crowd. The mouthfeel is good, not great; it's a bit light on the tongue. The bitterness is not massive but it is strong enough to support the beer and it ends with a solid finish. This is a very good beer and worthy of a try -- especially in Wisconsin.

vishneda, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of MattSharpless
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

MattSharpless, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of Chucker17
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Chucker17, Jul 09, 2014
Photo of Ncpogs
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Ncpogs, Jun 20, 2014
Photo of 1Nrwyscotch
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

1Nrwyscotch, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of amishbooze
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

amishbooze, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of jnich2424
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

jnich2424, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of billhelm
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

billhelm, Apr 21, 2014
Photo of jimmah120
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

jimmah120, Apr 08, 2014
Photo of bigbeers84
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

bigbeers84, Mar 21, 2014
Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Karibourgeois, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of BMos
2/5  rDev -45.9%

BMos, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of CWhite
4/5  rDev +8.1%

CWhite, Feb 16, 2014
Photo of jwc215
4.26/5  rDev +15.1%

Pours copper with a creamy head that leaves some lacing.

The smell is of citric fruits - especially grapefruit - with herbal notes. Robust hop aroma.

The taste is of citric fruits and herbal notes, balanced by a touch of caramel. It has a bitter, dry finish. Hops linger through aftertaste.

It has a chewy, smooth body.

This is a hop delight! Just enough malt to give it a backbone, the hops truly shine here! A very well-made American IPA!

jwc215, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of pweis909
3.84/5  rDev +3.8%

The paler side of orange, this beer is translucent but not transparent, with some chill haze and maybe even some particulate hop matter floating around. There is a soft, billowy, white cloud of foam that recedes, lacing the glass and ringing the beer surface,

American hops, all the way, in the nose. Pine and Citrus.

Taste: If you like chinook, this is going to register as a good balanced beer. If you find chinook a bit strong, maybe even obnoxious, this beer will not change your opinion.

pweis909, Jan 14, 2014
Photo of XmnwildX12
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

XmnwildX12, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of tyleeis
4/5  rDev +8.1%

tyleeis, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of CaryBrew92
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

CaryBrew92, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of Endeavor11
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Endeavor11, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of superfriend
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

superfriend, Sep 02, 2013
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Wild Ride IPA from Sand Creek Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 203 ratings.