Twister Creek IPA | Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant

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Twister Creek IPATwister Creek IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant
Alaska, United States
denalibrewingcompany.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
71 IBU

Added by MasterSki on 03-23-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
101
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
9.95%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
19
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 101 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of DarkSideOfTheMoon
2.95/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz can into a wine glass because well...that's the only option i had. Heavy, fluffy foam covered a strange peat moss-colored ale. Lots of carbonation. Appearance is strange for an IPA. Smell is light with an intangible earthy aroma. Not sure what hops are used in this one but they are not my favorites, Just a whole lot of other IPAs that are way better out there. Maybe got a bad batch?

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Photo of Nunya
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Agentveba
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance has a hazy golden yellow/orange body with a one finger white foamy head that dies almost immediately, lotsa foamy clingy white lacing all over the place in no sort of pattern (all 6 cans were this way). The smell has strong dank but piney hops barreling through barely letting any other sort of smell come out (all 6 cans were this way). The taste has some strong bitter hops in all 6 cans, mellow maltiness comes just a tad, light citrus aftertaste, dry bitter finish. On the palate, it sits about a light to medium, sessionable, and carbonation is just right for the style and for me. Overall, this is a very well done AIPA that I would have again.

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Photo of d1amond12
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Corburk
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GClarkage
3.53/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBlueJerzzzz
3/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of takusan1000
4.24/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rockjocknroll
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rspauldi
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EMV
3.55/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ovaltine
4.02/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of billab914
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of eire
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sharpski
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pagriley
4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz can into snifter

L - Pours slightly hazy orange with good fluffy 2 inch head
S - relatively classic IPA nose of pine and citrus - nicely done
T - A touch sweet but with nice soft bitterness and resinous backbone
F - Medium to full for the style. Very fine carb

Overall a solid brew. Soft bitterness is appealing. very well balanced.

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Photo of Dunkelnacht
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SweetwaterTuonker
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of lloydboss
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fellmaniak
3.82/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of amvrana
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mb202060
4.32/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Icameron
4.52/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I am experiencing this beer from the tap into a pint mason jar.

Aroma is a floral and lemony. Fresh and maybe a little piney. A nice earthy note.

Appearance is bright golden with white head that stays around and sticks to the side of the jar.
Tastes a balanced bitterness, piney and resiny hops.Well balanced with some light malt notes that fade into lingering hop flavors that match the aroma. Well concealed alcohol. Body is medium to thin and a good amount of carbonation that gives some crispness and doesn't leave you too full. Overall, it's a great IPA when served fresh and I want another one. It's everything I like to have in an IPA. Will try in a can if I see it

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Photo of Noooddle
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Twister Creek IPA from Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant
3.92 out of 5 based on 101 ratings.
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