Orange Creamsicle
Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
Milkshake IPA
Ranked #111
Ranked #10,652
4.04 | pDev: 7.18%
Feb 08, 2023
Jul 30, 2020
Barley, oats, and milk sugar boil and twirl together with fruity, tropical hops only to mingle and cool with - of course - more hops. The mixture is then conditioned and finished with orange and vanilla. Enjoy bursting aroma, a creamy mouthfeel and rich notes of citrus and blood orange.
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Rated: 3.86 by mmmbeerNY from New York

Feb 08, 2023
Rated: 4 by smartassboiler from Illinois

Jan 26, 2021
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Reviewed by tigg924 from Massachusetts

3.55/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Pours hazy, orange gold in color with one quarter inch head. Taste is orange creamsicle, vanilla and orange. Medium bodied, slightly bitter with moderate carbonation. I prefer the vanilla shake but this is decent. Not sure if I would get this again but this is loosely a creamsicle.
Dec 27, 2020
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Reviewed by buschbeer from Ohio

4.37/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
1 PINT can
Served in a stemless wine glass

This beer pours an orangish yellow color and is turbid. It is topped with an inch of beige head that leaves no lacing.

The smell is vanilla and orange. There are some hints of underlying tropical fruit.

Orange and vanilla up front. Once again I get some hints of tropical fruit.

Medium bodied with a creamy mouthfeel

One of the rare beers that live up to what my mind was hoping it would taste like. It tastes like an orange creamsicle. It drinks very easily.
Nov 15, 2020
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Rated by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

4.07/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a one pint can on August 17, 2020.
Oct 12, 2020
Rated: 4.11 by RV109106 from Pennsylvania

Oct 05, 2020
Rated: 4.32 by Wizzle32 from Pennsylvania

Sep 23, 2020
Rated: 3.9 by Wheels2532 from Pennsylvania

Sep 23, 2020
Rated: 4.07 by hozersr from Pennsylvania

Sep 23, 2020
Rated: 4 by Jdells09 from New Jersey

Sep 18, 2020
Rated: 3.75 by smcel371 from New York

Sep 13, 2020
Rated: 4.15 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

Sep 11, 2020
Rated: 4.31 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

Sep 10, 2020
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Reviewed by dano213 from Pennsylvania

3.77/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
16oz can purchased from the fridge as a single for $3.99. Canned on 7/15/2020, so this is being consumed at exactly 8 weeks old.

Look: Looks kind of like unfiltered orange soda, but not as carbonated. Has a rich, deep orange hue with a lighter glow on the edges. Rocky, crumbly head that went down to nothing pretty quickly. Looks like an orange creamsicle beer.

Smell: Orange soda and vanilla ice cream. Together. That's what it smells like. There is a faint smell of Flintstone orange vitamins.

Taste: The taste follows the nose and it basically meets the expectations of an orange creamsicle milkshake IPA. Up front - orange soda effervescence and vanilla, moves to a lingering creamy finish with orange peel and some generic bitterness. Not particularly refreshing as there is a lot of sugar within, but it is fairly drinkable. There is also a bit of acidity on the finish, which works well here. Taste is a bit chalky.

Feel: Medium mouthfeel, medium plus carbonation.

Overall: I'll admit, this is a bit weird. I've had one of these types of beers before, and I think that this is the better one. But it still feels weird to me. It just doesn't really taste like beer, and it certainly would never fool anyone as being an ice cream float or milkshake either. It's just a weird combination of flavors. An interesting beer for the novelty, but I probably wouldn't have it again even though I am a big fan of orange creamsicles.
Sep 09, 2020
Rated: 4.43 by JMScowcroft from Vermont

Sep 07, 2020
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Reviewed by sethmeister from New Hampshire

3.86/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
Can marked DOB 7/15/20

Pours into my tulip an opaque pale lemon meringue yellow with a creamy bubbly offwhite head.

Scent is quite literally orange creamsicles. Plus pineapple.

Taste is orange creamsicles. Or Orange Julius. Remember Orange Julius? Think I'm showing my age. Cream and sugar. Vanilla. Retardedly sweet. There is a little bit of bitterness that attempts to balance it out but is quickly overwhelmed and beaten senseless and left bleeding in a ditch.

Mouth is creamy medium.

Drinkability for me at least was nil. I couldn't finish it. Too sweet and weird.

Not my bag, man.
Sep 05, 2020
Rated: 4.4 by d5001986 from Wisconsin

Sep 02, 2020
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

4.03/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
This one pours a somewhat hazy golden yellow color, with a small head, and a little bit of lacing.

This smells like citrusy hops, candied orange, vanilla, orange creamsicle, and some maltiness.

This is surprisingly a good take on the style. It's a bit more light bodied than a milkshake from Tired Hands or Mortalis, but it's super drinkable, with a nice subtle creaminess, and a bit of sweet orange. It still feels like an IPA, unlike some milkshake IPAs. There's a touch of maltiness, but nothing overwhelming.

This is light bodied, creamy, and very drinkable.

I liked this one much more than I figured Iw ould. Southern Tier can still do it, I guess.
Aug 31, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by Hendry from Vermont

Aug 29, 2020
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Reviewed by mvanaskie13 from Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Poured into a narrow pint glass: color is straw gold, hazy, off white head with fine bubbles, head presents 1 finger thick but dissipates quickly to thin top, minimal lacing.

Smell is nearly just like an orange creamsicle - moderate vanilla, light lactose, maybe some malt, minimal traditional hops but prominent citrus/tangerine/orange rind.

Taste follows with notable orange creamsicle upfront flavor -vanilla, lactose like sweetness, tangerine/orange rind, light malty sweetness, hop bitterness creeps in with some citrus rind/pithy notes but the sweetness overtakes.

Mouthfeel is low carbonation, moderate sweetness but quick bitter backing which keeps the IPA style present - I don't think i would like this as much if it had a sweet, lingering finish.

Overall a near perfect spin on a flavor profile while keeping the style to mind - it smells and has an immediate taste of creamsicle, but has enough hop presence/ mouthfeel to counter the lingering sweetness from the lactose and sweeter malts to remind you that this is an IPA in its base.
Aug 24, 2020
Orange Creamsicle from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 30 ratings