Creeker | Ithaca Beer Company

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BA SCORE
4.18/5
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548 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company
New York, United States
ithacabeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
By no means an ordinary Double IPA. Creeker is all hops with little malt body. Enjoy the intense citrus flavor & aroma with mischievously easy drinkability.

Added by rlee1390 on 08-11-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,536
Reviews:
101
Ratings:
548
pDev:
7.66%
Bros Score:
3.99
 
 
Wants:
40
Gots:
96
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 548 |  Reviews: 101
Photo of finck
5/5  rDev +19.6%

This beer is not retired! It is alive and delicious.

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5/5  rDev +19.6%

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5/5  rDev +19.6%

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5/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of BGbrewer
4.99/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

So delicious. Unctuous yet light, great double IPA.

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Photo of MikeyDeutsch
4.94/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jameswaldo
4.89/5  rDev +17%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I was so glad to find this in my first Box of Hops that I had to rush downtown to get another couple boxes. Wish I had a case of just this gem of Ithaca Beercraft!
Bottles have very tasty sediment well worth stirring up gently before pouring high into a pint glass to get thick fine-bubbled foam very thick and plastic bulging up over pint glass rim and settling to thin scrim leaving persistent lace. Turbid orange SRM color around 3 on my chart, pastel vanilla orangesickle. Appearance so pretty I want to watch one while I drink another
Smells of lots of grapefruity hops, yeast, no malt or ethanol in the nose.
Tastes totally dynamite for IPA from tongue tip to back of gullet: perfect complex bittering leaves hops tanning the throat hide for many minutes of blissful aftertaste. Goes great with sourdough beer pretzels and Limburger.
Mouthfeel chewy, dense, persistent, full, rich, imperial, leaving juicy well-whacked salivation and craving for more.
Overall I'm just sad this isn't a steady year-round brew. Tastes like it will last several months, but I wish we didn't have to wait till Oct 2014 for the next batch.

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4.85/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.73/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: Golden amber color, clear with about a one finger head (did not pour vigorously) ( Describe the beer's color, clarity, head retention and lacing.

Smell: The smell is perhaps the nicest most inviting beer smell ever. Most prevalent is grapefruit and citrus. Extremely inviting.

Taste: Taste follows the smell which is awesome.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied.

Overall: A great DIPA worth seeking out. I will definitely buy again and I encourage everyone to try.

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Photo of Wiffler27
4.71/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

pours hazy gold with a thick head. seems to glow in the glass. very hazy, almost like a lighter colored apple cider.

aroma is fantastic, such strong hops.

taste is amazing, one of the best beers i've ever had. strong citrus flavor, easy drinking. has a great bitterness and fruit flavor to it.

overall this is amazing. one of my new favorites. such a beautiful looking beer and the taste is outstanding.

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4.71/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A Poured from bottle to pint glass. Hazy golden orange with 2 finger head.
S Strong pine aroma
T Heavy hop taste up front lingering aftertaste
M Lingering hop flavor yields an excellent finish
O This is about as good as a DIPA as I've had. Yes I'm including Pliny the Elder. Outstanding.

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4.68/5  rDev +12%

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4.68/5  rDev +12%

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4.66/5  rDev +11.5%

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Creeker from Ithaca Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.18 out of 5 with 548 ratings