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Little Creatures IPA | Little Creatures Brewing Company

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Little Creatures IPALittle Creatures IPA
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3.56/5
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43 Ratings
Little Creatures IPALittle Creatures IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Little Creatures Brewing Company
Australia
littlecreatures.com.au

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ADZA on 09-14-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,659
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
43
pDev:
10.67%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 43 |  Reviews: 13
Reviews by Everydayoff:
Photo of Everydayoff
3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

330ml bottle poured into a teku glass.

Hazy orange amber color with thick frothy off-white head as a showcase, the head gradually dissipates with pretty good retention to a long-lasting bubble patch atop and leaves moderate amount of lacing on the glass-side.

The aroma consists of citrus, tropical, peach, pine, floral, and spice from hop as well as biscuit, dough, and a bit sweet candy from malt.

The taste is not much so intense of hop but tends to be balance with hop slightly led with its citrus, tropical, peach, pine, floral, and spice like the aroma while malt supporting with notes of biscuit, dough, and some sweet candy. The hop bitterness is not that much, mostly shortly covering the finish and flash aftertaste.

The body is rather light considering the AIPA standard, it is crisp and refreshing with smooth mouthfeel that is pretty good to carry all the things well under smooth palate. Finish is typically dry. Not that good like its Pale Ale counterpart, anyway, it is still worth a try.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of D3toX
4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Cant believe there is not more love for this beer. Lovely hop aroma and hop taste, lots of pine and grass and well balanced malt and bitterness. Akin to a hop hog. Ive had better, but typically not from something that is available from your average bottle-o.
Quite a step up from Little Creatures who have been dishing out a standard short list of middle of the road stuff for some time now.

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Photo of csmartin6
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Manzier
3.44/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Crystal clear. Dark amber. Very low carbonation. Small dissipating head

S - Small notes of pine and citrus . Unacceptable aroma for an IPA. I may have gotten an old batch.

T - Good session beer taste. Perfect amount of bitterness. Malt flavors are there but stay way back as they are suppose to. Lacking some flavor hops and again a lack of aroma gets in the way of the taste.

M - Great mouthfeel. Light bodied but has a good feel. May need slightly more carbonation.

O - Good session style IPA. Definitely restrained and will appeal to a typical drinker.

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Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The LIttle Creatures IPA follows the typical English style IPA...more bitter with subtle hints of citrus. The beer poured a golden clear with white head that laced. The scent was typical...bitter hops. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall its a fairly easy drinking beer....but I like their Pale and Bright much better.

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Photo of Vanz
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of gracient
3.54/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CrazyDavros
3.84/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours amber with a fading head.
Nose shows tropical fruit, rich caramel and fruit confectionery.
Very similar flavours, more of the fruit and confectionery along with some of the sweet malt. Finishes with an assertive but balanced bitterness.
Carbonation seems a little high.

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Photo of Kroehny_Loves_Hops
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of DerekCarruth
3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrazilianAussie
3.62/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rwalford74
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Hoptron_3000
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of pin
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of Mnmich7662
3.94/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of patre_tim
3.86/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Copper with a light haze, moderate carbonation and 2 fingers of off white head.

Smells of citrus, pine, caramel, and children's aspirin.

Tastes the same as the nose but with more floral notes and pineapple.

Medium body and low carbonation.

Got and drank in Chiang Mai July 10, 2017. Excellent brew, well balanced and flavourful.

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Photo of Toynk
3.47/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Brad_Withers
4.64/5  rDev +30.3%

Photo of MenInVen
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of CaptainHungry
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.61/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wordemupg
3.88/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle poured into pint glass 19/3/14

A slight haze in a amber orange body, lots of little bubbles but only a thick film for head, one thick ring where it existed

S grapefruit, orange and a little pine, smells a little malty, lots of brown sugar

T a little more I'd guess after a whiff, spicy and citric, pine's stronger, malt works well with the hops, has some balance going for it

M has a bite but not a palate wrecker, very gritty in the mouth, a sweet earthy finish

O smells a little faint but other then that I rather enjoyed this one, fairly well rounded and balanced

I'm a little surprised this one doesn't get more love, I bought a 4 pack and I'm happy to have a few more to drink

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of AgentMunky
3.79/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 33cL into a wine glass.

Dark orange-brown. Nearly opaque. Heavy lacing.

Phenomenal. Fruit. Pine. Loads of malt. Heavy on the fruit.

Hm. Slight letdown. Dry malt. Vegetal, earthy-spicy hops. Quite English.

Worthwhile. Though I think I might prefer the pale ale.

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Photo of jjdunce
3.82/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Little Creatures IPA from Little Creatures Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 43 ratings
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