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Wild Ride IPA | Sand Creek Brewing Company

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3.69/5
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234 Ratings
Wild Ride IPAWild Ride IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sand Creek Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
sandcreekbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Skidz on 09-30-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,669
Reviews:
132
Ratings:
234
pDev:
13.55%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
18
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 234 |  Reviews: 132
Photo of Justinprintz
3.84/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of marker2525
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.02/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A darker shade of yellow. Lacking hop aroma.

Taste kicks you some bitterness and not a whole lot more. Long boil hops. Really all around average stuff, doesn't do anything bad or good, its just there. It'll do in a pinch, but I can't imagine this being the best stuff on a shelf anywhere in the country.

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Photo of bpkrippner
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.54/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of McHenry
3.24/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of hotdogtornados
3.55/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3

Photo of scumation
3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpuetz
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours brilliant copper amber into a 19 oz. Spiegelau glass producing a dense, persistent 3” cream colored foam collar that grips the side of the glass.
S: Big grassy hop nose with light biscuit.
T: Biscuity malt provides the backbons for spicy, fruity hops that hint at rootbeer to anise and culminate in a bitter, citrus rind finish with a hint of pepper.
F: Creamy, medium to medium light body, medium to medium high carbonation.
O: A very good big flavored IPA

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Photo of DopeIsotope
3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

The hops are distinct, but not overbearing. The bitterness and lingering fruit on the finish is well-balanced. Wild Ride is a solid Wisconsin IPA

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Photo of Ssippisam
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TX-Badger
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a mostly clear orange golden color with off-white head. Tropical fruits, citrus, light fruits and a light pine on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a nice fruity hop note, not overly bitter either.

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Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigpoppa67
3.26/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jrrkulp
4.03/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of vette2006c5r
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Wild ride is very earthy, with big notes of vegetables. While the hops are bold, its not fruity. Overall its flavorful, but its too earthy.

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Photo of RBCBrams17
3.59/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of teamwiggum
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shy5
3.6/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pkolafa
4.28/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Average. More like Mild Ride.

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Photo of kushon1212
3.49/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Wild Ride IPA from Sand Creek Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 234 ratings
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