Wild Ride IPA | Sand Creek Brewing Company

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233 Ratings
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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:
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Added by Skidz on 09-30-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
233
Reviews:
132
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
13.3%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
16
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 233 |  Reviews: 132
Photo of gotek
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of TheSubDude21
3.53/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of arum93
3.84/5  rDev +2.1%

Photo of jschott75
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of BeerSnobRobinson
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Lorihall1
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of DaftPatrick
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of green_plastic
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Carb-Overlord
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of CraigTravor
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of vishneda
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

There are a lot of amazing IPAs on the market and this beer does not challenge the top tier. However, it is a great representation of the style and worthy of honorable mention in the space. Wild River has a great flavor which is hop forward and light on malt -- solidly on the grapefruit/citrus side of the IPA crowd. The mouthfeel is good, not great; it's a bit light on the tongue. The bitterness is not massive but it is strong enough to support the beer and it ends with a solid finish. This is a very good beer and worthy of a try -- especially in Wisconsin.

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Photo of MattSharpless
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Chucker17
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of NickyPogs
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of 1Nrwyscotch
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of amishbooze
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of jnich2424
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of billhelm
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of jimmah120
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of bigbeers84
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of BMos
2/5  rDev -46.8%

Photo of CWhite
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of jwc215
4.27/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours copper with a creamy head that leaves some lacing.

The smell is of citric fruits - especially grapefruit - with herbal notes. Robust hop aroma.

The taste is of citric fruits and herbal notes, balanced by a touch of caramel. It has a bitter, dry finish. Hops linger through aftertaste.

It has a chewy, smooth body.

This is a hop delight! Just enough malt to give it a backbone, the hops truly shine here! A very well-made American IPA!

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Photo of pweis909
3.87/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The paler side of orange, this beer is translucent but not transparent, with some chill haze and maybe even some particulate hop matter floating around. There is a soft, billowy, white cloud of foam that recedes, lacing the glass and ringing the beer surface,

American hops, all the way, in the nose. Pine and Citrus.

Taste: If you like chinook, this is going to register as a good balanced beer. If you find chinook a bit strong, maybe even obnoxious, this beer will not change your opinion.

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Wild Ride IPA from Sand Creek Brewing Company
3.76 out of 5 based on 233 ratings.
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