Wild Ride IPA | Sand Creek Brewing Company

Wild Ride IPAWild Ride IPA
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Wild Ride IPAWild Ride IPA

Brewed by:
Sand Creek Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

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

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Ratings: 234 |  Reviews: 132
Photo of pweis909
3.87/5  rDev +4.9%
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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Photo of XmnwildX12
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of tyleeis
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of CaryBrew92
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of Endeavor11
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of superfriend
3.94/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of heytomcat
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Fatdenny
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Rihup
2/5  rDev -45.8%

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of majorbase2
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Woodman70
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of AmandaSchaefer
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of DirtyDanglr66
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Larrydoherty
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of KTCamm
3.79/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a twelve ounce bottle into a pint glass.

Pours medium bronze with a thick head of white foam. Grassy pine nose. Oily. Lacing everywhere. Light bready malt flavor that builds into a peppery hop. Smooth bitter throughout. Good IPA, very drinkable.

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Photo of Craftonly23121
1/5  rDev -72.9%

Photo of jduprey007
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of PhantasIPA
4.24/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance of this beer is a light golden color. It is very cloudy and has some sediment floating in it (little chunks mean big flavor!) It leaves no lacing against a frosted glass and has a very small head.

The smell is pungent and very hoppy with only a slight hint of caramel flavored malt. The hops are, and somehow are not, that classic pine and citrus, they have a different characteristic; very nice.

The taste is bitter beauty. Hints of grapefruit citrus behind the hops and then a slight, caramel flavored malt that teases the tongue just before the bitterness comes crashing down on your palette.

Mouthfeel is dictated by the bitterness. This beer leaves the mouth dry but with all of the flavor of the brew still present. Very nice.

Okay - I am a sucker for IPA's (my name should be a hint of this fact), but this beer is just different enough to set itself apart from the classic IPA taste. It is 6% ABV so it is easy to drink, bitter and tasty. Good one, try it, now...got it yet...no? Go get it!

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Photo of matjack85
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of AC-Mivsek
3.96/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Pours a cloudy golden color with a thin white head which leaves some good lacing.

S- It's a sweet smelling IPA. It is actually pretty interesting. I'm getting some nice piney hops up front but blended very well with fruitiness like citrus, and cantaloupe. Also biscuity.

T- Tastes almost exactly as it smells just with a bit more hop presence.

M- Very slick almost oily body with medium carbonation.

O- I really enjoyed this beer. It is one of the rare examples where taste is almost the same as the smell and both are very pleasant. I'm not sure how "wild" it is compared to a lot of the other IPAs I've had, but it is definitively a good beer to try regardless if you are an IPA fan or not.

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Photo of TequilaTom
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of MightiestBeard
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of EGolfer4
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of t0rin0
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Wild Ride IPA from Sand Creek Brewing Company
Beer rating: 53.8% out of 100 with 234 ratings
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