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Columbus Creeper
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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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The Creeper is an American-style Barleywine.



3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sturmthis (791) - Ohio, USA - APR 17, 2015
Sample. Golden color with little head. Big grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit, other citrus taste. Hides the alcohol. The kind of IPA I like.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marheb (2817) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 31, 2015
(Echantillonné au Bagby Fest): Terriblement équilibré entre les sucres et la résine. Les fruits tropicaux sont indécents de leurs qualités juteuses, buvabilité démesurée.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
fitwitchik (387) - USA - SEP 18, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2014 On tap from a growler tapped today cloud gold with a thick white head. Aroma is sweet pine trees. Flavor is divine. A caramel dipped evergreen. An extreme brew done exceptionally from CBC.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (3164) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2014
On tap at Local Cantina, Grandview. Gold pour, white head, spotty stick. Aroma of apricot, orange, bread. Tastes are citrus, floral hops and honey, caramel, tropical fruit, resiny. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
b33r (693) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Shit is cray. Super Strong. Super bitter. Supper hoppy. 7.6/10... Would drink again.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfontain (830) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 13, 2014
13 oz draught, Pint Room. Surprisingly light-colored; golden-copper, smaller white head. Aroma heavy pine and citrus, some caramel. Flavor is a punch in the face; over the top too much hops, Jesus. 10% abv doesn’t show at all in the flavor, but you can certainly feel it. Pint Room had this under their "Barleywine" section and this is a terrible misclassification--it’s an IIPA and nothing else. Poorly balanced.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beeratarian (138) - cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Growler from Rozi’s in Lakewood. Fruity hops with dank resins, some herbage. Copper with thin white head. Flavor hits real hard with resin and weed like hops. Lots of alcohol and some tropical fruit . Pretty tasty. Big.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
malrubius (1990) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Growler from Save On. Bright clear gold with lasting flat head and lace. Citrusy bready lemon and orange aroma. Mildly toasted honey peach apricot malty fruity sweetness with assertive citrus rind and some resiny woody grassy hops in long bitter slightly alcoholic finish. Full very soft body. Excellent DIPA. Barleywine? No, I don’t think so.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (6549) - Ohio, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Draft a few times, most recently at Big Beers and Barley Wines Dayton. Pours a slightly hazy golden orange color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have a big hoppy component around a decent malt base. Caramel, lightly toasted, citrus, resin and earthy hops that don’t make it easy to classify. They list it as an American Barley wine and the site has it as an Imperial/Double IPA. Either way it is tasty and worth a try if you get the chance.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
michcam8 (346) - Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2013
From a growler. Dank, grass, floral, citrus aroma. Sticky resin pour, light golden color with a little white head, lots of lacing on the glass. Nice beer to sip in large qty.’s, goes down easy. Not sure why this is tagged as a barleywine, malts play little role in this beer. Good beer, supped up version of Bodhi, enjoyable and would recommend.


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