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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   IBU: 71   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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When it was discovered that hops not only added bitterness and aroma to beer, but made it last longer too, British brewers created the IPA style to survive the long voyage to India, where her majesty’s thirsty troops awaited unspoiled ale. Twister Creek IPA combines the finest Pacific Northwest and British hops atop a foundation malty enough to balance its 71 IBUs. High octane, full-flavored, well-balanced. This is the beer you’ve been thirsty for.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - APR 11, 2013
Can. Nose of dank amd garlic. Some citrus. Pale malt a little dough. Pours golden nice creamy white head and lace. Flavors of dough a little pale malt sweetness garlic onion and dank. Well made just not a hop profile i prefer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (5738) - Utah, USA - JAN 19, 2015
On tap at Sub Zero
Clear golden with a medium sized off-white head, lots of lacing. Aroma is citrus and floral. Taste is floral, dusty and spicy hops
Ok

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (5014) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - APR 11, 2011
Copper glowing body with a very thin off-white head. Lightish hop aroma with a nice slightly fruity nose. Medium-bodied; Fairly typical brewpub IPA with some bitter notes, a relatively good balance of malt and hops and a fairly bitter hop finish. A typical beer that you’d expect from an operation this size, but nothing bad at all. Definitely worth trying and I’m happy I sampled this beer here! I sampled this pint on draught at the brewpub in Talkeetna, Alaska on 26-June-2010.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3879) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Draft: Poured a golden to light orange with a white head. Aroma was mild hops. Taste was nice fresh with hops forward and nice balanced malts.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (3710) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
Merci à Yan pour la canette. Une bière dorée. Une petite tête mousseuse. Un nez de fleurs citronnées et d’herbes poivrées. Une présence maltée pâle et mielleuse. Un goût floral et résineux avec une présence de fruits acidulés. Un effacement partiel des malts. Un corps moyen avec un pétillement normal et une texture légèrement huileuse. Une finale bien amère qui témoigne de sa belle fraîcheur. Facile à boire. Une IPA réussie.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (3496) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 9, 2014
Une cannette d’Alaska. Un liquide jaune doré avec une mousse blanche. Un nez franc de houblon et d’agrumes. Une bouche amère, forte et puissante. Une bière réussie. En beau cadeau de boul.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aubrey (3482) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - AUG 29, 2011
Draft at brewery: Bright and deep golden. Very aromatic and inviting nose. Solid malt backbone. Super fruity and floral hops. Bold bitterness. Other notes of citrus (grapefruit mostly), grass, plant stems and perfume. Bitterness in the aftertaste is slightly astringent -- my only real complaint. But aside from that it’s a solid and tasty IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2013
On tap at the source... Pours a hazy apple cider hue and topped with a thin soapy white head... Aroma of pale grain and citrus as well as grass... Flavors are crisp citrus with light bitter grass. Just shy of medium bodied with adequate carbonation. Pretty standard but nicely executed. I’d drink it again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frank (3270) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2015
This brew has a very distinctive tap handle but unfortunately the beer itself is nothing special. It’s very cloudy amber w/ a creamy white head. It has a nice and fruity hop flavor w/ a touch of sweetness and some toasty caramel-like malt and a firm, earthy bitterness in the finish. It has a creamy texture and is rather low in carbonation. I would probably call this more or a strong amber than an IPA due to the maltiness but that is not, strictly speaking, a bad thing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2877) - Florida, USA - JUN 9, 2014
On tap at the Alaska Lodge. Clear yellow pour with a white head. Nice malty notes with grapefruit/pine hop notes. Good balance, body, and mouthfeel. Might be a beer that needs to be consumed on tap. Grapefruit hop bouquet.


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