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RATINGS: 533   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Bitch Creek perfectly balances big malt sweetness and robust hop flavor for a full bodied, satisfying mahogany ale. Like the stream for which it is named, our Bitch Creek ESB is full of character... Not for the timid.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
86Moose (62) - - DEC 13, 2011
Dark mahogany brown coloring with a thick tan head. Medium body. Very earthy, malty aroma. Long bitter finish. A strong, tasty beer.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Panzuriel (1407) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Bitch creek is a medium red brown beer with a tan head of small bubbles. The aroma is a bit musty and earthy malt. Taste is initially sweet that turns into a roasted nutty malt which is mildly bitter in the finish. The body is smooth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (1250) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Draft pour pint at Special Brews. Pours brown with a patchy head and thick lacing. Definitely a brown ale. Extra Special Brown?? Must be. Has a pretty good roasted toasty bready flavor throughout. A bit of a dry nutty finish. Good malt forward medium body. Pretty good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
after4ever (6628) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Draft at SB. Pours a hazy dark brown with bright amber edges and a dense and creamy tan head. Big forward malty toasty molasses-y nose, lots of residuals in there. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toasty, bread crusty, malty, brown-sugar-y mid palate. Long, slightly earthy sweet finish. Couldnít figure out why this was so dark...turns out itís a brown. For once Iíll side with the internet against the brewery about what their beer is.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidezdonz (47) - , HONG KONG - APR 29, 2015
A 12oz bottle that was bottled on 22 January 2015 and poured into a pint glass. It poured a dark brownish red colour with a slightly less than one finger creamy brown head that dissipates in less than a minute leaving stringy lacing. Aromas of sweet toasted bready malts, caramel and some dark fruits mainly plum and grape. Tasted mainly of sweet caramel mixed with some citrus hoppy flavours and a small amount of dark fruits. The aftertaste also gives a small blast of alcohol. Medium bodied with low to medium carbonation. Overall, it was quite a nice brown ale. Maybe a tad bit sweet, but I would probably consider buying this again if I craved for some brown ale. Having said that, this is quite honestly probably the only bottle thatís made it to Hong Kong.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrHangover (3139) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2015
Bottle, brought back by a friend. Pours a rather clear, brownish beer with a big off white head on top. Aroma is very nutty, earthy and has a decent amount of caramel in there. Flavor is sweet, also some bitter citric touches, loads of earthy dry notes and cookies. Fairly interesting and a bit strange, but still quite ok. Decent.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
aumentm (416) - North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2015
Bitch creek is a cool beer that has a smooth aftertaste and is very fresh. Nice overall palate.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beastwhite315 (21) - - MAR 1, 2015
Slightly hoppy with less maltiness. Nice color but too hoppy. I would not buy this one Again. Not my favorite. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brandon1989 (435) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2015
Pours mahogany color with a thick creamy white head that left plenty of lacing around the glass. The aroma is earthy, nutty, hops, toffee, and floral as well. The taste is similar but this beer does have a extremely unique flavor to it. As they say it is not for the timid. There is a lot of character with this beer and a significant hop kick as well.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hangover (1091) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Murky light brown pour with a large tan head. Aroma is woodsy, with toasted malts and caramel. Creamy body. Flavor is very malty, slightly metallic, nutty, floral hops. A little sweetness. Lingering, earthy and bitter finish. Good body, ok flavor, a little funky.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HIGHB4LL (835) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 30, 2014
12 oz. bottle thanks to Mario. Aroma: molasses, floral, grass. Palate: bitter finish, sticky texture, average carbonation, medium body. Taste: sweet caramel malt into awesome fruity sweetness, finish is floral bitter. Overall, very smooth, but also pretty cloying. Like it.


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