Brewed by Little Creatures Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Fremantle, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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For the past decade we have poured much of our passion into brewing the best Pale Ale possible and we now feel the time is right to give you a little more…
Sitting alongside our Pale Ale, the IPA will deliver the big, rugged hop flavours and the citrusy nose that you would expect. However you’ll also detect aniseed and savoury notes, balanced out with a long firm bitterness to finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Malrider69 (61) - Central Coast, AUSTRALIA - MAY 10, 2014
One of the best Australian IPAs available. Pours well and the hopping has been well thought out with flavour up-front as well as in the after-taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omega (750) - NEW ZEALAND - MAY 4, 2014
Quite a sweet nose, which translated through on the palate which was a bit sugary. Definitely drinkable, but think I would stick to the PA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Morboso (87) - ECUADOR - APR 28, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2014 I bought this after buying Vale IPA which was my first IPA and I loved it so tried Little creatures IPA and found it nice but not as good as the VALE, seemed a little more lager like. But still quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ColaKid (70) - AUSTRALIA - APR 22, 2014
A good Aussie IPA but lacking a bit of hop punch and bitterness. A good alternative to many other IPAs nonetheless. Fairly good hop aroma with a touch of lychee and pine. A good session Aussie IPA, good work Little Creatures, in meeting the demand for more hop orientated beers in the Australian craft beer market.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MRMedellin (211) - Bogota, COLOMBIA - APR 20, 2014
Cloudy orange beer, small white head, clear floral and citric aromas comin from the hops are felt, but some sweet like honey are also perceived. When is tasted a medium body is felt. The flavor indeed has a strong hops making it floral, citric and bitter, but in contrast with an adequate balance with the malt, expected for the style. At the end of the day it could be the best Australian IPA I have tried so far.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jimthechap (1850) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 10, 2014
I have enjoyed the pale ale on more occasions than is good for me and it is a benchmark of good beer. I thought the pils was good and then felt the rest of the range tailed off. Would this bring the trend up somewhat? Slightly hazy golden amber in colour with a good finger of rocky cream coloured head. A snort of aroma brings our a creamy character along with Seville oranges, grapefruit and some cassia bark (this is me wanting not admit it just has the aniseed notes the label holds and wanting to suggest my organoleptic abilities are more sophisticated than the everyman... yep. I’m a wanker) It is mellow, the aroma, approachable and superbly gratifying. A sip reveals that marmalade citrus with tangy sweet bitterness and brings for a hankering for one, two, three more. A delight in every facet so far; an immediate hit. I want, and will get, more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neverleaveopen (169) - GERMANY - MAR 13, 2014
slightly hazy, dark golden with a fine head. nice aroma of citrus, grapefruit and floral notes. well-balanced, full and lasting taste. a bit pricy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BDD89 (12) - young, AUSTRALIA - FEB 25, 2014
Sweet fruity aroma. It has a slightly hazy golden appearance. A balanced hoppy flavour that corresponds with the malt profile and a slightly sweet taste with a firm but not overpowering bitterness. Little to no head. An all round great example of an IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westkyoto77 (542) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle. Restrained aromas of citrus hops and damp straw. Glowing hazy orange with a rocky head. Nicely textured with a soft, rounded mouthfeel. Juicy, robust flavours, but not nearly as hoppy as comparable US IPAs. Delicious in its own way, though. Nicely done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rangi (617) - NEW ZEALAND - FEB 4, 2014
Been enjoying a few of these over the summer. Not the most complex IPA but has some nice citrus and passion fruit coming through. Enjoy the bitterness. Might be enjoying this beer a little more than usual because it seems to be popping up in a number of pubs across Melbourne where the only other alternative is bland lager.

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