BitterCreek Ale House | Boise, Idaho
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BitterCreek Ale House
Excellent based on 18 ratings
Type: Bar

246 N 8th St
Boise, Idaho United States 83702 [ print map ]
208 345 1813

Hours: Daily 11AM - Late

Mayor: JohnGalt1 (31) | Taps: 38+ | Bottles: 150

BitterCreek Ale House

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Beer Available At BitterCreek Ale House (arranged by most recent)
Sockeye High Lakes Session IPA , De Cam Oude Lambiek 99, Sierra Nevada Harvest Single Hop IPA - Idaho 7 84, Woodland Empire Hopland , Sockeye Barrel Aged Highlands Wee Heavy , Boise Fair Dig Irish Red Ale , Grand Teton Bus-Ted Wood Cedar Aged Porter , Sockeye Dagger Falls IPA Gin Barrel , Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout Beer 77, Stone Old Guardian - Extra Hoppy 99, Boise Red Velvet Ale , Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin 100, Sockeye Hopnoxious Imperial IPA (Gin Barrel aged) , Stone Delicious IPA 96, Sockeye Wild Willy American Sour (2014) , Odell Idaho Wild Geese Capture , Knee Deep Hoparillo 3x IPA 98, Bear Island Fuse , Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA 99, Payette / Highland Hollow Creature Comfort Coffee Stout
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18 reviews for BitterCreek Ale House
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  75%
 Selection  84%
 Food  76%
 Value  70%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  88%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Sham  (43) Seattle, Washington | October 27, 2004
What can I say? It has a good location, great food, actually has a cask (rarity in Idaho) and gets great beers in.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
boisebeerguy  (11) boise, Idaho | January 13, 2014
Great tap list and food selection. The beer events that I have gone to have never been a let down. One of my top places to go in Boise.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
stevoj  (153) Boise, Idaho | September 7, 2013| Updated October 19, 2013
Nice place in downtown with rotating taps and extensive bottle list. Good food too. Need to come back several times to fully explore the beer selection.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
BuckeyeBoy  (146) Boise, Idaho | September 7, 2013
Not sure how I have never reviewed Daves place. The top beer/food place in downtown Boise for sure. He has a great tap selection with new stuff on all the time. Along with a great bottles selection. The food is really fun and very good.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Braudog  (778) Phoenix, Arizona | July 8, 2012
Saturday night dinner. The crowd was ample and energetic. Despite reviews on Yelp and elsewhere that maligned the service, we found our server to be wickedly good and well versed in both the vast draft menu and the wine selection. He was Johnny on the spot for our party of 8 -- he was great. The beer lineup was excellent and had more than a few good local and regional selections along with a good mix of West coast labels. The food was also very, very good. Most definitely my pick for top beer destination in Boise!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
boisebeer  (3) boise, Idaho | January 1, 2012
Really nice place to grab a burger and beer. Great tap list that moves around alot. I love that they bring so many different beers to Boise on tap. Service is bad. No maybe just rude.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
DigitalMan  (11) Idaho | October 1, 2010
Burgers were perfect. Had a bottled De Dolle Oerbier, which was fantastic. A very decent selection of bottled imports, for Boise especially. Service was good. Will definitely go back.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 19/20
JTWhite  (1) Caldwell, Idaho | February 28, 2009
Best in Boise
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
BlackDonald  (59) Gulf Shores, Alabama | August 3, 2008
Not very easy to find parking, but definitely worth the walk. A great selection of regional micros. The food is pretty good, and the service is spot on, at least when you sit at the bar. I like the chalk drawings of the beers, and some funny artwork up on the walls as well.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
JMFG  (19) Florida | October 7, 2007
Right in downtown Boise, with an outside patio area and uncramped interior. 4 or 5 TVs scattered around in case sports are on. Mostly 20-30 year-old clientele when I was there. Nice tap list with a lot of IPAs and one selection on cask. I neglected to look at a bottle list. The bartenders were helpful when asked about the brews. One thing I liked was you could get 12 or 16 oz. servings. One guy on the waitstaff came by and we started talking beer, and he gave me his honest opinion on a few brews. Good burgers, too.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
tomciccateri  (132) Albuquerque, New Mexico | November 6, 2006
Nice outdoor patio along the pedestrian-friendly street. Long bar inside with great tap selection. The Deschutes Broken Top Bock was my favorite.

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