RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Dank Tank Series #1 - The Creeper. The Dank Tank Series is a 50 barrel tank that we will be running experimental beers thru. The first run out of the dank tank is called "The Creeper" it is a Belgian trippel IPA and came in about 10% alc.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (4564) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 18, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2013 Bret Bordeaux barrel aged version on tap at the sweet 16 party; Sweetwater made a sour! Pours a clear golden orange with no real head or lacing. Aroma of the funky bret and sour tart fruits, taste follows with a hint of sweet malt character. Really thin on the mouth and easy to drink for the abv. This version was pretty damn good, happy I got to try it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 8, 2009
Pours a pale golden yellow color with a white head. Aroma is pilsner malts, vanilla, yeasty, clove, banana, and very spicy peppery hops. Flavor is pilsner malts, a hint of clove, some banana, and very spicy peppery hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SSSteve (4006) - - APR 30, 2009
on tap at brewery. hazy orange under a medium sized white head. big hoppy aroma and flavor. honestly, i didnt really notice much "belgian" ..just the 2ipa. good anyway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - MAR 5, 2009
On tap, summits cumming. Half pint pour, draft. bright golden color. Very attractive cascade of bubbles rising to the thin white head. Classic belgian aroma. Yeasty dough. Fizzy mouthfeel. sweet malt, some straw. lots of hops. Spicy. Kinda strong, feel the burn. Overall, two words. duval clone. Tweeked and hopped. 13 dec 08.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (16949) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 4, 2009
Straw colour. Bright simcoe nose with lots of candyish notes. Bitter with bright hops, a sweeter middle and a high alcohol finish. Doesnt quite come together.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beershine (5224) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - FEB 2, 2009
Draught. Warm golden, clear with nice head and lacing. Sweet malt with hop overlay. Hops came out more at first and as it sits, the strength throws it off. A disjointed brew with sweet sitting in one pocket, floral and pine hop in another, and alcohol in the next without coming together.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChainGangGuy (4881) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 1, 2009
Appearance: Hazed, yellow-gold body with a small, white head. Smell: Lightly sweetish nose chock full of citrus, pineapple, and wind-blown grass. The malts player a minor role in the aroma along with a faint waft of peppery alcohol in the background. Taste: Delicate, light pale maltiness with a pinch of sweet table sugar and a few careful drops of clover honey. This is proceeded by a synthesis of American hop flavors, particularly tropical citrus fruits and a grassy herbacceousness. Bold moderate bitterness. Tiny pinch of clove. Small peppery hints at the tail-end. Finishes dry, bitter, and a tad warming. Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: A solid, somewhat Americanized tripel. I look forward to trying more Dank Tank brews in the future, which seems to be Sweetwaters answer to Terrapins Side Project series.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GAManiac (1944) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 21, 2009
On tap in my basement...aint life grand, poured into a tulip. Pours a crystal clear gold with a huge three-finger fluffy white head that hangs on forever and leaves sheets of lacing. The aroma has lots of fruity hops with lemons, oranges and a little bit of grassy hops as well. Some Belgian yeast sweetness in the background with hints of spices as well. The taste also starts with some light lemony hops. Ever so slight bubblegum sweetness. Very crisp tasting overall and dry in the finish with a little pepper. This is a very drinkable tripel with a big hop profile. Im really excited about the new Dank Tank experiment at Sweetwater and this is a very good start.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jhumphries69 (1034) - Tyrone, Georgia, USA - JAN 19, 2009
On tap at The Porter. Pours a deep, cloudy gold. The aroma is floral and perfumey. The flavor starts with malt sweetness and perfumey hop flavor. The beer is dry with lots of ester, including notes of licorice (a lot like a beer I made using Wyeast 3276 - Farmhouse Ale Yeast). The finish is perfumey and peppery with a firm, hoppy, bitterness. Mouthfeel is full but vigorously carbonated to give it lightness on the tongue. Overall, an interesting, bitter, Belgian-style ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 18, 2009

Name: The Creeper
Date: December 12, 2008
Mode: Draft
Source: Porter Bar, L5P Atlanta
Appearance: cloudy dark gold, fine off white head
Aroma: sweet candy malt aroma with lots of spicy phenolics mixed with lots of hops
Flavor: big hoppy flavor, lots of spicyness, plenty of bitterness rolls out of the spicyness, sweet candied malt underlies all the hops and spices
Overall: decent take on the style
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: **+/4

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