BitterCreek Ale House

246 N 8th St
Boise, Idaho United States 83702
bar  4.65/5.0 27 reviews
Mon-Thu: 11:00 AM-1:00 AM, Fri: 11:00 AM-2:00 AM, Sat-Sun: 8:30 AM-2:00 AM

Mayor: BuckeyeBoy (24) | Taps: 38+ | Bottles: 150
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Beers At BitterCreek Ale House

Snake River Earned It IPA6%5/23/2018
Revision Social Fermentation6.5%5/6/2018
Bear Island Lord Mor7%4/26/2018
Ayinger Bairisch Pils5%4/26/2018
Mother Earth Power Of Love6.7%4/26/2018
De Halve Maan Straffe Hendrik Heritage (2011- 2014)11%3/25/2018
Oud Beersel Oude Geuze6%3/10/2018
Mad Swede Night Watch6%2/25/2018
Melvin Loading Dock7%2/25/2018
Melvin 4x812%2/25/2018
Melvin Orangeface Killer7.5%2/25/2018
Melvin Stockholm Syndrome5.8%2/25/2018
Melvin Seimr10%2/25/2018
Fremont Head Full of Dynomite #2 - Simcoe, Mosaic, and Cashmere6.7%2/3/2018
Sockeye Kowalski IPA6.5%2/2/2018
Sockeye Kickback7.2%2/2/2018
Sockeye Troublesauce8.5%2/2/2018
Revision Planet Lovetron6.5%12/27/2017
Fort George 1,000 Years of Silence10.5%12/9/2017
Fort George Fields of Green7.6%12/2/2017
Revision Planetary Fog7.5%12/2/2017
Revision Distance Haze8%11/23/2017
Odell Fisher Beverage 40th Anniversary Ale10.6%11/22/2017
Barley Browns Throttle Jockey Old Ale8.5%11/22/2017
Lost Grove Milk Milk Lemonade6%11/22/2017
Meriwether Heritage Crab Apple6.9%11/22/2017
Cascade Vitis Noble9.1%11/22/2017
Crooked Fence Slow Rolling Sour6%11/22/2017
Alvinne Wild West Grape Edition 20156%11/22/2017
Breakside What Rough Beast6.8%11/22/2017
Modern Times Geodesic7.5%11/22/2017
Lost Grove First Sight IPA6.5%11/22/2017
Pelican Elemental Fresh Hop (Willamette)6%10/21/2017
Melvin Brosaic5.8%10/21/2017
Odell Hand Picked IPA7%10/21/2017
Heretic El Diablito9%10/21/2017
Birra del Borgo Duchessic5.9%10/15/2017
Ruby Mountain Quad11%10/11/2017
Wasatch Pumpkin Ale4%10/11/2017
Grand Teton Bittercreek Cuvee7.5%10/11/2017
Elgoods Coolship Mango5%10/11/2017
Alpine Beer Company HFS6.5%10/11/2017
Firestone Walker Leo v. Ursus #3: Inferos8.2%10/11/2017
Big Horn West Coast IPA7%10/11/2017
Fremont Field to Ferment - Citra6%10/11/2017
Mad Swede Skullbanger9.4%10/11/2017
Uinta Crooked Line Birthday Suit: 20th Anniversary7.4%9/23/2017
Nøgne Ø God Jul8.5%9/9/2017
Sarasola Sidra Natural6%9/3/2017
Sockeye Hopnoxious Imperial IPA (Gin Barrel aged)0%9/3/2017
Grand Teton Eclipse 8%8/21/2017
Boise Grove Plaza Pils5%8/21/2017
Modern Times Hedge Witch9%8/21/2017
Modern Times Amana6.2%8/21/2017
Odell Nail Knot5%8/21/2017
Fort George Burnt Umber5.6%8/21/2017
Alaskan Pilot Series: Mocha Milk Stout7%8/21/2017
Selkirk Abbey Guilt8.3%8/21/2017
Modern Times Oneida5.8%8/21/2017
Grand Teton / Snake River Good Fences7%8/15/2017
Petrus Aged Red8.5%8/6/2017
Grand Teton Dark Barrel8%8/6/2017
Grand Teton Brewers Series No. 4 - American Sour Aged in Wine Barrels8.2%8/6/2017
Grand Teton Brewers Series No. 6 - Sour Brown in French Oak Barrels8.4%8/6/2017
Grand Teton Sour Brown8.4%8/5/2017
Lindemans Jonge Lambik0%8/2/2017
Sockeye / Barley Brown's First Rate B.S.7%8/1/2017
Lambickx (Wambeek, De Troch)6.75%7/29/2017
Cloud 9 Breakfast Stout 9.2%7/29/2017
Melvin / Breakside Wait, What?5.6%7/29/2017
Mad Swede Sage Saison6.5%7/29/2017
Barbarian Cry of the Blackbirds8.5%7/27/2017
Almanac White Label7.5%7/23/2017
Heretic Tartuffe4.8%7/23/2017
Wittekerke Wild5%7/23/2017
Sünner Zwickel5.3%7/23/2017
Birrificio del Ducato Ottobre7%7/23/2017
Deschutes Smoked Gose6%7/23/2017
Heretic Elderberry Agony6%7/23/2017
Woodland Empire Kombucha Radler2%7/23/2017
Edge Boston Juice Party6.5%7/23/2017
Woodland Empire Funky Mimosa6%7/23/2017
Deschutes Not The Stoic12%7/22/2017
Founders Backstage Series # 6: Doom Imperial IPA12.4%7/3/2017
Heretic / Evil Twin Evil Quadruplets14.4%6/13/2017
Fremont Brewers Black4.7%6/13/2017
Deschutes The Abyss - Scotch12.3%6/9/2017
Iron Horse Quilters Irish Death7.8%6/9/2017
Boise Snowboarder Porter5%6/3/2017

  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
douglas88  (347) Portland , Oregon | October 6, 2017
Excellent place. Big outside seating, great food. Had a really solid taplist. Cool to sit outside at 9am and watch the farmers market with a beer! Haha. Really impressed by the taplist. Excellent place.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
JStax  (609) Devola/Marietta, Ohio | August 9, 2017
Visited twice along the RBSG 17 Route. First in the downstairs cellar area and again for a brunch on the patio in the late morning. Downstairs was one of the most impressive beer cellars and bars I have seen anywhere. Upstairs there are two different bars. One is a more traditional looking bar, the other is upscale and fancy. The patios outside is pretty neat as well with plenty of covered tables to choose from. The draft list was lengthy and just as impressive as the rest of the place. This is a world class bar situated right in downtown Boise. I never would have expected it.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah  (671) Utah | August 6, 2017
2 stops during RBSG. Red Feather hosted the welcome tasting and supplied food. A great location downstairs that had a small bar and different rooms filled with aging beers. 2nd stop was breakfast on the patio. Good poutine and beers list.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Ferris  (1599) Burnaby, British Columbia | August 5, 2017
A fun private bottle room downstairs with some taps, a large pub on the main floor and a large patio outside. Something for everyone. Service ranged from good to great depending on who you get. Food was solid and interesting. Prices were decent and they had Wifi. A great bar with lots of taps and some really fun and very rare bottles.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
BeerandBlues2  (1097) Escondido, California | August 4, 2017
Great beer selection with some reasonable prices on Lambic ales. The breakfast poutine was pretty good and kept me going well into the drinking day. Great service.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
j12601  (583) Poughkeepsie, New York | August 3, 2017
First stop on Saturday of RBSG17. And I guess since Red Feather isn’t on here I can include the great hospitality they showed us during the opening event. Seated outside for some breakfast time beers. Good crowd going, and not just from our group. Seems like quite the popular brunch place on the weekends. Farmers market taking over the street in front made for a good amount of foot traffic and great people watching. Good tap list here, and taster sized pours and or flights are available to work through the list as you wish. Service did a nice job of keeping up with a probably fuller than average brunch seating full of people looking for multiple tiny pours. Worth a visit on less busy times.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
chinchill  (250) South Carolina | June 28, 2017
Based on 3 visits, not counting one where i couldn’t get a seat for dinner, in June 2017. Extensive, varied, and well documented (menu) list of beers on tap. Focus is on ’local’ (WY, Idaho, Oregon) beers. Beers served in several sizes. Some rarities on tap each visit. Very good food with excellent presentation.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Kristophe  (313) , Sweden | September 1, 2016
Very big place with a great patio on the front. Nice beer selection with a big tap list. Food was also great. A must visit when in Boise!
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
poisoneddwarf  (26) Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho | May 21, 2016
Great beer bar with a great bottle list and a unique tap list. A good chunk of the beers seemed to be Payette, so they must have had a tap takeover recently, but there was lots of other interesting stuff to be had. The food was fantastic, too, really above par. Our server was really cool, extremely helpful and courteous. In fact, everyone we dealt with was super friendly. The place was packed to the gills, and it took us awhile to get our table, but it was well worth it. It would be fun to come here with other raters and just spend a whole evening exploring the crazy tap and bottle selection.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
boisebeerguy  (16) 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.

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