Beer Review #110
Ithaca Beer Company. Interestingly, the second and third (Country Pumpkin, Green Trail) beers I ever reviewed were made by IBC, as was my sixth (Ithaca Apricot Wheat), fourteenth (Cascazilla Red IPA), fifteenth (Embrr Rye Porter) and twenty-fifth (Cayuga Cruiser). A whopping eighty reviews later I'm back with Creeker Double IPA.
Creeker Double IPA layers 7 (including 3 during dry hopping) different kinds of hops on top of a foundation of 2-Row and Caravienne malts. But make no mistake, this pale amber hued IPA is an old fashioned hop-bomb. Dry, bitter, 9.0ABV. The beer I am most reminded of is Ruination .
The aroma and the taste are on the same page, leaning heavily toward citrus (grapefruit, orange peel), with a substantial pine boomerang on the back end.
Musical Pairing: Holy Wars...The Punishment Due by Megadeth
Twin Tiers Beer Trail:
-Twin Tiers Craft Beer Club (Sayre)
- I-86 Beer Trail
- The Jolly Farmer, Waverly (Waverly)
- Bluestone Brewing Company (Sayre)
- Diversion Brewing Co. (Chemung)
- River Barge Brewing (Wyalusing)
- The Grille at the Train Station (Sayre)
- River Rat Brew Trail (Central Pa)