mansquito (5041) - Nueva York, New York, USA - OCT 16, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
The Well, Brooklyn tap: pours golden with a white head. Aroma is corn and hops. Taste is lightly bitter with a corny sweetness at the end. Very easy to chug and drink rapidly. Nice hoppy aftertaste. Pretty nice.
phaleslu (9019) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Arnold’s, served in a pint glass. Pours a clear, bright gold with a small white head that settles into a ring and island of film, leaving spots of lace in the glass. Less sweet and more crisp and clean than other cream ales - straw, cereal, cracker, grass, mild peppery spice, cream, celery salt, and herbs. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a crisp, clean, not overly sweet mouthfeel. Good for the style, big time. Leave it to AleSmith.
Travlr (20275) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 20, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Owl Farm. Clear golden color, medium white head. Aroms is light citrus. Taste is sweet vanilla creamsicle.
Scopey (11762) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Owl Farm. It pours lightly hazy gold with a decent white head. The nose is fresh, bitter-sweet, bread, creamy and creme anglais, The taste is crisp, bitter, toasty grass, light creaminess, bread and cracker with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate, yet soft carbonation. Well-rounded and rather drinkable. Solid cream ale.
Ernesto987 (5363) - Arizona, USA - AUG 31, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
growler, about as creamy as a cream ale growler can be. Perfect balance, light everything, very drinkable, great carb.
radagast83 (6943) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 26, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at the source. Poured a cloudy golden color with a small white head. Aroma was light citrus hop notes, some light smoke? Flavor was light earthy hops, some light creamy notes, but a bit more like campfire.
ClarkVV (5369) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Sunset Grille, 8/22/15.
Clear blonde body is topped by a moderate amount of white head that fades to cover steadily.
Light sourdough-like toasted malt, minerals, honeycream and just a touch of hay-like bitterness in the nose. Maybe not so cream ale-like but pleasant enough, with no flaws or alcohol.
Some sweet malt notes up front are quickly dried out by a biscuity character that also has some light cereal flavors, very dry, grassy/hay-like bitterness and very minimal fruitiness. Lots of club soda-like notes, a very watery, light body which is quite enjoyable and no flaws nor fizziness. Pretty nice cream ale, not quite as well-constructed as the Medusa Luminary I just had, but very light, quite clean and drinkable, if a bit unremarkable.
lusikka (7649) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ Alesmith Brewing Co Tasting Room, San Diego, CA. Pours a clear yellow colour with a small head. Aroma of grainy malts, fresh fruitiness and floral notes. Flavour of crisp floral bitterness, grains, white bread and mild fruitiness. Light bodied. Simple.
tiong (6150) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ AleSmith Tasting Room, San Diego, CA
Pours clear yellowish with a smooth head. Aroma of creamy caramely maltiness, some fruits and hints of earthiness. Taste is crisp, earthy and sweetish with some creamy notes. Finish is crisp, creamy and sweet. Decent.
laiti (7909) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ Alesmith, Miramar. Aroma has grainy malt, some apricot and hops. Flavour has minerals, grainy malt, hops and biscuits. Feels like a basic golden ale.