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Bell City Eureka Cream Ale

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Brewed by Bell City Brewing
Style: Cream Ale
Brantford, Canada

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Don’t let this Cream Ale fool you. This pre-prohibition Cream Ale is a smooth full flavored Ale that will appeal to your casual craft beer drinker and to craft beer lovers. At 5.9%, this sessionable beer can carry a bit more bitterness than your typical lawnmower cream ale. The added wheat malt gives it the creamy body and wonderful lacing to the last drop. With 4 malts and a blend of 4 hops, including Sarachi Ace and Bravo, this Cream Ale is really how Cream Ale used to be. That’s how we roll! Expect the un-expected from Bell City Brewing.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Listigovers (725) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 16, 2016
Amber slight haze. Toffee smell, bread. Tastes very bready, slight sweet and creamy palate, pleasing bitterness in finish, nice after raking leaves.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AleRider78 (450) - - APR 6, 2016
Pours a good size frothy off-white head and has a clear amber appearance. Lacing is ok. Aromas of light toasty malts, hints of earthy and herbal hops. Flavours of roasted malts, caramel, a bit sweet. Mouthfeel is a little bit dry. Has a bit of a rusty like finish. Average carbonation. Medium retention. Fairly average cream ale.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Canmoore (379) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2016
Pours a rich amber, with a large foamy head. Aroma has notes of toasted malt, caramel, vanilla, toffee, and honey. Tasting notes include fiery malts, toffee, fruity esters, hoppy finish with a CO2 bite. Nice brew!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CRock (158) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 6, 2015
Dark amber in colour with a thick beige head. I get hints of caramel and dates with a creamy mouth feel. Decent first try from Bell City.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (10565) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 26, 2015
Can - Light caramel malts. Clear Amber with a decent beige head. Malty sweet grains with some caramel. Dark for the style but decent.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Strangebrewer (1098) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 23, 2015
can. Poured clear dark amber with a creamy tan head. Rich malty aroma is so inviting. Medium body with soft carbonation, almost buttery mouthfeel with a bite at the end. Sweet caramel malt, slightly oaky, has an earthy raw grainy feel. peppery hop finish. Really nice savory brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
msbernac (1574) - Krakow, POLAND - JUN 27, 2015
A can Aroma-fruits, vanilla, Appearance-amber, clear, white foam, Taste-light sweetness, lightly sour, medium bitterness Palate-medium body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter finish Overall- interesting

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
robinvboyer (3881) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 16, 2015
Dark copper pour, small off white head. Strong malty aroma, with mild fruit, especially apple. Full mouth Feel, very soft carb. Medium bitter finish with a big malt bill and some more subtle fruit.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FRANKIE65 (3) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 16, 2015 does not count
Malty, medium bodied ale. Orange/copper when poured. A decent offering, just, not enough body to elevate it.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sudomorph (1010) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 15, 2015
473ml can. Pours a clear, rich caramel with a finger head that thins quickly. Aroma has notes of caramel, wheat, cola, a hint of banana and candy sugar, and something akin to candy. Taste is balanced. Mild caramel, wheat, slight traditional hop taste, and a short aftertaste. Medium body with a low-medium carbonation. Clean and refreshing on the mouth with a slightly dry finish. Overall an interesting aroma with an average taste. A bit bolder and this would be great.


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