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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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This is the first trial of a Cream Ale that has an infusion of hops added to it in the lagering stage. We are trying to create a beer where the aroma and flavor are very hop forward, yet the finish remains smooth and non-bitter.


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jhp40219 (298) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Nice hoppy aroma without overpowering. Citrus and hop taste, but very very creamy. Creamy but light on the palate. Overall, quite excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUL 18, 2012
An interesting take on the cream ale and one that fits the description nicely. Maintains the smoothness of the cream ale with a nice grass aroma thanks to the hops. Still, if I were faced with the choice of a nice cream ale or a nice IPA or pale, I would go for either over this style. Had one courtesy of Josh N. in KC in 2012

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JennyJam (47) - Oceanside, California, USA - APR 15, 2013
Orange, yellow and hazy with a small head. Aroma has a bit of cereal or grass with some slight floral hop bitterness. Taste is sweet and ends with slight bitterness and finishes pretty dry. Body is deliciously creamy and smooth. This one may be a work in progress, but I thoroughly enjoyed the fusion of creamy and hoppy, very drinkable and memorable. However, A bit more bitterness may be in order.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
heemer77 (5096) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Bottle. A medium gold colored body with a slightly off white head. The nose is grainy with some sweet malt and caramel. There is also some apple. The taste is fairly sweet up front, like apple juice, but then is tempered with some piney hops. Notes of citrus come through in the back end with each drink. This hoppy cream ale is very tasty and has enough bitterness to keep it interesting. Well done.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmohno (1045) - Iowa, USA - JUN 26, 2012
Light copperish gold.Slight head leaving a bit of foam/lacing. Pretty fresh strong hop aroma of fruit/floral.Buscuit and a sweet toasted carmel with a bit of a metallicy lager note that seem common in lagers and octoberfests,very nice aroma really. Taste has some same qualities.Its smooth with a grainy sweetness slight creamyness, slight toastyness-light-light med body, a citrusy/peppery finish and bite,pretty hoppy flavor overall.The citrusy/pepper bite balances the sweetness.Im thinking this is pretty damn fresh.Almost a pale ale but alot smoother.Very sessionable ,its not that bitter but has that tangy carbonated citrusy sting to it.Quite enjoyable beer.Name is fitting.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
agent_511 (157) - - OCT 19, 2012
Very nice beer. Pours a very clear gold with a moderate head. Spicy-floral hop aroma, no esters. The spicy-floral hops are also notable in the flavor. Some numbing and carbonic bite in the palate. Very mild bitterness in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joshmcg000 (312) - Iowa, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Pours hazy gold with little bit of white head. Slightly floral hop aroma. Little it of metallic taste up front, I think that’s just me though, I get it with alot of beers and I don’t know why. After that fades away its a pretty smooth cream ale with a some hoppyness to it. little bit of sweetness to it and some piney hops. Not really bitter at all, but it has plenty of interesting flavor. Pretty unique good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skyview (5150) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2012
On draught during the Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival 2012 in Chilton, Wisconsin. Pours a clear golden amber colored brew with an excellent sized off-white head that some good retention and lacing. Aroma of both floral and tropical fruit-like hops, some bread dough and a touch of creamed corn. Taste is medium to full bodied, soft carbonation with flavors of tropical fruits, a hint of citrus zest and multi-grain malts. Finish is semi-dry with a lingering IPA-ish bitterness that slowly disappears.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbmanz (74) - Illinois, USA - JUL 9, 2012
12oz bottle, poured into pint glass. Pours like appejuice, golden, little head. Nice piney hops scent right off the bat. The 34 IBU's seems a perfect mesh with the not too noticeable cream. This is a rather nice ipa that hints at a cream ale. Great balance, smooth palate, fine finish! Definitely recommend, as the name may ward off the right consumers!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Petrucci914 (910) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 2, 2012
I understand what they aimed for. A nice hop taste but a very smooth mouthfeel with little bitterness. They’re close but not quite there yet. Poursa light copper color with a fair amount of webbed lacing. Aroma is citrus and floral hops, not too strong. Taste is very smooth up front......it’s almost like a smoother czech pils or something.


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