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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cream Ales are true American styled brews. Mimicking European light lagers, the Cream Ale is brewed utilizing the top fermenting Ale yeast resulting in a more complex flavor and nose. Cream ales traditionally are brewed with a blend of malted barley and corn grits for a light body and golden straw color. A very slight hop presence helps round out this simple but refreshing beer.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cousin_Larry (716) - - MAR 16, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2013 A good effort. Bitter for a cream ale. Not up to the standard set by New Glarus Spotted Cow.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThirstyBird (2315) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2015
On tap at their Grafton location, pours a hazy dull pale yellow with a dill cream head. The smell is corn, marshmallows, grain. The taste is as it smells, grainy sweetness and some fruit ending fruity crisp. The beer is creamy with fine carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (3158) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2015
Clear pale yellow, big lasting, lacing whtie foam head. Barley, little earthy aroma. Smooth taste, creamy, barley. (Chicago 201510)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lemke10 (914) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 11, 2015
On-tap, this pours a semi-clear golden yellow with a fluffy white head. The aroma is mild with hints of sweet malt. The taste is light, sweet and easy drinking. A nice substitute to Spotted Cow if you are looking for something different.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mrjaxson (392) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 18, 2015
A corny beer, strangely enough. The scent and finish remind me of the canned creamed corn mom used to make, and my brother and me had to choke down, a half century ago. Outboard is tasty enough -- smooth and sweet -- but I don’t think I could drink two in the same week.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2015
[Bottle] Pours a brighter golden color with a small white head. Notes of corn syrup, grains and breads in the nose. White bread, cracker, dough, honey malts and light floral hops in the flavor. Lively carbonation. A very drinkable beer overall. Tasting notes from 8/2014.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GranvilleTim (1778) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Yellow pour with a white head. Aroma is a light malt body, little cereal grain. Taste is light sweet malt, cereal grain, tasty and refreshing. A tasty cream ale worth buying again. Nice lacing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RRistow12 (503) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Tasted from bottle. Pours a hazy Orange with nice white head. Aroma of grains and grass, maybe a little floral notes. Taste is moderately sweet and mild bitterness. Light to medium bodied with some citrus orange flavor, grass, floral and earthy flavors. Average to above average cream ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonnyMadison (84) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Glass. Light but with a touch of flavor, almost an apple flavor. Not bitter or a lot of "beer" flavor, a good intro to other light craft beers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deekyn (1428) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Light airy honey pour with zero head. The nose is metallic and a little red peppery. Citrus and lagery. Light medium body with a weak palate. Sticky sweet. The taste is rotting white grape juice, banana esters, bready malts and feet. Honey and honey suckle as well. Very very sweet beer. The taste has a chile hint with no heat, odd. It also has a smoky undertone 2.7

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
twindadplus2 (638) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 25, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2015 Bottle, slightly hazy amber with a small white head. Bready, grainy aroma with a little grassy hops. Flavour is light doughy malt. Light bodied and smooth with a very faint hop presence in the finish. Nothing earth shattering here but it is a very easy drinking refreshing beer.

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