valleyann83 (15) - California, USA - AUG 27, 2013
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Yes marshmallow cream. If you like that type. A little thick for a cream ale. But not too bad. Couldn’t drink the whole 22, just because its not my style. But good beer if this us your cup of brew.
BrewDad (4889) - Olympia, Washington, USA - AUG 6, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
San Diego Summer Trip 2014 - Golden in color, clear with a thick white head. Creamy in flavor with a good malt mix. Easy hops backing this was nice and tasty.
skmikeg (862) - Poway, California, USA - JUL 31, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a medium orange with a half finger white head with just a little lacing. Aroma is of vanilla, citrus, wheat, and marshmallows. Taste is vanilla, wheat, marshmallow, citrus, light bitterness, and biscuit malts. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a bittersweet, medium finish. Overall, a very interesting beer that is nice for a rather mediocre style.
Nivekkcul (12) - - JUL 12, 2014
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is a very good cream ale very light and easy tasting with the vanilla after tones and was very good on the pallet.
utterlyrandom (3) - California, USA - JUN 29, 2014 does not count
4.1 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
The aroma has strong notes of vanilla that make it smell just like Cream Soda! since its a light body beer its the vanilla is the main flavor which will not make this beer everyone’s favorite but it is definitely one of mine
BobbyAnalog (327) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 19, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2014 A light, effervescent summer brew with fleeting notes of vanilla and oats. A much better, creamier ale than similar styles. A sweet, dessert nose and a silky body give this Vista offering some gusto.
rlgk (10254) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught at Mother Earth Tasting Room in Vista. Pale golden beer with a small white head. Malty toffee aroma, cream, butter, caramel, some biscuits. Malty caramel flavor, vanilla, cream and biscuits. Too sweet.
GarrettB (1015) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 8, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
When you buy a cream ale, I suppose you should expect a cream ale. The cashier at Costco seemed to think this bottle was generating a great deal of local controversy and agitated mumbling, so I thought I’d give it a try and see how the beer version differed from the canned, sugary and carbonated version I essentially grew up on. And minus a little sugar? I can’t say there’s much of a difference. Cream ale, it turns out, tastes a great deal like cream ale. It has that distinctive sweeter element, marshmallow on the nose, a moderate to lope carbonation, and a taste that is more than nostalgic - it’s almost identical to root beer’s younger and slightly less social little brother. Like some fruit ales, it’s hard to think of this as a true beer, though I am glad to have tried it. However, the sooner this circulates out of Costco (and the sooner it no longer raises controversy around Costco’s hallowed halls) the better.
StefanSD (2109) - Lakeside, California, USA - APR 4, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Not horrible, but waaay too much vanilla in this for me. First loser from an otherwise excellent brewery.
Sledutah (4392) - Utah, USA - MAR 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle from The Beerhive
Cloudy golden with a medium sized white head and good lacing. Aroma is vanilla, wheat and citrus. Flavors of vanilla, straw and grassy
Nice, lots of flavor
DedicatedToFun (2340) - Santa Monica, California, USA - FEB 2, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Not a very good cream ale but part of the flight at teh brewery so pretty fresh