Neshaminy Creek Croydon Cream Ale
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Often called your typical American lawnmower beer, cream ales are not unlike their light lager cousin. Brewed with two and six row continental barley, flaked maize, a touch of Munich malt, and of course, sugar, our Cream Ale is light, refreshing, and easy to drink. We also use American Chinook and Liberty hops that give it a touch of hop bitterness and a hint of floral aromatics

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
boxofrane (2258) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Draft. Pours clear yellow with minimal head. The aroma has fruity esters. The taste has a dry bitterness and lemon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
closey22 (980) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Gold with foamy lacy white head; aroma is mildly grainy; Flava is Greg malt grain notes of wheat; feels silky creamy slight fizz; finishes dry malty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4208) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 2, 2014
12oz can from Xroads. Poured a clear thin copper body under a smaller white foamy head. Aroma of grains, corn cob, straw grass, slight sugary veggies. Body is medium, fuller carbonation, lasting aftertaste. Flavor of vanilla muffin, grains, white grape, some corn husk. Not the most complex beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EithCubes (5088) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Can, mine says 4.2% abv. Nose very slight, pale malt with a touch of corn. Pours orange-golden with very little carbonation and a rocky white head. Crisp and refreshing, lightly sweet and floral, touch corn but more bread. Thin medium body, lightly spicy, more alcohol shown than expected but still very little. Really great at meeting its admittedly low expectations; has a ton in common with BMC mass-appeal lagers (except for the slightly fuller mouthfeel), this includes the presumption of a headache and the weird sweet-floral-grainy aftertaste that just does not go away.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darkmagus82 (1823) - - SEP 3, 2014
Served on tap in a pint glass Appearance – The beer is served a lightly hazed golden color with a two finger thick and billowy white head. The head fades relatively quickly leaving a decent level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma of the heaviest of a cracker like aroma mixed with a bit of wheat and some slightly yeasty smells. Along with these aromas comes some sweeter aromas of a caramel and toffee nature as well as a hint of a grassy smell. Taste – The taste begins with a slightly sweetened bready taste with some notes of a yeastiness mixed within. As the taste advances the sweeter flavors fade a bit giving way to more grainy and grassy tastes. All the while a little bit of a sour lemon and an apple taste come to the tongue and with the grassy and hay flavors getting stronger and leaving a somewhat drier and rather crisp taste to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is rather thins as would be expected for a brew of only 4.2 % with a carbonation level that is on the higher side. For the style and very light abv. nature of the brew the feel is great and makes of a very easy drinking brew. Overall – A decently easy drinking and less sweet cream ale. A good session style brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Gold pour, hazy, with white head. Some creamy pale malt, mild hops, with hopcitric and mild pale malt in the finish and a creamy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alobar (2873) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Straw yellow pour with aroma of grain with toasted malt, and grass. Grain flavor with some grass and toasted malt. Decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ed5388 (2236) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 17, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours hazy golden color with a small foamy white head. Aroma of sweet citrus, toasted grain, and grass. Taste mimics the nose with notes of sweet citrus, grass, hay, and grain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5213) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Yellow pour with creamy white head and lace. Corn and light malt on the nose with earthy hops. Floral hop flavor along with corn and almost a coriander or clove taste. Medium bodied and fizzy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JFGrind (1860) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Cream Ale is an easy drinking style of beer that few micro breweries attempt to produce. So kudos to Neshaminy for brewing a medium bodied Cream Ale with a pleasant hop aroma and bitterness. Surprise draft at Miller’s Ale house in Northeast Philly.

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