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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Originally brewed by ale breweries to compete with the surging popularity of lager beer, it remains a regional specialty in the Northeast United States. Our version is light-bodied and pale straw color, but uses no corn or rice as many of the original versions did. The result is a supremely malty and refreshing version of a style dear to our hearts

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2262) - New York, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Tap at brewery. Pours fine gold with nose of grains and hop. Pretty hoppy for cream ale, light biscuits, grains, and grass. Smooth fresh and very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (8059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2014
2014-08-16. Crisp dark yellow body with a small white head. 3+ Aroma of floral hops over mild pale malt. Flavour is similar floral hop character over a moderate pale malt core. On the sweet side. Average bodied palate, light carbonation. Growler at Campground Brewdown

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jimsal27 (257) - New York, USA - AUG 15, 2014
At brewery. Golden ale with light head. Nose and taste of malt, sweetness, a bit of breadiness. Some hops. Sessionable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mep3222 (572) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Slight malty and yeasty aroma. Pretty light in color and flavor. Bit of a lager funk finish. Not a bad beer for a light drinkable beer for the masses, but not something I would seek out. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (10438) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 26, 2014
A golden ale with a thin white head. In aroma, light powder caramel malt with light mineral notes, pils like. In mouth, a light caramel malt with grassy hops, mineral notes, ok. On tap at Bacon and beer Classic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (2235) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2014
2oz sample at International Great Beer Expo (Meadowlands). Pours golden in color with a thick white head. Aroma of mainly lemons and grain. Taste is grainy, lemon citrus, and mild bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (2438) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Draft at the brewery. Pours extremely clear pale gold with a thin fizzy white head. Tastes like creamy straw, hay, cereal, bready, with some malt and musk. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like cereal, sweet bread, and yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3745) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Tap at brewery. Pours clear bright yellow with creamy white head. Aroma is heavy cream, biscuit and cereal malts, light toast, citrus fruit, and light grassy notes. Flavor is bready malts, pear esters, light grassy hop bitterness, and faint citrus esters; creamy throughout with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (9912) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
Tap at Blue Smoke, NYC, 24/11/13. Clear light golden with a moderate off white head. Nose is pale malt, cereal, caramel wafer, sweet soda base. Taste comprises light caramel strains, bread dough, cream soda, sugars, light vanilla. Medium bodied, fine carbonation. So so entwined with medicority !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tbopslt (350) - New York, USA - OCT 6, 2013
On tap at Buffalo Wild Wings. Cloudy straw color half inch creamy head. Sweet malty taste. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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