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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Kiwanda Cream Ale is pale gold with a fruity, floral hop aroma. A sweet malty flavor and a smooth dry finish round out this tasty, refreshing brew!


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - MAY 4, 2009
Tap at the KLCC microbrew festival. Pours out a golden straw color with a light white head. Aroma is corn and a bit of citrus. Flavor is grainy with some corn and light citrus hops. Body is extremely light and mildly refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - APR 2, 2009
A criminally underrated brew. Cream ale is awesome and underrated for two reasons... 1) It is under 10% alcohol, and 2) Corn. I like corn and session beers so it is right up my alley. My 11th Cream Ale rating rendering me in a DNP position against the top 25 raters of this style. Fuck! Got some work to do. 59th rate of this great brew. This one has a nice fresh hoppy aroma with notes of citrus and some sweet bready malts and some pleasant corn notes. Pours golden with a thin head. Love the pleasant adjuncty sweetness when it is done correctly. Bread, light corn flakes, and a light pleasant floral/citrus finish. Cream Ale is good. Don’t Hate!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 8, 2009
Straw color with a smaller off-white head. Pale malt, grain, corn and honey all come to mind with the first sniff. Light floral hops in the background are found with further inhalation. A bit sweeter than I would prefer, but somewhat typical for a cream ale. Quite fizzy and thin in feel. I like my cream ales... creamy. Light grain, corn and malt mix start with a sudden citric bite. Grapefruit, lemon and lime zest join in the middle. fairly acid into the finish and linger. Earthy malt and grains shift in and out. I’m thinking about a cream ale, german pilsner. Not clean enough for a pils, too sweet and hoppy for a cream ale, but I’m getting pulled in. I could see this as a ale to imbibe while working on a summer project. Meaty in some ways, refreshing in others.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skyview (5215) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - NOV 20, 2008
Purchased a 22-oz bomber from the brewery’s internet sales. Pours a clear golden straw color brew with a thin white head that quickly dissipates to a thin ring. Aroma of golden grain malt with a touch of powdered sugar, creme tartar, some flowery hops and corn grits. Taste is light to medium bodied, lightly carbonated with flavors of golden grain malt, some creamed corn, flowery hops and white bread. Finish is light, crisp with some bread aftertaste that quickly disappears.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - NOV 18, 2008
Draft @ Pelican. Pours a bright, clear golden color; thin white head with fine-bubbled lacing. Nice, crisp floral and sugar aroma; basic, clean nose; crisp and balanced. Medium mouthfeel: something just a bit off here: sugar, stale malts, and just a touch of vegetal / acrid flavor; something amiss; still, toasty and crisp at the core; solid presence; but the taste is a bit off in the beginning. Medium finish: sugar and mineral bitterness, crisp and dry ending.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16789) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2008
Draught @ the brewpub. Pours a pale yellow color with a small white head. Has a sweetish malty floral aroma. Malty floral hoppy flavor with some hints of caramel. Has a sweetish smooth malty floral hoppy finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badgerben (4407) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2008
Courtesy of Skyview. Gold color with a thin head. Aroma of a silo, filled with dried corn. Light corny taste. I definitely do not get the Cream Ale thing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MatSciGuy (907) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 27, 2008
[Bottle] shared by Skyview. Pours a clear light gold with a small off white head. Light malty aroma with some saaz type hops. Nice yeasty fruitiness. Slightly grainy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 20, 2008
thanks to bitbucket tasting. Very light and enjoyable cream ale with some citrus and floral hops coming through. Moderate sweetness. Incredibly drinkable and enjoyable, unlike most cream ales I’ve had.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shadey (1903) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 16, 2008
On tap as part of the sampler tray at the Brewery. This one was particularly surprising. The color was very light as one would expect from a "cream" ale. However, there was a light but noticeable hop bite. Extremely refreshing and enjoyable.


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