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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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!

KajII's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - NOV 14, 2012
22oz Bottle. The pour was a clear golden yellow with an average (1-2 finger) white frothy head that was mostly diminishing, down to a light puddled film and medium collar and had good spotty lacing. The aroma was of a lightly sweet grain malt, floral hops and a doughy yeast with a note of caramel and a mild fruity ester. The taste was rather malty with a mild caramel sweetness and a pronounced grainy feel from the start, becoming lightly hoppy with a slight adjunct presence and a light fruitiness towards the finish. The flavor lasted an average duration proceeding the swallow and had a light spicy sweetness at the very end. Mouthfeel was light in body with a watery and slightly dry texture and a medium carbonation. Overall a good refreshing brew with an unpretentious taste and a great drinkability...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brentv (622) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 28, 2016
From bottle. Gentle creamy aroma and flavor. Bread and biscuit. Grain. Medium mouthfeel. No bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
donandres (290) - , Washington, USA - MAY 17, 2016
From tap to glass at the Brewery at Cape Kiwanda, Pacific City, OR Appearance:light amber, clear liquid, medium off white head that disappears slowly Smell:malty, grainy aroma Taste: medium bitter Palate: lively carbonation, creamy Overall: very good ok to repeat Drank: May 6, 2016

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tightslice (832) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 5, 2016
Bottle from Beltramo’s in Menlo Park, CA. Aroma is rain-soaked cardboard, some floral notes, maybe some grassy, herbal pils vibes. Taste is sweet and floral, creamy but sickly. Is there a particular reason this is on the 1001 beers to try before you die list? Not a fan in any way. Dumping out.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Florya (1555) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 30, 2016
UPDATED: APR 30, 2016 How : tap Appearance : clear golden with a medium white head. Aroma : ripe fruits, minerals, bread and sweet corn. Palate : light body, average to low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkSachon (883) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2016
Bomber bottle from Whole Foods in Haight Ashbury in San Francisco. Has a nice creamy taste, plenty of foam but not much else.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
krumbum (895) - truckee, California, USA - FEB 13, 2016
Heavy mash smell. Mostly clear copper frothy head. Super smooth like intro slight bitter with the cream. Delicious and smoothly challenging.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoufCustom (1475) - HONG KONG - FEB 5, 2016

355ml bottle bought at YATA in MOKO, Mong Kok.

Clear golden yellow colour with slight traces of yeast sediments; Three quarter finger head with crumpety white foam which lasts for one minute. beautiful sticky lacing with fizzy small carbonation; Fragrant but slightly pungent aroma of malt, with floral, raw plum, apricots, yellow fruits, honey, sugar, dry biscuits, strong yeast, light lemon and fair grass; Close to light sweet taste of Pils malt, with light apricots, light floral,molasses notes, dry biscuits, strong yeast, lemon, moderate bitter hops and grass; Close to light body. Dry, criso and slick palate; Mouth feel is full Pils maltyness in a rather smooth and light background. Very dry like a Belgian White, with some light but good apricots and floral tightly hugging the dry biscuits. Nice!... Hoppiness is floral, yellow fruits, light lemon and light grass in nose and taste; Bitterness is moderate to strong for a lasting, mid-astringent malty yeasty finish; Dry after taste; Crisp, fruity and fairly bitter to mouth.

This is a very nice play of Ale and Lager, with excellent head and lacing, full Pils maltyness, dry crisp to the tongue, fruity aroma and taste, and a strong Hallertau like hoppy finish. What more can I say, this is simply enjoyable!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 27, 2016
bottle poured gold & lacy found the aroma lightly malty bit grainy bit skunky the taste was better faintly vanilla creamy sort of like a creamy lager quite lightly flavoured generally but not too bad

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
One2remeber (245) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - DEC 2, 2015
Draft, Beer Hall. Creamed corn, crisp pale malt. Wet dish rag. Watermelon laffy taffy yeast character. Reminiscent to a BC Killer Whale. Lemon dish soap. Big fruity esters in taste. Yellow, tropical fruit, banana, melon, mango. Moderately high bitterness. Mouth puckering up front, CO2 tinge, but not too distracting from malt. Yeast is the focal point. Wish the malt was more in the forefront. Very light body, watery. Carbonation and yeast dominate. Still drinkable, would work on fermx temps.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (5451) - Livermore, California, USA - NOV 22, 2015
22 oz bottle. It pours a nice clear pale yellow gold color with a medium white head that lasts. The aroma is a little skunky, with some light sulfur, florals and hints of citrus and pale malt. Pleasant. The flavor has lots of semi sweet pale maltiness with more hints of floral and citrusy hops. Light lemon/orange notes with a pale malty finish. Really smooth on the palate with a silky mouthfeel. No off flavors. A nice thirst quencher. Would purchase again.

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