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Brewed by Phillips Brewing Co.
Style: Cream Ale
Victoria, Canada

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Admin Notice (Capflu): Slipstream Cream Ale is 2008's version of Draught Dodger without the Maple Syrup (confirmed June 9, 2008). I suspect they are using up the last of the old labels.


Gravelle's rating

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gravelle (104) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - DEC 13, 2009
Golden brown, off-white head. Light hazelnut aroma. Light malt flavour, roasted nuts with a balanced finish.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bdleedahl (122) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 6, 2016
This beer pours a very clear amber (dark or a cream). Carbonation is low, but not too low. It has a medium-full body and is nice and creamy with very little hop bitterness. There are no off-flavours, there's nothing special about this beer, but it's a nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oakes (14972) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 23, 2016
Bottle. Medium brown. Light brown sugar nose, and a fairly simple brown malt note.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (7007) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 30, 2015
Not a lot going on here. Some rusty copper aroma. Amber pour with good head. Tangy finish. Bottle.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryanhunter_4 (200) - La Crete, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 19, 2015
341 ml bottle poured at Larís place in Red Deer. Pours a copper colour with a thin, almost nonexistent white head. Not a lot of aroma; am picking up a bit of malt. Taste is a little better. Has a nutty, malty flavor but is a bit watery. Easy to drink but isnít going to win any awards.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RhetoricalAns (804) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 27, 2015
Copper pour, weak head. Aroma is caramel, nuts. Taste has some light fruit hops but is very malt forward throughout. Interesting cream ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sulawang (964) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 7, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2015 Visual: Pours beer bottle brown, almost no head, barely any retention, many fast steady streams. Nose: brown sugar caramel malts, a some biscuit/cookie as well. (lvl-5)-pungency Attack: crisp malty bite Mid-palate: partially thin-flat mouthfeel, (lvl-4)-sweetness, (MAIN) brown sugar, caramel malts, light cola Finish: light burpy, light-sweet malty super subtle bitter dry hopped finish. Summary: Quite boring actually. Just a malty beer lacking any special characteristics. [December 8, 2015 re-tasting]: Nose: liquid barley malt, some cola caramel. (lvl-4)-pungency Attack: crisp-thin-fizzy Mid-palate: (lvl-4)-sweetness, (MAIN) toasted malted barley, brown sugar, cola Finish: malty, soft subtle bitter finish. Summary: Premature stoppage of flavour before the finish

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
markas101 (2261) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 2, 2015
33 cl bottle, Calgary, AB, Canada via Coop. Copper colour, faint haze, almost no head. Sweet malt aroma, some cocoa and prune. Sweet, root-beer flavour, then herbal hops with some ginger.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobBestwick (798) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle. Nutty malt aroma. Pours dark copper with very small head. Creamy malt flavour with notes of nuts and brown sugar. Some sweetness lingering in the finish. Not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackmetal (185) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 16, 2015
Indeed creamy with grass and nut hints. Somehow less "Phillips-esque". A forgettable ale in an amazing line of beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
simonblaine (571) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 31, 2015
Drank from bottle, sweet, caramel, fizzy, creamy, itís alright, not the best Phillips, but certainly drinkable.


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