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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Sunlight Cream Ale is our most approachable beer and is a great introduction to the world of Craft Beer. Cream ale is one of the earliest styles of American beer, but was virtually wiped out by American lager brewers. Our Cream Ale is an all malt beer. Only the finest quality barley, wheat and oats are used to give this beer it’s smooth malt profile which is delicately balanced with American hops and a cool fermentation to give this beer a crisp, clean finish.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Danyel (460) - Colorado, USA - APR 8, 2014
Can. Pours yellow with white head. Aroma is a bit tart, earthy, citrus, doughy. Very carbonated, light, a very interesting beer... not undrinkable....but not that great.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
JK (4293) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - FEB 2, 2014
A yellow beer. Some sweetness but no perceivable hops. Underflavored as pretty much all cream ales are. Not much to like.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bacterial (1205) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Can shared by Skyview - thanks! Light yellow pour, slight white head. Nose is a little sweet corn. Easy to drink, not much going on here - sweet!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (5620) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Can shared by Bob - thanks! Mostly clear yellow pour with a small foamy white head. Sweet nose and taste, clean palate. Not bad for the style.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle at SlutFest 2011 on 04/23/2011. Clear pale golden body with a medium foamy white head. Corn and light honey aroma. Dry corn and honey flavor. Medium light body with moderately high carbonation.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
TimsRatings (366) - - DEC 13, 2013
From 16oz can. Pours a clear, light amber with a bit of white head. Aroma of ye olde basic beer from my youth (Genny Cream, Genny, etc) when the Genesee brewery would pull their beer trucks to the campus quad and sell 10 or 25 cent beers. Tastes better than Genny Cream, but that’s kinda like saying a stubbed toes is less painful than an amputated toe. Has a clean taste and is very bubbly.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rrauth (1091) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 13, 2013
can. Sharp yellow almost golden. minimal head. almost a lager aroma, null and void. not a brew i would make nor would i want to try too many of.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
boxofrane (1887) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Pounder Can. Pours clear yellow with a small white head that lasts a minute or so. The aroma smells like a macro lager.. wouldn’t be surprised if there was some adjunct items thrown in this mix. The taste has a light hop note, some hay or straw flavor.. maybe a bit of a breadiness. Watery and not so hot.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (3954) - Indiana, USA - NOV 11, 2013
Rated on 9-05-2009 at Sun King Brewery. This draft beer pours a small white head that mostly diminished, transparent pale yellow body, visible carbonation, and sparse lacing. The Aroma is barley malt and a hint of hops. Ditto for the Taste. The Palate is very smooth and this beer is light-medium bodied. Overall, this is a session beer as it is very easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tentpoker (2) - - NOV 10, 2013 does not count
Not much on smell or appearance but is a nice crispy refreshing beer. Not bad on alcohol content either. Grassy pilsnerish.


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