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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Advocate_Ames (421) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Not much in the scent. I picked up on a grainy wheat and barley aroma. The same goes for the flavor with the addition of malts and hops. The drink is slight to mildly bitter. Overall its not a memorable brew. There wasnt much quantity in the flavor to this drink. It lacked a defining taste. It was more like an American main stream brew than a craft brew.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
queenholly (2847) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Can. Barley malt and sour milk aroma. Golden yellow with a small head with no retention. Strong, slightly tart barley malt flavor. Light fizzy body, very tingly mouthfeel, dry finish that left my tongue with a weird, almost numb, sensation. Wasn’t diggin’ this one.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AirForceHops (2972) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 23, 2012
16 oz. can from trade with Sean & Amber. Totally clear gold color with quickly fading head that had little retention. Aroma and taste follow each other. Notes of grains, corn, grass, pale malts and a touch of bread. How much can anyone get excited for cream ale? The style isn’t real exciting in general. That being said, this is light in body with a dry finish. Lacking any kind of creamy texture. It is drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Draft. Hazy yellow, white head. Straw Aroma, more straw snd some pepper in the taste. OK.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Treebs (872) - , Illinois, USA - OCT 22, 2012
Tall boy can served in a Weizen glass. A: Pours a clear yellow color with a one finger height of white head forming on the pour. It recedes quickly to a thin ring. S: Light pale malts, some green grass hops with a touch of sweet corn. T: The lagery flavor profiles are much more assertive in the taste. Some sweet corn adjuncts with pale malts and some light bittering grass. Lagery yeast comes at you in the finish. M: Light bodied with a high carbonation level. Prickly mouthfeel with a sweet malt finish. O: Very solid cream ale. Spotted Cow is a touch better as the lager flavor profiles come out a little more in this beer giving a sweetness that is just ok. Serving type: can

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ADesenberg (561) - Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2012
Draft:light... Golden and creamy. The way it should be. I feel like I could drink 100 of these and be happy.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsquire (3395) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Light golden color with a frothy white head. Light spritzy nose that reminded me of orange pop. Light session beer with orange peel and some yeast. Very tame, easy drinking beer.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (3441) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Pint can: Pours clear, pale gold with a tall white head..a very active head, at that. Scent is initially heavy cereal, acidic and sweet.... Taste and feel are incredibly creamy.....barley malt..... Remarkably soft... almost "fluffy"...like a beer-flavoured "Cool-Whip"... I like it.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Pint can from Keg Liquors in New Albany, IN. Pours a crystal clear straw, pale yellow colored body with a finger-width, fizzy, off-white head that dissipates quickly and leaves a light lacing. Aroma is light with some grainy corn and a touch of sweetness. Flavor is similar. Lightly sweetened and grainy with some corn. Finishes crisp and clean with no real bitterness before leaving a short aftertaste. Light body and a crisp, moderate carbonation. Overall, not a whole lot to this, but an easy drinking and clean cream ale. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GuinnessHong (147) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Light, golden clear. Aroma not very pleasing - somewhat like a funky cheese. However, flavor is crisp & clean. Pretty well-balanced. Not too bitter, sour, or sweet. Good refreshing summer ale.


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