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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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 itís smooth malt profile which is delicately balanced with American hops and a cool fermentation to give this beer a crisp, clean finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4716) - Fort Wayne, 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (4532) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Draft. Pale yellow with a white head. Grainy and a little yeasty. Doughy and grainy taste. Overall, a decent cream ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
robloc303 (268) - Erie, Colorado, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Pours pale yellow with a tiny amount of white head. Aroma is barn, crackers, wheat, and a small trace of alcohol. Flavor is doughy, bread, slight malt, and faint bitterness. Canít say I have ever had a true cream ale, so canít really compare if it is right for the style. Seemed like more of a helles or pilsner. It was okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Defensemaster (30) - GERMANY - OCT 21, 2013
Golden with fairly long head retention, this cream ale has a fresh clean aroma with no skunkiness or hints of anything notable. It is foamy on the tongue and dry, with a hint of cereal in the taste and a smooth finish: a refreshing summer beer. ---Cheers until next time! DMSR

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (10360) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Can @ home picked up at Highlands Liquor. Pours a fairly clear golden yellow appearance with an off white head. Corn, candy, vanilla, sweet malty aroma thatís almost like a malt liquor. Fairly clean, Budweiser-esque flavor with some rice/corny/sweet notes. Nothing particularly off but really reminiscent of a macro lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (8962) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2013 Can. Clear gold with a short white head. Starchy malt liquor / apple aroma, thereís a lot of cracker and cookie malt, thereís some fermentation artifacts but theyíre not overpowering, itís not boozy, itís not full of off notes, but they are there. Kind of endearing like malt liquor. Corn kernels and malt hop or maybe hop malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Draft. From notes. Corn and citrus. Very drinkable but not very special. Nothing I would seek out again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmarsh123 (163) - Indiana, USA - OCT 2, 2013
A- Golden straw color. White head with good retention S- Not a whole lot going on here. Very mild. T - Very crisp and clean. Slightly sweet. M - Highly carbonated leaves a dry finish, but has a little body to it. D - This is probably my favorite lawnmower beer. Very light and crisp, but still actually contains flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bpar73 (852) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - SEP 16, 2013
On tap at Detour in Carmel. Pours a clear yellow-gold with a small white head. Nice aroma of sweet malt, corn and some grassiness. Flavor is sweet and biscuity with a nice dry finish. A nice, sessionable brew.

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