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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nephilium (1357) - Ohio, USA - JAN 17, 2012
There’s a very faint aroma with hints of yeast, bread, and grain. It pours a clear light yellow, with a big, quickly fading white head. Mild creamy taste, with a rich and full mouthfeel. This is a solid cream ale, something that you can easily drink on a hot summer day. It’s nothing extraordinary, which isn’t surprising for the style.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dogbrick (8141) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Sample at Joe’s Grille in Indy. The beer is a clear yellow-gold color with a medium thin white head that burns away quickly. Spotty lacing. Aroma of sweet corn and malt. Light body with flavors of grainy malt, corn and a touch of mild hops. The finish is clean and sweet with a malt aftertaste. Pretty straightforward beer overall.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoeTheYounger (1144) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Can feom STFUN. Clear yellow pour with thin white head. Malty and watery. Not one of my desired styles.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aubrey (3432) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2011
Not my favorite style, I’ll admit, but this is a good example. Lively carbonation; smooth body. Sweet malt base with elements of milk, soda, honey and cake frosting. Mild yet balancing bitterness. Somewhat herbal in nature. Overall, it’s light yet flavorful; pleasant and drinkable. I wish Sun King would can some of their bolder brews.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beersearcher (2334) - Glendale, California, USA - NOV 15, 2011
Sampled at CanFest 2011 in Reno. Not bad. Could have used a little creaminess to it. Had a bit too much metallic bite to it. Could see it as a nice summer beer though.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (6509) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2011
Pour from a growler from the brewery after RapeBeer’s wedding. Pours a bright pale gold color with a ton of visible carbonation bubbles and a finger-thick fizzy white head. Notes of grains, bread, corn, grass, pale malts, maybe some spice and herbal snap. Light-bodied, with high carbonation and a crisp, fizzy, malty mouthfeel. Very nice cream ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SrSilliGose (3257) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - OCT 10, 2011
Growler. Pleasant toasted dry bread. Light spice and herbal brassiness. Good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoePeesie (860) - Long Lake, Illinois, USA - SEP 16, 2011
If your in the mood for a "light" beer give it a shot. Nothing special here. Pours a thin "piss yellow" (for lack of better color description) with a slight white head that fades with no lacing. Nose and taste is bland slightly floral. I’m suprised it’s 5.3% ABV.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (3699) - Florida, USA - AUG 28, 2011
16 ounce can that poured a clear yellow. Aromas of malt, corn and grass, flavors follow aroma. Very sessionable beer for outside.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
That1Guy (1934) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - AUG 25, 2011
Pours golden out of a 16 oz can, a superior package. 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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