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RATINGS: 121   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 itís smooth malt profile which is delicately balanced with American hops and a cool fermentation to give this beer a crisp, clean finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aubrey (3431) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2011
Not my favorite style, Iíll 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, itís 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 (6335) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2011
Pour from a growler from the brewery after RapeBeerís 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
SrSilligoose (3243) - 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 (857) - 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. Iím suprised itís 5.3% ABV.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (3650) - 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 (1892) - 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.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
honcho (2) - indianapolis, Indiana, USA - AUG 19, 2011 does not count
Aroma- Has a nice clean malty aroma with soft malt character and very minimal hops in the nose, very nice . Appearance- This beer is brilliantly clear with a great foam stand which is long lasting. Taste- Great example of the Cream Ale style. Has a nice malt character with a faint bitterness that is just enough to balance the flavors. Has a nice corn characteristic that intermingles with the soft malt character. No diacytal, DMS, or any other noticeable flaws. Palate- This beer is easy drinkin, with a great creamy character that intermingles with medium high carbonation. It goes down very easy. Overall- Great example of style, extremely well balanced and clean. Brewed for the masses in Indianapolis to help convert Bud/Miller/Coors drinkers to craft beer. Excellent job guys!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8186) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2011
16 ounce can shared by BrewEngineer at Butters Slutfest 2.0, Richmond, VA, 4.23.11. Pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a thin creamy tan head. Decent head retention and lacing. Grainy aroma with notes of corn and a bit of grass. The taste is sweet grainy notes and corn. A bit of an aspartame note in the aftertaste. Medium bodied. Fairly crisp.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3898) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 1, 2011
Pint can from Keg Liquors in Clarksville. Yellow golden color. Very light taste with slight fruit sweetness and lingering hops. Sessionable for sure.


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