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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3919) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7554) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 3, 2011
Can. Creamy barley malt aroma. Golden yellow color with small head. Slightly sweet creamy barley malt flavor. Very well made and nicely drinkable cream ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 29, 2011
Draft at Yogiís in Bloomington IN. Pours pale golden with a white head. Aroma of ale esters and sweet cereal. Light bodied with average carbonation and a refreshing mouthfeel. Very pale malt backbone in which I can pick up the wheat malt. Just enough hops to bring some balance, but not with any discernable flavor traits. Sweet with not being over the top. A good example of the style- which is not supposed to be overly complex. A good lawnmower session

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
daknole (9050) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 23, 2011
well another cream ale that is pretty damn boring. Light gold, white head. Very light on the malt and hops, I detect a light butter note. Flavor is smooth, lightly crisp, some faint bittering hops, honey/malty notes. Passable on a hot day.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
kjc51478 (383) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - MAY 21, 2011
Sampled at Brewery. Appearance is clear, pale yellowish with very little head. Aroma is weak consisting mainly of what and some malty sugar. Taste is very uninspiring and weak - wheat and barley malts with some faint grassy notes. Palate is very watery, flat, and thin. Couldnít quite tell the difference between this beer and a BMC. Very disappointing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
twindadplus2 (591) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 9, 2011
16 oz. can. Pours a pale straw yellow with a decent sized fizzy head that dissipates quick. Sweet malt aroma and cereal grains. Flavor is light malt and a slight grassy hop background. Light bodied and creamy on the palate with a mild grainy finish. Itís not mind blowing but cream ales usually arenít. It is however, a very decent and drinkable beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
obguthr (3763) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - APR 24, 2011
Can at Buttersí Slutfest, courtesy of BrewEngineer: Barley malt and light grass nose. Shimmering yellow, thin head. Corn flavor. Weak but clean and not as bad as other cream ales.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (9596) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 24, 2011
Can sampled at Slutfest 2.0. Pours clear gold with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is average malt (straw, grain, cereal), no hops, and light fruity esters with notes of corn. Flavor is average malt (straw, grain, cereal), no hops, and light fruity esters with notes of corn. Light body and warmth, medium carbonation with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EithCubes (4831) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2011
Tallboy can in the Indy Airport. Crisp pale golden pour with a beautiful frothy white head. Nose is sunshiny malt with plain grass and no hops. Taste is malt-forward but only slightly. Crisp and dry with some bread toward the end and very light fruity notes around the edges. Touch of grain but offset bu the golden sunshine. Medium-full body, clean and super refreshing after my flight [def have to watch out for bias here] and great promise from the brewers of one of the best cream ales Iíve head!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sherm1016 (1133) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 5, 2011
Tall boy can. Pours a light yellow with a white head. Aroma is mild, corn. Medium on the palate with average carbonation. Flavor is mildly sweet, corn, and a light, hop, bitter finish.

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