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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (3703) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
That1Guy (1939) - 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.

   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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8613) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4017) - 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 (7644) - 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 Yogi’s 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 (9128) - 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. Couldn’t 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 (592) - 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. It’s not mind blowing but cream ales usually aren’t. It is however, a very decent and drinkable beer.

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