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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JaBier (5485) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2012
Can shared by another patron at the Smuttynose tasting at Ale Wine & Spirits on 4/27/12. Clear yellow pour with a medium white head. Aroma of sweet malt, a bit creamy, not much else. Flavor of sweet malt and water.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brigadier (3230) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - MAR 18, 2012
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Unfortunately the followup to the Osiris was a bit of a letdown. Iíve never really been a big fan of cream ales but this one isnít that great even so. For the price it was not bad ($2.75 Happy Hour deal) but I wouldnít pick up cans unless there was absolutely nothing else on the shelf except macros.

Aroma / Appearance - The transparent golden body did not do much to obscure the light trickling in from outside. Bubbly carbonation was a little too active as well. The scent of powdered sugar, cream filling, and lemon crisp made this feel like sitting at the dessert section of a deli. It was easy on the senses but perhaps a little too much so.

Flavor / Palate - Lemons, cream filling extracted from a Twinkie, and orange zest live a short and plain life before fading near the front of the throat. What does remain is a sweet texture. The finish is not remarkably distinct if youíve had any other common cream ales. Even so it gets some points for effort and the fact that it is a local though I wonít be trying it again any time soon.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sbanach (222) - Alabama, USA - MAR 9, 2012
UPDATED: APR 20, 2012 No aroma, pilsner yellow color, light hops, light malt. Full flavor, but no different than a miller genuine draft.. Disappointed. For the price, I will order a watered down american lager ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Tried this on on draft on 4/20/12 and not much different. Aroma is light lemon taste is malt with very little hops present corn and mild sweetness , very easy drinking.... Still not worth the $10 for (4) 16 oz cans

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Clear yellow pour. Malty sweet nose with a mildly floral and fruity hop profile throughout. Crisp, light, and easy to drink. If you like weak flavored beer this is a good one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ryanfolty (2066) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JAN 18, 2012
Date: January 18, 2012 Mode: Bottle Source: Crown Liqour Description: Translucent yellow pour with nice amount of head that faded almost immediately. Aroma was malt and grain. Taste was similar with a slight bitter finish. The only other cream ale I have had is Spotted Cow and this is not nearly as good as that.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nephilium (1495) - Ohio, USA - JAN 17, 2012
Thereís 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. Itís nothing extraordinary, which isnít surprising for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dogbrick (9425) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Sample at Joeís 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoeTheYounger (1166) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aubrey (3488) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beersearcher (2382) - 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.

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