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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
El Toro is a true-to-style American Cream Ale, brewed with 100% North Carolina barley and corn. Inspired by our home city of Durham, this straw-colored beer is welcoming and unpretentious. A perfect beverage when you just want a beer.

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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TURDFERGUSON (4051) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 2, 2010
The last beer I tried of the just released fullsteam lineup. Never been a big fan, or maybe I just dont "get" cream ales. I think Id rather just have the Carolina roasted corn grits separate from my beer. This tasted like a sweeter pale lager and was very difficult to drink. Sweet corn, sugar, bleh. I dont much care for this one.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OldGrowth (3304) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - JUL 16, 2011
pint at brewery. Ok aroma, sweet, litely sour. had vineous streak about it, Wondering about that. Clean golden orange color, ok head and lace. Sweet and sour flavor. Lite body, creamy mouthfeel, bitter finish. easy enough to drink, though now looking at other notes and from past tastes Im thinking I either got an different beer, or this batch is off...will revisit

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (15260) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 21, 2016
Bottle - pours straw yellow white head - nose/taste of creamed corn, light peppercorn, coriander and light vegetal notes - light bodied.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
chandler0201 (650) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 23, 2010
Clear yellow pour with white head. Aroma of corn and some malts. Flavor of more corn and sweetness, kind of like a lager with sugar added. Ok finish not too much carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maxwelldeux (4357) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Easy drink, but fairly unremarkable. Pours golden with very little head. Not a lot of taste to it at all.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DiarmaidBHK (4269) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Draft at Brewpub. Its odd that theyd want to back a better version of Genny cream. Pours golden with a thin white head. Not much on the nose. Slightly gravelly taste on the tongue. Eh!

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nimbleprop (7621) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 7, 2010
Growler, pours a totally clear honey yellow with zero head. Aroma of wet malts, a little chewable vitamin, bread. Flavor is lightly sweet, a little apple, a little honey. Watery finish.

1.4
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ziggy55311 (1) - - DEC 22, 2011 does not count
Had this beer on tap at the brewery. I could not drink it at all. It is loaded with DMS and seriously flawed.


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