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RATINGS: 27   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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2.9
Iphonephan (7262) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - JUN 4, 2013
On draft at Churchkey in DC. Pours a crystal clear gold with a thin white head. Light toasted malt aroma. Biscuit flavors. Thin mouthfeel. Lingering finish.

2.9
yespr (47380) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2016
From tap. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is toasted and mild fruity. Grassy. Dry, toasted and slight grassy into the finish.

2.8
TURDFERGUSON (4068) - 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 don’t "get" cream ales. I think I’d 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 don’t much care for this one.

2.8
OldGrowth (3665) - 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 I’m thinking I either got an different beer, or this batch is off...will revisit

2.8
thedm (6319) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 27, 2013
This draft brew from the brewery poured a head of foamy finely sized white colored bubbles that were quickly diminishing and left behind a softly carbonated transparent yellow colored body and a fair lacing. The mild aroma was malt hop. The crisp and clean mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish with a mild hoppy aftertaste. The mild flavor contained notes of mild hops grass crisp && clean and malt. An OK brew just nothing special.

2.8
jtclockwork (17254) - , 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
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
maxwelldeux (4433) - 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
DiarmaidBHK (5866) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Draft at Brewpub. It’s odd that they’d 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
nimbleprop (8743) - 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.


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