RATINGS: 744   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Flavor of a fine ale and the smoothness of a premium lager.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
optemoz (171) - Apex, North Carolina, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Bottle - Pour was a nice golden color with a medium head. Aroma is lacking. Not picking up much but the palate is pretty nice. Nice clear ale. Would drink again -optemoz

Scipio (1185) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - SEP 22, 2017
Pours a clear, weak looking yellow with a medium white head. The aroma isn't bad though it is light. It consists of hay, bread, and a little bit of grass and spice. The taste has has mild bitterness and sweetness. The flavors contained within are well balanced between bread, cereal, grass, corn, and spice. Everything here is more subtle, which makes this one very easy to drink. I find only just a hint of grain. Short and subtle aftertaste of spice. Its lighter in body and has a smooth texture. This was much better than I was expecting.

ehaak26 (654) - - AUG 20, 2017
On tap at the Genesee Brewery. Tastes like an average ale with a nice palate.

sinfull (1781) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2017
Clear , golden color. Medium-sized, white head . Sweet corn and hay in aroma. Malty taste , with nothing more than corn sweetness. Drinkable on summer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

ChadPolenz (1847) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - AUG 13, 2017
DOC: 6/7/17

2015 BJCP Category: 1C Cream Ale

AROMA: Corn-forward nose though sweet like cereal. Base malt is present, but subtle. No hop presence (none needed). Clean fermentation. 9/12

APPEARANCE: Very clear golden color (4-5 SRM). Sparkling. Fairly large white foamy head retains and laces quite well. 3/3

FLAVOR: Mild palette overall, though corn and base malt are about even in intensity. Slightly sweet cereal-like taste. Perhaps a background note of DMS (seems to have a minor oily/metallic note - but is easy to ignore). Faint spicy hop flavor and bitterness to offer balance. Clean dry aftertaste. 17/20

MOUTHFEEL: Medium-light body; medium-high carbonation. Crisp and refreshing. Easily sessionable during warmer weather despite being 5.1%[?] ABV. 4/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: While not as exciting as some of the craft interpretations of the style, this is a progenitor of the style and still exemplifies it many decades later. 9/10


AdamChandler (5150) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 16, 2017
Tall boy can. straw yellow. smells like melon, peach and hay. soft carb, very thin, fades fast to a sweet grassy flavor. caramel flavor?

Handypaul (580) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUN 21, 2017
Can. Drank from the can. Weak aroma of hay and a barnyard, very lightly bitter, flavors of what I imagine trash to be, thin texture, light body and a brief, thin finish. Much worse than I remember.

kaser (6360) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2017
Way better than expected. Draft pour at twisted spoke. Golden with white head. Smells and tastes like a cream ale - weird!

PatrickYEG (57) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 12, 2017
Not much taste to this Genesee Cream Ale, got to say I'm disappointed... leaves a Coors aftertaste in my mouth ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

edwardvb (3) - Reston, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2017 does not count
This beer gots extra points for nostalgic reasons. It exemplifies true Western New York, blue collar beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Johnsense (1741) - - MAY 31, 2017
Pale gold pour, fast disappearing head. Malt, a bit of corn, fairly light body and light carbonation. Downing a few of these with a huge plate of Anchor Bar wings used to my weekly tradition in Buffalo. Cheers to my misspent youth!

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