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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Kitschy Kream Ale. Perfect when you just feel the need for a down-home brew that will still shock the neighbors. Our blonde-ish kream ale will put a kick in your routine. Toss aside your regular ’ole beer for a trAKtoR and get that little extra sumthin’.

Grain: American 2-row, Wheat Malt, Munich Hops: Tettnanger Yeast: American-style Ale yeast

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2.6
njager246 (699) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Aroma of bread and doug, not much going on on the flavor here a little bread and vanilla

2.5
thedm (6320) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUN 26, 2015
This draft brew from a beer bar poured a small sized head of quickly diminishing finely sized white colored bubbles that left behind a poor lacing. The aroma was mild with a slight malt hop note. The palate was tingly from start to finish with a slight astringency in the finish. The flavor was mostly malt hop with a crisp hoppy aftertaste. An OK beer for perhaps a session at the bar.

3.4
markducommun (1228) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Clear golden with an fine white head. Light vegetal sweetness, honey. The slightest bitterness and spice. Light, clean body, medium length finish. Decent.

3.1
TheBear11D (365) - Michigan, USA - NOV 16, 2014
The Traktor pours a mostly clear dark orange yellow with a thin ivory head that does not last long. The aroma is lemon, citrus and wheat. The flavor is also lemon, citrus and wheat with an added hint of caramel. Overall this is decent beer.

2.9
ARH (1138) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2014
On tap, poured into a shaker. Notes of vanilla yogurt are the first thing I noticed on the nose with a light banana, lemon, and a decent amount of grains. It pours a hazy, murky orange with a soft whitish head. The head dissipates slowly, but eventually dwindles down to a thin ring with a wispy surface and it leaves behind an above average amount of thin web lace. It’s a well balanced medium / medium-light bitter and sweet - maybe slightly more sweet than bitter. The light bodied beer has an oily texture with a soft carbonation (maybe lightly fizzy). There’s notes of caramel, grass, and grapefruit at the finish with a light yogurt tartness to it. The tartness lingers along with grapefruit peel in the aftertaste. It’s dry and astringent.

3.1
rumproasts (6052) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2014
tap. golden with small head. strange flavor. very mild body with light hops and a hint of vanilla. i’m not even sure what style this is trying to be. it’s not terrible, just a bit odd.

3.3
koleminer20 (4091) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JAN 31, 2014
On draft at Dan’s. The pour is a surprisingly clear light amber color with a nice white head and some lace clinging all around the glass. The aroma is sweet; a nice light maltiness to it, combined with a good honey prominence and some small notes of vanilla. The flavor has a bit more vanilla to it, with the sweetness keeping a solid undertone. The mouth feel is definitely creamy, and the after taste is really sweet, which compliments the creaminess awesomely.

3.5
Hophaze (192) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Tap. Aroma of vanilla, honey, grass. Lingering cream ale taste. Decent beer for the style. ----Hophaze out

3.4
Onslow (1535) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - AUG 17, 2013
A couple of tall drafts at Finley’s in Kalamazoo (kudos to them for maintaining an extensive craft brew draft line up). Clear yellow brew with white head. Aroma of sweet grain, maybe honey and hints of mint. Taste is sweet at the start ending with a slight astringency and a bit of mint at the very end. Palate is great - creamy, actually, due to active small bubbled carbonation. Very tasty!

3
msante79 (2244) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Had on tap at a restaurant in Mt Prospect. Pours pale golden with white head. Aromas of buttery grains, honey, and some grassy hops. Flavors of wheat, grain, buttery, some grassy hop bitterness. Not a big fan of this style but not a bad effort.


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