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Brewed by Phillips Brewing Co.
Style: Cream Ale
Victoria, Canada

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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Admin Notice (Capflu): Slipstream Cream Ale is 2008's version of Draught Dodger without the Maple Syrup (confirmed June 9, 2008). I suspect they are using up the last of the old labels.

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2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
manisthebeer (246) - squamish, British Columbia, - APR 27, 2013
pours a nice dark brown with an itty bitty brown head smells of generic beer the taste is a nice simple cream ale with a med amount of carb easy to session but nothing to write home about


2.9
shawnmurphy (553) - Plattsburgh, New York, USA - JUL 27, 2017
I’m unsure where to log in this beer on this site since my searches lead me to here. What I had was a 12-ounce bottle of Phillips Slipstream Ale, compliment of my brother in law, Dave. It was not a cream ale and the label didn’t look like this. The Slipstream Ale I had is more like an amber ale. It pours a clear copper with off-white soda-pop head and no lacing, along with some residual yeast chunks floating in the glass. Aroma: sweet malt. Flavor: malt-forward; I taste caramelized brown sugar, nuts, raisins, pepper. Mouthfeel: medium-bodied.

3.9
bjmack (5) - Washington, USA - JUN 27, 2017 does not count
A solid ale reminiscent of traditional British pub ales. It has a solid brown coloration and a rich nutty flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
bth122 (1604) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2017
Draft at Whistler mnt. Copper color. Mild aroma, faint barley and grains. Caramal notes. Slight hazelnut. Light bodied. Average carbonation. Pretty smooth.

3.2
Brettsky06 (501) - Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 3, 2016
Copper pour. Caramel and malty aroma. Taste is a bit nutty and very creamy. Not bad but not the best Phillips beer

3.2
bdleedahl (478) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 6, 2016
This beer pours a very clear amber (dark or a cream). Carbonation is low, but not too low. It has a medium-full body and is nice and creamy with very little hop bitterness. There are no off-flavours, there's nothing special about this beer, but it's a nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
Oakes (18167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 23, 2016
Bottle. Medium brown. Light brown sugar nose, and a fairly simple brown malt note.

2.6
solidfunk (9191) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 30, 2015
Not a lot going on here. Some rusty copper aroma. Amber pour with good head. Tangy finish. Bottle.

2.9
ryanhunter_4 (330) - Strathmore, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 19, 2015
341 ml bottle poured at Lar’s place in Red Deer. Pours a copper colour with a thin, almost nonexistent white head. Not a lot of aroma; am picking up a bit of malt. Taste is a little better. Has a nutty, malty flavor but is a bit watery. Easy to drink but isn’t going to win any awards.

2.9
RhetoricalAns (939) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 27, 2015
Copper pour, weak head. Aroma is caramel, nuts. Taste has some light fruit hops but is very malt forward throughout. Interesting cream ale.

2.8
sulawang (1171) - - APR 7, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2015 Visual: Pours beer bottle brown, almost no head, barely any retention, many fast steady streams. Nose: brown sugar caramel malts, a some biscuit/cookie as well. (lvl-5)-pungency Attack: crisp malty bite Mid-palate: partially thin-flat mouthfeel, (lvl-4)-sweetness, (MAIN) brown sugar, caramel malts, light cola Finish: light burpy, light-sweet malty super subtle bitter dry hopped finish. Summary: Quite boring actually. Just a malty beer lacking any special characteristics. [December 8, 2015 re-tasting]: Nose: liquid barley malt, some cola caramel. (lvl-4)-pungency Attack: crisp-thin-fizzy Mid-palate: (lvl-4)-sweetness, (MAIN) toasted malted barley, brown sugar, cola Finish: malty, soft subtle bitter finish. Summary: Premature stoppage of flavour before the finish


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