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Cream Ale - Mikkeller ApS

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Cream AleCream Ale

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very good

49 Ratings
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ADZA on 04-17-2010)
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-28-2014 02:07:43 | More by DrBier
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-04-2014 07:18:43 | More by Ciocanelu
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-03-2014 18:26:30 | More by leitmotif
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-26-2014 18:28:56 | More by 22Blue
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Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.1%

05-09-2014 01:53:13 | More by KeeganRohovich
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Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-21-2014 16:59:48 | More by tom10101
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

03-31-2014 19:59:09 | More by tomtoms
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-21-2014 04:09:55 | More by afsdan
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

01-23-2014 16:21:22 | More by grahamboudreaux
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

11-15-2013 15:04:33 | More by SoPeL
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-02-2013 06:44:22 | More by Olavi
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-13-2013 19:25:39 | More by EastBay_Nick
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-13-2013 11:50:16 | More by Poupae
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-05-2013 23:01:34 | More by ZombieJester
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-30-2013 00:23:11 | More by KevT
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United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-22-2013 19:31:20 | More by Kirk
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United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-20-2013 19:38:55 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-19-2013 06:27:34 | More by schnarr84
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3.63/5  rDev -3.7%

Pours amber with a quickly fading head.
Nose shows spicy, piny hops along with some bready malt and soft wheat. A bit faint.
More spicy hops as flavours along with soft brady notes and a faint grainy hit. Also some booze with a slight industrial note. The hops and bready malt are nice though.
Great moderate carbonation and a lightish body.

02-02-2013 04:46:36 | More by CrazyDavros
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United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +6.1%

A 330ml bottle with a BB of Jan 2014. Acquired quite a while ago from a webshop and stored in my garage. This is a collaborative brew with the Revelation Cat brewery in Rome. Cream ale is a style I haven't tried before - should be interesting....

Poured into a Delirium chalice. Bottle conditioned. A hazy golden-amber hue with intense carbonation and fine yeast sediment. Produces a huge head of creamy white foam with good retention; this slowly collapses to a surface layer. Nice lacing. Aroma of light malt with hints of earthy yeast, grain, floral hops, mild citrus and stewed hops. It smells enticing.

Tastes of light malt with a hoppy character and a dry finish. Notes of floral hops, subtle citrus, earthy yeast, grain and stewed hops. A faint quality of noble hop aroma and a whisper of solvent in the background. A restrained, dry bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth and full-bodied for the style, with prickly carbonation. A creaminess comes through once the carbonation has died down a little; very nice on the palate. Somewhat astringent, with an aftertaste of bitter aromatic hops and yeast.

Very tasty, and goes down all too easily. Not sure how true this is to style; I suspect the original cream ales were less hoppy. But I'm not complaining - this is nicely balanced and very drinkable. Well worth sampling if you have the chance.

12-21-2012 23:04:03 | More by jazzyjeff13
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3.45/5  rDev -8.5%

Picked this up at my favorite beer store in Belgium, Dranken Geers. Slightly hazy golden yellow pour with a one finger thin white head with nice lacing. Some subtle citrus hops initially on the nose, but that quickly gives way to hints of grass, lemon, and a bit of funk and bread. The taste is a bit harsh at first for a cream ale. A lot more bitterness than I had expected. But as it warms, the malt emerges and balances it out nicely. The flavors are very subtle with hints of lemon, corn, and grass. The mouthfeel is not creamy at all and is borderline fizzy. Big initial bitterness that yields to a crisp, dry, subtly sweet finish. It's been a while since I've had a cream ale, but this is not what I remembered. But then again, Mikkeller never follows the norm and that's why I love them.

09-18-2012 16:01:05 | More by beerdrifter
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

08-08-2012 18:12:27 | More by aztraz
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Ontario (Canada)

4.1/5  rDev +8.8%

Bottle from wordemupg, thanks Chris! 341ml into a tulip, holdbar til October 20, 2014. A bottle conditioned cream ale...

Hazy pale orange, a few fingers of white head with some webbed lacing and chunky retention. Juicy citrus hop notes on the nose with some big yeast wafting from the glass. A bit bready, lightly floral - unique to any 'cream ale' I've come across. Taste is more along the lines of what I had expected, grainer malt notes and solid, but restrained hopping still moderately juicy and citrusy. A bit drying in the finish with some yeast. Medium feel and excellent drinkability, wish I could have access to this year round. A well assembled cream ale.

05-10-2012 03:27:48 | More by liamt07
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New York

3.95/5  rDev +4.8%

Hazy honey blonde with stiff snow white foam that webs. Butter cookie with orangey hops on the nose.
Peach melba with a touch of almond nougat then intricate but gentle waves of floral & citrus hops.
Sugar cookie and orange boiled sweet on the comeback with surprisingly tight and numbing linger. Medium, very soft, round and dry.

Columbus, Amarillo and Challenger, says the label.

Unsurprisingly, the thing about this is the feel. Tough to get excited about something purposefully understated, but it's done right. Could easily stay on this all night.

Would love to see this head to head with Sweet Action.

04-09-2012 22:05:55 | More by StJamesGate
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Cream Ale from Mikkeller ApS
85 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.