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Canyon Cream Ale - Crow Peak Brewing

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Canyon Cream AleCanyon Cream Ale

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44 Ratings
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 2.97
pDev: 17.85%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crow Peak Brewing visit their website
South Dakota, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A light bodied ale with malty dominated flavor. Very low hop bitterness, flavor, and aroma.

(Beer added by: ForWhatAlesYou on 05-16-2011)
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Reviews by brewdoc75:
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brewdoc75

Minnesota

4.05/5  rDev +36.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: A light golden ale that pours with lively carbonation in my standard pint glass. A small head nestles on top and is fed by everlasting carbonation. Crystal clear, brillant light gold color.

S: light aromas of grainy malt with a lttile background sweetness. Some floral hops in the background. Not terribly aromatic, but it fits the style.

T: light malt backbone with slight graininess. No corn flavors, which is a plus for me but would be ok for the style. The hops provide light bitterness with a touch of citrus. Simple flavors that meld well into an easy drinking beer.

M: light bodied. Strong carbonation. Crisp mouthfeel with a dry finish. Spot on for the style.

O: really a nice representation for the style. I really only have some homebrewed versions and spotted cow for comparison. This is right up there with spotted cow. This was great on a 95 degree day.

Serving type: on-tap

07-20-2011 21:02:41 | More by brewdoc75
More User Reviews:
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EllySu

South Dakota

3/5  rDev +1%

07-26-2014 00:02:08 | More by EllySu
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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

3.11/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12oz. can into a Crow Peak pint glass.

A very pale yellow in the glass with a slight head that dissipates to some spotty lacing.

The aroma is very slight, a bit of yeasty bread, maybe a hint of honey and a slight sour note in the background.

The taste is sweet with a little hop flavor early on and a little lingering bitter surrounding the sweet, malty middle.

The mouthfeel is very light and slightly bubbly.

Overall, this is a decent cream ale, easy to drink but kind of boring. Probably my least favorite Crow Peak beer.

Serving type: can

07-25-2014 01:18:56 | More by SD-Alefan
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev +9.4%

06-18-2014 04:38:37 | More by LXIXME
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +17.8%

05-19-2014 23:16:50 | More by tommyguz
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AnthemOfTheSun

South Dakota

3/5  rDev +1%

01-12-2014 19:52:40 | More by AnthemOfTheSun
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grubefresh

Arizona

3/5  rDev +1%

11-13-2013 23:49:31 | More by grubefresh
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djrn2

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -15.8%

10-14-2013 18:01:11 | More by djrn2
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Hanzo

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -15.8%

10-06-2013 21:46:01 | More by Hanzo
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tastymug

Washington

3/5  rDev +1%

09-29-2013 18:51:08 | More by tastymug
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

2.75/5  rDev -7.4%

09-28-2013 23:39:29 | More by OregonGrown7
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3/5  rDev +1%

08-14-2013 01:50:22 | More by Gatordaddy
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Drknight

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -15.8%

08-14-2013 01:00:33 | More by Drknight
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arc3636

Kansas

3/5  rDev +1%

08-06-2013 15:21:27 | More by arc3636
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koes0024

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev +9.4%

07-27-2013 22:13:04 | More by koes0024
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

2.78/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Canyon Cream Ale pours a bright straw yellow color with almost no head. There is an aroma similar to garbage that has been sitting in the hot sun for a while. The taste however is crisp and has a mellow golden malty undertone. The taste is watery, but still some flavors can be picked out. Overall it tastes good, but its a bit weak and boring.

Serving type: on-tap

07-24-2013 02:55:56 | More by vette2006c5r
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sluggo013

Illinois

3.86/5  rDev +30%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had this beer in sturgis. Poured it from a can into a plastic hotel cup.

Appearance - golden with little to no head.
Smell - not much of a smell. Slightly sweet odor.
Taste - I'm a fan of cream ales and this one does not disappoint. Very light bodied and pleasant. Extremely smooth. I'm not mentioning flavors because there isn't anything strong to note. No aftertaste.
Mouthfeel - this is a perfect summertime beer. Its light, refreshing, smooth and the carbonation is pleasant.
Overall - pleasant surprise after a 12 hour drive from jackson wyoming. It was much needed and i wish I'd bought more.

Serving type: can

07-10-2013 03:54:28 | More by sluggo013
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MacStinson

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +17.8%

07-08-2013 20:29:54 | More by MacStinson
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spycow

Illinois

3/5  rDev +1%

06-11-2013 16:08:20 | More by spycow
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Jabartheljr

South Dakota

2.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-10-2013 22:03:37 | More by Jabartheljr
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Eric908

South Dakota

3/5  rDev +1%

05-05-2013 23:25:54 | More by Eric908
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DeRusto

California

3.5/5  rDev +17.8%

04-24-2013 02:43:48 | More by DeRusto
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CopperMtnPlowboy

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -24.2%

04-09-2013 02:28:45 | More by CopperMtnPlowboy
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benlippert

South Dakota

3.45/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Canyon Cream Ale is a true summertime beer. This is not a big beer by any means. It is very light and crisp, with a hint of honey. The taste is magnificent, especially on those hot summer SoDak days. This is a Crow Peak regular; one of the few beers they can.

Serving type: can

03-26-2013 21:50:14 | More by benlippert
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

2.08/5  rDev -30%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Shared this gem with the rb crew recently. The beer is clear and pale yellow with a small white head. The aroma brings malt, yeast, corn. The flavor follows suit. Corn and malt. Light bodied with lingering adjunct flavors. Eh...not a fan of this one at all.

Serving type: can

03-06-2013 19:54:29 | More by Huhzubendah
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Canyon Cream Ale from Crow Peak Brewing
72 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.