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Outboard - Milwaukee Brewing Company

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30 Ratings
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Milwaukee Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 08-01-2012)
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.55/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

a hazy yellow in color, finger of white head, decent retention.
smells of orange zest, sweet pilsner malt, grassy hops. a zesty citrus flavor up front with a mild grassy/herbal bitterness in the finish. a very sweet yet refreshing beer. light-medium in body, high carbonation.. very easy drinking with a slight creamy feel on the lips.

overall, not a bad beer by any means. it's hard to make a distinct cream ale, which this one does.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2012 02:08:24 | More by facundoCNB
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Pint cans for sale at Miller Park for the low, low price of 9 bucks each. The can was cute looking so I figured what the hell, but the guy selling them said "it's a cream ale, it's a cream, it's a cream," just like that, he said it three times.

The beer poured like a cream ale: darkish gold, decent white head. It smelled like a cream ale: adjunct grain, sweet barley, very little hops, and a handful of esters. Tasted... like a cream ale. Only adjunctier than I was expecting and with a decent hop heaviness near the back end.

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Milwaukee Brewing Outboard Cream Ale. 5.0% Alc. by Vol. "That's local flavor!"

Last of the samples from MKE. Cream Ale is one of my least-liked beer styles. I'll strive to overcome that prejudice in order to discover whether this is a good one or no.

Clear, golden colored, sizable, staying crown of milky froth.

Aroma: Creamy. (Imagine that.) Negligible hop presence. Smooth maltiness. Pleasant enough stuff.

Taste: Open wide and down the hatch. Lands on the palate and spreads along nothing but smooth and creamy malt flavor. No need for anything else with this style. Easy drinking defined. Light-bodied and pleasing all around. Soft finish.
Good name for this one, as I can see this being adequate sustenance for a day on the lake.

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And there ain't nothing wrong with that.

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Outboard from Milwaukee Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.