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Outboard | Milwaukee Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good
12 Reviews
THE BROS
83
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BEER STATS
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
86
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
39.2%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Milwaukee Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States | website

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TMoney2591 on 08-01-2012

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Reviews: 12 | Ratings: 86
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.67/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Corny, Grassy, Clean, Grainy

MKB goes gets a little old school with this year-round brew, hits all the bells and whistles for the Cream Ale style. Built on being balanced the corn graininess settles in well with the malt character. Smooth with ample hopping from Columbus and Czech Saaz hops. It is difficult to brew a Cream Ale though MKB is certainly on the right path here. Regardless, very easy to knock back.

STYLE: Cream Ale | ABV: 5.0% | AVAILABILITY: Year-round

Review from BeerAdvocate magazine issue #94 (NOV 2014)

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.63/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

i thought this a really serviceable cream ale, despite its low scores on here. the bottle popped open and the beer poured clear golden with some body into my glass, showing a solid half inch of lasting white head with decent ring lacing as i sip it down. the nose is sweet and fuller bodied, rich with grain character, fresh and bready, rustic even. the flavor is similar to the nose, with some longer lasting sweetness in small amount, and the slightest grassy hop presence in the finish. its rather basic beer, simple and not intended to be challenging, but it tastes real nice, and is supremely refreshing. carbonation is high, and it has enough body to satisfy a craft beer guy in addition to probably being quite appealing to the BMC drinker. good first beer from these guys, i have one other in my fridge i may dip into tonight.

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Photo of DaftPatrick
3.59/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of berkeleymaw
4.3/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Really did have a creamy taste. Also very smooth. The look can be deceiving, it looks like an average American adjunct lager, which had me a little worried before I tasted it. But it feels much fuller in the mouth and it tastes exactly as labeled: a light, not very hoppy American ale with a moderate cream hint.

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Photo of BigAl18
4.03/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Smooth and refreshing. Pretty good cream ale.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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2/5  rDev -43.2%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -29%

Photo of milwaukee512
4.25/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Basically a second rate Spotted Cow.

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Photo of ahuey333
2.75/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of jwc215
3.49/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours golden yellow with a fluffy white, lasting head. Lacing sticks down the glass.

The smell is of yeast and some husk.

The taste is of mildly spicy/fruity doughy yeast with some husk. To its credit, it's a nice yeast strain. Not much else going on.

It is creamy and pretty smooth. It has a soggy popcorn-like texture.

A bit better than average, I suppose. Very yeasty/doughy in character.

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Outboard from Milwaukee Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.