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Outboard - Milwaukee Brewing Company

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32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 16.26%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +38%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +22.7%

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Minnesota

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05-19-2014 15:22:45 | More by karlt
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +15%

03-12-2013 19:04:24 | More by Zachtheporter
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jplopez21

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +15%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +15%

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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.55/5  rDev +8.9%
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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tyleeis

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

03-21-2014 00:04:12 | More by tyleeis
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

03-06-2013 04:32:28 | More by Kunstman
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MoyaHoya

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

06-23-2014 18:48:30 | More by MoyaHoya
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Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-13-2014 23:56:46 | More by mkf629
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ruckus232

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

02-24-2013 22:43:10 | More by ruckus232
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racingkenny14

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

06-27-2013 12:33:15 | More by racingkenny14
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Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Alex_Weinard

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

05-16-2014 04:26:26 | More by Alex_Weinard
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

03-21-2014 21:56:37 | More by crowsnest
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Eman17

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

07-18-2014 23:39:26 | More by Eman17
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atone315

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

3.19/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

So, with my ninth MKE beer down the hatch in total, I've come to realize that they do really well with styles that I would rarely, if ever, personally choose for myself.

And there ain't nothing wrong with that.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2014 23:01:02 | More by feloniousmonk
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mynie

Indiana

3.15/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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.

Nothing great. Not worth its craft beer price, and not as good as heavy hitting cream ales such as Sunlight or Spotted Cow, but still pretty decent. Imagine if Naragansett cost twice as much as it does and you'd have this beer.

Serving type: can

05-31-2014 15:01:39 | More by mynie
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Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -8%

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Punkrckr281

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -8%

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nheinzie57

Illinois

3/5  rDev -8%

03-29-2014 04:18:55 | More by nheinzie57
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Outboard from Milwaukee Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.