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Sunlight Cream Ale - Sun King Brewing Company

Sunlight Cream AleSunlight Cream Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

248 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 248
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 19.09%


Brewed by:
Sun King Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: howardf on 08-29-2009)
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from BeerAdvocate Magazine Issue #45 (Oct 2010):

Shiny, golden-yellow color, lively bubbles racing to the top which keeps the head intact. Smells of wholegrain cereal with the additions of wheat and oats, fermentation twang and hops in the nose as well. Crispness lays into the lighter but slick body; clean and grainy with a dry, doughy wholegrain bready flavor. Hops rest a modest bitterness on the palate, yet are big enough to balance. Drying finish has a clean linger of grain. A tasty canned treat, a lunch-time pounder. Craft tallboys, FTW!

Serving type: can

01-21-2011 23:25:59 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Sunlight Cream Ale from Sun King Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 248 ratings.