Sunlight Cream Ale - Sun King Brewing Company
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Reviews by pmorey:
3.71/5 rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Poured from pint can to pint glass, how convenient! Nice golden yellow with bright two-finger head that runs away fairly quickly with little lacing. No huge aroma, smells fresh almost like sea spray! Very smooth on the palate, nothing jumps up and grabs you but the malt is probably predominant. Doesn't hit you over the head with anything, no hops to speak of. This reminds me of listening to the Indy 500 in the garage with my dad in the early 70s and being allowed to take one swig of his beer. Nice. Not the greatest I ever had or the most complex, but would definitely buy again. Good to have on hand to serve at a cookout to those who think Bud Light is good beer.
Serving type: can
06-23-2013 02:14:46 | More by pmorey
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3.49/5 rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
i have said it many times but i will say it again, we need more cream ales out there. they aren't all going to be world class, but its a nice refreshing drink and definitely underrepresented on the beer scene. this one is very light, but still maintains a classic frothy mouthfeel and bright carbonation. there is indeed a milky sweetness to this that hints at corn-like sugar, but the finish is still clean. I'm missing a little body here, and also some balancing hops for bitterness, but i really like the drinkability and the package (four pack of pint cans), a very good dose. this is nothing earth shattering, but it is a useful brew. good blonde beer for colder weather too, as it has a little meat to it despite the thinner body. of the handful of beers i have had from sun king, this is not the highest quality but one of the ones i appreciate the most. let cream ales live on!
Serving type: can
01-27-2014 23:32:30 | More by StonedTrippin
3.73/5 rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured a clear, yellow with non persistent creamy white head which receded quickly. Highly carbonated. Aroma of biscuits, bread, raw donut dought, yeast. Taste dominated by breadiness, some biscuit malt. No bitterness but not sweet. Finished somewhat clean, high carbonation tingling, refreshing. Quite a lingering bready aftertaste.
Serving type: growler
12-23-2013 03:59:51 | More by Tickman
Sunlight Cream Ale from Sun King Brewing Company
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