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Sunlight Cream Ale - Sun King Brewing Company

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Sunlight Cream AleSunlight Cream Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

280 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 280
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 18.86%
Wants: 21
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
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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Allenicomp

Indiana

4/5  rDev +14.3%

05-04-2014 12:27:58 | More by Allenicomp
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Washu

Indiana

4/5  rDev +14.3%

05-02-2014 21:36:26 | More by Washu
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jadler16

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-02-2014 17:04:56 | More by jadler16
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oldmankoch

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-02-2014 01:35:44 | More by oldmankoch
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kjoe19

Indiana

3.78/5  rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Sun King is definitely a great brewery. Sunlight Cream Ale was the first microbrew product I ever tried, having been subjected to Bud Light and other domestics at hockey games. The first time it was definitely a very good brew, however as I have sampled more and filled my palate with more I would definitely say this is bottom of the rung of craft beers.

The appearance is a consistent bronze/tan pour with a fingertip length head of foam. It is a light smell and taste and is definitely a craft beer to welcome someone to the world of microbrews and high flavor.

Overall a 4/5 because of its consistency in taste and appearance, but not a favorite beer for most people I am sure.

Serving type: can

04-29-2014 05:30:36 | More by kjoe19
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visualmartyr

Indiana

3/5  rDev -14.3%

04-26-2014 00:37:18 | More by visualmartyr
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ethanmc12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-25-2014 00:47:04 | More by ethanmc12
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imperialking

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-18-2014 01:46:00 | More by imperialking
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aklude

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-12-2014 05:11:31 | More by aklude
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Filabee

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

04-04-2014 22:35:51 | More by Filabee
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dunlap926

Illinois

2/5  rDev -42.9%

03-15-2014 17:32:17 | More by dunlap926
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dcisco44

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -35.7%

03-15-2014 17:09:08 | More by dcisco44
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target88

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

03-15-2014 16:38:05 | More by target88
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lucasj82

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

03-13-2014 01:35:03 | More by lucasj82
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mrjmann

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

03-12-2014 04:10:14 | More by mrjmann
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jjwisenheimer

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

03-05-2014 04:57:53 | More by jjwisenheimer
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Inglewood

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

02-26-2014 19:12:25 | More by Inglewood
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ste5venla

California

3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-26-2014 00:08:19 | More by ste5venla
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cnort21

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-21-2014 22:16:37 | More by cnort21
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AMac22

Indiana

4/5  rDev +14.3%

02-09-2014 02:34:15 | More by AMac22
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DLS168

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

01-31-2014 02:52:50 | More by DLS168
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.49/5  rDev -0.3%
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
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev 0%

01-27-2014 13:51:45 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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bccrosley

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -14.3%

01-26-2014 01:16:01 | More by bccrosley
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Dgrabill

Indiana

4/5  rDev +14.3%

01-01-2014 15:41:41 | More by Dgrabill
Sunlight Cream Ale from Sun King Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 280 ratings.