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Cream Dream V - Sun King Brewing Company

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Cream Dream V
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 4.87%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sun King Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnnyHopps on 07-22-2012)
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

StoutIrish, Sep 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Pbrcannon, Aug 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

MSandahl23, Nov 07, 2012
Photo of JohnnyHopps
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I had this beer on tap at the brewery on 07/19/12, and I also brought home a growler. This was a huge hit at the testing.

The beer was a beautiful gold copper color with a moderate white head. A level of retention was noted. A huge citrus aroma was apparent without even trying to smell. The initial taste was a grassy grapefruit taste that tingled the sides of the tongue. There was not a strong malt presense, but a certain degree of creaminess was apparent. The beer was quite smooth going down which allowed the intense grapefruit and earthy notes to continue. The aftertaste was also mildly warming.

I read somewhere that this is the year Sun King feels they perfected the Cream Dream recipe. I will not argue.

JohnnyHopps, Jul 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

claaark13, Aug 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

HumanParaquat, Aug 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

lilsmizzul1225, Aug 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

BSuter, Oct 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

denimdemon, Aug 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

drummermattie02, Feb 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

AaronHomoya, Dec 01, 2012
Photo of jmarsh123
3.95/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours medium-dark gold with a pillowy white head. Good retention and a bit of lacing.

Smells like citrus fruits, notably grapefruit with some pine as well. Very hop forward.

Lots of citrus hop flavor as well. Pink grapefruit along with grass and pine all make appearances. Finish is ever so slightly astringent, but not off putting.

Creamy mouthfeel with medium to high carbonation.

I love this series and this is another good one. Not the perfect beer, but still very pleasant and craving for a hophead like myself.

jmarsh123, Jul 23, 2012
Cream Dream V from Sun King Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.