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Narragansett Cream Ale - Narragansett Brewing Co.

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Narragansett Cream AleNarragansett Cream Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

190 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.73%
Wants: 16
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Narragansett Brewing Co. visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
‘Gansett Cream is made with quality ingredients like 2-row pale, Munich, Vienna, and Cara-malt for a creamy head! We used Columbus hops for bittering and a touch of Willamette hops for a slight hop aroma. Bright gold in color and brilliant in clarity, this session ale delivers an extra pop of hop bitterness found only in cream ales of the early 1900′s.

28 IBU

(Beer added by: redleaves on 02-19-2012)
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loupap

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +13.3%

08-24-2012 02:03:05 | More by loupap
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Thickfreakness

New York

3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass. Nice clear golden pour with a fluffy two finger bright white head. The etching on the bottom of the glass gives off fantastic carbonation.

S- Not very much on hand here. Definately more hoppy presence than most cream ales. Slightly sweet and delicate graininess. Slight hints of wet hay.

T- Decent grain flavors. Very mild, but it has a little touch of hoppy tang on the back end. Nice balance of sweet and hoppy for a cream ale.

M- Sweet/hoppy/creamy. Roll on the tongue nicely. The hops lend a nice little bitterness to a brew that usually has none.

O- A really well done cream ale. Way to take a simple style and kick it up a notch! Wish more brewers would experiament with this style. Perfect for a warm night.

Serving type: can

08-22-2012 22:31:03 | More by Thickfreakness
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magsvmi

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

08-15-2012 17:27:31 | More by magsvmi
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Reagan1984

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

08-15-2012 12:07:44 | More by Reagan1984
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hantalek


1/5  rDev -71.7%

08-11-2012 03:35:28 | More by hantalek
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lostinfla

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-28-2012 02:54:38 | More by lostinfla
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

3.08/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Purchased a 6-pack of tallboy cans from Bottles on the East Side of Providence - looking for something light/refreshing as my brother Mitch will be coming over for a cookout on Friday. Decided to go local with this one.

Poured into a Boddingtons pint glass. Nice golden color with about an inch of head present. Has a standard lager-like aroma, nothing impressive. Basically tastes like your standard lager (such as Pabst) beefed up with some bitterness. I don't get why this is considered a "cream ale" - the only other one I've tried is Sixpoint's Sweet Action and it tastes totally different.

I don't know what else to say other than this is a smooth, easy drinking "cookout" beer that can be consumed one after another.

Serving type: can

07-25-2012 22:28:30 | More by Celtics76
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wizo

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-25-2012 00:25:46 | More by wizo
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Hessian257

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-21-2012 02:18:39 | More by Hessian257
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swickles

Florida

1/5  rDev -71.7%

07-19-2012 22:45:06 | More by swickles
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foureyedgeek

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-19-2012 21:26:08 | More by foureyedgeek
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skiit13

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

07-17-2012 00:00:35 | More by skiit13
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wilfonzo

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

07-10-2012 02:21:10 | More by wilfonzo
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rcatalano

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-10-2012 01:20:16 | More by rcatalano
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rescuezach4

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

07-09-2012 16:33:42 | More by rescuezach4
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Element1290

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-08-2012 02:50:40 | More by Element1290
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rfgetz

New Jersey

3.43/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a lightly hazed, pale straw, fizzy. Faint scent brings notes of white bread, fresh grain. Taste a tad more strong than scent, lightly bready and grainy, faint grassy hop notes. Nice smooth and clean body with some heft. Good, refreshing beer to pair with the BBQ we were eating, would only seek out as a BMC alternative as its scent and flavor are not too strong.

Serving type: can

07-02-2012 15:19:47 | More by rfgetz
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13.3%

06-28-2012 23:43:36 | More by JeffTheJuice
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bmurph20

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

06-26-2012 00:54:30 | More by bmurph20
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

06-10-2012 23:12:56 | More by Rekrule
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chrispoint

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

06-06-2012 17:31:42 | More by chrispoint
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bluerabbit

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-04-2012 19:55:22 | More by bluerabbit
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shand

Florida

4.13/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16oz can into a Sam Adams perfect pint.

Pours out a bubbly golden with two fingers of fluffy head. The aroma is creamy and lightly malty. The taste is excellent and just about exactly what I'd want from a cream ale. It's got a nice creaminess and grainiess, but it's got the right amount of bitter hops to stop it from being cloying while letting the cream aspects shine through. The mouthfeel is light and briskly carbonated, and the drinkability is great. This is just a great cream ale, an outstanding example of a macro style done with a craft level of care.

Serving type: can

05-30-2012 23:49:20 | More by shand
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smcolw

Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Great golden color and crystal clear. Thick, long lasting, foamy head. Leaves plentiful ring lace

The aroma is like sour cream with a mild, peppery hop in the background.

First impression is of the thinnish body, but the lower carbonation gives the impression of a richer beer than it is. Good hop presence. This is a good beer without the low hop typical for a Cream Ale. A definite move up from the lawn mower beer category.

Serving type: can

05-27-2012 00:21:06 | More by smcolw
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-26-2012 00:47:14 | More by AdamP
Narragansett Cream Ale from Narragansett Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.