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Cali Creamin' Vanilla Cream Ale - Mother Earth Brew Co.

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Cali Creamin' Vanilla Cream AleCali Creamin' Vanilla Cream Ale

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

24 Reviews
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Reviews: 24
Hads: 256
Avg: 3.77
pDev: 44.56%
Wants: 33
Gots: 108 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Mother Earth Brew Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mactrail on 12-12-2012

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Reviews: 24 | Hads: 256
Reviews by Zraly:
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4.1/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A gift to me from a friend living in San Diego. He's a good man.

Little gold with two-finger, white head into an Allagash glass. The nose is a soft, pretty vanilla coupled with a touch of fresh fruit.

Damn -- this tastes like cream soda. I don't know what else to say other than this is an alcoholic version of cream soda. Even better, though, is there is just enough bitterness from keeping this from becoming too sweet and cloying. A nice vanilla note, however, lingers a few seconds.

This is quite tasty if you are into cream soda, which I am. Very well-balanced. Light to medium bodied. Delicious, and something a little different for warmer whether beyond the session IPAs, wheat beers, etc.

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Photo of BlottoOtto
4.19/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Steady, even flavor. Tastes exactly like it should and as I hoped it would. Has nice soap sudsy head and mild hint of vanilla. Goes down easy and I don't mind it as a session beer. I really like it and so do the ladies who have sampled it.

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Photo of TheBrewBrotha
4.63/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pretty smooth day time beer. Nice clear golden pour and a hint of vanilla to set a palate right.

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Photo of surfwahine
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of Hyperdrive6
5/5  rDev +32.6%

Photo of freshflesh
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of friggz81
5/5  rDev +32.6%

Photo of mctizzz
4.16/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cfreilly
3.59/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stebow1289
2.88/5  rDev -23.6%

Photo of Cynic-ale
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of docdeb56
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Easy to drink.

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Photo of Auraan
3.99/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a beautiful deep orange/amber with a thin ring of whit head. It looks pretty good, not at all like any form of adjunct lager. Scent is very sweet, with heavy notes of cream, maize and sweet malt. It's a simple, yet pleasant scent, like a cream soda, or vanilla soda. Flavor follows the nose, very sweet. Heavy sweet cream flavors and vanilla, laid over a solid backbone of sweet malt and maybe some maize adjuncts, with a moderate level of floral and earthy hops that balance the sweetness. The end of the sip and the aftertaste are slightly bitter, especially for the beer's 21 IBUs. It's unique, has a nice combination of sweet and bitter and the vanilla notes are excellent. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation. It drinks smooth and creamy, as it should. Quite an excellent mouthfeel. I like this beer a lot. It has a nice flavor, that's sweet without being cloying and balances in some bitterness. It has a pleasant vanilla heavy scent and an excellent medium bodied creamy mouthfeel. I'd drink this one again.

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3.92/5  rDev +4%

Photo of samtrillo
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tastes like a dry cream soda with a bit of bitterness. Fuller bodied than a cream soda which would make this a nice choice when you want to fill that itch.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.19/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LucasShrugged
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of PretzelCity
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of CaptureTHEraptor
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of KarmicSkrambl8
3.22/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bfred805
3.4/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of HalfFull
3.4/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bomber poured into a large wine glass. The Cali Creamin' pours a medium copper in color with proper carbonation and lacing. Whitish cap tends towards a light cap in short order.

Aroma of subtle vanilla is prevalent with light noble hops to accompany. Clean aroma and quality. Taste is creamy but adds a touch of artificial in regards to the vanilla coponent. Still intriguing and pleasant. Vanilla works well with the cream ale style. Sweet and bready on the delivery. Unique in a way. Love or hate perhaps.

Decent feel yet the vanilla is everpresent. Bit sharp in the end. A good beer to have one of but gets a bit overwhelming in the end.

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3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jason_nwx
4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Cali Creamin' Vanilla Cream Ale from Mother Earth Brew Co.
85 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.