1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Cream Ale - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

Not Rated.
Cream AleCream Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
82
good

79 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 79
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 5
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cw577enfield on 05-16-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 79 | Reviews: 11 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by dtivp:
Photo of dtivp
dtivp

Pennsylvania

3.21/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

pours a clear light straw gold with a finger and a half fluffy white head that fades very quickly into a thin ring.

Aroma of light toasted malt and grain.

Taste follows the nose with a light grain and malt with a very slight fruit sweetness and a slight floral hop finish.

Mouth Feel was light body, with moderate carbonation, smooth with some fizziness and a dry finish.

Overall very light and refreshing if your looking for a thirst quencher this is your beer. When I first saw this green can with t eh words "Cream Ale", I had a throw back to years ago when everyone in Northern Pennsylvania was drinking Genny Cream Ale. Thank god this was a lot better.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2014 04:03:25 | More by dtivp
More User Reviews:
Photo of julielynndubee
julielynndubee

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-31-2014 02:15:39 | More by julielynndubee
Photo of jimpyle48
jimpyle48

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

07-29-2014 20:00:36 | More by jimpyle48
Photo of zp6167a
zp6167a

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-29-2014 04:12:15 | More by zp6167a
Photo of Shandycan
Shandycan

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.4%

07-28-2014 14:44:54 | More by Shandycan
Photo of philerman
philerman

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-25-2014 13:15:04 | More by philerman
Photo of Links41
Links41

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-23-2014 19:48:21 | More by Links41
Photo of bellbw
bellbw

Virginia

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-20-2014 22:14:27 | More by bellbw
Photo of brocktune
brocktune

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-13-2014 00:47:30 | More by brocktune
Photo of joegard
joegard

Virginia

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-04-2014 01:01:32 | More by joegard
Photo of dexterk1
dexterk1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-04-2014 00:57:45 | More by dexterk1
Photo of Shep80
Shep80


5/5  rDev +37.7%

07-03-2014 17:37:47 | More by Shep80
Photo of beernads
beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -17.4%

06-21-2014 00:41:10 | More by beernads
Photo of CreoleWilliams
CreoleWilliams

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-16-2014 17:20:20 | More by CreoleWilliams
Photo of JMUbrewz
JMUbrewz

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-14-2014 23:02:09 | More by JMUbrewz
Photo of bigred89
bigred89

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

06-01-2014 13:35:50 | More by bigred89
Photo of DavidHume
DavidHume

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-28-2014 23:41:57 | More by DavidHume
Photo of smakawhat
smakawhat

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the can into a nonic pint glass. Canned Jan 24th 2014, slightly old here.

A soapy thick and bone white head three fingers tall, sits on a cloudy and murky apricot orange to amber body. Some fine floaties. Head settles very slowly with some soapy retention.

Aroma is virtually non existent. Some sweet grains a bit, a little bit of orange like juice. Not much really going on or to say here.

Palate brings a little bit of the subdued senses. Mild pleasurable malt bill, with a good thick body. Slightly orange fruit sensations, and minimal bitterness. A bit of nice juiced quality to the beer, but struggling to find more to say.

I am not sure being that old for a cream ale is making a difference, but while enjoyable there is not a lot going on, compared to other creams I've had.

Serving type: can

05-26-2014 19:17:05 | More by smakawhat
Photo of HuntDaddy540
HuntDaddy540

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-28-2014 18:49:31 | More by HuntDaddy540
Photo of billab914
billab914

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-26-2014 00:53:03 | More by billab914
Photo of DubCo21
DubCo21

Virginia

3/5  rDev -17.4%

04-22-2014 20:53:30 | More by DubCo21
Photo of ygtbsm94
ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-20-2014 05:30:01 | More by ygtbsm94
Photo of tclipse
tclipse

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-17-2014 15:13:08 | More by tclipse
Photo of VCUgrad
VCUgrad

Virginia

3/5  rDev -17.4%

04-08-2014 18:09:32 | More by VCUgrad
Photo of Drknight
Drknight

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

03-27-2014 01:26:43 | More by Drknight
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Cream Ale from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.