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Caramel Cream Ale - Due South Brewing Co.

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170 Ratings
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Ratings: 170
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.88%
Wants: 5
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Due South Brewing Co. visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: dimenhetfield on 05-17-2012

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Photo of mtvolkens
3.87/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Bar Louie in West Palm Beach. Dark Amber/red color, with no head. I assume it was poured poorly. Smells of sweet caramel candy. It tastes like a dessert. Unfortunately I had this after an IPA so I fear my palette may have been wrecked to taste this well. I tasted a strong caramel taste with a malty bread note midway. After taste is pleasant and sweet. This is a great if you want a light sweet beer!

Photo of Stinger80OH
2.61/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours tan with frothy head. Minimal lacing. Smells of caramel sugar. Too sweet. Gentle mouthfeel is you can tolerate real sweetness.

Photo of maxson924
2.68/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Not terrible but not nearly as good as I was hoping. It almost tasted bitter, like it had a much higher ABV than it really did.

Photo of M_chav
2.4/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

I love cream soda and was really excited to try this but......

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.52/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

i like the idea, i was sold on the idea in fact, but the beer i think under delivers a little bit this time. it doesnt seem a whole lot like a cream ale as a base beer, almost amber in color, dark to say the least for the style, almost more like a cream soda than a cream ale there. the caramel is there, all form the grain i think, but its sweet and rich enough. the nose and taste mirror each other, rich but bubbly, and there is an obvious vanilla profile to it. i think it may even be brewed with vanilla. plenty of bubbles, but the sweetness lingers a little too long i think, and even half a can with my brother drinking the other half was enough for both of us. the idea rocks, but this needs to ferment down a little longer, if they let it climb up to around 6% abv i think it would be a radically better and more drinkable brew, as it stands, its a novelty and little else. that might be harsh, it probably accomplished its stated objective, but its a one and done for me just the same.

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jbaker67
3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GFD400
4.01/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of craftbeersweden
3.62/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Got this beer at Longhorn Steakhouse, Palm Beach Florida when I asked for a craftbeer.

Copper colored, clear beer with a thin white head.

Nose: A LOT of caramel malt! Vanilla, brown sugar and syrup.
Taste: Caramel, toffee, malt, marzipan and vanilla beans.
Body: Medium body with light carbonation.

I had this beer before and under the meal (20 oz Longhorn Porterhouse) and I must say I liked it! Creamy, soft and a little sweetness. Great taste for a beer with only 5% ABV.

Photo of GatorCoop
3.06/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tried this on vacation in Orlando. Looks good tastes ok.

Photo of jblain
3.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of claspada
2.94/5  rDev -19%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of XmnwildX12
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PG2G
3.81/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hilgart1
3.72/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NooseJustice
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mbmiche
3.07/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of BeccaH
3.35/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ZMWTally
4.02/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a pint glass. A very pretty beer that smells like a sweet brown ale. It is not as sweet to taste as it smells (which is probably a good thing) but the caramel and vanilla are prominent. Slight cloying aftertaste keeps it from being perfect. Very enjoyable. Drinkable in all seasons.

Photo of GoGators
4.1/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Scott_McCool
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SomethingClever
3.84/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

16 oz pour on nitro

A: clear Carmel color fluffy head nice lacing probably because on nitro 


S: very nice candy caramel smell with a little vanilla 


T: nice caramel smooth a little malty on the end 


M: creamy mouth a little thin but it's a lighter beer


O: very tasty beer easy drinking 

Photo of citruscane
3.28/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Caramel Cream Ale from Due South Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 170 ratings.