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Cream Ale - Phantom Canyon Brewing Company

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Cream Ale
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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 18.18%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Phantom Canyon Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Summer

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(Beer added by: MJR on 08-04-2003)
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Photo of MJR
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a mostly clear pale gold. It's white head fades to a small ring that leaves a bit of lacing.

Smell: The aroma is a faint, but well balanced, mix of sweet malt and freshly mown hay, along with a hint of corn.

Taste: The flavor is quite simple, with the same balance of malt and freshly mown hay from the aroma. There's a bit of slighty sweet corn, but it's faint. There's little-to-no hop flavor, and the balance is more to the sweet side, which carries through to the finish.

Mouthfeel: Quite light in body, with a crisp dryness.

Drinkability: This is a standard cream ale. Not a bad brew by any measure, but you can only expect so much from this style. A well-brewed crowd pleaser.

MJR, Aug 04, 2003
More User Reviews:
Photo of efhart
3.68/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The cream ale from Phantom Brewery was not bad. It was the favorite of the Phantom Brews for my girlfriend who tasted along side me. While I preferred their IPA and the special Coulter's Kolsch that we also sampled this is a solid beer. It's a bit fruity, so if you are looking for something to drink for a couple rounds or more stick with their IPA or Kolsch if available.

efhart, Feb 13, 2009
Photo of WesWes
4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a gold color with a 1/4" white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It has a sweet pale malt scent; very enticing. The taste is also good. It has a sweet pale malt flavor that goes down smooth and finishes dry and fruity. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a low/medium bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is a good cream ale. It's highly drinkable as well as refreshing.

WesWes, Jun 14, 2005
Photo of SaintPeter
4.35/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Beer named: Demolition Cream ale

A clean white head on top of a hazy, orangy gold ale. Very lightly carbonated, much different than that Genesee Cream Ale I'm used to.

Really nice creamy, malty aroma. Sweet like a berry, but no specific aroma. Love it! Cirtusy, like lemon and straw carefully combined to make a demolition of a cream ale. By far the best cream ale I have ever consumed. I had to order another.

The taste is a like a pale ale, really malty and really mellow. No nasty off-tastes or light fizziness as you would get in some commercial brands. Not much to it, light, easy drinking, with a whole lot of flavor!

There is a creamy, malty, citrusy sensation to this. I would consider this a world class cream ale. MF is a soft and supple and I would drink this all of time if I could.

SaintPeter, Jul 22, 2009
Photo of rye726
3.1/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Up for review is Phantom Canyon Brewing Company's take on a Cream Ale. Poured, quite cold mind you, into a pint glass. Well priced at $2.50 during happy hour. Smooth, well balanced example of the style. Unfoprtunately non of teh complexities that exist in finer offerings. Go get some, try it for yourself.

rye726, Feb 21, 2011
Photo of walleye
2.5/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

had this in eary july while the family was in the springs for bieristguts wedding on the 2nd. from the tap. poured gold in color. with a small white head. aroma spicey, malts, sweet. flavor got a strange sweetness, spicey, malts. this was a differant kind of beer I have had a couple of cream beers but I do not remember tham being like this one. not one of my fravorites from this place

walleye, Sep 18, 2005
Photo of barleywinefiend
2.73/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured a gold color with a small white head. The aroma is decent. It has a sweet pale malt scent; very enticing. Taste is slightly fruity and watery with no character... mouthfeel is low bodied and weak. Save your money and get another beer like the IPA.

barleywinefiend, Feb 29, 2008
Cream Ale from Phantom Canyon Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.