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Eureka Cream Ale - Bell City Brewing Co

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Eureka Cream Ale
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19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 7.89%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bell City Brewing Co visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 07-15-2013)
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Reviews by DaveBar:
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3.85/5  rDev +1.3%

Purchased at the LCBO for just under $2.50 for a 473ml can. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well and pours a nice off white head that dissipates to a film in a minute. Nice and dark.

S- Ok but not much there. You can get the malt but that's about it

T- Pretty god. Enjoyable malts. Not much hops at all.

M- Heavy. Very heavy for a cream ale

O- Pretty good. Nice to find a cream ale with some flavor. This one has a backbone.

Food Pairing

This wonderful little cream ale went well with... Pork chops in a mushroom sauce


DaveBar, Jul 21, 2014
More User Reviews:
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3.64/5  rDev -4.2%

On tap at The Rhino Summer Fest. A rich brown ale that resembled nothing of a cream ale, other than there being some creaminess at the end. Their idea of a pre-prohibition 1918 era cream ale. Rather malty, 38 IBU, and boozy. Something of an old ale character. Interesting for a first beer from a brewery.

Sammy, Jul 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

WillAndSarah, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

RedAleMan, Yesterday at 03:39 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Hoppy_McGee, Jul 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +25%

DarrenBrule, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of -steve-
4/5  rDev +5.3%

A - Ruby coloured clear ale with little head.
S - Very pleasant malty, caramel smell. Underlying pine?
T - Big malt flavour balanced by moderate hops taste. Pine with sweet malt coming through as hops dies away.
M - Flavours wash over the mouth, with nothing dominating. You can concentrate on any of the flavours to bring it to the foreground. Nice.
O - Not a typical cream ale. Big malt, caramel and hops well balanced. Really enjoying this one after a long work day.

-steve-, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Rlombardi75, May 14, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -8.4%

473ml can into nonic pint. best before october 1, 2014. consumed on july 17, 2014

a: pours an unbelievably clear deep copper. the most aggressive pour in the world only yielded a single finger of fast-dissipating off-white head

s: slight malt presence and that's it. barely any aroma here

t: toast, toasted malt, slight caramel up front. some dark fruit (figs, raisins) and nut flavours mid-palate. tea-leafy flavours all around. mild hop bitterness on the finish. hints of alcohol

m: medium bodied, light-to-medium carbonation

o: the flavours here are excellent. unfortunately, the aroma is incredibly lacking

kevinlater, Jul 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

hunterjames, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

473ml can purchased from the LCBO $2.85 each, with date - bb 2014/11/15 served in a J.R Brickman founder series pint glass.

A- pours a deep copper with red hues, nice sticky off white head diminishes slightly leaving lace around the entire glass. Lively looking carbonation.

S- Very malty with caramel, bisquits, toast, touch of herbal hops.

T- Nice malt chew up front - sweetness, fresh bran muffins, cereal grains, touch of molasses, and some dark fruit. Light dusting of hops in a finish that is also carries some nice nutty flavors as well as easy going bitterness resulting in nice balance.

M- the mouthfeel really is one of the great features of this beer. It is smooth and creamy full bodied beer that really goes down quite easy. Perfect carbonation.

D- absolutely sessionable even at 5.8%

Overall this is one of the better cream ales ive had, hell probably one of the best. Not for the hop lover, IBUs probably roll in around 12-15, but such a nice malty brew with a touch of grassy bitterness to keep it in check. Great mouthfeel, smooth and creamy yet it goes down like a dream. I cant wait to try something else from this brewer, and would love to try this brew on cask. Recommended.

drinkininthewood, Aug 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Electros, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

KrisDLSmith, Jun 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Bf_89, Jul 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

deonreds, Jul 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

bigox420, Today at 04:08 AM
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

nhaimes, Yesterday at 08:48 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Mr_Hoptimistic, Aug 25, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +6.6%

OK boys and girls... this is a really nice smooth beer with just a bit of bitter hops finish. I am not a big hops person so IPAs offend me, but this one has the perfect amount of hops finish for me, it may not be enough for hops lovers. Give it a shot and post what you think...

SoCalBeerDrinker, Aug 06, 2014
Eureka Cream Ale from Bell City Brewing Co
85 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.