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Hop Cream - Capital Brewery

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132 Ratings
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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 17.97%
Wants: 5
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Capital Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 05-19-2012)
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Photo of superfriend
2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

superfriend, Aug 31, 2013
Photo of Florida9
3.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Capital beer garden, Middleton

Cloudy orange on color. Served with about a quarter to half inch of foamy white head. Good retention. Some light lacing. Aroma is fairly malty, with a mild skunkiness. Taste is rather grainy with a bit of caramel malt in the mix. Some light citrusy hops and a mild soapiness on the finish. Lighter side of medium in body. Appropriate carbonation. Mild bitterness. Mild soapy quality.
Have to admit, I'm not a huge fan of the style and this one isn't going to change my

Florida9, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of craft_shannie
3/5  rDev -13%

craft_shannie, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of MooseBoose
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

MooseBoose, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of guityler83
4.03/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Soft glowing orange color, not quite copper, with a weeee bit of haze. The finger tall head fell quickly but it was bright and white with tiny little bubbles.

S: Sweet vanilla and bread crust nose with a subtle noble hop aroma.

T: A malty sweet start to this beer with a vanilla vibe along with cream and bread. As the beer chugs along down the tounge a noticable hop flavor comes though making an interesting contrast to the start. The finish is sweet just like the begining.

M: Crisp and clean with a dry finish and low carbonation.

O: This is one of my go to summer beers to bring to a cook out or family gathering. Its an easy drinking beer with enough hop flavor and complexity to make it interesting.

guityler83, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of jmathis
2/5  rDev -42%

jmathis, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of Kempski
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Kempski, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of Misfit2209
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Misfit2209, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of nineworldseries
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

nineworldseries, Jun 03, 2013
Photo of scaliasux
3.33/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance - Medium yellow. Slightly hazy, but appears bubbly. Medium tall white foamy head. Good retention.

Smell - Light pale malt. A little corny. Only faint citrusy hops.

Taste - Watery and corny. Finishes with a mild lemony hops. Refreshing if nothing else.

Mouthfeel - Medium, but crisp.

Overall - Not the most inspiring style in the world. And there's not a whole lot about this beer to get excited about. Though the style doesn't necessarily call for it, I expected a bit more hoppiness with a name like Hop Cream.

scaliasux, May 30, 2013
Photo of FlyingHellfish
3/5  rDev -13%

FlyingHellfish, May 29, 2013
Photo of Tracker83
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Tracker83, May 27, 2013
Photo of amishbooze
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

amishbooze, May 26, 2013
Photo of AmandaSchaefer
4/5  rDev +15.9%

AmandaSchaefer, May 18, 2013
Photo of Crimsonfloods
3.41/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: golden orange, white head, little to no lacing in the pint glass

S: very light on the nose, hops and I smell feint vanilla notes.

T: creamy hoppy, subtle vanilla far in the background, not too much more.

D: very dry finish! I assumed this beer would stick to the inside of my mouth but once it was down it was down. Pretty neat.

O: I don't think I would jump through hoops to try this again, but if it fell in my lap, I'd give it another go! Solid flavor and drinkable.

Crimsonfloods, May 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Hoolie5, May 16, 2013
Photo of StoughtonGuy
1.5/5  rDev -56.5%

StoughtonGuy, May 10, 2013
Photo of Ginepiece
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Ginepiece, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of RWACKO
3/5  rDev -13%

RWACKO, Apr 26, 2013
Photo of Herky21
3/5  rDev -13%

Herky21, Apr 08, 2013
Photo of ChimRichels
3.79/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Brilliant orange body that is slightly hazy. Only a thin ring of head yet it still manages to leave a good bit of lacing near the top.

S - Big time hops up front. Very resinous and somewhat herbal. Little to no citrus/fruit to speak of. Maybe a little bit fresh bread in the background.

T - A little more fruity than the nose, but not as much of a hop wallop as the nose would have otherwise indicated. Still some pine flavors persist as well as some mild bread notes.

M - Really smooth and easy to drink. Carbonation mild.

O - A solid representative of an under appreciated style. Will purchase again.

ChimRichels, Mar 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Zachtheporter, Mar 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Klimm, Mar 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Mdodge8837, Feb 22, 2013
Photo of Kyrojack
1.5/5  rDev -56.5%

Kyrojack, Feb 19, 2013
Hop Cream from Capital Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.