Hop Cream - Capital Brewery
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3.5/5 rDev +1.2%
This beer poured out as a clear looking golden yellow color. The head was white and kind of fizzy. The retention and lacing was minimal. The smell of the beer is much hoppier than most Cream Ale's. Given the name of the beer that was the intent. The taste of the beer has a sharp bitterness to it also, not too badly balanced either with the malts. The mouthfeel of the beer is clean, crisp and light bodied. Overall it was a decent beer in my opinion. Glad I tried it.
10-11-2012 03:11:22 | More by Knapp85
3.15/5 rDev -9%
Hop Cream pours a nice dark copper color, with a nice sized head. There was a wet slightly hoppy smell, and an almost coffee aroma. The taste had a weird floral taste, that was slightly bitter, with a strong malty backbone, and a bit of a sweetness, and a almost farm like yeasty taste. A solid flavor, but I don't know if I would like to drink a few of these. Overall not horrible, but i didn't find it too enjoyable, reminded me of an up class miller.
09-15-2012 02:21:00 | More by vette2006c5r
3.2/5 rDev -7.5%
A- Dark golden. Head is one finger and retains well. Some lacing.
S- Smell is mild but is light citrus, some earthyness and biscuity malt.
T- The flavor is kinda medicocre. There is a hint of citrus, a bit of noble earthyness and a touch of sweet malt.
M- Lower carbonation. Medium-light body. Easy drinking.
O- This isn't a bad beer but since they advertised hop I expected more. Not bad, but underwhelming.
09-02-2012 17:19:38 | More by jsprain1
3.13/5 rDev -9.5%
12oz, pours golden-copper with a foamy white head that fades to a thin layer atop the ale, leaving some lacing on the glass. Aromas are grassy, herbal, earthy. Tastes are similar to aroma - grassy, herbal hop, biscuit, earthy, fruity, slight peppeyness on the tongue. Mouth-feel is medium, creamy, and smooth. Nice, but still light enough. Finishes slightly dry with some lingering hops that fade to a clean finish. Overall, I wasn't sure what to expect here. It's decent and sessionable, but I'd probably pass on buying it again.
08-30-2012 01:59:22 | More by barnzy78
3.5/5 rDev +1.2%
Reviewed from session notes.
Pours out a golden color with a single finger of foam that lasts for about a minute, but doesn't leave behind any lacing on the glass. Smells and tastes of a light blend of floral and citrus peel hopping over a touch of wheat, honey, and cracker malt. Lighter soft-textured body and crisp solid carbonation levels.
Once again, a capital beer that does just what it says on the label, a cream ale with light hopping. Although if it were up to me, I would have amplified the hopping by about 30%.
08-26-2012 00:36:00 | More by WastingFreetime
3.58/5 rDev +3.5%
No freshness dating.
A= Pours a totally translucent yellowish amber color. Actually looks quite a bit like a sort of basic lager. Maybe a little darker than piss yellow beer. The head is a finger and falls to a thin skin on top of the glass. Some sketchy lacing but it's there.
S= A solid hop aroma with a sort of wheat in there. I don't know if they used wheat or not. I get a little poopy wheat in it however. There also seems to be some basic malty sweetness.
T= The flavor is interesting. It starts with a smooth hop flavor. Nothing over the top or crazy it's a very mild hop flavor before slowly moving into a sort of nothing taste. After nothing the after taste is a biscuity wheaty flavor. For a moment there I thought it was water.
M= A nice lower carbonation.
O= This is an interesting beer. I actually sort of like it. It's got a little flavor and is super easy to drink. I could see myself picking this up if it were reasonably priced. Mine came in a mix six pack. I may be buying some more of this.
08-13-2012 04:05:34 | More by jjanega08
3.78/5 rDev +9.2%
A: clear, slightly orange/amber with a smallish head that lingered nicely
S: some citrus hops and a slight hint of malt
T: Starts quite hoppy, then hops vanishes a bit. Not a lot of aftertaste
M: medium-light body
O: very interesting beer. Quite drinkable. Nice hot weather beer.
08-04-2012 01:08:45 | More by pstutzman
4/5 rDev +15.6%
as i pour this into a pilsner glass a thick creamy head forms immediately on top of a rising bright golden orange body. thick clumps of lacing are left from top to bottom in the glass. very good looking beer. taste and smell are very floral and hoppy with some bread and cracker in the background. mouthfeel is a little creamy with a nice hop bite to it, clean finish. nice cream ale, will buy more during the hot months.
07-31-2012 01:28:26 | More by match1112
Hop Cream from Capital Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 130 ratings.