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Sleeman Silver Creek Lager - Sleeman Breweries Ltd.

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Sleeman Silver Creek LagerSleeman Silver Creek Lager

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BA SCORE
65
poor

58 Ratings
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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 2.61
pDev: 22.99%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sleeman Breweries Ltd. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Sleeman Silver Creek Lager is brewed in our copper kettles for a traditional pilsner style. We gave it extra body to ensure you would enjoy extra smoothness.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 11-30-2002)
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boszormeny

Ontario (Canada)

1/5  rDev -61.7%

12-05-2013 00:42:04 | More by boszormeny
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rodenbach99

Quebec (Canada)

1.18/5  rDev -54.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

bouteille transparente de 341ml.

bière lager blonde commerciale. couleur blé pâle très pâle avec mousse chimique épaisse, mais qui ne dure pas. nez vert de houblon mort, la bouche est du même acabit, verte, râche et désagréable. sans intérêt. la recette de cette bière a changé elle était bien meilleure avant.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2007 20:36:36 | More by rodenbach99
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

1.5/5  rDev -42.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Bottle: Poured a clear golden colored beer with almost no head or carbonation. Aroma is quite skunky, which surprised me since I pick what I thought, was a fresh batch. Aroma is quite weak as expected. Taste is also quite weak with limited malt and again that skunky feel coming out. Still a mystery why they bother using a clear bottle.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2004 18:14:49 | More by Phyl21ca
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TerryW

Ontario (Canada)

1.7/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Didn't enjoy this one at all - to the point that i didn't finish it. Too much corn, a hint of the skunk, unpleasantly fizzy. Golden yellow in colour, headless like the horseman. Grainy nose, thin bodied, bitter metallic finish.

Just not worth the bother across the board.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2006 15:08:27 | More by TerryW
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elricorico

Alberta (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -33%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

Pale yellow, pale even for a lager. Half a centimetre of white head. Lots of active carbonation visible in the glass, and the carbonation seems to be creating pretty good head retention. Lacing sticks as well.

The smell starts out awful and improves to bad. Strong skunk mixed with a strange sweetness at first. Skunk fades some, and mixes in with sweet corn and a grassiness. Nothing good in here.

Taste is possibly worse. Starts out with that sweet corn flavour and goes into the skunk and dry grass. Slight solvent alcohol flavour in there as well.

Mouthfeel is alright. Fizzy, but for the style it really isn't bad.

This isn't a good beer. I doubt I will finish.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2006 01:06:52 | More by elricorico
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -33%

10-10-2013 03:50:17 | More by ZachT
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -33%

02-13-2013 22:07:48 | More by DaPan
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Noxious26

Saskatchewan (Canada)

1.9/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

341ml clear bottle poured in a dimpled mug. I like the relief on the bottle of a beaver and maple leaf as well as just the neck label, but I still don't understand the clear bottle. I guess it's just their gimmick on the Canadian market.

Nice clear gold colour with a few carbonation streams. Bright white head is thin at the pour, then is just a thin ring by the time I walk from the kitchen to the living room.

Aroma is mostly corn, but with a background of light grains and a bit of a floral tinge.

Taste is mostly grains with a bit of a metallic twang in the finish. Aftertaste is harsh and caustic. Would be a fairly average macro lager but the metallic accent and chemical aftertaste it's really rather unpleasant.

Thin and fizzy mouthfeel. That caustic aftertaste combines with an unpleasant harsh feeling.

There are lots of other macro lagers out on the market and most of them are better than this one. Don't waste your time and money, unless someone buys you one, or you try it in a mix pack like I did.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2005 17:42:03 | More by Noxious26
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irishkyle21

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -23.4%

01-16-2012 18:49:56 | More by irishkyle21
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DamageCase76

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -23.4%

01-11-2014 15:20:44 | More by DamageCase76
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Krakpoff

Quebec (Canada)

2/5  rDev -23.4%

09-19-2013 01:40:18 | More by Krakpoff
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Barraclou

Quebec (Canada)

2/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Presentation: 355ml can. 5.0% Nice design can.

Appearance: Urine yellow. Way too much foam in the head. Maybe a little too much carbonation.

Smell: The first smell was inviting, but if you smell it again, there's like a soap smell.

Taste: More you drink, the less you find taste and the more you dislike it.

Mouthfeel: Not really good. High carbonation and too much after-taste bad bitterness.

Drinkability: Hey, what's going on John Sleeman? Why have you did that one? It seemed to me that your products were better than this can.

Serving type: can

03-15-2005 21:02:42 | More by Barraclou
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pootz

Ontario (Canada)

2.23/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Bottle:

Been trying to avoid this one but buddy brings some over for the CFL game.

Pours a clear pale gold, small fast vanishing cap, heavy carbonation poor lacing.

Very faint odor of stale cereals and wet cardboard.

Taste is bland, more of a watery stale mealy taste rather than fresh sweet malt, hops are non existant, fast clean uneventful finish.

I may have gotten a stale dated bottle but frankly I can't find the interest to get another for a re-taste.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2010 23:18:48 | More by pootz
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Noelito76

New York

2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

10-02-2013 09:47:31 | More by Noelito76
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Socialiste

Quebec (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

05-13-2014 20:32:11 | More by Socialiste
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Joefisherman

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

07-04-2012 13:50:46 | More by Joefisherman
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JOaikido

Quebec (Canada)

2.48/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

341 ml clear bottle.

A- pale golden yellow. A few particles floating in it. Decent white head. A few streams of bubbles rising in the beer. Head doesn,t last but it does stick to the glass a bit.

S- Skunked. Grassy-straw hops just noticeable. Grape finish.

T- Slightly sour middle. Hint of skunk. Weak. OK flash of bitterness. Bitter hops level well balanced with the rest. Grainy aftertaste. I didn't like the flavour.

MF- Drying. Crisp. Leaves just a little pastiness in the mouth.

D- Not exactly hard to drink. Even decent as a thirst quencher. But I couldn't enjoy it due to off smell and taste. A fresher bottle may have gotten a better rating.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2007 17:05:26 | More by JOaikido
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CurtisD

New Brunswick (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

04-25-2014 17:02:05 | More by CurtisD
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wizo

Quebec (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

02-09-2014 00:37:37 | More by wizo
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GlendonTT


2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

06-23-2014 03:05:04 | More by GlendonTT
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GoHabsGo

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

06-23-2014 01:37:24 | More by GoHabsGo
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Frozensoul327

Michigan

2.53/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I didn't really care for this offering from Sleeman. Poured out to a medium golden color with a 1/2 inch head of foam that quickly disappeared. Little bit of lacing. Aromas of adjunct and stale corn, and maybe some malt. Taste was the same; watery malt and grain, a touch of corn, no hops noted though. This was not a well made lager. Mouthfeel was very watery, not alot going on. Drinkability isn't up to par. I'd have another if it were free, but other than that, count me out.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2006 17:15:48 | More by Frozensoul327
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ADR

Pennsylvania

2.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Very pale yellow and crystal clear. Frothy head of medium duration. Laces in incomplete rings, some drips. Vaguely malty aroma, slightly tea-like. Mouthfeel is light but carbonation is about right. The flavor is definitely wanting, Karo syrup sweetness with litttle hop. Slightly grassy late in the profile. Drinkable in that its close to tasteless, there are American macros that make more of a statement -- good or bad.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2004 17:17:27 | More by ADR
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

2.6/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A - Pours a golden colour, thin layer of head with no retention or lacing.

S - Sweet corn and bready malts, hints of grassy notes and a metallic finish.

T - Flavour is mild, sweet corn and grassy notes with a heavy bready flavour that lingers alongside a skunky finish.

M - Medium bodied, prickly and wet.

O - Mild flavoured, easy drinking, but reminiscent of any widely available macro. Needs a flavour boost, but still tasty nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 05:14:04 | More by andrenaline
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ludachris

Ontario (Canada)

2.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Courtesy of TheHammer, thanks Marky. Pours a light golden straw colour with a one finger white head after a fairly agressive pour. Little retention and no lacing. Skunky smell with some grassy hops and a hint of malt. Skunky, vegetal like taste that finishes of dry with a touch of hops. Carbonation wasnt really to my liking, but it's typical for this style of beer. Drinkability is decent for this lager, but nothing better than any of the other american adjuncts im use to drinking.

I would say I am a fan of Sleeman products, but not this one. It would be great on a hot summer's day but that's about it. There's nothing that sticks out about this beer besides the price.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2009 00:29:02 | More by ludachris
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Sleeman Silver Creek Lager from Sleeman Breweries Ltd.
65 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.