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Little Kings Cream Ale - Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co.

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Little Kings Cream AleLittle Kings Cream Ale

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BA SCORE
71
okay

277 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 277
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 3.03
pDev: 20.79%
Wants: 11
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
 http://www.littlekingsbeer.com/main.html 

(Beer added by: pezoids on 08-19-2001)
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

3/5  rDev -1%

04-06-2014 04:16:38 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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swgwilt

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-01-2014 21:07:29 | More by swgwilt
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Brenden

Ohio

2.99/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer is one of the palest I've ever seen, though it is bright in its clarity and shine. The head is pure white, small and foamy. It holds up just a thin layer on the top that leaves very light and extremely thin spotting on the glass.
There's more to the nose than I would have expected. Some dry malts and leaf try for balance, though it's an underlying graininess that prevails. There's a touch of corn to it, but not too much, a bit of sulfur, and some gentle sweetness.
Carrying over, it's still grainy on the tongue but not quite as corny. There's something mildly musty, though it goes with the leaf and isn't too vegetal. Sweetness of pale fruits flesh with maybe just a hint of citrus-type fruits come out up front all the way to the finish.
It's pale, a bit thin but not excessively watery. There's a slight malty heft that helps things along, and it keeps a fair cleanness.
It seems like this beer would be about average for the style. The greats are significantly better and the terrible ones significantly worse.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2014 19:54:29 | More by Brenden
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nicholas2121

Ohio

3.69/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Little Kings Cream Ale brewed by Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co. This brew is something the old timers talk about a lot- so I had to try it out. This brew has an ABV of 5.5 and it pours out a dark amber color. This brew is darker than your American style lager. Little Kings has a small white head that goes away fast. Now keep in mind this beer is in a 7 oz bottle. The smell is strong and bold with flavor. The taste is bold with flavor. I like how this brew is bold with flavor but it goes down crisp and refreshing. Mouth feel is good this brew smooth. Over all I giving this brew a 4 out 5. I'm really impressed with this brew. I will get this again.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2014 04:41:20 | More by nicholas2121
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zimmee66

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +65%

03-30-2014 02:34:21 | More by zimmee66
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -1%

03-30-2014 01:12:04 | More by DaveMiller
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Todd

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +15.5%

03-07-2014 01:12:45 | More by Todd
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Nunya

Ohio

3/5  rDev -1%

01-13-2014 01:24:55 | More by Nunya
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Zorro

California

3.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Didn't know they still made this stuff.

Tiny 7 oz green glass bottle.

Clear yellow colored beer with a small white colored head.

Smells of toasted grain and mild noble hops. Slight caramel and corn scents.

Starts out mildly sweet with some hop leaf. More bitter than expected and fuller. Quite well hopped and malty not watery. No skunk from the green glass.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall far better than expected. A quite decent little beer, I will buy this again now that I have tasted it.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 00:34:26 | More by Zorro
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

3/5  rDev -1%

01-07-2014 03:42:08 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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Alex5

South Carolina

1/5  rDev -67%

12-10-2013 05:08:46 | More by Alex5
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sweemzander

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -42.2%

12-09-2013 22:56:24 | More by sweemzander
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dbaker61

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +7.3%

11-23-2013 14:23:17 | More by dbaker61
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Shoney_35

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -1%

11-21-2013 21:09:55 | More by Shoney_35
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Tiernan

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +7.3%

11-10-2013 22:01:53 | More by Tiernan
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BlkHawkFan01

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +7.3%

11-10-2013 03:15:48 | More by BlkHawkFan01
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norinco

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +7.3%

10-31-2013 00:02:59 | More by norinco
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Ryan_Graham

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +15.5%

10-25-2013 22:35:26 | More by Ryan_Graham
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WolfAlynn

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -25.7%

10-16-2013 02:27:17 | More by WolfAlynn
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MaddDogg84

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +56.8%

10-15-2013 03:42:22 | More by MaddDogg84
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lucasj82

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +7.3%

10-07-2013 23:17:52 | More by lucasj82
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.25/5  rDev +7.3%

09-10-2013 02:15:51 | More by dmorgan310
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mreatsum

Indiana

3/5  rDev -1%

09-09-2013 04:57:03 | More by mreatsum
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metter98

New York

2.95/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that died down but consistently left a short head covering the surface and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: The aroma is a little sweet and has flavors of corn adjuncts along with hints of biscuit malts.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of corn along with notes of biscuit and bready malts. There's no bitterness and no skunk is detectable, despite the beer coming in a green bottle.
M: It feels a bit shy of being medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of smoothness and carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and is a decent representation of the style. I was a little skeptical of this beer coming in a green 7 oz. bottle but was pleasantly surprised it wasn't really that bad.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2013 00:16:24 | More by metter98
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.18/5  rDev +5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

7oz green bottle
A - golden with a thinner, white head that dissipated to almost nothing very quickly
S - biscuity, fruity, corn, yeast
T - fruity, apple, grape, corn, biscuit, mild grassy hop,
M - thinner but creamy, moderate carbonation, finishes semi-dry
O - Nice fruitiness and very refreshing; nice to have in the fridge for my wife who likes 7oz beers...

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2013 03:14:41 | More by barnzy78
Little Kings Cream Ale from Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co.
71 out of 100 based on 277 ratings.