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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

304 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 304
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 3.04
pDev: 21.05%
Wants: 12
Gots: 13 | 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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3/5  rDev -1.3%

harpus, Apr 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -1.3%

ZombiesAteMyDog, Apr 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

swgwilt, Apr 01, 2014
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2.99/5  rDev -1.6%
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.

Brenden, Apr 01, 2014
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3.69/5  rDev +21.4%
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.

nicholas2121, Mar 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +64.5%

zimmee66, Mar 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -1.3%

DaveMiller, Mar 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Todd, Mar 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -1.3%

Nunya, Jan 13, 2014
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3.13/5  rDev +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.

Zorro, Jan 11, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -42.4%

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dbaker61, Nov 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -1.3%

mreatsum, Sep 09, 2013
Little Kings Cream Ale from Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co.
71 out of 100 based on 304 ratings.