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Muskoka Cream Ale - Muskoka Brewery

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Muskoka Cream AleMuskoka Cream Ale

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150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 2
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Muskoka Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
First brewed in1996, our flagship Muskoka Cream Ale has since become a signature beer of the Muskoka region. Unmistakable with its rich amber colour and inviting floral tones, this laid-back English pub-style ale is smooth and easy-going. With a Cascade hoppiness and fuller body of flavour, this gold-medal winning Canadian Cream Ale is the quintessential taste of cottage country. Raise a glass.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: Shiloh on 01-12-2003)
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Shiloh

Ontario (Canada)

1.83/5  rDev -47.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Not impressive with no redeeming qualities and these are its good points....this sample is about to meet the drain in my sink....
OK.....colour is a deep golden and it does have a slight glass cling....however modest.....sorry, this stuff is terrible, maybe I got a bad one!!!!!!

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2003 18:03:32 | More by Shiloh
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ThinkAgain

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -42.2%

01-06-2012 16:20:09 | More by ThinkAgain
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Pmicdee

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -42.2%

01-29-2014 21:40:01 | More by Pmicdee
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bobsy

Ontario (Canada)

2.08/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 1.5

Bottle from the LCBO. This beer did not live up to my hopes. Both the pour and the aroma reminded me of a lager - its a golden colour with a very minimal white head, while the aroma is a subdued mix of sweet malts and grass. The taste, too be frank, is extremely disappointing. All I can taste is malt and grain, with the creaminess only coming through in the aftertaste. A nice texture on the palate, but a beer needs a lot more than that. My wife tasted it and agreed, saying well at least its better than a blue or canadian. Unfortunately, that’s all I can say about a beer I really wanted to like.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2008 04:19:08 | More by bobsy
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maclean25

British Columbia (Canada)

2.55/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

My wife picked me up a 6-pack of bottles while in Ottawa. I've never had anything from this brewery before.

It pours with a foamy, slightly orange-beige head and has a clear (but slightly hazy) golden body. The aroma has a light fruit salad, mostly pears, quality from the Cascade hops. The taste is heavy on the hops also. It has a smoky and old wood flavour. Moderate-to-low carbonation and moderate body.

Overall, I'm not to impressed but then again Cream Ales are not my favourite. I find it overly hopped and not much flavour beyond that. Also, too bad my first Ontario microbrew was basically a west coast ale.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2012 03:00:02 | More by maclean25
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RedBeerchetta

Massachusetts

2.68/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

In search of a truly good Canadian beer, I was delighted to see a sign for this beer as I was passing through the Muskokas. The search goes on. The color was promising, a nice dark copper, but the promise wasn't kept. This ins't an awful drink, there's just nothing worth noting about it. Not much of a smell, no distinct taste, just another boring Canadian beer, eh?

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2003 19:58:24 | More by RedBeerchetta
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Viggo

Ontario (Canada)

2.7/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

500 ml can, from the LCBO.

Pours a clear dark amber, some orange highlights, pretty thick and lightly fizzy off white head forms, quickly settles itself down to a thin layer, some lace spots stick to the glass. Smell is very malty, some caramel/honey sweetness, grains, bread, bit of biscuit, light citrus, a light garbage/vomity aroma, some fruity sweetness, otherwise pretty bland. Taste is similar, malty and grainy at first, quite sweet, biscuit, honey, some grassiness, light fruit, again pretty bland, dry toasty finish. Mouthfeel is light bodied with medium carbonation, moderately drinkable but nothing anyone should get excited about.

Serving type: can

06-09-2009 22:04:28 | More by Viggo
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Cheesedogg

Michigan

2.73/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Had on tap during a fishing trip to Lake Simcoe.

Draft had a good amount of head and it was a nice amber color. Could smell a little bit of the cream, but it was the tatse where the cream came through. First beer from Muskoka Brewery and the establishment did not have much on tap. I rate this as a pretty average beer. Nothing is standing out to me oday, had the beer a coule of days ago. Good to add a new beer to my list.

Serving type: on-tap

02-21-2012 00:32:38 | More by Cheesedogg
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juliendesrochers

Quebec (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

06-22-2013 03:24:25 | More by juliendesrochers
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ryan32

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

03-08-2012 00:47:21 | More by ryan32
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

2.88/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

An average beer, but likely reformulated since these early reviews. Smell originally malty and fruity, then plain after warming up to room temperature. Short lived head. Creamy and malty, with a spot of fruit. OK with dinner at the end of a summer day.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2005 04:18:15 | More by Sammy
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EatsTacos

Yukon (Canada)

2.9/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

A: A pretty aggressive pour produced a two finger head that disappeared pretty quick. The color is a golden copper.

S: Some citrusy fruit is apparent. Light hops can be detected.

T: Some caramel and buttered biscuit maltiness. Slightly grainy. Some raw sugar sweetness. Nothing to get excited about

M: Crisp and refreshing beer with a sharp carbonation.

D: Highly drinkable, and pretty bland.

Notes: For what this beer costs, its pretty disappointing in terms of character. Very refreshing, simple beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2008 03:36:57 | More by EatsTacos
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heebes

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

355 ml bottle.
Pours golden with a fingers worth of light foamy cream head. Nose is pale malts and a bit of creamsicle. Taste is similiar; lager esque with the pale malt and grassyness. Little bit of creamsicle flavour I'm the middle. Body is light to medium. Dry in the middle.
Overall, not a bad revisit but nothing outstanding. This brewery shines with their newer Mad Tom ipa and the seasonal releases. This beer was one of the original lineup mediorce beers they produced before stepping up the craft experiments recently.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2012 22:36:51 | More by heebes
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle: Poured a yellowish ale with a nice smooth head with average retention. Creamy palate with nice floral malt and low hops presence. Body is slightly above average. Overall, this is above your run of the mills Ontario easy drinking beer but it isn’t a great beer either.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2006 15:23:39 | More by Phyl21ca
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irishkyle21

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.3%

01-16-2012 16:37:35 | More by irishkyle21
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Beer-Fetish

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.3%

01-07-2014 07:17:13 | More by Beer-Fetish
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.3%

11-06-2012 19:42:12 | More by cfalovo97
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rale

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.3%

10-14-2013 23:05:45 | More by rale
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bryehn

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.3%

07-13-2012 17:39:14 | More by bryehn
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duimie

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.3%

05-23-2014 23:12:08 | More by duimie
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.3%

03-15-2012 13:31:30 | More by oldp0rt
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evil_liver

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.3%

04-25-2014 14:42:59 | More by evil_liver
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.3%

09-30-2013 22:41:45 | More by Kmat10
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KeKeKumba

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -13.3%

07-05-2013 00:47:06 | More by KeKeKumba
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duceswild

Maryland

3/5  rDev -13.3%

05-11-2012 01:13:32 | More by duceswild
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Muskoka Cream Ale from Muskoka Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.