Quechee Cream Ale | The Seven Barrel Brewery

BA SCORE
80
good
13 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Seven Barrel Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
7barrel.com

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
American classic. True to style, this beer is blond in color with a low bitterness that makes this a smooth drinking beer. It's brewed with German malt and flaked maize. It's hopped with Perle and Sterling hops to about 14 IBU's.

Added by Jason on 02-20-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
13
Reviews:
6
Avg:
2.99
pDev:
10.37%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 6
Reviews by the Alström Bros:
Photo of Todd
2.65/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

On tap at the brewpub.

Extremely pale (yellow) in color, touch of haze. Pure white foam lace with minimal retention and a slightly stick lace. Very soft aroma of floral and wet malts. Very thin and light-bodied. Mellow malt sweetness with a bready/doughy malt character that dominates. Soft hop bitterness balances. Drinkable, but extremely lackluster.

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Photo of Jason
3.47/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very pale with a mild haze and a thin ring of lace. Nutty doughy malt yeast aroma. More nutty doughy character in the flavor. Very mild hop bitterness with a touch of hop oil flavor in the middle. Balanced and drinkable. Paired well with the cheese plate.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of LXIXME
3.13/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of akorsak
3.1/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This is a serving of Quechee Cream Ale at Seven Barrel Brewery in Lebanon, NH. The ale is cold.

Appearance: The beer is a pale yellow color with a nice head and lace.

Smell: There is no appreciable aroma in the beer, a bit of malts pop up but that is it.

Taste: The ale has a creamy flavor but is utterly devoid of malt and hops.

Mouthfeel: The beer is neither offensive nor inoffensive. The flavor is barely noticeable.

Drinkability: The beer is plenty drinkable, just don't expect any revelations.

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Photo of ColdOneKev
2.75/5  rDev -8%

Photo of IBUBrew
3.5/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmdrpi
3.01/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

on draft at the brewpub. very pale in color, almost clear. very light, not much flavor at all. just bland, boring. not worth a revisit, but easy to drink

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Photo of InspectorBob
3/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of jtdolla911
3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of PatandDavid
3/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had on tap at the brewpub. Very pale yellow with a low head that disipated quickly. Low fruity aroma. Tastewise, there was a 50/50 split between grainyness and fruityness. While this doesn't sound terribly tasty or exciting, I actually thought it was pretty pleasant. Probably not my number one cream ale though.

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Photo of 2ellas
2.77/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Pencible
2.53/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Not quite what I expected, this was a very pale clear yellow with little head (like a Bud Lite). It smelled like sweet citrus and yeast, with a flavor to match. It reminded me of a light Belgian ale, but weaker flavor. The texture wasn't as creamy as I expected, being more thin and flat, and the aftertaste was bland and watery. Overall pretty disappointing, and I didn't even expect much since cream ales aren't among my favorite styles!

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Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.09/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Quechee Cream Ale from The Seven Barrel Brewery
2.99 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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