Captain Selin's Cream Ale | Selin's Grove Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Selin's Grove Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States | website

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by SchmichaelJ on 04-18-2003

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28
Ratings:
60
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
19.35%
 
 
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Photo of jakester
3.82/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this on tap at the brewery.

Arrives a chill-hazed gold with only a coating and a ring of white bubbles for a head. Some carbonation is evident. No lacing on the glass.

Smells of light pale malt, slightly bready, and very faint herbal/grassy hops. Not alot of aroma. Smells clean.

Tastes clean and malty. Light bready malts, a little sweet, with a nice and easy hop bitterness. Detectable but very light herbal hop flavors. Aftertaste is a short malty sweetness.

Mouthfeel is medium sweetness, a low to medium carbonation level, but finishes kind of crisp. Surprising.

Although this style is kind of boring, I did enjoy this one. It's on style, and a very good training wheel beer for beginners.
Recommended.

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Photo of francisweizen
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A light golden colour witha small white head of foam. Patchy lacing as well. Their is a slight hop aroma of floral hops, that seem German or US to me. The taste reminds me of the best cream ale i've ever had. Sweet, malty, well-balanced, and not too complex. A light bodied brew that is imminently drinkable. A champion of the style.

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Photo of SchmichaelJ
3.97/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cream ales usually aren't my forte, but I enjoyed this one a lot. From the tap, the Capt. Selin's poured a golden-orange color with very little head or noticeable carbonation. A strong but pleasant corn smell, with a trace of malt greeted the nose. Subtle floral hints were also detectable. The corn is very apparent in the taste, as well, but its presence helps to make this beer very well balanced, and, true to its name, remarkably creamy. The velvety texture remains the hallmark of this beer for me. The medium body is incredibly smooth and feels great on the palate. Yet another good beer from Selin's Grove. Their variety and consistent quality continues to impress.

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Captain Selin's Cream Ale from Selin's Grove Brewing Company
3.67 out of 5 based on 60 ratings.
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