Killer Whale Cream Ale | Bold City Brewery

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Killer Whale Cream AleKiller Whale Cream Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bold City Brewery
Florida, United States
boldcitybrewery.com

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by cjgator3 on 04-08-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,944
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
145
pDev:
15.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 145 |  Reviews: 31
Photo of Chris-1911
3.75/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of max85
4.5/5  rDev +39.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LloydDobler
3.06/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of weldchecker
3.03/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cambabeer
3.36/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Just better than your average adjunct macro lager. This was worth the two dollars I paid for it to have it with my pizza, but that's what it's good for. Grainy in the nose, a little grain sweetness and somewhat dry in the finish. This is definitely one you could pass to a Bud-loving friend and they'd drink it happily. Less than average for Bold City.

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Photo of ContentmentDIPA
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ryanhooks81
2/5  rDev -38.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of IckyT2012
3.55/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickySop
2.69/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Herbigula
3.96/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.08/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of avisong
3.14/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wrecknut
3.19/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CalebM
3.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very light ale, perfect for downing on a hot day. It's nothing out of this world, but it's local and the cream is present without being over the top.

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Photo of KensWorld
3.69/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bcsbeer
3.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Way2Fresh_Slim
4.18/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this on draft...nice head that goes away fairly quick...very lite, with a name like killer whale you would think very heavy, but the exact opposite...the cream note is very subtle...enjoyed this on tap, not sure about a can...will try again soon, very pricey in my area!

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Photo of cyrushire
3.11/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TBCE
3.12/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chinchill
2.99/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at World of Beer in JAX Beach.
Pale golden with a thin head.
AROMA: light and very mild malts.
Flavor: follows
Feel: thin with decent carbonation.

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Photo of ArchimedesSox
3.45/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Hazy yellow, with a slight orange tint. Small white head, decent lacing

S: Grains, corn

T: Sweet malts and corn taste, then a slight hop bitterness, very slight sweet aftertaste

M: Thin, smooth

O: Very nice lighter beer. To quote Forest Gump, " I could drink about a million and a half of these". Nice alternative to an American Lager.

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Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Shaw
3.3/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A pale gold with a short white head that vanishes quickly.

Aroma of grain with a hint of hops and sulfur. The grainy aroma carries over to the taste, which mixes cereal flavors with notes of bread and some mild hop flavors.

Creamy body that's a hallmark of the style.

Something for those who aren't fans of bitter brews. An option for the times you want to drink a lighter ale. This is a lawnmower beer.

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Photo of nathanmiller
3.8/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ovaltine
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Killer Whale Cream Ale from Bold City Brewery
Beer rating: 3.23 out of 5 with 145 ratings
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