Sunlight Cream Ale | Sun King Brewing Company

Sunlight Cream AleSunlight Cream Ale
BA SCORE
38.4%
Liked This Beer
3.52 w/ 438 ratings
Sunlight Cream AleSunlight Cream Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sun King Brewing Company
Indiana, United States
sunkingbrewing.com

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by howardf on 08-29-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,410
Reviews:
88
Ratings:
438
Liked:
168
Avg:
3.52/5
pDev:
17.33%
Alströms:
3.7
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
105
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 438 |  Reviews: 88
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3.49/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

i have said it many times but i will say it again, we need more cream ales out there. they aren't all going to be world class, but its a nice refreshing drink and definitely underrepresented on the beer scene. this one is very light, but still maintains a classic frothy mouthfeel and bright carbonation. there is indeed a milky sweetness to this that hints at corn-like sugar, but the finish is still clean. I'm missing a little body here, and also some balancing hops for bitterness, but i really like the drinkability and the package (four pack of pint cans), a very good dose. this is nothing earth shattering, but it is a useful brew. good blonde beer for colder weather too, as it has a little meat to it despite the thinner body. of the handful of beers i have had from sun king, this is not the highest quality but one of the ones i appreciate the most. let cream ales live on!

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured a clear, yellow with non persistent creamy white head which receded quickly. Highly carbonated. Aroma of biscuits, bread, raw donut dought, yeast. Taste dominated by breadiness, some biscuit malt. No bitterness but not sweet. Finished somewhat clean, high carbonation tingling, refreshing. Quite a lingering bready aftertaste.

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Sunlight Cream Ale from Sun King Brewing Company
Beer rating: 38.4% out of 100 with 438 ratings
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