Sunlight Cream Ale | Sun King Brewing Company

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3.51/5
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443 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:
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Added by howardf on 08-29-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,137
Reviews:
91
Ratings:
443
pDev:
17.38%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
106
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 443 |  Reviews: 91
Photo of BrewskiBrandon
3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MadmanMotley
4.09/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tpeters
3.87/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nwhittin
3.52/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jtransel
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IPA-enthusiast_026
3.18/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Adr0ck
4.14/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Markc72
2.25/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.52/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the tall boy can in a pint glass. This nice cream ale pours
a nice pale honey color with a nice light head that dissipates to a
thin ring and light bubbly layer with light lacing. Nose of pilsner yeast,
soft wheat, subtle grains, and sweet honey malts. Flavors follow the nose
with soft wheat and honey malts lightly dancing on a subtle floral hop note
that is refreshing and quenching. Nice mouth feel, crisp and medium
carbonated with a subtly dry finish. Nice for the style.

Cheers

THANKS to the little lady's brother for this fine brew from the brewery!

Thanks Mike!

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Photo of MasterRigger
3.91/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PhilMiller
3.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheHopsman
3.59/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IndianaDrinker
3.46/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This is my slumming it craft beer! You get nothing fancy here. Very drinkable beer that I get anytime the selection of high ends is low. This beats your commercial alternative plus it's Indiana made so they get all my respect.

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Photo of frasergrove
3.97/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Keeling
3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Royals21
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drpimento
3.02/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From an old can that was kept in the fridge. Aroma is heavy caramel, which I think is a result of the age. Flavor reflects that too. Not a bad, beer; just not much of a cream ale at this point.

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Photo of RickS95
3.31/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A bit darker than a macro. Not much head and no lacing.

Mostly some earthy hops and malts. Standard fare.

Not awful. Pilsner malts and earthy hops, just like the nose. Ginger maybe?

Light bodied with a mostly bitter feel. Aggressive carbonation bite.

Decent beer. Not bad for a wedding reception. Beats the Bud Light alternative.

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The Sunlight Cream Ale was good....nice for a warmer day. It poured a clear yellow with white head that dissipated quickly and left no lace. The scent has biscuit. The taste was a smooth evenly balanced beer that was quite drinkable. Certainly had bread like base. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it was decent.

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Photo of SMH_NWI
4.09/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thumperskibum
3.45/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlexFields
3.49/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of enelson
3.54/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Sunlight Cream Ale from Sun King Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.51 out of 5 with 443 ratings
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