Sunlight Cream Ale | Sun King Brewing Company

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80
good
430 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
430
Reviews:
88
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
17.43%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
100
For Trade:
1
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured light yellow, with frothy white head. Left ample lacing. Beer seemed thin looking, which might be normal for the style, but even so it looked kind of weak.

Smells very light, which I'm positive is normal for the style. Malts followed by hops, but just barely. Bit of citrus at the end.

Taste is nicely balanced between malt at start and clean citrus end. Citrus is barely differentiated from general hop bitterness. There isn't anything to write home about but the beer isn't unpleasant to drink.

Mouthfeel is crisp and clean, and probably the strength of the beer. It doesn't feel too fizzy or thin. Drinkability is aided by these traits, and the beer goes down very fast, especially when drinking straight from the can (the other ones were gone before I knew it).

Not a particularly memorable beer, but easy to drink. Add it all up and it comes out to be an average brew.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from one pint can.

Pale straw in color. Very clear. About three finger thick white colored fluffy head, that disappears slowly into a thin layer. Some side lacing left by the head. Medium to slightly high on bubbles and carbonation.

Aroma: Some malts and some corn like adjuncts. Low on hops. A few esters. Not a very strong aroma.

Taste: A lot of adjunct corn. Very little hops with only slight bitterness. Some malts. Somewhat sweet and dry finish. Otherwise a bland taste, typical of American adjunct lagers.

Mouth feel: Very light and crisp. High on carbonation. Smooth but not easy drinking if you do not like such water like stuff.

Overall: Tried it just for trying this style. Fits the style really well. Based on personal preference, this is no better than a lot of American adjunct out there. One of the worst beers i have had in recent times.

Style Rate: 4.5
Personal Rate: 2.75

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Sunlight Cream Ale from Sun King Brewing Company
3.5 out of 5 based on 430 ratings.
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