Camden Cream | Full Tilt Brewing

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Full Tilt Brewing
Maryland, United States

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by YardmanFTB on 01-21-2014

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Ratings: 41 |  Reviews: 8
Reviews by BeerAdvocate:
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #90 (July 2014):

Clean, Grainy, Sessionable, Fresh

Sometimes beer just wants to be a beer, no fancy parading here but rather a super drinkable Cream Ale. A no brainer, just knock’em back. Proof that fizzy yellow(ish) beer can be of the “craft” ilk and taste great. This is the kind of session beer we want to grab liter mugs and throwdown!

STYLE: Cream Ale | ABV: 4.8% | AVAILABILITY: Year-round

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More User Reviews:
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of tone77
3.47/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a pale yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of cream, malts, grains. Taste is smooth and easy drinking, grains, light hops, some cream. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a good session beer.

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Photo of u2carew
2.99/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz longneck
A) Pours with a finger thick head, settles to a thin lacing at the edge of the glass. Clear golden body. Semi-sticky lacing on the drink down.
S) Mellow grainy aroma.
T) Sugary sweet taste. Slightly grainy. Taste fades quickly leaving a subtle bitter taste in the finish.
M) Light bodied. Creamy. Dry and tannic in the finish.
O) An okay beer. Nothing really sets this apart from other cream ales.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

Photo of terrysjag
4.35/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.05/5  rDev +8.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of woodychandler
4.21/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I am in the process of clearing out some of therom the interminable backlog here at Chez Woody and it suddenly struck me that I have most, if not all of Full Tilt Brewing's beers, held in abeyance awaiting approved pics. This site has really sped up the process, but for a while, it was slow and once a beer went on the back burner, it became forgotten. My thanks to The Friendly Greek Bottle Shop for being an ongoing resource of singles!

From the bottle: ""Full Tilt Brewing's Camden Cream [# 5] is our 5th release, but our 1st truly sessionable beer. Camden Cream was brewed with the light, creamy grain bill of 2-Row Pale, Bohemian Pilsner, Vienna, and Carahell malts and gently hopped with Amarillo and Northern Brewer hops. Finally, lager yeast is pitched and fermented at ale temps to your palate's delight. Crack one open and enjoy ... but why stop now? You still have 9 innings to go."; "Full Taste. Full Pride. Full Tilt."

After Pop!ping the cap, I commenced an aggro pour, resulting in two, fizzy, foamy fingers of off-white head with limited retention. Color was a gorgeous Golden-Amber (SRM = > 5, < 7) with NE-quality clarity and of course, my old friends, Mammon, Midas and Croesus showed up for a taste. They have become much more civilized and so while they partook, I took a sniff. It was just like I remember Genny Cream in my youth! It had a honey-like sweetness along with a slightly nutty breadiness. Mouthfeel was medium. The taste was definitely honey-like, but accompanied by a grassy hoppiness. Finish was semi-dry and I could easily envision crushing some of these during an outing at the ballpark.

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Photo of cyclonece09
3.44/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass. Pours straw color with a tiny head. Smells of cereal grain. Tastes of cereal grain, but stronger than adjuncts, with just a tad of hop bite. Beer is heavily carbonated, light bodied, easy drinking. Overall, a slightly above average beer.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Mhalaiko
5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Terrific beer. Great taste, smooth finish. Highly recommend.

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

Nothing spectacular, but as a cream ale it is all you can ask for.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of beerme626
3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Beautiful beer. Tastes fine too.

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Photo of TomG2751
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of delta490
3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep clear gold with a moderate amount of creamy white head. The head has decent retention and leaves solid small lacing. The aroma is light, with most it's most distinctive quality being dried grain. The taste Is also light but it has a little more punch to it, with more robust biscuit flavors and a nice clean hops. The body, too, is a light but not watery and has a nice clean finish. A solid, easy-drinking beer.

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3.8/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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Camden Cream from Full Tilt Brewing
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 41 ratings