Kalamazoo Cream Ale | Boatyard Brewing Co.

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-
Liked This Beer
3.2 w/ 9 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boatyard Brewing Co.
Michigan, United States
boatyardbrewing.com

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by elNopalero on 02-23-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
9
Liked:
2
Avg:
3.2/5
pDev:
16.88%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
2
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by elNopalero:
Photo of elNopalero
2.57/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 1 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

This beer poured a cloudy straw color. It was downright murky, muddled looking, like a cup o’ yeast. Not appealing in the least.

This beer had an orangey aroma. Like orange-aide, almost, more than a hoppy orange. Tasted slightly tart with that orange-ish note. Tangy with a finish that hints at becoming musty. Pass.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Hanklogan
4.13/5  rDev +29.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Timc32
2.75/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of superspak
3.78/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating, but is a recent release. Over carbonated but not infected. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy golden yellow color with a 2 finger dense and rocky white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of lemon, pear, apple, wheat, cracker, corn, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of pale malt, earthy hops, and light fruity yeast notes; with solid strength. Taste of lemon, pear, apple, wheat, cracker, corn, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Fair amount of earthy/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, pear, apple, wheat, cracker, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and balance of pale malt, earthy hops, and light fruity yeast notes; with a very nice malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Nice clean flavors with no overly fruity yeast notes present. Medium-high carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and slightly bready/sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 4.5%. Overall this very good cream ale style. All around good robustness and balance of pale malt, earthy hops, and light fruity yeast flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. I let the carbonation dissipate in the glass after the difficult initial pour, and everything turned out nicely enjoyable.

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Photo of CharlesK
2.81/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of km02600
3.5/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of shivtim
3.27/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of _Christina_
2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of Hrodebert
3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Kalamazoo Cream Ale from Boatyard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 0 out of 100 with 9 ratings
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