Hop Cream | Capital Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Capital Brewery
Wisconsin, United States
capitalbrewery.com

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TMoney2591 on 05-19-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
136
Reviews:
34
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
17.98%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 136 |  Reviews: 34
Photo of 1FatJ
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of Ankur
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of matjack85
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of fishkab
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of superfriend
2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

Photo of Florida9
3.36/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Capital beer garden, Middleton

Cloudy orange on color. Served with about a quarter to half inch of foamy white head. Good retention. Some light lacing. Aroma is fairly malty, with a mild skunkiness. Taste is rather grainy with a bit of caramel malt in the mix. Some light citrusy hops and a mild soapiness on the finish. Lighter side of medium in body. Appropriate carbonation. Mild bitterness. Mild soapy quality.
Have to admit, I'm not a huge fan of the style and this one isn't going to change my
Mind.

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Photo of craft_shannie
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of MooseBoose
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of guityler83
4.04/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Soft glowing orange color, not quite copper, with a weeee bit of haze. The finger tall head fell quickly but it was bright and white with tiny little bubbles.

S: Sweet vanilla and bread crust nose with a subtle noble hop aroma.

T: A malty sweet start to this beer with a vanilla vibe along with cream and bread. As the beer chugs along down the tounge a noticable hop flavor comes though making an interesting contrast to the start. The finish is sweet just like the begining.

M: Crisp and clean with a dry finish and low carbonation.

O: This is one of my go to summer beers to bring to a cook out or family gathering. Its an easy drinking beer with enough hop flavor and complexity to make it interesting.

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Photo of jmathis
2/5  rDev -43.8%

Photo of Kempski
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Misfit2209
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of nineworldseries
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of scaliasux
3.37/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance - Medium yellow. Slightly hazy, but appears bubbly. Medium tall white foamy head. Good retention.

Smell - Light pale malt. A little corny. Only faint citrusy hops.

Taste - Watery and corny. Finishes with a mild lemony hops. Refreshing if nothing else.

Mouthfeel - Medium, but crisp.

Overall - Not the most inspiring style in the world. And there's not a whole lot about this beer to get excited about. Though the style doesn't necessarily call for it, I expected a bit more hoppiness with a name like Hop Cream.

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Photo of FlyingHellfish
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of Tracker83
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of amishbooze
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of AmandaSchaefer
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of Crimsonfloods
3.39/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: golden orange, white head, little to no lacing in the pint glass

S: very light on the nose, hops and I smell feint vanilla notes.

T: creamy hoppy, subtle vanilla far in the background, not too much more.

D: very dry finish! I assumed this beer would stick to the inside of my mouth but once it was down it was down. Pretty neat.

O: I don't think I would jump through hoops to try this again, but if it fell in my lap, I'd give it another go! Solid flavor and drinkable.

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Photo of Hoolie5
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of StoughtonGuy
1.5/5  rDev -57.9%

Photo of Ginepiece
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of RWACKO
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of Herky21
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of ChimRichels
3.83/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Brilliant orange body that is slightly hazy. Only a thin ring of head yet it still manages to leave a good bit of lacing near the top.

S - Big time hops up front. Very resinous and somewhat herbal. Little to no citrus/fruit to speak of. Maybe a little bit fresh bread in the background.

T - A little more fruity than the nose, but not as much of a hop wallop as the nose would have otherwise indicated. Still some pine flavors persist as well as some mild bread notes.

M - Really smooth and easy to drink. Carbonation mild.

O - A solid representative of an under appreciated style. Will purchase again.

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Hop Cream from Capital Brewery
3.56 out of 5 based on 136 ratings.
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