Little Kings Cream Ale | Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
71
okay
352 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Little Kings Cream AleLittle Kings Cream Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States
hudepohlbeer.com

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
http://www.littlekingsbeer.com/main.html

Added by stirgy on 08-19-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
352
Reviews:
168
Avg:
2.98
pDev:
20.81%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
46
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 352 |  Reviews: 168
Photo of mojohawk21
3.34/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hackattack
2.75/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

We used to get this in college for the high ABV.....never was a big fan of the taste, though. A different flavor from most of the brews of that day. Can't believe it is still made.

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Photo of Ottoj55
1.87/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Its a yellow, clear beer, with some light white foam that didn't last long. It smells skunky, a bit like a Heineken, it also tastes skunky. Mouthfeel is hard to judge when you're forcing yourself to swallow. Its not a cream ale, it tastes exactly like a low end european lager.

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Photo of daliandragon
3.4/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

I have been visiting southwest Ohio for two decades so I have more than a passing acquaintance with the little green bottles.

Looks and smells more or less mediocre but has a medium biscuit note and a pleasant, smooth character.

Very easy to put down in quantity. Interesting regional oddity, but inoffensive and tasty In its understated way.

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Photo of DerwinWentworth
1.75/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of MinerBob
2.64/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

The bottle says it is a cream ale but it has a sour taste. It has a hazy golden color with no head and a slight aftertaste. A slight skunky smell with a smooth swallow.

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Photo of Grupatre
3.33/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 1mrbeer
3.29/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MacStinson
4.29/5  rDev +44%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MattMorin
2.75/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of cryptichead
2.5/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JustLikeMyDad
2.81/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Didn't bother pouring this little one into a glass.

Smells sweet, even creamy as the style implies.

Tastes slightly skunky with a sweetness to balance the bitter that could be there.

Smooth, not thin or watery, not too bold, medium bodied.

Overall, tasty little thing.

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Photo of stanale
2.69/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ssjkyle
2.58/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Squire123
3.01/5  rDev +1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jgunther71
3.25/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Eziel
2.9/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ControlVolume
3.5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mtn
3.43/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kdivers
3.34/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of icemanexit
3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Hohnbaum
3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of GCB68
2.09/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

It's known as "Little Killers" for a reason. Many years ago, I broke my hand and another time I soiled myself while drinking this stuff. It's a little harsh.

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Photo of seakayak
3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dcotom
3.63/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Little Kings Cream Ale from Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co.
2.98 out of 5 based on 352 ratings.
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