Muskoka Cream Ale | Muskoka Brewery

Muskoka Cream AleMuskoka Cream Ale
BA SCORE
3.49/5
213 Ratings
Muskoka Cream AleMuskoka Cream Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Muskoka Brewery
Ontario, Canada
muskokabrewery.com

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
First brewed in1996, our flagship Muskoka Cream Ale has since become a signature beer of the Muskoka region. Unmistakable with its rich amber colour and inviting floral tones, this laid-back English pub-style ale is smooth and easy-going. With a Cascade hoppiness and fuller body of flavour, this gold-medal winning Canadian Cream Ale is the quintessential taste of cottage country. Raise a glass.

20 IBU

Added by Shiloh on 01-12-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,055
Reviews:
81
Ratings:
213
pDev:
12.89%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
64
Trade:
0
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Coming in a 355ml slim brown bottle, “enjoy before” 15/06/2015, served lightly chilled in a stemmed wine glass.

A: pours a bright orangey-amber colour, coming with a negligible thin foamy head and gentle & constant carbonation.
S: sweet biscuit and barley candy-ish malts come with a faintly flowery and sweet-orangey hop aroma, as well as light prune-ish esters; a swirl gives rise to light buttery notes and some grassy hoppiness.
T: quite sharply carbonated, the entry shows plenty of sweet pale and caramel malts and lightly-sweet orangey hints of hops, but soon followed by a rather dry and mildly acidic aftertaste mixed of malts and floral hop bitterness as well as a well-attenuated mouthfeel, leaving but a light undertone of gristy malts to linger.
M&O: the mouthfeel is refreshing alright but definitely too fizzy for my taste, against a light-bodied malty theme and a well-attenuated dry-ish palate. This ale probably was filtered and reseeded with lager yeasts to undergo the long, cold lager-ing process, hence the higher attenuation level vis-à-vis the malty and slightly estery flavours. Not my cup of tea, but all in all this ale has shown some decent quality and flavour integrity.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

355ml bottle poured into a pint glass. ABV 5%.

A - Poured a clear copper-gold with a thin white head, head reduced to surface bubble, no lacing.

S - Mild caramel, hint of citrus, some spiciness. A bit mild but pleasant.

T - Mild sweetness, a hint of toffee, some spiciness with a bittter finish. Not overly hoppy but more bitter that I'd expect for a cream ale.

M - Medium-low carbonation, medium body, some creaminess, dry finish.

O - Decent ale.

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look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Serving Type - 473ml can, poured into a nonic glass

Appearance - A pretty brew. Pours with a solid two fingers of head. Minimal lacing. The colour is darker than expected for the style - a golden copper hue.

Smell - Not a whole lot going on here. What is there is pretty sweet, with some grainy smells.

Taste - Wayy more hops than I expected from just the nose, makes for a (pleasantly) bitter finish. Tastes biscuity and grainy.

Mouthfeel - Extremely drinkable. Very low carbonation. This sort of goes without saying but...the mouthfeel is 'creamy'.

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Muskoka Cream Ale from Muskoka Brewery
Beer rating: 3.49 out of 5 with 213 ratings
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