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Muskoka Cream Ale | Muskoka Brewery

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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:
#40,869
Reviews:
81
Ratings:
215
pDev:
12.89%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
64
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 215 |  Reviews: 81
Photo of BigBry
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Damacdon
3.59/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.2/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of T-34-85
3.26/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JPNesker
1.54/5  rDev -55.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Poured from one of the new Fangled repurposed/recycled cans -- bare tin with a glossy sticker overtop methinks.

Overall -- Far too hoppy for the style.

I'm pretty sure the can itself caused lots of off notes including, if you can believe it, plastic and glue. Repugnant.

Disappointed to say the least.

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Photo of Long813
4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rickfos
4.06/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBeerMaster1
3.65/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A very decent tropical-esqued cream ale with an English toffee like malt and creaminess. Not any hops that stand out, and the first thing I thought of was a Kilkenny, which someone wrote in their review previous to.mine which I thought was really cool.

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Photo of Bm1
3.4/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PorterPro125
4.4/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type: 473 mL Can

A- Pours a Deep Amber colour topped by a thick, creamy white head. Lots of lacing coats the glass.

S- Malty with light floral hops and a hint of citrus. The hoppiness is the most striking trait.

T- Sweet maltiness (toffee) turns into a creamy grain flavour. The Malt/grain characteristics are highlighted by floral/leafy hops.

M- Creamy Medium Body with moderate carbonation.

O- Incredibly sessionable Ale with beautiful floral hop characteristics.

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Photo of Jaisell
3.69/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stanley23
3.39/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nate_pacino
4.59/5  rDev +31.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of slow3v
5/5  rDev +43.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Wow, I was really surprised by this one. I could drink it all day! One of the best cream ale's I've had.

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Photo of headlessparrot
3.55/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stignacious
3.71/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a bright amber color out of the bottle. Head retention is decent, but little lacing. A little hoppy for a cream ale, but a nice malt profile and an (almost) lactose-like sweetness add to the depth of character.

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Photo of f3el
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of captainhampton
3.6/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cjohns73
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FRANKIE65
3.27/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of taxandbeerguy
3.66/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

473 ml can served cool into a pint glass. purchased from LCBO for $2.90. Re-reviewing this cream ale.

Appearance - Bright coppery colored beer with a finger and a half of rocky ivory head which doesn't linger that long but leaves some beautiful lacing markings down the side of the glass. Very clear with a plethora of active bubbles.

Smell - Grainy with some floral and leafy aromas, it's apparent that there's a healthy hop bill in the beer.A mention of lemon thrown in for added pleasure.

Taste - Starts malty with some butterscotch and a kiss of molasses before the creaminess takes over with caramel and a heavy grain flavor. Some leafy hops come through in the finish. Moderate bitterness to close

Mouthfeel - Smooth and well carbonated, maybe a bit on the gassy side. Moderately dry finish for a cream ale.

Overall - A damn solid cream ale with good flavor profiles and a good balance between malts, hops and too much of a creamy texture. Enjoyable and even better than I remembered. Worth a shot and probably not a half bad gateway beer fo those new to craft.

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Photo of Ultrarunner100
2.84/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Tyler_V2
3.77/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bluntedboywonder
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Muskoka Cream Ale from Muskoka Brewery
Beer rating: 3.49 out of 5 with 215 ratings
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