Cream City Pale Ale | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

264 Ratings
Cream City Pale AleCream City Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Wisconsin, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.68%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brakspear on 03-01-2002

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Photo of ElijahRivera
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed based on tasting notes from a blind pale ale tasting.

12 oz. bottle inside a paper bag poured into a plastic tasting cup.

A- Hazy, dark amber color.

S- Bouquet reflected the taste.

T- Very hop forward. Very fresh, floral hops with notes of citrus. The hops easily dominate the malts in this one.

M- I didn't make any notes on mouthfeel.

O- A dark horse(I hadn't ever had anything by this brewery) in the blind tasting that did pretty well for itself. A good choice if you are looking for a very hop forward American pale ale.

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Photo of Fargrow
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of jaydoc
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Jmerc23
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Shluffy
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Omnium
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Clear orange with a half a finger of fizzy white head, no lacing.
S - Nice big orange aroma, some sweet malt, a tad astringent, some hop resin.
T - Orange up front, it fades fast, you get some biscuit and pale malt, lightly floral on the end.
M - Yeah its mildly creamy, a mild bitterness.
O - Decent APA, refreshing, good orange quality.

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Photo of jsprain1
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of paralyzer
3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of thinwhiteduke
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of harpus
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Westuh
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of khargro2
3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of Bromine
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of tommy5
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of majorbase2
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of doublepneumonia
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of abcdefghijkyle
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of 57md
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a copper color with a finger of head that enjoys some lengthy retention. The nose has mild hop notes, but certainly nothing to write home about. The flavor profile centers on light caramel maltiness. The finish is light on the hops, but still enjoyable. This is a good APA that is a touch thin all-around.

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Photo of TheSSG
3.86/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a huge, dense, resiny head that has nice persistence and leaves good lacing. Hazy, amber-straw color. A nice mix of floral and citric hops (even a touch of grapefruit) in the nose. This starts out quite fruity and vibrant; very citric. Builds into a medium bitterness, takes on a citrus rind/pine aspect as the sweet malt shows through and begins to meld in. Malt builds into a HUGE, biscuity aspect; that was surprising. Finish is citrus and malt.

This is really good. I don't know why it took me so long to really try this one out.

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

Photo of LMH88
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of dgherm
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of DocG
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Cream City Pale Ale from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
3.66 out of 5 based on 264 ratings.
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