Beer has been an integral part of my life for over three decades—a somewhat auspicious statement for a slightly past 40-year-old man. Being born and raised in L.A. (Lower Arkansas), I was afforded the opportunity to explore malted beverages at an age that less refined cultures may find unacceptable.
Tag: Cream Ale
Full Pints - It's My Round January 1, 2011 -
Beer Talk September 1, 2010 -
Genesee Brewing Co. Rochester, NY Available: n/a Genesee Brewing Co. was founded in 1878 and is still family-operated. Brewer of the iconic Genny Cream Ale, Genesee produces beers under its own and a variety of other brand names. ABV: 5.5 ABW: 4.3 Color: 10 Bitterness: 10 Original gravity: 1053
Beers July 1, 2010 -
Cream ale is a North American specialty that is somewhat of a hybrid in style. Despite the name, many brewers use both ale and lager yeasts for fermentation, or more often, just lager yeasts. This style of beer is fermented like an ale at warm temperatures, but then stored at cold temperatures for a period of time, much as a lager would be. The resultant brew has the unchallenging crisp characteristics of a light pale lager, but is endowed with a hint of the aromatic complexities that ales provide. Pale in color, they are generally more heavily carbonated and more heavily hopped than light lagers.
Buyer's Guide for Beer Lovers - Full Pints Ale’s What Cures Ya! July 1, 2009 - Chad Wulff
I recently received an email from a past participant of the World Beer Championships. He was excited about his well-deserved accolades and also very excited about coming to the U.S. market with his brand. His respect for the beer culture in the States was profound! A claim was even made that he feels the beer... View Article
Beer Travelers - Full Pints May 1, 2008 - Paul Ruschmann
Even before we became Beer Travelers in earnest, Montreal was a favorite destination. The city’s francophone roots are still strong, and French remains the language you’ll hear spoken most often. Don’t let that scare you off. Your efforts to speak a few words of high school French will be warmly received and appreciated. And English... View Article
Beer Talk November 1, 2004 -
Sleeman Breweries Guelph, ON Imported by: Sleeman U.S.A. Clarkston, MI Available: n/a The Sleeman Brewery was established in 1834 by English immigrant John Sleeman, whose great-great-grandson now heads the company. The cream ale has been brewed since 1834. Alcohol (wt.): 4.0 Alcohol (vol.): 5.0 Color: n/a Bitterness: n/a Gravity: n/a