Mt. Begbie Brewing Co. Begbie Cream Ale – Cream Ale at 4.7% ABV | 12 IBU

Mt. Begbie Brewing Co. Begbie Cream Ale Cream Ale at 4.7% ABV | 12 IBU (2018 Craft Beer Advent Calendar #11, 473 ml, no packaging date or best before, acquired 30-Nov-2018, reviewed 11-Dec-2018)

Appearance: clear pale gold with one finger of rocky white head, good retention and moderate soapy lacing. (4/5) Aroma: mild, mixed orchard and stone fruits, honey, bread. (7/10) Taste: moderate sweet, low bitter. (7/10) Palate: medium slightly creamy body, moderate carbonation, off-dry clean moderately crisp finish. (4/5)

Another style that I generally find to be less than impressive, but this is a decent implementation: malt forward without being excessively sweet, with a clean finish. Quite refreshing after a thirsty day working. Speaking of which, what do you mean I’ve got a whole ‘nuther week to go before Xmas vacation? Son of a… (15/20)

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