Sunday, April 7, 2013

Game Day Beer Review: Capital Brewery Hop Cream Ale

US Capital Reflection
Photo by terren in Virginia on Flickr

Poured on draft at the Riverside Market in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Hopcream was the first beer we've tried from this small Wisconsin-based brewery.

The beer was a hazy, deep gold color with a massive white head, and smelled of grass and -- surprise, surprise -- hops, much as the name implied.

The taste was a bit unusual, and certainly unlike any other cream ale we've tried previously.  It's safe to describe it as a mix of flowers and biscuits.  The beer was hoppy, but ever so smooth -- a very interesting, off-beat approach. B-

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