Did you ever feel like you were too hip for lagers, because who drinks dad’s beer anymore, but really miss the lighter, refreshing qualities that a lager can have. Not to mention the ability to pound a few of them after mowing the lawn, because fuck it?
Well do I have a beer for you.
The name Cream Ale is, in my mind, a misnomer. I don’t even have the slightest idea how this beer is called that. It even has that funky nose quality that lagers tend to do.
That’s a me problem. Don’t let it be a you problem. Cream ales are a style and it’s my fault for thinking they should be creamy, not the beer’s fault for adhering to style.
This offering from Bridgeport is pretty drinkable and it has a definite bite on the end to let you know that you aren’t just drinking water. Definitely recommended as the days get warmer. Although in Portland, I’m not sure when that will be…