Raven Cream Ale – R&B Brewing (R and B Brewing)

From Vancouver BC’s R&B Brewing comes the “Raven Cream Ale”.  The beer pours a brown colour with a tan head.  The aroma consists of caramel, toffee, fruit and a sweet note.  The flavour is of roasted malts, caramel, toffee, mild coffee, nutty and a mild fruit note also.  The alcohol content comes in at 4.8% with an IBU of 18. Some people may squabble with this beer being a cream ale because of the dark colour but who cares as it is a great tasting beer!

Commercial Description:  STYLE: Cream Ale / Dark Mild R&B’s Raven Cream Ale is a dark, yet surprisingly light-bodied cream ale. Crystal, Whitbread Goldings, and Cascade hops are added to a carefully crafted blend of 2-Row, C-120, Roasted and Chocolate barley malts creating a truly drinkable beer with subtle nutty flavours and hints of chocolate.

Food pairing as per brewery:  Lighter food;chicken,salads, bratwurst,salmon.Light apricot or citrus cakes or tarts.  Monterey Jack, Brick or slightly nuttier cheeses.

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