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Cream Ale - Extract Recipe Kit

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Our Cream Ale recipe is a fantastic "lawnmower" beer with a crisp, refreshing palate and light golden color that will remind you of some of your favorite macro beers. Great for those warm summer days (or anytime all year round!), when you just want a light, refreshing beverage. 

All orders containing Liquid Yeast will be shipped with a complimentary ice pack to ensure safe shipping! 

Is this your first Homebrew Beer Recipe Kit? Check out our New to Brewing Guide to see a step by step road-map to brewing your first batch of beer! 

Cream Ale - Extract Recipe Kit

Style Overview: 
Known for their crisp, refreshing taste and their light golden tint, Cream Ales go through a longer cold conditioning or lagering following it's primary fermentation stage. This process reduces unwanted fruity esters to give you a cleaner flavor palate. Oftentimes, corn, rice, or other adjuncts are also utilized to give it a lighter body and flavor. 

General Info: 

  • Batch Size: 5 Gallons
  • Mash at 150 degrees
  • Est. Original Gravity: 1.045 SG
  • Est. Final Gravity: 1.008 - 1.010 SG
  • Est. Alcohol by Volume: 4.8%
  • Bitterness: 17.7 IBUs
  • Est. Color: 3.3 SRM
  • Ferment at 65 Degrees

Malts and Adjuncts: 

  • Light Dry Malt Extract
  • 2 Row Carapils
  • Flaked Corn


  • German Magnum Hop Pellets

6 Reviews

  • 5
    Cream Ale

    Posted by Bruce Cain on Aug 3rd 2020

    Another great product. Always a hit with the friends and family and always a great drink! Always a favorite across the board!

  • 5
    Cream Ale

    Posted by Bruce Cain on Dec 6th 2019

    This is by far the favorite of anyone I share with. Some have other individual favorites but this one is always at the top of everyone's list. Very clean and great beer for any occasion!! Already on my third batch!!

  • 5
    Great kit

    Posted by Luke J. on Aug 3rd 2018

    Easy directions and comes with everything you need!

  • 5
    Good Summer Beer

    Posted by John L. on Apr 7th 2018

    My hometown brewery was famous for their cream ale. Looking forward to giving this one a try in time for summer. Should be light and refreshing without the extra work that lager yeasts entail.

    Second purchase from Homebrew Supply - really like the service & high quality ingredients. Expecting to become a regular.

  • 3
    Cream ale

    Posted by Jeremy C. on Jan 9th 2017

    I have not yet made this recipe. However, I was disappointed in how long it took to ship from your warehouse. My last order shipped exactly when you said.

  • 4
    Great Kit

    Posted by Kyle E. on May 11th 2016

    Came with everything I needed to brew and ended up with a great beer. Only issue I had was the ice pack for the yeast wasn't cold when I got the package, but still worked fine.