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Standard American Beer - Cream Ale

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Cream Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
2019 Cucumber Cream Ale
5 gal 5.64% 24.18 1.055 1.012
All Grain 4741
Cascade cream ale
5 gal 5.83% 21.52 1.055 1.010
All Grain 4408
Morning Bell
7.5 gal 5.45% 10.66 1.053 1.012
All Grain 3213
Mikkeller Cream Ale clone
20 L 2.27% 58.95 1.022 1.005
All Grain 2503
Cali Creamin' Clone
5.5 gal 4.9% 19.71 1.050 1.012
All Grain 2169
Cream Ale 2.0
5.5 gal 5.16% 23.76 1.050 1.011
BIAB 2164
Peach Wood Cream Ale
5.25 gal 5.45% 18.77 1.052 1.011
All Grain 1993
Lime Cream Ale
6 gal 4.58% 35.15 1.044 1.009
All Grain 1938
PRAIA DE IRACEMA
33 L 5.45% 11.95 1.049 1.007
BIAB 1702
Matcha Cream Ale
10 L 4.73% 23.78 1.045 1.009
BIAB 1572

Newest Cream Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Cream Ale (NB)
5.5 gal 5.22% 27.28 1.048 1.008
All Grain 2
Whipped Cloud Mk. II
10 gal 4.66% 17.53 1.045 1.010
All Grain 8
Great Cream Ale
5.5 gal 5.56% 17.52 1.052 1.010
All Grain 14
Cracker Jack (Step 1)
7 gal 5.44% 20.26 1.050 1.009
BIAB 1
Covid Cream Ale
5 gal 5.42% 32.63 1.052 1.010
All Grain 20
Vaca Mariposa
4 gal 5.71% 36.42 1.053 1.010
BIAB 12
Cream Ale
2.5 gal 5.03% 18.78 1.048 1.010
BIAB 21
The Best Cream Ale
11 L 4% 0 1.041 1.010
BIAB 21
Crisp- Victorian SteamPunk Ale
25 L 5.58% 29.32 1.051 1.009
All Grain 12
Sanitas Strawberry Blonde Pilot 1
5.5 gal 5.55% 21.11 1.054 1.011
All Grain 40

Fermentables Used In Cream Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Corn 472 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 14% 2% - 36%
Pale 2-Row 404 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 63% 4% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 136 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 1% - 26%
American - Pilsner 133 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 64% 9% - 100%
Flaked Rice 113 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 10% 2% - 30%
Flaked Oats 90 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 0% - 22%
American - Pale 6-Row 81 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 44% 5% - 100%
Honey Malt 80 Grain crystal malt 25°L
37 6% 1% - 15%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 80 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 11% 0% - 40%
German - Pilsner 80 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 61% 12% - 100%

Hops Used In Cream Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 167 7 42% 6% - 100%
Saaz 116 3.5 42% 10% - 100%
Willamette 96 4.5 49% 13% - 100%
Cluster 83 6.5 57% 5% - 100%
Magnum 60 15 41% 3% - 100%
Crystal 54 4.3 47% 5% - 100%
Liberty 53 4 50% 5% - 100%
Amarillo 38 8.6 35% 4% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 38 3.9 47% 13% - 100%
Centennial 37 10 35% 10% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Cream Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Corn 16 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 49% 11% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 15 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 45% 6% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 10 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 61% 10% - 100%
American - Pale 6-Row 8 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 51% 33% - 100%
Honey Malt 6 Grain crystal malt 25°L
37 59% 17% - 75%
Belgian - Biscuit 4 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 25% 25% - 25%
Pale 2-Row 4 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 57% 29% - 80%
Flaked Barley 3 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
32 50% 33% - 73%
German - Carapils 3 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 78% 33% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 3 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 83% 50% - 100%

Yeasts Used In Cream Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 318 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - Cream Ale Yeast Blend WLP080 110 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 77.5% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 52 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 42 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 41 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 27 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - K├Âlsch 2565 24 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Low 75% 56°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 12 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - German Ale Yeast K-97 12 Fermentis / Safale Ale .104 High 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - German Ale 1007 11 Wyeast Ale 0.11 Low 75% 55°F 68°F

Other Ingredients Used In Cream Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 82 Water Agt Boil 60% 1% - 100%
Gypsum 65 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 52 Fining Boil 65% 1% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 28 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 57%
Lactic acid 26 Water Agt Mash 74% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 23 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 22 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 38%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 15 Water Agt Boil 46% 11% - 94%
Table Salt 13 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 25%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 9 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 67%

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