Popular with our customers, Liberty Cream Ale is perfect for those who enjoy a flavorful, yet lighter-bodied beer. Refreshing and easy to brew, this beer originated from the American light lager style and boasts a creamy head and smooth taste with a pale gold color. A definite one for the beer-loving masses, many of our small craft brewers brew this Plain American-styled beer every second or third time they brew.
Flavorful with a light body
- Ingredients include:
- 6 lb. Gold liquid malt extract
- 8 oz. Carapils® specialty grains
- 2 oz. of Cascade pellet hops
- Priming sugar
- Grain bag
- 6 lb. Gold liquid malt extract
- Details & Instructions
4.8 / 5.0270 ReviewsProduct ReviewI made this particular kit twice so far. I brought one of my bottles from the second brewing into the store for a taste and feedback. I find the people at Midwest are good a giving feedback and suggesting improvements. I was informed the all grain version uses Flaked Corn. This adds the corn/creamy flavor. I understand the kit does not come with Flaked Corn and I was informed I should use about one lb to 2 lb of Flaked corn at the steeping stage to add flavor/creaminess and it would also up the abv. I agree this is a good tasting beer for the price and my friends really enjoy this particular beer. I am also taking the suggestion of staff and working with the Flaked Corn in my next go around.May 4, 2014Friends could not get EnoughGreat Beer! My friends and I couldnt get Enough. Will definately Brew again.March 5, 2012friend friendlyeveryone loves this kit i do. Even the hard ones to get into home brews like this one a lot._x000D_March 13, 2013Extremely Quaff-ableGot this kit as my first attempt at home brewing and like the other reviews was a bit nervous (but then very pleased) with the whole process._x000D__x000D_I did one week in the primary, two in the secondary, then cold crashed in the keg for 10 days (while beer was carbonating). Hardest thing to me was waiting for that first pull, but the wait was worth it! Biggest plus was that the wife liked it. _x000D__x000D_Other reviews complain about the hoppiness of the product but I wouldn�?���t worry about that. I did the full 2 ounces and it wasn�?���t bitter at all. _x000D__x000D_The guys at Midwest are great at Customer Service; they definitely earned my business. _x000D_August 14, 2013Simple recipe with wonderful rewardsThis was my first brew after a couple years of doing wine. I was a little skeptical at first with wine, as I was with beer as well, but I could not be more pleased with both experiences. _x000D__x000D_There is a very nice citrus finish to this beer. It does not over-do the taste of the beer. This light beer is easy to enjoy a few at a time. _x000D__x000D_I tried at 1 week post bottle (not the recommended 2) and it was 100% drinkable! From all my hobbyist peers in the homebrew field, they tell me it will improve greatly in a couple more weeks. I do not doubt this, as the same was true with all my wine recipes (even the Island Mist series). _x000D__x000D_If you're new to brewing, give this a try as your first brew. I did an Apple Ale along side this, and it is hardly ready compared to this. The apple ale is known to take a bit longer in the bottle. That said...this was drinkable after week 1 of being bottled, and after 2, it was a lot more than drinkable! Perhaps week 3 and beyond will make this a repeat buy for me!November 18, 2012Will brew againI am really enjoying this beer..It is a nice smooth ale and is going perfect with the summer weather we're having...I plan to brew it again.August 26, 2013Liberty Cream Ale, ExtractKit was easy to make and tastes great! Note: Beer comes out a bit darker than the photo (more dark than yellow straw). Probably because of the darkness of the LME that ships with the kit.November 26, 2016Purchased
1 year agoGreat first brewThis was a great first brew. It turned out better than expected.March 29, 2011AwesomeThis is a great lawnmower beer. Very easy to make and everyone seems to love it, cant go wrong!March 17, 2013
- Customer Q&A
Browse 7 questions Browse 7 questions and 16 answershow much dose this kit make, qts. gals ?BEST ANSWER: It is a 5 gallon kit, give or take. I've made this kit several times, a great, refreshing summer drink.How would this beer pair with adding frozen grapefruit juice in the wort cool down?BEST ANSWER: A cream ale tastes a bit like a Pilsner Urquell, Budweiser, or other lagers. I think fruit would work out ok in this beer, but I prefer using a wheat beer as a base for fruit.
I'm not sure about using frozen grapefruit juice instead of fresh fruit or a fruit extract, so I can't comment on that.Instructions say boil last hop addition for 2 minutes, then remove from heat. Should I leave it for 10 minutes or so before chilling, or chill right away?BEST ANSWER: I take mine out after I remove it from heat then chill it down to prevent bacterial contamination.Looking to see if anyone has added any fruits to this cream ale? Considering adding blueberries to this in hopes to make it a nice summer beer.BEST ANSWER: I added peaches and it turned out great. 1/2 pound of grounded fresh peaches during last 30 min of boil gave it hint of peachy sweetness to the creamy beer. Great for NC summer.I just received my kit and in it was a specialty grain called Fieldstone. For the life of me, I can't find a reference to it anywhere and I'm wondering if it was mistakenly added to my kit? Thanks!BEST ANSWER: Fieldstone is the name of the grain blend. They are just the steeping grains. Cheers!Has anyone added any additional flavorings? I was thinking of making a Vanilla Cream Ale out of this kit, and was wondering what others have added.BEST ANSWER: This is a good, basic kit, and is a good choice for a base from which to create a more original beer out of. It's a good one for adding a fruit flavor extract, or adding real fruit; I'm less confident that vanilla would be right for it, though. It's not a "cream" ale in the sense that it has a milk or lactose component, in this case it's more of a style name. We see vanilla being added more often to darker beers, but it can be good in other styles as well. I'd just be careful not to add too much, as it can be overpowering. - Mike W, Midwest Suppliescan you have an all grain option.BEST ANSWER: The all grain version of this kit is available here: