Originally Posted by Scooby_Brew
My experience with Cream Ale is that this beer needs a long conditioning time in bottles. By "long time" I mean like 3-6 months. In the beginning it always tasted crappy, but after 3-6 months in bottles somehow they became magical in taste. Very similar to Blonde Ales, BTW.
I'm gonna agree with this, I did a cream ale a few months ago and one month in the bottles and I didn't like it at all. It's been close to four months now and I really like it, glad I didn't give it all away like I was planning on doing.