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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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A crisp, light-bodied golden ale. This Kolsch style beer has hints of citrus and white pepper and is lagered to give it a smooth, crisp finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scarletfire65 (943) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle at home. Labeled as a kolsch. Aroma is spicy with some passionfruit and apricot. Light bodied, crackery, restrained fruit, grassy herbal hops on the finish. Crisp and very clean. Sessionable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
yiannnos (857) - , CYPRUS - JUL 27, 2014
Draft. Hazy golden colour. An easy drinking, light bodied blonde, nothing special though

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (2086) - New York, USA - APR 26, 2014
Tap at spizers corner before doing shots and getting myself in doghouse, so this could be last rate for a few days. Pours light hazy yellow with thin nose of lemon and wheat. Tastes mostly yeasty, with some lemon, floral notes, pepper, and banana. Thin bodied slightly bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
swoopjones (5725) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 18, 2014
Draft at pine box rock in Brooklyn. Light blonde pour, sweet flavor, syrupy, blah, blah, blah

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7134) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2014
Keg, Southern Hospitality, 9th Avenue, Hell’s Kitchen, 20/02/14. Diaphanous pale blond with a rapidly shrinking white head. Aroma of not much; frozen apricot yoghurt, sherbet lemon. Decent crisp flowery taste with sherbet and spritz; restrained attempts at passion fruit. Wine gum and soda finish. Throwaway but pleasant with discreet citrus and botanical hop.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewBoxer (1979) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Draft . Standard blonde pour with a nice smooth drinkable taste. Very smooth. Ideal session beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (9877) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 13, 2013
A pale blonde ale with a thin white head. In aroma, crisp malt with grassy hops. In mouth, a pedestrian little number with crisp malt, faint hops, boring. On tap at Brooklyn Pour 2013.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mansquito (3346) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Spitzer’s Corner, NY tap: Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a white head. Aroma is light malts, a little bit of fruitiness, and a hint of grass. Taste is slightly sour, but mostly bready, with a slight hop undertone. An enjoyable enough session.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ben4321 (3862) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Location: Draft at Spitzer’s Corner, 12/29/12

Aroma: The nose has some yeast/wheat notes, a little citrus, and some pepper too
Appearance: It pours a mostly clear orange color with a lasting white head and mid-heavy lace
Flavor: Tastes medium sweet, with some noticeable pepper and wheat, and it finishes lightly bitter
Palate: This one has a light-medium body, with a fizzy carbonation, and a dryish finish
Overall Impression: Good to see a new brewery pop-up in NYC (or atleast new to me, I’d never had any of their beers before). Welcome Alphabet City! As for the beer, this was a decent one. The flavor was different from my expectations from this style due to being kind of wheaty and peppery in addition to (or in place of) what you’d expect in a "Kolsch style beer" (as the description notes). Certainly worth trying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerCast_Rich (1847) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 28, 2012
[keg at Spitzer’s Corner, New York City] Clear as a bell, golden beer with a decent white head. Rising carbonation throughout. Soft, floral aroma with some peppery, spicy hop. Easy on the palate, which is no bad thing – well balanced floral hop and slightly bready malt. Good stuff [24112012]

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