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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 2.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This Kölsch-styled ale is clean, crisp, and delicately balanced. It has very subtle pear flavors and aromas. The subdued maltiness leads to a pleasantly refreshing finish. A fantastic summer brew! The Kölner Dom (Cologne Cathedral), is one of the best-known architectural monuments in Germany and has been Cologne’s most famous landmark since its completion in the late 19th century. True Kölsch can only be brewed if the brewery has a view of this famous cathedral, thus its’ appearance on our tap markers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (6255) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JUL 8, 2007
Draft pint at the Gettysburg brewpub. Awesome name and logo, from an old Koeln guy. If you don’t get it, you shouldn’t be drinking Koelsch. Golden orange with a thin but somewhat gluey head. Virtually no aroma. Crisp, clean and biscuity-malty with a nice flowery flourish to it. Quite reminiscent of the days in Koeln. Nicely done! (#3011, 7/6/2007)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - MAR 2, 2008
Clear very pale body with a small white head. The nose is honey, bread and herbs. The flavor is honey, herbs, flowers, light pepper and dough. Medium/light body is soft with light carbonation. Probably the best Appalachian beer of the night.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jehoey (765) - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2008
poured dark golden color with a half an inch of head. aroma was very light, maybe a little bit of malt. flavor was matly upfront, some toast and biscuity flavors, and dried out quite a bit as the beer finished. lean-medium bodied. excellent for style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (9549) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 28, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a glowing gold with a medium sized white head. Citrus, crisp grain. Medium bodied, and grainy. Sweet, fruity, with some empty grain flavors and crackers. Soft sweet apple finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5741) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - NOV 22, 2011
Gold pour with off white head and lace. Aroma of light sour malt, paper, and perfumy hops. Sweet caramel malt start, perfumy hops, medium bitter, and a dry finish. Medium bodied and fizzy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WISEGUY572 (1377) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2010
Draft at the brewery. Like their lager, this was nice for its type. Crystal clear gold, small head, surprisingly good lacing, more like a cask than a keg in mouth and appearance. Not much happening in the nose. Taste has grassy notes, a little pale malt, a little hoppy bitterness, in good balance. Long bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12122) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2008
@Market Cross PA-on tap-pours a white head and gold color. Aroma is mild grain, (Hallertau) hops, honey, fruit. Taste is grain/medium malt-caramel, honey, fruit, (Hallertau) hops. Nice. Light side of medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (1007) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - MAY 27, 2011
hazy yellow, borderline cloudy. Aroma is sweet grain. Flavor is grass, hay, slight wheatiness even. Light bodied but flavorful. An excellent kolsch.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LinusStick (3200) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2010
A delicious and refreshing kolsch. Suffers from what the style usually suffers from, though. Aroma was pretty weak. Some light cologne and hints of light malt. Pour was a nice light gold with a 2 finger white head. Taste was average. There was a hint of lemon, wheat and yeast but it was all very faint. The strong carbonation prohibited most of the flavors from taking over. Great summer beer, though

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dancatts (91) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2007
Had it at Harrisburg on tap. Lighter color and a slightly hoppy aroma. Tastes similar to a pale ale with less hops.

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