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Atwater D Light Kölsch-Style Beer

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.65   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Straw colored and light bodied with a crisp clean finish. Atwater carries on the long heritage of Detroit breweries by dedicating this creation to the "D".


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 15, 2014
I’m assuming this is the right beer (on the menu at Capone’s as Summer Delight Kolsch). Poured a yellow color with a small sized head. Grass, some bready/graininess, and citrus. Thinner and watery.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Petkus331 (265) - Redford, Michigan, USA - AUG 30, 2014
A light aroma of cereal and a touch of yeasty funk. Appears nearly clear yellow, very bubbly, nice white lace and a thin ring of foam. Tastes refreshing, light cereal, corn, yeasty cheesish funk, very mild earthy bitterness. A little watery with mild fizz texture. Overall, a very enjoyable kolsch.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
firstsip (438) - Michigan, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Tap. Super clear yellow. Nice lacing. Nose of corn. Crisp body. All corn and strong yeastiness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4378) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
pours unclear extra pale yellow with a thin white cap, minimal retention and lacing. crisp pils, lean cereals and grains, nobleness - floral grassiness, lemon, sulfur, pepper, hint of metal, slightly dusty. low carbonation, light body - tad watery, dry and a tad bland grassy-herbal finish. clean nice session pils.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Draft at Whole Foods. Pale gold pour with minimal white head. Pale malt and grainy hopcitrus in the nose. Light palate heft with pale malt and some hopcitrus, nothing to write home about here.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strangebrewer (859) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 7, 2013
bottle. Poured pale straw coloured with an initially large white head that settles down, some sediment present with the pour. Light malty aroma, a bit corny. Creamy mouthfeel, light prickly carbonation, finishes clean. Pale malty base, grainy with a touch of yeast. Not bad, light and refreshing

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (2879) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 25, 2013
bottle. golden with small head. light bodied kolsch. reasonably crisp finish and pretty refreshing, but i’ve had better examples of the style.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (3671) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 17, 2013
Pours hazy, yellow-gold with a short, off-white head. Aroma is lemon....grain. Taste is the same....very light and crisp. Pretty nice.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
UncleKorm (815) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2012
Bottle poured clear light yellow hue w/ huge creamy white fully lasting head. Mild aroma of straw. Initial flavor light acidic and light bitter finish. Tastes are lemon, bread, and soap. Light bodied, watery texture, lively carbonation and metallic feel to the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Clear yellow color with a slight orange hue. Very mild aroma with a little lemon peel. Overall, crisp and clean. Little bit of a bite on the finish but a good kolsch overall.


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