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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 2.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
A mild German style ale made with pale and a generous amount of Munich malts. The Kolsch is pale in color, has a fruity aroma and smooth finish. A good choice if you are starting to try beers with more flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
altonbrownd (5419) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 12, 2015
On tap at ATR Bethesda. Hazy yellow body with large head. Nose malty and sour. Flavour malty, some fruits and dry. Medium balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (20954) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 20, 2015
Draft. Hazy pale yellow color, thin white head. Aroma of subtle white pepper. Taste is watery straw.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (11992) - Escondido, California, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear gold with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is heavy Pils malt, corn notes and light spicy hops. Flavor is sweet malt dominant with light hops and bitterness and a sweet finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Taster on tap at the brewpub. Labeled 4.7%. Clear golden color. Minimal ring of white head. Good bready flavor. Lightly peppery. Moderate sweet taste, light bitter, just a light bite. Medium body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. Decent blond ale, better than expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
closey22 (1559) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Pale gold yellow no head; aroma is slightly spicy with grain and hop notes; Flava is wheaty and flowery softly bitter; feels light; finishes vary dry and bitter like aspirin;

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6544) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Sampled on draft at the brewpub this beer poured a hazy very pale yellow color with a huge fluffy white head that left great lacing. The aroma was sour, tangy, corny and a bit fruity. the flavor was dryish, nutty, malty and had notes of cardboard and corn. Dry nutty and corny finish. Medium body. Not good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ungstrup (34023) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2006
Draft at the brewpub, July 2006. A light yellow beer with a thin white head. The aroma is very light with faint notes of malt. The flavor has a weird citrusy note to it combined with light malty notes - reminds me of a light beer. The end is dry and bitter and comes very late.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Derek881 (1240) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 12, 2006
Enjoyed on tap at the brewery with dinner. The beer had a traditional gold-yellow color with a good white head. Featured light-medium carbonation and body with a thin-average texture. The flavor was mostly sweet but had a slight sour taste too. The aroma was sweet floral malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2006
On tap at the brewpub, July 2006. I was a bit taken aback by how many US brewpubs make a Kolsch, but I thought many of them were just very light quaffing ales that had little in common with the genuine article. This one was closer to the mark than most. Very pale, straw colour. Gentle fizz - not too carbonated. Featherweight mouthfeel. A touch sweet. The merest hint of biscuity malt. Not a lot to it, but clean and fresh, which is really all you’re looking for in this type of beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
themadmumis (347) - Westminster, Maryland, USA - AUG 26, 2006
Once again, features many malts. More character than the macros. Well rounded with generous malt tastes, light body. Great example of a Kolsch.

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