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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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The Kölsch style beer was originally brewed in the Köln area of Germany. Our Wavehopper Kölsch has subtle hop and malty aromas. It’s a light to medium bodied beer with a hint of creaminess brought on by the addition of small amount of wheat. This beer is perfectly balanced for those sunny afternoons on the water.


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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chel (32) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 7, 2011
Is semi similar to a honey bock buA fairly good Kolsch or Cologne style beer meaning it is supposed to be light, a good summer beer, refreshing, and more complex than usual for a lighter beer. Given that this is a refreshing summer lager that is quite sweet, with minimal hop bitterness, some malt in flavoring and with minimal complexityet having subtle honey flavors. Overall I would recommend this on a hot day and liked it. It is semi-similar to a honey boch and going with that is my 2nd favorite honey boch-like after New Glarus’ Cabin Fever and my favorite Kolsch bier by default as of 6-7-11 as it is the only one I’ve had yet.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2014

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As Big Bay Wavehopper Kölsch ].
Clear light medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, white head. Aroma is light moderate malty, fruity malt, pale malt, light hoppy, grass. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, sweet malt, fruity, light grassy. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20140517]

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11038) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle. Golden-yellow colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hop. Flavour is fruit, malt, hop, floral, grass, yeast. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (31624) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
12 fl oz bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grassy and toasted malty. Bitter, cornish and grassy. Bitter and dry far finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Meilby (8038) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle 355ml @ fonefan
Pours clear pale yellow with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, floral and hint of bread. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bamsen78 (3311) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle @ America Strikes Back, Ulfborg. Pours clear light straw with airy white head. Cleara roma of yeast, hops and paper. Bitetr, hoppy flavour, with refreshing notes of malt and citrus and a mild paperlike finish. Not bad.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
chrisv10 (11331) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle. Clear pale golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, grainy, fruit, hop and a little cardboard. Flavour is malt, fruit, grainy, hop,little cardboard, little sweet and a little bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arnold931 (600) - Iowa, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours pale gold with not much head. Nose is almost non-existent. Flavor is clean and crisp. Not impressed overall.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
brokensail (11230) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 18, 2014
Bottle @ home, courtesy of Andy from Secret Krampus. Pale straw pour with a short lived white head. Apple juice, corn pops, sugar, and just a lot of sugar. Slightly burnt aroma. Grassy hops. Flavor is very bland. Mostly sugary cereal/corn pops. High carbonation, apple juice, and a bit of grass. Kind of burnt and soapy, too. This is no wave.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kaser (2987) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Draft at kirkwoods. Yellow clear pour. Skunky creamy aroma. Fruity and creamy taste. Weird. Don't love or hate it

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Frank (2965) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 23, 2013
Hahaha... "Kolsch." Right, fellas.. and my blond ale is a non-sour Berliner weiss. Anyway, this isn’t really all that great whatever it is. It’s kind of a mildly sweet ale w/ a bit of butterscotch and earthiness lurking around every corner. The bit of sweetness is cut by brisk carbonation, I will give them that, but otherwise, I don’t have much to say about this.


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