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Blue Mountain Kolsch 151
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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A light German-style ale indigenous to Koln (Cologne). This ale is treated like a lager, undergoing extensive cold aging to produce a clean, crisp beer. All imported Muessdoerffer Pilsen and Munich malts and hops from the Hallertau region lend a balanced flavor to this ale.


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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emeister84 (1560) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 31, 2013
Light strawberry, bread, and floral aromas. Clear gold with a moderately lasting, white head. Dry, fruity, and lightly bitter. Light bodied with moderate carbonation, and a short, clean, somewhat fruity finish.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ilovedarkbeer (2448) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Pours a hazy yellow color with a puffy white head. Notes of earth, bread, faint citrus, and some grass. Pretty basic and finishes flat.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
freekyp (1634) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Kolsch brewed to style. Blue Mountain keeps it traditional delivering a medium yellow larger sporting a 1.5 finger white head. Aroma show light biscuity malt, a bit of spiciness from the yeast, and some gentle fruity notes. The flavors are much the same. You could chug this and be quite pleased with yourself. Its not going to excite, but its a good lawnmower beer, and a decent pairing for food.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HourGlass13 (310) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Bright clear golden pour with a thin ring of white head. The aroma has a hint of yeast and some apple. Clean and crisp. A slight graininess, yet mild balanced and easy to drink. Nice.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
HippieFee (155) - - MAY 10, 2015
Can - Clean taste, malt tanginess. A light flavor with no character. Reminds me of a mass market beer in a way.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
coldbrewky (1499) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Mer. Six pack o cans from beer world. Full bodied malts turn sweet towards finish. Mer. A touch cloying. Pass. What am I to do with the other 5?

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
solidfunk (5291) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Easy drinking but not a lot going on here. Some barley, light German hops. Clear amber pour without much head and lacing. Pitcher at the hockey game material. Can.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EKGoldings (616) - Radford, Virginia, USA - DEC 13, 2014
On tap at Blue Mountain. Nice color, great head. I’m usually not a Kolsch fan, but I kinda liked this. It went great with the cheese plate. Not a beer with a lot of character but this was a nicely made clean Kolsch, which is not the easiest thing to accomplish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nephilium (1498) - Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Lightly sweet aroma, with a hint of apples. Pours a clear light straw with a thin white head. Light grain flavor, with a little sweetness in it. Light bodied and easy drinking, seems to be missing something to compete with some of the traditional kolsches.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tia (1241) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Tap @ Blue Mountain. I pretty much don’t like this style in general, so grain of salt. Straw color with minimal head and no lacing. Soured grain and citric angel worth a hint of sweet cereal. Light flavors leaving to the sweeter side of things.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (4571) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Out of a can I first think of jaguar ice. Then it starts to morph into something better. Yea, getting more used to this. Seems to have much more than 5% in alky, big personality. By the end of the session I’m starting to think ruder pale lager.


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