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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Burnside Lime Kolsch is brewed as a German style Kolsch made with premium pilsner malt and a touch of wheat and Munich malts. We then add Tettnanger hops, and ferment with the German ale yeast at 59 degrees to create a crisp, dry, and thirst quenching beer. Then the Burnside twist; we hand zested 200 limes, steeped a pound of Kaffir Lime leaf in the kettle, and added lemongrass to the bright tank. The result, a highly drinkable summer ale with hints of exotic ingredients from the east. Drink it with a lime!

johncowens' rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johncowens (1) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Light body and noticeable hops flavor but without the bitterness. Lingering lime flavor makes it a good sipping beer. My favorite light refreshing summer beer so far.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (5754) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 11, 2016
650ml bottle pours a clear golden color with a finger of white head that leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is lime zest with some leafy notes and hints of grains. Taste is a lime tartness with a light fruity and malty sweetness finishing dry. Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, not quite fitting the style, but still a refreshing and enjoyable brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
northropfrye (3299) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 4, 2016
Orange body some white head. A touch of soapy lacing. Aroma of limes. Taste is kind of an odd sweet malt, dank, lactose, and citrus. Unusual and not fantastic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnoff (9594) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2015
Sampled on June 29, 2015. At the brewpub in Portland.
Clear golden color, white head. Malty, lime taste. Lime aftertaste. Lime scented detergent scent. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 2, 2015
On tap @ Burnside. Clear golden beer with a white head. Smells more like lemongrass to me, but there is some lime in there. Light malt aroma and flavor, but still there. Kind of a cracker note, too. Somewhat tangy, perhaps a touch of limeade. It’s not bad, but not really a Kolsch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (6763) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Sampled at the brewpub. Clear golden with a wite layer. Lime hits first sip and it works well here. A nice base beer behind that. A great summer time offering.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gription79 (2840) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Had on draft at the brewery. Light grainy aroma, light lime/citrus, grainy. The flavor is mildly grainy, very little lime character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sarlacc83 (1953) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 9, 2015
BottleA: Opaque orange - gold with a thin white head, a light lacing.N: Lime, kaffir leaves, very bready, some clove and coriander, white peppercorn, green tea.T: Sweet and a bit tart.M: Light body, a bit chalky, crisp carbonation, no alcohol presence.O: A Thai based drink. The underlying Kolsch is merely OK and this is decent if not memorable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (12935) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 6, 2015
Draft - Soured citrus and grains. Clear gold with a decent white head. Grains and lime. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shoulderbroken (3831) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle at Hop Haven. Nice lime taste. Easy going, lime is at the front. Bit of grain. Nice enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stevoj (4032) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Lime takes over what might otherwise be a decent kolsch. Clear straw color with small white foamy head. Aroma is mostly citrus, lime. Taste also dominated by citrus, almost like a limeade. Would be a good summer time drink, I’m a few months too late.

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