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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Fisherman’s Ale is a German-style Kolsch Ale that is crisp and refreshing. A style Invented in Cologne, Germany in the early 20th century. It is an easy drinking beer with a touch of noble hops and a light malt sweetness. The perfect accompaniment to a full day reeling ‘em in or watching the game.
Malts: Pale, Heidelberg
Hops: Nugget, Czech Saaz

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (19160) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 30, 2009
Draught at Barcade, New York
Cloudy blond color. Golden ale without special features; light hop in the aroma; too light malt flavor; reasonable bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mjs (6466) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 23, 2009
(Bottle at Oliver Twist, Stockholm) Poured ambed and lightly hazy without any head to speak of. Aroma was musty and aged. Palate was light bodied and dry with medium carbonation. Flavour showed mostly age with some hints of bitterness and fruitiness. Aftertaste was bitter. I don’t know how this one would taste as fresh but it seems to go bad when aged. Unfortunately the bottle had no BBE date.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
halfonit (1324) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Deep golden color, slightly hazy. Aroma is of sweeter malts, a little citrus, caramel, and slight hops. Taste is pretty much the same. This one has a slightly citrus and hoppy aftertaste. Overall this one wasn’t too bad. A good session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (23513) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2009
Bottled at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. (brewed by Olde Saratoga Brewing.) Hazy golden, small head. Fruity cereal aroma. Dry, almost crisp. Lightly salty with a bit of grassy hops. Low bitterness. A straightfoeard drinkable beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2009
12oz. Bottle: Aroma of malts, slight cocoa, and a hint of toasting. Poured amber/orange in color with a small, off-white head that lasted as a film on top of the beer. Cloudy. Slightly sparkling. Full of tiny, and small particles throughout. Flavor is lightly sweet. Tastes of malts and slight bread. Medium body. Average texture. Average carbonation. Malty finish. Absolutely not a Kolsch!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
obguthr (5653) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - OCT 8, 2009
Clean hay and honey aroma. Shimmering golden with a thin white head. Bitter flavor of pilsner style hops. Light bodied. Celery finish. Bitter and boring, but not terrible.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Miksu (5047) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - OCT 4, 2009
0.355 l bottle at Stockholm Beer Festival 2009. Hazy orange color. Sweet malty and slightly fruity aroma. Sweet, malty, toffeish, slightly fruity and slightly resiny flavor with low bitterness. Easy and simple.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rosenbergh (10409) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2009
355 ml bottle. From the US (H). Pale amber colour with thin off-white head. Some caramel and citrus but also ginger in aroma. Fruity tea-like flavour with some bitterness. Quite light and almost no carbonation. Very easy to drink but it feels more like ice tea than ale. 6% couldn’t be noticed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 31, 2009
On tap at Barcade. Pours a clear golden amber with a thin white. head. Light malt, mostly empty. Medium, light malt, light citrus. Finishes with a slight dry bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamherbert (1501) - Syracuse, New York, USA - AUG 31, 2009
The appearance is beautiful cloudy copper. Minimal head, butg the translucent color is gorgeous. With more head, this would be a 5.0. The aroma is bitter, flowery German hops on top. Roasted barley underneath. Grainy but with lemon and earthy tones. Very strong, very inviting. The taste is earthy, grainy malts foremost. Pilsnerish/German hops floating above. Hint of perfumes, but more bitter and with a bite on the swallow. Complex; lots of flavors to admire here. Medium bodied feel and creamy but also refreshing. Spring-y! Lots of bitter hops, earthy malts and a citrusy respite. A heck of a nice spring-friendly beer.

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