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This lager like ale is modeled after the official beer of Köln, Germany. Kolsch is delicate and refreshing with a slight fruitiness and supportive, yet unobtrusive hop bitterness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Huhzubendah (2790) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 7, 2012
On draft at Capitol City Brewing Co. in Virginia. The beer is transparent and pale yellow in color with a quarter inch of white head. The aroma indecent for the style, offering bread, grain. Smells like a German lager, which is a good thing. The flavor is simple and straightforward, with some biscuit and toast notes. Thin bodied, the beer finishes with a light hop bitterness. Overall, pretty good. I would have this again. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 01-29-2012

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BVery (7370) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2012
Tap at the Shirlington location. Pale yellow pour, very clear. Minimal head. Light corn, minor carbonation, not my favorite here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (33597) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2012
From tap at the DC location. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grassy and light cornish. Grassy, bitter and light cornish. Dry and grassy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiveacestx (701) - Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Sample at the brewery - Golden yellow with lacing. Has a transparent taste. Nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lbecker (43) - Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - APR 19, 2012
Very light pale color, almost no head retention. Taste nuty, very dry. Something unpleasant in the palate that stays in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
freekyp (1557) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 31, 2011
A light airy Kolsh with a mild cereal grain and floral aroma. Very pale straw yellow with a hint of maple syrup. Light floral tones in the flavor. Silky smooth mouthfeel. Lightly tart delicate finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
gyllenbock (5293) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2011
On tap at Capitol City Brewing - Downtown, October 2011. Clear yellow with a small white head. Aroma and taste of fruit, malt and some grain. The body was light as was the carbonation. Drinkable but not that exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13955) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2011
Draught at the brewpub. No aroma to speak of. Clear shiny yellow colour. Small white head. Good malty flavour with a hint of fine hops. Faint hint of sourness in the finish, but not problematic. Not as clean and crisp as a real Kölsch, but OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Block (1637) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 6, 2011
This might be my least favorite out of the flight I had. Pretty average with a light aroma, flavor and body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (18351) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2011
Draft @ the Capital Hill location. Pours a clear yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy aroma. Fruity dry malty grainy flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a dry grainy finish.

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