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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
checkmatei1 (765) - Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2009
Draft @ Brewpub: Poured a golden yellow without much head. The aroma was malty. The flavor was grainy and malty. Overall, the easiest beer to drink at this brewpub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (11609) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 13, 2009
Sample at the Downtown location. The beer is a clear yellow-gold color with a thin and fizzy white head that burns away quickly. Spots of lacing on the glass under a ring at the top. Fruity aroma with malt underneath. Light and crisp body with flavors of fruit, sweet malt and mild grassy hops. The finish is fruity with a short mild bitterness left over. Just average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LordBeamish (144) - Boozetown, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2009
On tap at Capitol City.....Very light offering....nice golden colour with a bready/malty aroma.....wet mouthfeel and extremely coiffable.....Good but lacking flavour for my taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 10, 2009
On tap at Capitol City – Downtown
Appearance: bright golden ale with light white top.3-
Nose: grainy , malty nose with mild qualities , slight earthy tone on top.
Flavor/Palate : Mid-light bodied with good grainy , mineral feel , slight nutty character on top. Soft yet crisp late finish. Drinkable. Kolsch it is , not just another golden ale from USA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 13, 2009
Growler sent by strykzone. Thanks Dave! DC off my list! Pours a yellow color. Aroma is fresh and livley. Flavor is crisy, dry and yeasty. I don’t usually like this style all that much, but this one was good. I could drink it all day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUN 29, 2009
Had this one on draught at the brewpub near Union Station in Washington, D.C. Light yellow pour with a bubbly, slightly spicy nose, very grapey and dry flavor, like a chardonnay, sharp notes but not too bitter, great sessionable beer, especially for the style, I really enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexanderj (3542) - Branson, Missouri, USA - MAY 31, 2009
ON tap. Very clear yellow pour with a white head. ARoma was pretty mild; bready and a bit grassy. Flavor was of bread, yeast with only a light sweetness. A bit of earthy/spicy hops in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WeeHeavySD (3380) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 16, 2009
Tap @ Downtown Locale. Pours clearish yellow with a bright white ring. Nose is slightly malty. Taste is sweet and light and ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11937) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 5, 2009
Sampled on draft at the brewery. Pours a clear pale straw color with a medium head. Poor head retention and lacing. Aroma of grain and grass. Taste is bitter grassy hops, grain, apple and pear. Strongly carbonated. Very crisp. Medium bodied. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ben4321 (5775) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 7, 2009
Location: Draft Postal Building Location - From the sampler glass 3/7/09.

Aroma: Subtle, boring typical Pils-like nose
Appearance: Clear, yellowish
Flavor: Slight fruits, not much else there
Palate: Light body, thin, no lingering taste
Overall Impression: I’m not a Kolsch guy, For the style it was better then average, but I still couldn’t rate it much then this.

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