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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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For those desiring a lighter beer that still has hand-crafted integrity, this beer is a German style Kolsch ale made famous in its namesake city of Cologne (Koln in German). This thirst-quenching summer brew is spritzy, not too malty, with all the pleasing aroma of German Hallertauer hops. While fermented warm like all ales, Kolsch beer undergoes a cold aging period like a lager which results in a brew that is complex yet easy to drink.


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2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nathan30533 (546) - Dahlonega, Georgia, USA - SEP 11, 2012
This is an ok ale but not my type of brew. Kind of grassy wheat is the taste. Easy drinking smooth beach ale maybe.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jbruner (1983) - Athens, Georgia, USA - APR 14, 2014
Can sampled at Classic City Brew Fest 2014. Pours a clear yellow with bubbly white head and good carbonation. Aroma and taste are light biscuit with a hint of grassy hops and crisp yeast esters. Not bad, easy to have a few I imagine.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThirstyBird (1193) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - DEC 18, 2013
Thanks to John for sharing! Pours light golden yellow with a light haze and a smallish head. Smell is sweet light malt, grain, The taste is lightly fruity and hoppy ending slightly dry. Light in body with elegant carbonation. Pretty nice stuff.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Koelschtrinker (9996) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - DEC 18, 2013
Eng hopfiger Antrunk, stärker ist die leichte Bitterkeit. Trocken getreidig, süffig, recht langweilig - Kölsch eben. 9/9/10/8/7/8

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DCLawyer (1312) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Can->taster at BBB Fest Nashville. Light yellow with small white head. Faint sweet citrus with cereal and grass. Not good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2586) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 1, 2013
can. hazy pale golden with one finger head. initially slightly tart with some lemon, but finishes a bit dull.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChainGangGuy (4280) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - SEP 22, 2013
12 ounce can - $1.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Light yellow-hued body, lightly hazed, it barely manages to scare up a half-inch, loose, white head that sputters out in a flash.

Smell: Dried herb, lemon peel with an edge of sweetness to it, and the perfunctory pils.

Taste: Pils malts, faintly bready, a bit of cereal sweetness and a pop of citrusy lemon juice. Light Continental hop character, scantly grassy with a relatively low bitterness. Predominately lemony on the backhalf and into the near-quite-crisp finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Just a smidge over medium carbonation.

Overall: Merely satisfactory; it’s not stellar, but fine and refreshing.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cybercat (2989) - Georgia, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Comes out of the can a clear straw yellow with a white head that quickly takes its leave. Malty aroma has a yeasty undertone. Flavor is typical for a kolsch: malty, a little yeasty, a little fruity, a hint of hops. Smooth flavor is fairly firm and somewhat fizzy. Overall, if not great, definitely refreshing on a hot, steamy day.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3340) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Pale golden beer with a fizzy white head. Nose of crackers and lemon. Easy drinking beer with nice malty sweetness and lots of lemon cookie flavor. Some yeasty dough. Okay summer beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (1655) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 1, 2013
16 oz draft pours golden with a white head. Aroma and taste malty, bread and a hint of citrus. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
queenholly (2612) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Can. Sour lactic malt aroma. Slightly hazy yellow with a moderate white head. Grainy malt and light grassy flavor. Light body, moderate carbonation.


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