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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A crisp unfiltered Kellerbier. This traditional Bavarian style originated from the small artisanal breweries of Franconia, where Kellerbier is still a favorite beverage in the local beer gardens.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JStax (2664) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2013
Pours a lighter copper with a white head. Aroma is grassy and cereal. Taste is very bready with a bit of a sweet herbal note. Very light and easy to drink. I could easily have drank the whole growler.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Evolutionary (252) - Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Tap from the restaurant. Jaded since it was flat but this review is from before. Great crisp light mouthfeel and decent balance of light taste and sweet fullness. ---Rated via my mouth

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9061) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Doodler (thanks Scott) poured a hazy yellow with a lingering ring of white foam. Aromas of straw, yeast, spicy hops and light earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, yeast, spicy hops and light earthiness with a crisp dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bluejacket74 (1204) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - JUN 3, 2011
12 ounce bottle (2011 batch with new label). Served in a mug, the beer pours a hazy gold color with about an inch off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both good. Aroma is grainy (wheat?) and sweet malt, citrusy hops (lemon peel), and a bit of grassy hops. Taste is similar to the aroma, it tastes mostly like grain/wheat/bready malt and some citrusy hops (lemon peel). Mouthfeel/body is light, it’s crisp and easy to drink. I think it’s a nice refreshing brew, a good choice for summertime. I can’t believe I haven’t tried this before, I might have to pick up some of this over the summer. Definitely worth a try.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chad9976 (1086) - Albany, New York, USA - APR 15, 2012
I received a 12oz bottle from a friend in Ohio (thanks, James!). I poured it into the tumbler he sent me.

Appearance: White gold hue that’s nearly opaque, but some carbonation is visible. Forms just a coating of white suds which disappear quickly and leave no lacing.

Smell: Classic lager aroma scent, but with subtle notes of lemonpeel and just a hint of spice.

Taste: This beer threw me for a loop. It looks like a witbier and has some of the same aroma characteristics, but also has the classic lager smell and taste. Columbus Brewing Summer Teeth Lager is technically a kellerbier - a niche style lager that’s either bottle-conditioned or unfiltered judging from the goop in the bottle. Anyway, the beer itself is definitely tastier than your average lager but not as much as an actual witbier or highly-hopped helles bock.

It’s mild in many aspects. Up front is a light, somewhat citrusy lemonpeel and allspice taste, followed by classic lager flavor but without the unbridled graininess. There’s a hint of sweetness in the finish, but it’s washed away clean. There are a lot of subtle flavors to this brew and had they been accentuated it would’ve been a solid, if not great lager. There’s nothing off-putting about it whatsoever, but to me it’s only an okay brew in the end.

Drinkability: Summer themed beers tend to be my least favorites because they opt for drinkability over taste and Columbus Brewing Summer Teeth Lager is a good example of that. I specifically drank it on an unusually hot spring day to replicate the summer feeling. It was crisp and refreshing and the clean finish probably accounted for a lot of that. It went down smooth and at only 5% ABV I could definitely see myself throwing back a few of these at a summer BBQ or picnic.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gws57 (1274) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2012
Clean, straightforward, well-done, kolsch style? Excellent after a long, hot drive to get here.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (809) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2013
Flight at CBC. Light color yellow small white head. Aroma of grass, citrus and biscuit. Taste is refreshing with grass and spices. Also a slight bitter finish. Floral hints at very end.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DoublEE (784) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Light wheat, lemon and a bit of orange, and a bit of lager yeast. A little bit of peppery spice comes through as it warms.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUL 16, 2009
In the bottle thanks to Andrew and Steph P. Hazy dark gold with a medium to large ivory head. Mild malty and grainy aroma with a delightfully sweet and yeasty flavor. Stronger level of hops than many kellerbiers, but it works with the larger malt sweetness. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
koopa (338) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 26, 2010
Appearance: Pours a translucent golden amber like that of the movie Jurassic Park! The crown is billowy, light beige, and about 2 fingers thick. Retention is strong and lace is everywhere. Smell: floral hops and wet grass hallertau style hops combined with a pleasant citrus note that is not quite as bright as an orange but on the sweet acidic side....can’t place it. Taste: Now I’m getting that note I couldn’t identify in the nose...bitter under ripe grapefruit. like licking the white skin on a peeled citrus fruit. Other than that the beer is pretty tasty! Mouthfeel: Excellent carbonation, fairly crisp, but with a creamy crown! Body is a touch thick but still in the medium range. Drinkability: Sessionable if it wasn’t for the taste. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 11-25-2009


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