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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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In Cologne, Germany, many a brewery produces a light-bodied ale with a delicate fruitiness and rounded maltiness, attributable to the unique yeast strain commonly used. Our Kölsch is unfiltered and more generously hopped than its German cousin. Brewed with Gambrinus Organic Pilsner and Munich malt and Perle hops. 5.2% ABV, 40 BU


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (6079) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Hay bread and grain with herbal pepper hop character. Golden pour nice frothy head lace some haze. Flavors of grain hay dust soft sweetness a little estery fruitiness. Clean and crisp w more hop character and bitterness than usual for style. Easy to drink.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (9563) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a hazy gold with medium white head that lssts the aroma is grass and earthy malt. Medium mouth, grass, pine, earth, light bitterness, good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldMrCrow (2364) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 8, 2016
Tap at some upscale fish place in Seattle. Dudebro waiter tells me that there’s a "kolsch lager" on tap. When asked whose kolsch, he condescendingly explains to me that kolsch is the name of the brewery and that a lager is a light beer. Nice.

The beer is better than the service, thankfully. Fruity for the style, somewhat rich as well. Not exactly a kolsch as I’d imagine it, but I enjoyed my two glasses.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable (2276) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2016
Pours clear straw lots of foamy head and lots of lacing. Nose is fruity. Flavours of stone fruit, some banana, Cheerios, very grainy. Taste light sweet light bitter. Mouth on watery side sweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (1466) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 2, 2016
Aroma is clove, straw, citrus and sulphur. Taste is light tart, citrus, honey and lemon. Appearance is a hazy gold with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well with some lace.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
simonblaine (571) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 19, 2015
Pours wheat yellow, not much head. Aroma of yeasty champagne, taste is an underwhelming wheat earthy taste. Not memorable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (5535) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - OCT 25, 2015
On tap at the brewpub - Pours hazy yellow with a white head. The aroma has rich pale malt, pepper and a nice doughiness. It has a medium / light body but has a bit of heft and soft carbonation. The flavor starts with pale malt and is richer than many kolsches. There are also some herbs and the finish is dry and woody. Good.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
maley1 (1074) - Calgary, CANADA - OCT 20, 2015
Hazy light yellow pour with large white head. Aroma of grassy hops, yeast and malts. Taste of grassy hops, malts, grains and slight citrus. Light bodied, fizzy carbonation, hoppy crisp finish. Nothing great here.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (11979) - Escondido, California, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours cloudy yellow with a large, frothy white head, long retention with light lacing. Aroma is sweet Pils malt with light spicy hops. Flavor is crisp Pils malt, light spicy hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and moderate carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (3326) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 14, 2015
500ml brown bottle. Lemony yellow colour, hazy, big white head. Mild lacing. Nose has grains/bread, some sweet notes and a trace of lemon hop. Taste is bready and grainy with some grassy hops. Lingering grassy hops and some bitterness, slight minerally note in there too. Light bodied. Very Pils-like.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (2405) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 24, 2015
Too light and even for a kolsch it lacks alot of flavour. Mostly a bland brew with a bright straw pour, soapy head of pure white. The aroma is so light and bit grassy and a pinch of noble hop spice. Almost nothing going on here.


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