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Fate Coffee Kölsch
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A mild coffee flavor and aroma that blends with the smooth and sessionable Kolsch Style ale perfectly.


3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (16429) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Draft as Laimas Coffee Kölsch. Interesting bright coffee aroma. Lager characteristics are preserved, but coffee flavor makes it more interesting. The Germans would have a stroke.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12323) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Draft. Crystal clear light amber body topped by small white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee, some roast. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, light milk chocolate, roast. Light body, light stickiness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10320) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Lightly hazed yellowish color, white head. The coffee plays very well with the light she crisp kolsch base beer. Biscuity malt, good coffee flavor, light hops. Good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NachlamSie (2999) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 11, 2014
10 oz at the brewpub. Pours hazy light orange. Very nice fresh coffee bean nose, though not as powerful as I would expect on such a light bodied style. The flavor carries the genuine coffee, which I admit is an unusual compliment to the sort of vegetal base of the kolsch. I do not dislike it, it’s just a little weird. The finish is almost like coffee with celery flavored cream. Pretty neat beer.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Danyel (1395) - Colorado, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Tap. Pours orange with white head. Aroma is strong of coffee, touch of citrus...mostly coffee. Has a dirtiness about the flavor, lots of coffee. kinda musty. Not a fan.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
wchesser (1517) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Deep straw color. Big coffee nose. Taste of green coffee, some wheat. Smelled nice but this just didn’t work for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
onceblind (5727) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Slightly hazy golden with a thin white ring of head. Aroma is incredible with bright floral and slightly chocolaty fresh roasted morning coffee. The flavor hits the spot right on, with bright floral coffee notes, a biscuity chewy graininess, and a gentle roastiness with blonde grains. Wonderful to see this style pulled off with coffee beans.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adnielsen (10138) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 8, 2013
On tap @ Fate. Pours a bit hazy yellow appearance with a thin white head. Lemon, earthy coffee aroma. Slightly bitter, light corny, roasty, light butter flavor. Best Coffe Kölsch I’ve ever had.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (13673) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 7, 2013
On tap @ Fate. Golden pour with a white head. Nice fresh coffee aroma. A bit green. Some vanilla, sweet caramel, and popcorn. Nice toast, too. Sweet caramel and vanilla flavors. Sweet toast, popcorn, and chocolate. A bit of grass on the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brouwerij (957) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 28, 2013
On tap at Fate. Pours a clear yellow orange with thin head, settles quickly with almost no lacing. The lightest colored coffee beer I have seen. Aroma is mild coffee. Flavor is mild coffee with a very mild malt finish. Tasty, drinkable, clean. Moderate carbonation, light body, and crisp texture. Quite good.


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