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Fate Laimas Kölsch
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A unique twist on an appellation from Germany, Kölsch Style Ale is light, clean and crisp with a dry finish. It has sessionable malt and hop character and a touch of sweetness. Its fresh flavor comes from the German Pils malt and noble hops and the body glows a brilliant, gold color. This beer is excellent year-round but especially great in the summertime. Hops: Hallertau, Millenium


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (4831) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2014
Sampled at the brewery. Clear golden with an almost white layer. A grassy malty aroma. Some grassy and noble hops in here. Soft fruit and pale malts. Light drinking. A little honey in the finish. Pleasant.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (1998) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - JUN 3, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pale golden and pretty clear appearance with a white head. Mild aroma of light malts, toasted grains, light fruit, and light noble hops. Similar flavor, crisp and clean with light spicy hop bitterness and light sweetness. Light bodied with a dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 19, 2014
Touch fruity, smells like a nontraditional hop. Crisp hoppy taste, subtle grassy hop note and clean malt. Not sure it’s a kolsch but it’s a nice beer, clean and dry. Very pale.

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mintzmeet (186) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Straw hay color. Very light . Like a cheap beer but absolutely refined. Very little head.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (4314) - Utah, USA - MAR 7, 2014
On tap at the brewery
Clear yellow with a small white head and some lacing. Aroma and flavors of corn, wheat and honey. OK

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Danyel (592) - Colorado, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Tap. Pours clear yellow white white head. Smells very lagerish, slightly spicy. Has a very light body, easy-drinking, nice. Nothing great, just okay.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (7885) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Draft. Here is the unadulterated Kolsch from Fate. No watermelon or coffee of mint or dingleberries. Very mild aroma of white crackers / pale malt and creamed corn / DMS with raw and green hop expression. Sourish malt, noticeably dirty phenols and esters (concrete mix, soot and pepper, all very mild). Light body, watery, thin, limp texture, low acid, medium to low bitterness. Has a lot of noticeable flaws in the aroma that seem well-covered in the flavored editions.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10645) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 7, 2013
On tap @ Fate. Straw pour with a white head. Really grainy nose. Some grass and herbal hops. Nice sweet malt, a bit corny, though. Flavors of grain, grass, and a bit of herbs. Apple, slight lemon peel, and biscuit. Good sweetness and mild bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (3387) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Draft at brewpub. Pours golden with a white head. Not much on the nose. Clean and neat in the tongue with a touch of gravel. Finishes clean. It’s not a style that’s ever going to win best in show but this is quite quaffable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JPDurden24 (1548) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 17, 2013
On tap at Fate (CO) from my flight. Gold pour with a decent, but faint aroma of bread and cereal, the taste is somewhat grassy and some floral aspects. Its ok.


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