Faultline Kolsch
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
This beer is very dry with a fruity aroma. Some of the flavor compounds formed during fermentation are similar to champagne. The beer is ultra light in color and is brilliantly clear. The bitterness shows up on the palate due to the light body of the beer. Faultline Brewing Company serves it’s Kölsch year-round.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcus (9148) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 12, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours clear yellow with a modest white head and a floral aroma. There is a citric caramel malt flavor with some carbonation and a dry crisp finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - JUN 22, 2010
Draught at the brewpub. Pale gold with a small white head. grainy malt aroma with a touch of sulpher and some grassy, lightly spicy hops. The flavor has a nice grainy maltiness as well, which is balanced by snappy noble hops that give an almost minty flavor. Very clean character overall. Dry with a nice bitterness in the finish that is higher than I expected given the style. Light bodied and generously carbonated, though not to excess. Though there is a touch of candy sweetness form the malt, this really leans more toward hops, which is quite welcome. This makes the golden ale look really bad. Why even bother making both?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1698) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2010
Really sweet with a strong hint of vanilla and some caramel. Quite pleasant but not enough hop strength to balance this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - FEB 26, 2010
Clear bright yellow with a fizzy white head. Vaniilla and grain aroma Cereal grain vanilla and malt taste with a smooth bready finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2009
On tap. Clear yellow with a white head. Sweetish malty nose. Medium body, very sweet malts and a very subdued bitterness. 250709

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (40484) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
From tap at the brewpub. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is light fruity. Crisp hoppy and mild fruity flavoured. Subdued bitter and crisp finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HopheadHans (804) - Bay Area, California, USA - JUL 20, 2007
POurs with the requisite starw color. Light bodied, not much of an aroma. A bit metallic and a bit grainy, tastes clean, a good representation of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptKirk (175) - Hephzibah, Georgia, USA - AUG 10, 2006
One of the cleanest beers I have had. I am personnaly not much on this style, but when in Rome...Clean fresh finish. I enjoyed this dry flavorful brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
luvcasks (178) - USA - MAY 27, 2006
Low malt aroma with a low noble hop aroma with some faint soft fruit like notes Straw gold and brilliant, pours with a delicate white head which dissipates quickly Flavor: Very clean and malt forward followed by hint offruity flavors (like melons/pears), slightly lemon like medium bitterness well restrained Palate: medium low carbonation, clean with a semi-dry finish Overall: A very good representation of a Kolsh.... excellent choice on a warm sunny day the soft malt beginning and clean semi dry finish makes it easy going and great with light foods yum!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 16, 2005
Nice light-colored, light-bodied ale. Mellow aromas of straw. Dry flavor. Finishes clean.

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