Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2009
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Appearance: Hazy gold with a very small, effervescent, white head.
Aroma: Light nose with notes of corn and grain.
Taste: Similar to the nose only amplified. Lots of grain and corn, but lacking a decent hop bitterness. Very mediocre.
Palate: Medium carbonation with a medium-light mouthfeel and a medium-short finish.
Overall: I would say this one is closer to an American macro than it is a Kolsch.
Rebuy: No thanks.
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 16, 2009
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a golden color with a white head. Aroma is pilsner malts, vanilla, fruity, slightly grainy, and some sweet grassy floral hops. Flavor is grainy, slight fruit, and a bitter grassy finish.
jcwattsrugger (11319) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 11, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
22oz bottle-pours a retaining white head that laces and pale yellow color. Aroma is bready/grainy, yeast, some spice hops. Taste is bready/grainy, yeast, spice/metallic hops bite. Towards light body. Dry. Thanks decaturstevo for sharing.
wcampbell (721) - Clemson, South Carolina, USA - JUN 28, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Good for the light lager/pilsener kind of style. Similar to a light pilsener with grassy hops and light malts. Very lighlty colored and light bodied. Mild taste that was crisp and drinkable. Not much else in this beer though.
cmillward (497) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 27, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft @ the brewery. Pours pale gold with a small white head and some lacing. Mellow light toasty malts, a touch sweet, a touch of bitter at the finish. Very clean. Refreshing and drinkable.
DrBayern (1139) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - JUN 26, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz. bottle from Bruisin Ales in Asheville. Light gold with the faintest haze and a nice white head of medium size that hangs around for a while and leaves a respectable lace. Some hints of hay and grass and gentle whiffs of floral and spicy hops demand attention. A healthy effervescence helps clean the palate, and the body is not as light as I would expect. The overall effect is a crisp yet satisfying mouthfeel. Light malty flavors bring sweetness up front, and the softest of bittering comes through in the finish. This is actually one of French Broad’s better efforts in my opinion. Well balanced, refreshing, easily drinkable.
Uglyradio (791) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - JUN 14, 2009
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Goden pour with a big white head...Lots of lace on the glass...Hoppy aroma very light...Crisp hoppy flavor...Very drinkable...Excellent Kolsch...
unclemattie (4320) - Georgia, USA - MAY 23, 2009
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle. Pours clear, bright yellow color. Thin white head. Aroma of floral hops. Flavor of straw, dandelion flowers, crisp hop bitterness. Full flavored pils malts. Fruity finish. Very refreshing. Very good. Don’t think I’d drink it on a regular basis, very good per style.
emacgee (4244) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAY 12, 2009
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Had this bottled. Man, I think there was something wrong with it. Light yellow with a one finger head. Nose and flavor are very off, funky, sour. I think I may have gotten a bad bottle.
fluffy (1847) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2009
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
good for what it is, but ive never been a Kolsch fan, so im kinda biased. clear gold with a thin dissipating head. aroma is of corn and cereal. flavor about the same, maybe a tiny bit of citrus. kinda blah, but oh well.