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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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While known for their lagers, German brewers also produce terrific ales. French Broad’s Kölsch is faithful to the great German ales found in Köln. Golden in color, with a refreshing crispness, pleasantly sweet malt finish, and distinctive German hopping.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13565) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Draft at the brewery taproom during RBWG 2014 - Asheville. Pours clear yellow with a creamy, white head. Mildly effervescent. Good cereal character, white bread, mild dough. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Sweet finish, pretty clean, with doughy white bread, more cereal, minimal bitterness. Tasty. Nobody showing much love for this kolsch. But I like it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ellolovey (479) - Georgia, USA - FEB 15, 2014
12 oz can. Pours a clear straw color. Thin white head. Aroma of sweet fruits and pale malts. Taste just as it smells. Light and refreshing.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
GT2 (9259) - San Diego County, California, USA - FEB 14, 2014
[ Tap ][ French Broad ][ 4oz ][ Taster ][ Free ][ 2/7/14 ]
>> Heavily carbonated clear straw pour with good white foam. Nose is sweet apple. Taste is papery apple, Bud Light style, apple skin bitter. Couldn’t get down with this.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1520) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Taster at the brewery (RBWG). Slight perfume presence in the nose. Grainy notes with a touch of banana. Solid kolsch.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (2498) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
On tap at French Broad. Pours a yellow color with white head. Grainy, malty, noble hops, corn flavors. Alright.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10608) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear gold with a large, creamy white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is Pils malt, corn, earthy and spicy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (6382) - Indiana, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Draft to taster at French Broad during RBWG. Looks good for the style; a transparent gold with foamy white head. Smells of dough, mild hops, and lager yeast. Tastes like it smells with a nice, clean mouthfeel. A nice easy drinker.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsordr (1426) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Draft at brew pub. Nose light clean malt. Taste slightly spicy whest up front. Mild bitter finish. Fairly clean.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
deyholla (7713) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 7, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear light yellow with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is mild with a bit of corn and grain. Flavor is thin with light grains and a hint of grass.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (10028) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 7, 2014
On tap @ French Broad. Pours a light yellow appearance with a white head. Lemon, some corn in the aroma. Tangy, moderately sweet, herbal bitterness. Grainy notes. Ok.


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