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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (10037) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6754) - Georgia, USA - DEC 4, 2013
11/26/13. On tap at Barley’s, downtown Asheville. Golden pour with a small khaki head. Mild aroma, some doughy maltiness, a hint of earthy, spiced hops and lemon peel. Refreshing flavor, light pale maltiness, hints of spice, earth, and citrus. Tasty enough.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (4722) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Slightly hazy yellow-gold with a small white head. Grain, light fruit aroma. Flavour is grassy, fruited, sweet...with a slight citric tartness. Light and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeremugohio (94) - springboro, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Golden brown. Smooth, light, and tasty. Enjoyed the beer very much. Aroma light, light orange look.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tnkw01 (1316) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Tap. Ok beer. Golden in color. Aroma, mild, grass, malt. Taste was a grassy malt with just a tad of hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3374) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Bottle. Sweet grainybarley malt aroma. Hazy deep gold with a small white head, poor retention. Barley malt, and very light grassy flavor. Body on the light side of medium, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Malty_MacHops (640) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Very clean grainy and grassy aromas with hints of light fruit. Bright clear golden with a small but respectable head. Balanced with notes of grain and floral hops. Light bodied and very refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (3974) - Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Comes out of the tap a clear golden, bit of a white head. Malty aroma has an overtone of pear. Crisp, malty flavor has a firm note of pear and a hoppy undertone. Texture has only average thickness but good fizz, and leaves behind a fairly persistent tingle. A gateway to what? Perhaps a good "gateway" beer to wean people off the industrial swill.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nero55 (864) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Bottle. Pours yellow with small white head. Aroma of yeast and citrus. Light body with some malt notes and a mild bitter hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4634) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2013
Thanks to LuckyDog for bringing this back from the ACC tourney. Very pale, clear beer; bad label. Dry, grainy aroma. Lightly sweet, mildly tangy, a little lemon nice flavor. Generally crisp. Light bodied and drinkable without obvious flaws.

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