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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (33872) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2013
From tap at Taco Mac. Pours clear and pale yellow with a huge white head. Aroma is light butterish and cornish to grassy. Bitter, grassy and light toasted malty. Medium dry and toasted malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Garbageman (443) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - JAN 19, 2013
From tap at brewery. Golden pour with high head. Aroma was bready with a sour hint. Taste followed. Clean and crisp but slight off taste for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kinz (3450) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Beer #15 Asheville trip. Liked the fact that they just came out and called it a Gateway beer. Having said that, it is a nicely done Kolsch. Clear, golden, nice head. Aroma is biscuity malts. Flavor is a match, just a faint hint of floral hops. Pleasant, well made brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jhliesen (759) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Bomber--old rating. Gold color with a short, small, fizzy head. No real aroma noted. Sweet biscuit taste with some yeast. Fruit on the finish. Bought at the brewery, 4.00.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leah2974 (453) - Georgia, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Light gold color with a white foamy head. Copperish aroma. Yeasty, grainy, light taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - OCT 23, 2012
On tap at Mellow Mushroom in Asheville. Light grain in the nose and flavor. Very light amount of sweetness. Super light body and high carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nick76 (4302) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2012
The aroma is malty and slightly citrusy with mild hops. The appearance is hazy gold with a medium head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is smooth. Overall a very good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palidor19 (3040) - Brandon, Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2012
the golden taste of this beer is quite nice, taste of light malts, with a touch of honey and spices. large pearl bubbles makes a very nice beer to drink.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
durhamlou (13) - - SEP 1, 2012
I love this ale. a very nice and light taste with a slight hint of hops. the malt flavor is subtle and this ale very drinkable. highly recommend this if you like an ale less filling and long on taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (4102) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2012
This is really light and easy to drink. Not a lot to the beer, but in a good way. Does not have the skunky taste you get with a lot of beer from the Lager family, but makes for a lighter drink to counteract heaviness. Pours golden with a small head.

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