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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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A collaboration with Tea Master Doug Palas and our neighbors at Intelligentsia, this beer is a German-style Kölsch infused with the black oolong tea Iron Goddess of Mercy.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nuplastikk (4708) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Ooling infused Kolsch? Sounds scary. Medium bodied, grainy, the tea sort of mutes the malt and hop tones. Not really wild about this one. Filtered orange-tan body. Creamy, steady white head. Lemon tea notes. Not one I’d go back for.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdskinns (203) - South Roxana, Illinois, USA - JUN 10, 2013
On tap. Pours a clear yellow color with soapy white head. Aroma is funk, straw, wheat and musty. Taste is skunk, wet basement, some hops. Very good.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rubbishystuff (1880) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2013
At Stocks and Blondes. Crisp refreshing summer beer. The tea was an interesting twist but I’m not sure it totally worked for me. Maybe a tinny flavor? Serving: Tap

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jandd1983 (2761) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 4, 2013
On tap at Brickstone. It poured a golden color with a white head. The aroma was of hops and grain. The taste was of dough, hops, grains with some faint vanilla overtones. Very tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (3471) - Eureka, California, USA - APR 26, 2013
Four ounce tasting glass courtesy of Brickstone. Came in the glass a cear gold with a white head. Nose of caramel malts with some floral hops. Light to medium body. Flavor is spicy an there is a hop finish Refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (5074) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2013
Sampled at Brickstone. Clear golden with a white soapy head. Malt, honey, and grain in the nose. Crisp andclean. A nice hop bite sneaks up. A hint of spice. A great summer beer. The sum is bigger than its parts here.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbaaron (1347) - Arizona, USA - APR 19, 2013
Clear golden. Small white head. Fully lasting with heavy lace. Grass, light citrus, lemon, slight bread, earth. Tea/herbal flows through seamlessly. Light to medium body - full flavor. Smooth, creamy. Mild bitterness and drying. Clean and delicious. Gulpable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (3124) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Draft at sheffields. Clear yellow orange pour. Sticky white head. Lemon scent to it. Tastes like a light kolsch with a lemon squirt in it. Easy drinking and pretty good

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (7961) - Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Medium dry refreahingness. Clear color. On par with rhw atyle perhaps a bit of.yeast

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1853) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Brewhaha. Crisp! Pours a light, orangish yellow, with a decent head. Has a really nice sweet, cereal, maltiness to it while you drink it, but a nice crisp hoppiness to the finish, so the maltiness doesn’t linger too long.


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