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Kolsch, the clean and refreshing beer style of Cologne, Germany, quenches summertime thirst. This pale golden ale with a lightly fruity aroma is cold-conditioned or lagered after its primary fermentation. More simply, our Summertime uses only the finest malts and German hops to create the perfect beer for hot Summer days and warm Summer nights.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2013
It’s clear, glassy yellow on color, highly carbonated, with a healthy, bright white head. It has a very pleasant, slightly sweet and almost fruity fresh grain aroma with only a hint of lagering. I’m really surprised how much I like it. It’s flavor is clean and just like the aroma, with that same slightly fruity grain character, but with a touch of hay-like hops. It’s pleasing on all accounts, refreshing, slightly dry in the finish, but very clean overall and perfect to beat the heat while still offering a very enjoyable flavor. Good job, Goose Island. You impressed me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fontjt (77) - Louisiana, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Bottle: Clear gold with a big foamy head that dissipated fast. Smell has a little citrus in it. Light sweetness. Light body. Decent summer beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (6876) - Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2013
12 oz bottle consumed while mowing. Pours a hazy golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have pale bready malts, light citrus notes, mild bitterness to the finish. This did fit the bill as a lawnmower beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scotchzombie (417) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Pours golden yellow with a nice white head. Aroma is bread and yeast and light malt. Tastes crisp and carbonated. More breadiness and a hint of citrus (lemon?) overtones and hops. Fine summer brew; nothing memorable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
smaynard6000 (766) - Apopka, Florida, USA - AUG 25, 2013
12oz bottle. Pale golden color with minimal white head, softly carbonated. Aroma is slightly fruity. Lightly sweet with a bit of wheat flavor. Light bodied with just a bit of sweetness. Decent for a hot summer day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tderoeck (6067) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2013
27/VII/13 - 12 Fl. Oz. bottle @ home - bottled: II/15/13 (2013-672)Thanks to Yuang for the bottle!

Clear dark yellow beer, fizzy small white irregular head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: sweet, bit sugary, honey, fruity notes, grapes. MF: ok carbon, light to medium body. Taste: sweet start, bit sugary, tangerines, bit lemony, slightly bitter hops, some citrus. Aftertaste: little bitter, white grapes, grassy touch, pretty water. Not as bad as I had feared.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
napes22 (6) - New York, USA - AUG 22, 2013 does not count
It tasted like a run of the mill summer beer. It’s beer and I enjoy beer. Refrigerator.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bubblehouse (736) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Pours gold. Really lacks any flavor what so ever. Not a great offering from goose island at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (2515) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a bright golden yellow color with a thin foamy white head. Aroma of bready malt, lager yeast?, lemon, and fresh grass. Taste of light lemony citrus, grass, and A light breadiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike67 (907) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 12, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pours deep golden with short-lived, foamy, white head. Aroma is of biscuit malt, light Noble hops and hint of lemon. Body is medium and slightly crisp. Herbal hops, biscuit malt and hint of citrus nicely balanced on the palate. Finish is long and semi-dry. Very nice summer brew.

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