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RATINGS: 907   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shag (2835) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAY 7, 2006
A yellow appearance with a moderate white head. Not much going on with this beer. Standard issue stuff with a hint of lemons and hay. Good for hot day of drinking and not thinking sessions.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
21iceman40 (1735) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 6, 2006
Very clear with slight white head. No noticable aroma. Tastes like lemon flavored water with a dash of beer in it. Fuck this shit. This needs to taste more like beer already.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivo (2660) - GERMANY - APR 14, 2006
Light nose, yellow color, fizzy head. Starts soft, light citrus malt, then a big broad hop bitter. Very un-Kölsch-like. Not a Kölsch at all. Far too bitter. But stil a decent brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
YogiBeera (2570) - New Jersey, USA - APR 13, 2006
Bottled: Light golden color,small head, little carbonation. Hoppy hay nose. Too bitter for a Kölsch - Light "I’m in Cologne-Kölsch" -taste in the beginning - but than - BAM - Hops a gogo and you are in Chicago!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 5, 2006
Pours a golden yellow/amber. Aromas of lemon, grains, celery. Flavor is crisp, dry, sweet malt, and a mild hop.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zombywoof (461) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - JAN 10, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2010 Re-rated-refreshing with a smidge of bitterness. Spalt hop flavor with a little yeast.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tlitt2 (58) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 27, 2005
My first Kolsch. Faint fruity aroma. Nice creamy white head, small. A spicey, faintly hop flavor. Nice acidity. Not much flavor, but very refreshing. Could drink this like Gatorade.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RedHaze (371) - Where the hell am I?, Nebraska, USA - NOV 18, 2005
Had this on tap at Crescent Moon in Omaha. Pale gold color with almost no head. Smell is mildly citrus and sweetwith just a light hoppiness. Flavor of malt, hop, lemon and spices. Overall taste was very mild. Was very easy to drink, but not something I’ll seek out again.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiggmtl (4544) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 27, 2005
Mild pear-like fruitiness with some light herbal hops in the nose. Hazy golden-yellow with decent white head that diminishes to cover. Very lightly fruity yeast characteristics over the soft malty flavour with some citrus-herbal hops and fair finishing bitterness. Light body is very dry with crisp carbonation. Tulip glass, just above fridge temp. Bottle (trade, Aug-05). Thanks, npdempse!

3.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2005
First kolsch, impressed with this brew. second goose island sample, refreshing on this 85 degree early evening.


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