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RATINGS: 893   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


ajmkendrick's rating

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ajmkendrick (23) - Oak Harbor, Washington, USA - DEC 11, 2013
This ale pours golden/blonde with a thick white head. It has a strong wheat aroma with a hint of a bitter indeterminate citrus. It has just the right bitter hops notes for me. (Knowing that I like this beer and that it’s IBU is around 20 is really useful when looking for other beers.) It really is the perfect summer brew. It is not too heavy (and not too light) it is well carbonated giving that great fizz on the tongue. Great beer. This is grass cutting beer!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shot (385) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear straw color with a fluffy white head. Mildly carbonated. Aromas of citrus, slight skunkiness and bready notes. Flavors are fruity with lemon, sweet corn, grass, and bready tones. Peppery finish. As the beer warms, the fruity flavors really blossom. Clean mouthfeel. A very nice kolsch.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
growler6 (114) - Pocasset, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 25, 2016
Notes of Grape Nuts cereal (without the crunch) , lemon and spicy with a clean finish. Light and lively in the mouth. A good light pale ale. The second glass won me over.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjmoen (272) - - MAY 8, 2016
B. Pours a clear yellow color with white head. Fruity aroma and crisp finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Obfuscate (438) - Minneapolis, - APR 30, 2016
Solid all around beer for an easy drinker. Their Four Star Pils is a better summer sipper though I highly recommend that, especially for the price.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ozzy70 (477) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 26, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Poured clear golden, foamy white head. Aroma was sweet fruits, grassy. Taste was semi sweet and fruits.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jabah (339) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2016
I haven’t had more than about a handful of Kolsch’s, but would say this is about average for the style. Flavor is ok. Balance is ok. This style seems like a less malty version of a pilsner. Has a clear gold appearance with a light white head. It’s ok for summer time, but nothing to write home about.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
60minuteman (1255) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 3, 2016
Bottle. Clear yellow and small white heading. Fresh aroma of malt, grass, cereal and lemon rind. Flavor is on par. Light body with some bitterness. Reminds me of the Caribbean. Boo yah.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnymusky (845) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 31, 2016
Bottle from beer rep...poured from bottle...clear yellow pour with fairly thick head...nose is minimal with light hops malt some grain and grass...mouth is basically the same...flavors are light...easy sipper but very average...(#801)

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Docavey (42) - Lehigh Acres, Florida, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Had this from the bottle. Light nose and color but good hops and malt blend while still light in the mouth. 5.1% alcohol but still seems lighter. IBU of 20 leaves a little bitterness on the finish from the German hops. F Avey---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Breezy4life (30) - - MAR 12, 2016
Color is light gold. Aroma is light with a hint of sour hops. Taste is slightly bitter hops with smooth malt hints. Nice and refreshing. Good for summer. Simple. Mouth feel is nice. Could smash many of these on a hot day. *12 oz bottle ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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