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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (2638) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2014
tap at the Buffalo version of tg chain. pours gold, white soapy head. light flower nose, some must. light malt sweetness upfront, flowers, faint metal. finish is crisp, but abrupt.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
tightslice (967) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 5, 2016
Bottle from Evernote in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is light, light, light hay. Taste is light hay and yeasty water. Maybe some citrus? Like most things I’ve had from GB, forgettable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (3639) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Draft pours golden with a white head. Aroma of grass, grain, spice and some pine. Taste is bready and some citrus.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjoeng (857) - SINGAPORE - APR 18, 2016
4.6%ABV. Kolsch. Tapped out gold. 4ºSRM. Nose has the aroma of sour plums. Aroma of Chinese preserved plums or the local preserved mango slices. There is a very slight phenolic tang to the nose. Mouthfeel is watery. Light carbonation. Palate is full bodied pale malt and wheat malt with flavors of water biscuit, Wonderbread. Hops are bitter and light on the palate. Finish is clean without being beery. A very nice light Pils-like brew. Clean hop finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
theOptimator (367) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Aroma is sweet pilsener malt with a light apple aroma, hint of corn. Appearance is golden clear with small off white head. Taste is crisp pilsener malt with a bit of tangy hop flavor. Light apple flavor with a lingering tartness as well as a minerally hop bitterness. Palate is light medium, a crisp and refreshing beer. Overall a nice Kolsch, a excellent backyard beer on a warm day. Malt could be bigger, but still one of the better American made versions IMO.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
peponi (1473) - Hannover, GERMANY - JUL 12, 2015
Aroma: wheat and herbs. Appearance: hazy straw color, white head. Taste: medium herbal bitterness, DMS, wheat, quite dry and a little bit sour empty. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation. Overall: Average beer and alsofar away to be a decent kolsch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SDalkoholic (2339) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Bottle from Rite-Aid: Poured a sparkling golden liquid topped with a tiny formation of foam across the top. Aroma is mild with a whiff of grass or dried out hay but also has some notes of spice or banana like esters. The flavor is bland but does have a solid balance between hop and malt that makes for a worthy Kolsch style beer. Would have preferred buying a twelve pack over a mixed variety pack especially during sommer.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nickd717 (4165) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Well derp, this beer was there at a BBQ. It’s yellow with a fizzy white head. Bready malt aroma with grassy hops and some diacetyl. The flavor is average, pilsner malt with a medium floral/grassy hop finish. Light on the palate with high carbonation. OK but derp.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anthony850 (467) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Nice refreshing summer kolsh very easy to drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
coyforce (684) - California, USA - JUN 7, 2015
This brew isn’t as skunky as expected, but quite disappointing for a remake of the standard european summer brew. A solid pour with a think white head.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
kramer (5828) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Tap, Seattle. Pours a crystal clear dark gold body with a small fizzy white head that faded to a thin ring. The nose is sweet and buttery with some honey like malt. The flavor is really heavy on the diacetyl with not much else making an impact. Some weak watery caramel on the finish. Light to medium bodied, a little sticky and clingy with soft fizzy carbonation. Pretty darn bad, all diacetyl and not much else. Pretty awful for me.


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