mabel (8353) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 19, 2016
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
[8203-20160509] Tap. Light greeny leaf aroma. Clear, bright light yellow green body with a medium-lasting foamy white head. Mild grassy straw flavour. Light-medium body. Average. (6/3/5/3/11) 2.8
(@ Hallertau brewpub, Riverhead, NZ)
jercraigs (9528) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 13, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
2016-05-09. Crisp yellow body, nice white head. 3+ Aroma is pleasantly hoppy, floral grassy hops over mild pale malt. Flavour is pleasant, pale malt with doughy touches and mild Grassy bitterness. Average bodied palate, good carbonation. Mild but pretty nice. 7/3-4/7/3/14 On tap at Hallertau Brewbar, Auckland, NZ.
tombutlin (198) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 1, 2016
2.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Nope, pretty unmemorable beer. Rather bland and sweet. Didn’t give me fruit or happiness
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 17, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
1st time I’ve tried a kolsch this poured pale yellow with a fine fluffy head which slowly faded smells of fruit & malt the taste is carbonated crisp tropically fruity sweet yeasty malt & bitter hoppy in the background agree with others below this is well blended & very clean
GlassBrass440 (315) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 22, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Mild hop aroma with a fruity note. Flavor is of Pilsner malt, fruity yeast and light phenols (wasn’t expecting that). Clean bitterness and a soft finish. Doesn’t really say kolsch to me.
Leonardus (55) - Rolleston, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 23, 2014
3.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Um ja, I’d also go the moral free lusty busty blonde German girl in a bikini Jimthechap refers to, from no doubt ’mammaries’ from one of his many excursions into the verboten hinterlands of beer swilling Bavaria of old. Oh, to live it, swilling a stein of this would not be too bad, ja gut, but well, what is it exactly, a specialty beer based on a German bier brewed in Koln as they the brewers claim? (lovely place Koln by the way, there in 1982). Yes, it is straw coloured, and it reeks of hops, it is dry, like a real good lager should be actually, and, it works very well in its present state. So, a good brew, and with a story, thanks to Jimthechap, to boot.
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - APR 15, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
The head is good for a kölsch, body is golden. It smells sweet, malty, mild. The taste is malty, thin, almost not hoppy, bit yeasty, mild, boring - good for a kölsch...
lisagirl (264) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 19, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
rating from backlog, it was super fruity, not that great but not bad either.
DylansDad (569) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 26, 2013
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
In one word: Clean. Two words: Clean and light. I could go on. Crisp. In a way, this beer occupies the same bland/light/refreshing ground as countless other wretched macro lagers, yet without the industrial adjunct misery. Clinical in its execution, this beer goes down like water, but in a good way. Each mouthful left me wanting another. Slight hop presence sitting on a slightly fruity then nutty malt. lightly carbonated and good-looking. One of the most sessionable beers I’ve tasted.
Travlr (20303) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at the source. Clear yellow, white edge head. Aroma of freshly mowed wet grass and meadow flowers. Taste is floral and bitter. Not bad.