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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewDad (4922) - Olympia, Washington, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Beer Bloggers Conference - San Diego - Tasty Kolsh int he can this beer will do very well as it will be a great summer beach beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rick_91709 (163) - USA - JUL 31, 2014
Poured from a can. Straw colored with a thin white head. Aroma of bananas and wheat. We'll balanced not too bitter with a hint of sweetness. Perfect for a BBQ. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (878) - Poway, California, USA - JUL 13, 2014
On tap at North Park Brewery. Pours a yellow-orange with a one finger white head with some lacing. Aroma is of bready malts, biscuit malt, grassy hops, spicy noble hops, and some pine. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a dry, slightly bitter, medium, refreshing finish. Overall, a very nice Kolsch that is very drinkable and refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10935) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Can from Bine & Vine. Pours light gold with a slight white head. Aroma is light fruit over a bit of citrus. Flavor is less bready than expected. It’s not very. It’s also fruitier than expected, and the hop level is also higher than expected. Finishes rather dry and bitter. So much more going on here than in most Kolnisch versions.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3187) - Livermore, California, USA - MAY 11, 2014
On tap at ISO:Beers in San Jose. It pours a nice golden yellow color with a white head. The aroma is fresh with straw, lemongrass, bread and hints of noble hop. The flavor has more floral/spicy noble hops with a little lemony citrus, fresh bread and a little bit of honeyed multigrain malt. Really pleasant and refreshing. Wish I could get this more often.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10772) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2013
Tap at the brewery - San Diego. Pours clear yellow with a large, frothy virginal white cap. Crisp and doughy biscuits in the nose, white bread, light cereal. Light sweet flavor with further white bread, cereal, mellow straw bitterness, hints of lemon meringue. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Crisp finish, more lightly dried biscuits, white bread, straw, faint lemon creme. Lovely kolsch. Simple and wonderfully drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sask89 (417) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - SEP 5, 2013
Tap at tasting room. Pours a pale yellow colour, a little hazy with a rocky white head. Aroma has a little banana and spice with some yeast scents and slight lager notes. Taste is a nice even balance of sweetness and bitterness. Light body, lively carbonation, thin mouth feel. Overall a good brew and well done kolsch.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2402) - Santa Monica, California, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Tap in San Diego. Golden pour, light head. Aroma of honey. Decent overall, nothing crazy.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT2 (8366) - San Diego County, California, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Tap @Hess. Sparkling white chardonnay pour. Big lace. Nose is sweet apple, macro lager like with lemon. Taste is sweet, apple, palate is a tad mealy but with good bitterness. Not bad. Slightly macro in feel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dreadnord (1013) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Pours clear golden orange with a thin white head. The nose is hay, caramel and light citrus. The taste is medium high sweet and low medium bitter. The texture is crisp and clean, body is medium and finish is long. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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