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Jekyll Big Creek Kölsch



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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Big Creek Kolsch is delicately balanced beer style originating from the Cologne region of Germany and brewed according to Reinheitsgebot. Perfectly refreshing for a southern day or a stroll down the Big Creek Greenway after visiting Jekyll Brewing.

Only barley, hops, water and yeast are used under cold temperatures to give the style a dry quality. The ale yeast, which is unusual for a beer that is fermented like a lager contribute fruity (you may pick up a small hint of pear) and bread-like characters not normally found in lagers. Big Creek pairs well with almost any food, but simple foods like cheese and sausage are strong favorites. Kolsch is traditionally served in a 200 ML "stange" tall, narrow glass. 12.5° SRM 4.0 L.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SSSteve (3917) - - MAY 22, 2015
bottle. lightly hazy gold with a small white head. pear aroma. crisp, bubbly mouthfeel and a medium light body. pear and red apple flavor with some floral hop notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Augdraught1981 (176) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Sour, sweet, lemon aromas on a pale pour with strong earthy, grassy and almost ester like pear flavors wrapped up in a crisp refreshing body. A good Kolsch hits the spot on a lazy, warm day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1590) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Very nice kolsch style beer. Fruity balanced very light bitter hop. Good head lasting. Nice grain profile. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (3701) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 26, 2015
Tap, gold pour, white head, nose is lemon, taste is lemon, grassy, okay brew

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2769) - South Carolina, USA - APR 12, 2015
On tap. While none of the individual ratings of this beer are high, it is well crafted and good for style. Refreshing and with more flavor than many kolsch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jw0406 (883) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 5, 2015
12 oz bottle pours a golden color with a nice white head. Aromas of bread, light malt, hay. Light bodied, refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (1401) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Growler from the Alpharetta Beer Growler. Pours a clear, bubbly, light hay, with a big, frothy, white head. The nose is hay, dust, some light apple, and cloves. Sweet up front, with some not insignificant bitterness coming forward in the finish. Balances very nicely. Light to medium body, crisp, clean, and very refreshing. Overall, this is a very well made koelsch, with good subtle aromas, and a well balanced flavor. Pleasant to drink, and goes down easily.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cduncan14 (138) - Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA - NOV 9, 2013
On draft. Aromas of peach, honey, wheat. Cloudy honey color with a thin white head. A touch on the sweet side for a kolsch. A bit of a bubble gum flavor. Crisp finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
unclemattie (4350) - Georgia, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Tap @ the Fred. Orange color, white foam. Fruity aroma, grains, straw, flowers. Pale malts, nice grain flavor, crisp, very dry. Perfect. Yummy. Proud of local brewery making a great beer. (3844)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChainGangGuy (4489) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Appearance: Straw-hued body, lightly hazed, lively carbonated, with a near-white head.

Smell: A light grainy scent and impression of sans crust white bread trailed by touches of dried herb and lemon.

Taste: Bright, lightly malted barley, a faint graininess, and low powdered sugar sweetness. Fresh lemon accent, faint herb tone. Has a satisfactory bitterness. The ample carbonation aids in drying the beer out on the back half and giving a final, little bite to it.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Just a hair over medium carbonation.

Overall: A delightfully refreshing, low-ABV option in Georgia.

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