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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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In technical, brewmaster terminology, this is one groovy beer. Crisp, easy drinking, and refreshing. As groovy as a big wave ... without the salt. 25 bitterness units


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2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheHOFF43 (1779) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle shared by adnielsen. really not very good. nothing else to say about this one


2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (9182) - Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2015
355ml bottle. Golden pour, foamy white head. Aroma is herbal, floral, some metal notes, light fruit and grain. Smells pretty refreshing and traditional. Flavor is more of a let-down, initial flavor is wet dog, its light and a good hop chracter, relatively dry, but just falls short, it has some off notes.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Nuffield (3835) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Some white head, clear sparkling appearance, low aroma but a more vigorous flavor with a marked bitterness, a little metallic. Not very good. Bottle.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (4651) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Sweetish malty aroma. Standard longneck, functional label. Clear medium gold, small misty white head. Tangy, slightly metallic, some straw notes. Medium body, goes a little flat. Tangy aftertaste. Trader Joe’s, Tallahassee.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (6209) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Tallahassee. Fl - Trader Joe’s - 12 oz bottle. Sparkling, medium gold pour, soft, snow white head, decent film of lacing. Aroma has some light buttery accents, light graininess. Pleasant flavor, some buttery notes, light spiciness, some grassiness. Mouthfeel has a decent crispness to it. Nice summer refresher.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ttoadee (969) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Yellow pour,small white head. Nose is soft malt. Bittersweet. Middle is sweet malt and hay. Finish is light and floral. Unassuming, but fairly solid.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
notalush (5351) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 26, 2015
I typically find these TJ brand products underrated, but this one is pretty disappointing - the nose is what’s most off, with a little DMS and on oily character, although there is some pleasant malt character and lightly floral hops - flavor has a kind of sharp acidity to it - some damp graininess, mildly bitter hop character - finish of sweet corn character - yea, not that good.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
boozedude (2185) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - OCT 30, 2014
bottle from trader joes, not much of a kolsch, sort of bready with malts, and sloightly bitter, meh, not again

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
slowrunner77 (7083) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2014
eh. hard to go wrong for the price, but really, there’s just not much going on here. a little bready and generic with a decent light application of hops and malt."

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MWMBeerguy (176) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 18, 2014
No fruitiness in this aroma (I like the hint of fruit in the nose of the Köln beers. But a nice, drinkable ale nonetheless. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tnkw01 (1336) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle. This beer is terrible. Not a very good representation of the style. Too much grain taste and not much else.


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