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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.35   EST. CALORIES: 130   ABV: 4.34%
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Kentucky Kölsch® is a top-fermented ale, a classic style of beer originating in Cologne, Germany. According to German beer law, only beers brewed in Cologne can carry this illustrious title. Aside from our brewery’s Kentucky location, we are certain Kentucky Kölsch® lives up to these high beer standards. For years, Alltech master brewers have used their very own specialized yeast, which is the single greatest contributor to this remarkably flavorful and award-winning microbrew. Our master brewers’ recipe calls for imported pale malts and malted white wheat to create an exceptionally smooth fi­nish.

Kentucky Kölsch® was renamed from Kentucky Light in Spring 2013 to more accurately reflect its beer style. The light-bodied, crisp ale is a German-style Kölsch ale, a classic style of beer originating from Cologne, Germany. With the increasing savvy of craft beer enthusiasts, the Kölsch descriptor is now better recognized and understood.


Deimos' rating

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Deimos (81) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 29, 2006
Pours light without much head which lingers a bit. Good aroma for a light beer. Drinkable . Hey, it’s a Kölsch, not a stout. I like it.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AKORN (220) - Virginia, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Pours a crystal clear light golden color with a small amount of lacing. Typical Kolsch aroma, sour, skunky, mild malt. Lemony, crisp, watered down malt taste. Palate cleansing. OK Beer

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (4583) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
355ml bottle pours a clear straw color with a finger of white head that leaves some spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma is grassy and grainy. Taste is a grassy and spicy hop bitterness with a grainy malt sweetness. Light bodied with decent carbonation. A refreshing brew that would be nice on a hot summer day.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
doradobotella (150) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 8, 2015
Apariencia: De color dorado cristalino y llamativo, con una efímera capa de espuma blanca. Aroma: Que recuerda a paja y cereal, se perciben también notas herbales y lupuladas. Sabor: Bastante cítrico, con escaso amargor y un carácter que se mueve entre lo dulzón y lo ligeramente ácido.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Malaclemys (421) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle pours yellow with white head. Aroma wheat, sweet malt, corn. Taste is wheat, corn, light earthy. Light body balance finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rondphoto (2649) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - OCT 12, 2014
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear pale straw color, light white head cover, splotches of lace. Taste is wheat and malt and some adjunct with a slight clay earthiness, and perhaps a pinch of spice. Carbonation is present through the finish. Reminds me a lot of the Bud Lite stuff, but there is a little bit more here. Clean and thirst quenching, ... and pretty weak.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nearbeer (4024) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Pint on tap. Hazy golden with a small spot of bubbles. Nose is sour apple and toasted maize. Taste is apple, caramel, toast and grassy herb. Near-medium body has medium carbonation and a nice balance.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Itzjerm (1578) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - SEP 14, 2014
A bit thin on the tongue. Not as fruity as many kolsch. Not much aroma. An average kolsch but better than many American domestic beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerandBlues2 (10541) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours clear gold with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with spare lacing. Aroma is corn and Pils malt with light earthy hops and a clean nose. Flavor is sweet corn and Pils malt with light earthy hops and bitterness, clean lager character and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Radek Kliber (6589) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 3, 2014
Where and how: bottle 355 ml
Aroma true to style, mildly pungent with chamomile and meadow feel. Golden malts behind.
Appearance :
Top: bright white cap, rings on glass. Head could last bit longer.
Base: bright golden.
Palate : thinner body, almost watery, fairly clean.
Taste: Where did the golden malts go? Soapy hop bitterness.
other notes proper vibe of Kolsch yet why so washed-out ?

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (14773) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Can. Clear pale yellow color, white head. Aroma of light hay and straw. Taste is similar. Plain.


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