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Kuhnhenn Brothers Gold (Kölsch)
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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Brewed with a blend of German pilsen, wheat, and honey malt, Brother's Gold is brewed in the tradition of a true German Kolsch, full of flavor yet refreshing.


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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mvp (177) - Harper Woods, Michigan, USA - FEB 17, 2007
tap @ Kuhnhenn - light body yellow beer. Had a good taste on the first sip but went south after that. Kind of left a bad taste in my mouth.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bpar73 (652) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - JUN 17, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Clear gold pour with a white head. malt sweetness characterizes this nice example of a Kolsch,

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (3217) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 11, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of oranges, malt, herbs. Tastes of malt, citrus, light herbs. Medium body with a dry finish. Nicely done.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
umich03jm (2709) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Tap at Kuhnhenn. Clear gold pour with almost no head. Faint aroma of bread, grass, and lemon peel. Taste is ultra clean. Light lemon and grass up front with a sweet bread and honey finish. Very nice kolsch.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
chucklemation (739) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Pours a pale gold with a light white head. Aroma is bready, and so is the flavor. A little bit sweet. Not a whole lot of flavor, just okay.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerman6686 (5281) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2010
This poured a golden ye;;pw color with a white head. Aroma was light german grassy hops and 2 row malt. Flavor was a bit of butterscotch and light hops. Nothing interesting here.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2009
On tap at the Devil’s Den in South Philly. I have no idea how they got this beer but I was very excited and made a trip there last night just to try it. Pours a slightly hazy dark golden amber orange with light golden yellow hues when held to a light source and a one finger frothy white head that quickly fades into a lasting ring. No lacing. Very sweet citrus aroma that smells mostly of lemon juice. There is a healthy dose of citrus lemon peel as well as some biscuit malt, subtle hops and lemon zest. Fuller end of medium body some some nice yeasty bready notes. Very sweet citrus peel presence that again is mostly lemon juice and lemon zest. Graham cracker biscuity malt and nice crisp hops lying underneath. The sweetness form the lemon flavor is way too overpowering, like someone squeezed an ounce or tow of lemon juice in my glass. This really hurts the drinkability and really ruins a lot of the positives of this beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AllAboutStout (605) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 13, 2008
Pours a light gold in color with a huge inch and a half rocky head.
Smell is all wheat and malt. Very strong wheat and malt. Taste is crisp, clean and light. Plenty of lemon zest and very light in the taste. This is a good, hot, humid summer day beer. Very true to the style. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (6876) - Ohio, USA - JAN 28, 2008
Draught at the brewery. Pours a clear pale yellow/gold with a small white head that dimnishes to a ring around the glass. The aroma is light citrus and floral hops and light grass. The flavor has light yeast, earthy hops, light malt , and medium bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium to light and fairly smooth. Flavor is short lived.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BigBeer45 (1318) - Michigan, USA - OCT 16, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2007 Draft at the brewery, is a deep gold with a white head that thinned to a ring, some effervescent bubbles rise to the top, left lots of lacing on the glass, aroma of malt and fruit fragrances, a dry malt aroma with faint hops, malt and bread flavor that reminds me of a pilsner but more so in flavor, some fruit flavor and more hop crisp bitterness than I have encountered in other Kolschs, some citrus in the finish combined with the hop bite to give a good dry finish, thick mouth feel, medium or less carbonation, not as light of a drink as I was expecting, tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Silphium (3188) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - AUG 18, 2007
On tap at Kuhnhenn, this was a very clean, refreshing, crisp kolsch dominated by crisp, petaly hops backed by light bready malt with subtle nectary sweetness.


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