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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.54   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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In 1906, the Kolsch-style beer originated from the Cologne region of Germany as a crisp and light beer to combat the summer heat. Leinenkugel’s® Canoe Paddler™ is our take on the Kolsch-style beer that we tweaked with a touch of rye. Our spring and summer seasonal has subtle malt flavors, a clean finish and adventurous quality.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
heemer77 (5097) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Bottle. Rich gold hued beer with a thin bright white head. Raw potatoes, dough and yeast are present in the nose. This is clean as far as taste goes with notes of bread crust and pear core. Hints of clove come through in the light finish along with a definite metallic note. Decent with slightly sharp carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kramer (4866) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear pale straw colored body with a small fizzy white head that fell to a thin ring quickly. The nose is on the interesting side for sure, there’s a light spiciness from the rye over the crackery and cereal grain body. The flavor is not exactly something that screams Kolsch to me. The rye adds a spiciness that just doesn’t belong in here. It’s overly sweet as well and without much hop character. Lighter bodied with fizzy prickly carbonation. In a way it’s overly bland, yet in a way it’s trying to be too fancy for its own good.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cheap (3972) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2013
In a glass, from a bottle, it looks like a pale lager with a slight head. Clean foamy beery smell. Decent flavor that is not too far away from straw. Boxy. Decent co2. Not too much ’rye’ as you would think like in a ipa kindah way. Smooth and easy to get along with. No pilsner bite, just a gentle and behaved attitude. A lager lover would be liking this brew. Seems more like a 4 percenter.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Fratto (2590) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle from Kroger. Super light pour with little to no head. Aroma is apples, sweetness and kinda gross. Taste is Marlboro’s, light spice, and cereal.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Pours light yellow with a fully receding white head. Notes of pils malt, grassy, bitter herbal, and lightly sweet. Thin bodied with lively carbonation.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
DrSilverworm (6021) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 22, 2013
12oz bottle, thanks to Callipalegic. Best by: May 2013. Clear orange - yellow color. Thin airy white head, fades to a minimal ring, leaves minimal lace. Not much in the nose, just a light breadiness, and a light macro sourness. Light body. Pronounced soft carbonation, smooth I guess, but with a bit of a harsh crest. More dry overall. Lightly bitter taste, light sour, some unnecessary acidic bite. A kolsch with a touch of rye sounded pretty good in concept, but this is less a kolsch and more a slightly smoother, slightly hoppier macro-lager, with barely any rye influence noticeable, if any. Pretty awful attempt.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
BoostIPA (1205) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Looks like bud light. Smells like bud light. Tastes like bud light with extra sugar. Scroll past, even merv wouldn’t drink this shit. Garbage.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ICEatALAMO (913) - Troy, Michigan, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Draft. The pour is golden color. The aroma has some crispness. The taste is light and smooth. Has some sweetness to it. An easy drinking summer day beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Patrickctenchi (3458) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Pours clear gold, bubbly, with a short and short-lived white head. Aroma is slightly grassy. Sharp sour corn malt flavour, light bitterness. Highly carbonated. Not a good effort.

1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
queenholly (2861) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Can. Rotted vegetal malt aroma - ICK! Clear yellow with a large white head. Watery sweet grainy malt flavor. Light body and carbonation. I really hated this stuff.


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