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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This bright and pleasant beer features wheat malt to round out and mellow a firm Tettnang hop flavor. With Krankshaft, we lift our glasses to the Midwestern gardener. After a satisfying day of spiffing up your back yard, we invite you to cool your palate and kick off an evening of well-earned relaxation. Throw some whitefish and veggies on the grill. This beer compliments a hearty, healthy meal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - APR 12, 2015
Look: pours a pale straw. Bright white head. Extremely clear. Smell: Apple skin. Champagne. Sweet malt. Taste: tastes almost like a lager. Very malty. Champagne. Feel: very crisp finish. Medium high carbonation. Very smooth finish. Overall: ok beer. Very European flavor and feel. First drank home 4/12/15 Vintage:

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Draft sampled at Olympic. From notes. Very light, refreshing and easy drinking. Some nice citrus notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GranvilleTim (1840) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Straw yellow pour with a white head. Aroma is malt, little wheat. Tasty, refreshing sweet malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
GreatDane1632 (1158) - North Dakota, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Rated based on notes taken on 17 Mar 2012 -- I think this is a great example of a Kolsch. Very refreshing, nice malt flavor, super sessionable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ARH (1100) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2014
On tap poured into a shaker. Aromas of bread crust, lemon zest, and a light pine strike the nose. It’s a crystal clear pale yellow color with a frothy, soft, dense white head. A thick, dense ring is retained with a light dust surface. Lots of sheet and webby lace is left behind. The taste is a medium sweet and light bitter. The oily textured, light body beer had a soft, soapy carbonation. Citrus sweet some pine, and bread flavors finish the drink. It’s crisp and clean with a light toast and citrus aftertaste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Carlisle (402) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Draft. Pale, straw color. Thin, dense head; substantial lacing. No string aroma. Light flavor with a little hop presence. Medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Finhead (1546) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Clear yellow pour with a white head. It has a lightly fruity, floral hop aroma. The light body has a smooth texture with lively carbonation. The taste is sweet with a quick, clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4171) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle from the Southloop Binny's served in a footed pilsner glass. Brewed with Santiam hops it pours a light gold with great foamy lacing. Sweet bready vanilla bun aroma. A slightly rough mouthfeel and the taste is sweet fruity vanilla with some butteriness. Alright it is a refreshing beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (5397) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Location: Draft at the Berghoff, 6/2/14

Aroma: The nose is fairly light, some grainy notes, bread, and a bit of fruit
Appearance: It pours a cloudy golden color with a decent sized white head and light lace
Flavor: The flavor is much the same, grainy malts, lightly sweet, fruit, etc.
Palate: The body is light-medium, it has an okay mouthfeel, and solid drinkability
Overall Impression: I wasn’t overly impressed by this beer. I mean it isn’t a bad one or anything, just not all that exciting. You could session this, but you could also probably find a better beer to session.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nephilium (1628) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Light bready malt aroma, with a hint of fruit. Pours a slightly hazy pale straw with a large white head. Slightly sweet flavor, with a touch of bread notes and a hint of apple notes in the finish. Not quite as crisp as I generally prefer my Kolsches. It’s a middle of the road Kolsch, nothing really flawed, but nothing outstanding.

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