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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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A clear, crisp beer, Kölsch offers a very slight fruity flavor and aroma. It is light gold in color, with a delicate head. This light-bodied beer appeals to nearly everyone who samples it. Expect to enjoy a slight tang in the finish.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spilledpint (352) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - APR 9, 2011
12 oz. bottle from Quik Stop Damn you internet for eating my first review! Ar: Clean, honey-malt aroma with a bit of honey. Ap: Nice clear gold with a 3/4" fluffy white head. T: Very nice, slightly sweet honey maltiness up front. The finish is mildly hopped and clean, with a nice lemony note. P: Relatively thin with assertive carbonation. O: My first Kolsch, this was very enjoyable. I can’t wait to knock a few of these back in the heat of the summer!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9267) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2011
Tap at Blind Tiger Local Food Bash. Very pale golden pour with a tight white head. The aroma is quite fresh and grassy with a bit of light pils malt crackery flavour. Fresh, balanced and quite tasty. The faintest kiss of estery character. Excellent balance.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - MAR 6, 2011
12oz Bottle – Beer Mongers – Portland, OR
Golden in color, slight haze with a thin head. Light malt and hops aroma. Good balance with the malt and hops this was easy drinking and finishes quite dry. Good hot day beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (3983) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - FEB 26, 2011
Straw colored with minimum head and light lacing. Taste is typical grassy malt with a fair amount of bittering. Drinkable, but not memorable.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21196) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 13, 2011
Bottle. Yellow color, white head. Aroma of black pepper. Taste is exactly true to the style. Not exciting, but accurate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (4122) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - DEC 24, 2010
Yellow beer out of the bottle with a thin white head. Nice white bread toast and some lemon citrus in the nose. Crackers and buscuit maltiness with a nice light lemon citrus note. Clean and crisp.

2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
patrickfannon (1241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2010
Bottle. 12 oz. Split with and courtesy of James. Pours a light golden, opaque hue with a modest, white, fizzy head. Aroma is initially of stale urine, but eventually opens up to some lemon. Stale sweat in there as well. Thin, watery body with a stale, slightly bitter/tangy body. Finish is calm and mellow. Good for the style, I guess, but I would never drink this again.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jredmond (7408) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 22, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2013 Split with pat. Pours a hazy lemonade yellow with slight white lacing. Aroma is urine at first with some fruity notes following. Mouthfeel is light and thin with notes of fruit, German pils, lemon and malt.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Butters (4039) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2010
Clear clean dull yellow pour with foamy white head. Very pleasing corn and cream notes. LIghtly grassy. One of the best damn commercial examples of the style that i’ve had.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Heathen (1500) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - DEC 1, 2010
THOUGHTS: Very refreshing. A very flavorful and easy to drink beer. It would make a nice session beer. This gave me new respect for the style. TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a clear, pale yellow with a small to average, ever so slightly off-white head that mostly diminished and left good lacing. The aroma had, light bread and cracker; moderate to heavy floral hops; light to moderate yeast; and a bit of fruit. The initial flavor was lightly sweet, lightly acidic and slightly bitter; while the finish was acidic, sweet, slightly bitter and slightly sour. There was light, crackery malt, slight fruit, light bread, slight honey and floral and perfumy hops. The fairly light body was watery and then sort of dry with fizzy carbonation and a slightly metallic finish.


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