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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2010
Bottle from Sam’s Quick Stop on 08/07/2010. Clear golden body with a small white head. Sweet floral hop aroma with some caramel. Sweet pils and noble hop flavor with a light bitter. Medum body with moderately high carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
devilben02 (271) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 2010
Pours a crystal golden color that is quite similar to a glass of apple juice with a substantial, cream-colored head that leaves a sticky trail along the wall of the glass long after it has evaporated. The aroma is crisp and inviting, with a hint of hops that is earthy (and approaching musty) and a sweetness that I would again compare to apple juice or maybe a semi-sweet white wine. The flavor has more of a soft, earthy hop character and a bit of biscuit from the malt and yeast. The texture is quite smooth, but at the same time pleasantly tingly with its soft carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SSSteve (3719) - - SEP 3, 2010
12oz bottle. slight haze in a pale gold beer with a small white head. pale grain aroma with hint of honey sweetness. light, crisp palate with a bitter finish. very light. bitter. dry. flavors are subtle except for an initial grainy honey-like sweetness and a bitter grassy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (4276) - Utah, USA - AUG 8, 2010
12oz bottle thanks to Eric, thank man
Appearance: Slightly hazy straw/golden with a nice white head and medium lacing
Aroma: Honey, corn and sweet malts
Taste: Grassy, honey and sweet malts
Decent, clean and easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (5789) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 7, 2010
12 ounce bottle thanks to footbalm. Pours a almost totally clear yellow color with a medium white head. A strong honey and malt nose. The flavor is earthy sweet honey touched malts. Very clean and crisp. Very nice. Enjoyable and quite drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2010
12 ounce bottle courtesy of maniac. Thanks! Pours a clear golden color with a frothy white head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of grains and sweet honey notes. The taste is sweet malts, light grain and a grassy finish. Fairly clean. Medium bodied. Nice kolsch.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JFURYCAT (1079) - East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 31, 2010
Low key with some grass and lemon in there. Bottle from Chips in Outer Banks, NC. Okay beer but lacks the crispness I associate with this style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2010
Clear golden-orange, whitish froth. Aroma is corny, light fruitiness, sweet malt. Taste is more peachy, apple skin, fruit, light corn.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biznizness (1070) - Mooresville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2010
Bottle. Ehhh I like German beers a lot but this wasn’t blowing me away. Solid, but for some reason I’m not totally sure about it wasn’t the best thing ever. I’ll try it again.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 2, 2010
Shenandoah Throwdown, 12oz bottle, thanks wilkie. Small white head atop clear straw body. Aroma is medium sweet, bread, lemon/orange. Taste is medium sweet, bread, some lemon. Light body, low carbonation.


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