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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShowmemoreBeer (28) - - SEP 5, 2013
I like beer. OK with that said this beer was an average middle of the road beer. I would probably not give this one to my wife’s father in the fear that he would think I’m a middle of the road kind of guy. This is a after beer if you know what I mean. A filler inbetween the first few and the time when you are actually drunk. Not a bad beer with the smell of cooked vegetables, a taste of packaged lunch meat, and the aftertaste of girl who is a six. Big Red definitely takes care of this beer when its all done. OK I need to get back to work. Carry on you Hosers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheBeerGod (6029) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Bottle. Gold pour with a short white head. Grain in the nose with light lemon, soft grassy notes and buttered toast. Taste is grains, sweet malt, light lemon, grass, light floral notes and biscuit. Body is light-medium with a light, prickly carbonation. Ends with more biscuit, buttered bread, light lemon, grains, grassy notes and sweet malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrettTaylor (738) - Radford, Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Poured from the bottle - slightly hazy light yellow, 1 cm white head. Head dissipates quickly, light lacing. Aroma has notes of lemon and sweetness. Tastes initially sweet, followed by a mild bitterness. Corn and creamy flavors as well. More hoppy than I expected, but pretty good. This would go nicely with spicy Asian food. Medium-short finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EricTeusink (700) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 31, 2013
The Lost Notebook Files Beer #17. I continue to be amazed at how many Kölsch’s I reviewed during this formative period for my beer palate. Pours a pale gold with minimum head. Grainy scent. Taste is mild and crisp. Thin. Bottle - Green’s Beverages - Atlanta, GA

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (6672) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Draught at West First. Floral. Corn. Nicely hopped. Yellow color. Very refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
whatalesya (21) - New Bern, North Carolina, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Though not a lite beer at all, this brew is an almost refreshing beer that I enjoy in warmer weather. A slightly cloudy straw golden color, 1 finger head that dissipated to a thin layer. The nose was sweet, somewhat earthy, a touch floral. Palate is clean & crisp, hints of lemon and maybe a touch of grapefruit. Trace of hop bitterness. Light body, good carbonation. If you’re fond of strong ales, Imperial stouts, and/or hop bombs (as am I) but want a nice change of pace, this is a good one to try.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westmeister (2129) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow with white head and just a wee bit of lacing. Aroma is slight doughy, grainy, slight citrus of the lemon variety. Taste has the same with hints of fruitness and a decent bit of bitterness and some minerals. Just ok. Session or not, I still prefer a bit more flavor and depth to my brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - MAY 19, 2013
12oz Bottle. Thanks for sharing, Rob. Wonderful winey nose, with white wine alcohols and a bit of grain. Flavors are rich and clean, with light german ale fruitiness, a good tooth of malt, and nice body. Very traditionally brewed and in very good shape. I’m impressed. This isn’t just a kolsch to be a boring blonde ale, it’s a kolsch to be a great representation of the style tradition. Wish I could get this regularly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (5094) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Grainy, slightly bacony aroma. Good label and cap; clear, not much head. Good, crisp, twiggy, low bittering. Light body, not over-carboed. Thanks, LuckyDog.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
radagast83 (7388) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - APR 28, 2013
Draft at Churchkey. Poured a golden color with a small white head. Aroma was some light citrus notes with a mild malt character. Flavor was very light, very mild. Some straw notes. Very light.

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