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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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This traditionally brewed award winning Kolsch bier is straw colored crisp and refreshing similar to a lager in many respects but is actually a light German ale.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrnkMcDermott (2798) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2003
Beer-judging sized sampler. Very spritzy and lemony. Has a thin head with some lacing over a straw colored, slightly cloudy body. Grassy hops, just a little sour, and a nice clean finish. Yeah, that pizza is pretty good (thin-crust on a cracker-style crust is Chicago’s “other” pizza, and they do it pretty well here).


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6430) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Draft at the brewery, served in a nonic pint glass. Pours a clear, slightly cloudy gold color with a small white head. Notes of straw, grass, pale and crackery and almost bready, doughy malts, and a spritz of lemon. Light-bodied, with a malty, dry, crisp mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Nice example of the style. Refreshing on a hot summer day.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
markducommun (208) - Wilmette, Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Super pale straw color, no head. Pretty mellow nose, some light hay, some floral notes. Nice slight bitterness, more sweet. Very light body. Reasonably lively. Fine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christpuncher (1162) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Kolsch don't excite me. Not much flavor and kind of like a pilsner. They do it well here and it pours yellow like apple juice. Not much odor and is easy to drink. Had at piece ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
nuplastikk (4392) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Tap at Piece. Even lighter and paler than the Singel. Filtered pale yellow tan. Buttery diacetyl aroma. Quite poor for the style. This is really shabby, off.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (3937) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Sampled at the brewery. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of pale and dough malts, light floral hops, and some bread. Flavor the same. Average to light texture. A decent beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmagnus87 (2427) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2014
From notes. Part of a draft flight at piece. Kinda plain and watery. A bit boozy, but drinkable.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kermis (5042) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2013
Draft sampled at the brewpub. Pours clear pale golden with a white head. Aroma of light malt, grain and wort. Flavour is light sweet and bitter. Light bodied with soft carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
shigadeyo (3010) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2013

7/27/2010: Piece Golden Arm... Aroma: Generic grains, dusty. Appearance: Definitely golden in color, transparent complexion; thin crown of white foam; not much visible carbonation; average lacing. Flavor: Weak, wet grains; toasty finish; bread crust. Palate: Medium-light body; thin and a touch watery. Overall: Blah! Pass...

Draught (5% ABV) at Piece in Chicago. Rating #93 for this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (7387) - Illinois, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Growler. Unfortuneately this beer gets pushed out waay too hard. Batch I got was one of the better ones. An extremely sessionable beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - MAR 8, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a cloudy, golden-yellow colored body with a finger-width, frothy, white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is lightly sweetened, grainy and biscuity malts with a decent straw and grassy hopping. Touches of citrus and spice in there as well. Flavor is better. Some grassy hops throughout with a crisp, lightly sweetened, grainy malt backing. A light bread, hints of citrus, and a touch of straw before this finishes fairly dry, lightly bitter, crisp, and clean before leaving a medium length aftertaste. Light body and a slightly above moderate carbonation. Overall, a nice beer that goes really well with pizza. Crisp, clean, and lightly bitter. Not bad.


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