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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Kölsch
Newport, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Situated just across from 40 acres of Rogue hops, 119 colonies of bees were carefully kept and fed and the honey was uncapped, extracted, filtered, and finally infused into a refreshing Honey Kolsch ale.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zickbeer_ye (327) - Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Earthy honey scent with some peppery spice. Very pale body and light white head. Light citrus and raw honey flavors. Light and crisp on the palate.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HuskerTan (688) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle. A- Wheat, honey. A- Yellow color, hazy liquid, white head. T- Balanced, wheat, honey. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, smooth finish. O- Very smooth and refreshing. A unique kolsch and very well done. The honey makes this above average.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbuskirk (551) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 28, 2013
In all, a very enjoyable kolsch. Although I would like to get a little more of the honey character, it adds a very nice element to this brew. The graininess is excellent; it’s highly evident in both the taste and aroma. Rogue has expertly captured the style with the light body and refreshing feel. Easy to drink and enjoy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5337) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Sampled at esbls. Light haze in the golden beer. Light honey in the aroma with lemon and grain. The honey works. A nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (795) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2013
750ml bottle. Aroma: light malt, with a somewhat straw scent, and a light hoppy citrus. Appearance: average sized head, fizzy with no real lacing. Sparkling cloudy yellow body. Taste: moderately acidic, vinegary. Palate: light, with alcoholic texture and lively carbonation. Finish is slightly metallic. Not bad, but not great.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2386) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Pours a solid yellow color with a small soapy head. Notes of sweet raw honey, soil, honeysuckle, sugar syrup, and breakfast cereal.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
delnoche (465) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - NOV 30, 2013
750ml bottle poured into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint. Golden with a two finger white head. Aroma is honey and lemon. Flavor is the same. Finishes with citrus tartness. Decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (3912) - Nueva York, New York, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Anchored Inn, Brooklyn bottle ($11): Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is light hops, a bit of honey, and some grass. Taste is slightly bitter, a tad bit sweet, but mostly just a crisp easy-drinking beer. Nothing is really too impressive, but certainly there is not a thing wrong with this either.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
sodakotakid (230) - Belle Fourche, South Dakota, USA - NOV 18, 2013
pours a hazy straw yellow with a minimal white head. This beer is bitter and grainy, there are some very mild fruit and floral tastes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (2211) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 17, 2013
750 ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy gold. Aromas of honey and light citrus. Flavors are similar though a bit stronger with additional pilsner notes. Clean and refreshing.


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