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Brewed by Sail & Anchor Brewery
Style: Kölsch
Fremantle, Australia

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
You needed more than nine lives to hoist beer crates of the drayman’s cart at Fremanlte port. In fact loading ships was lethal but the wild lifts were tamed with a Cat’s Shank knot. Unlike the original our Cat’s Shank slips down all too easily. But here is the twist. Thanks to the quality Pilsner and Vienna style malts we use our Köln inspired ale tastes light and refreshing like a lager. So it’s the ideal drink to get your claws around on a sunny day!


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Stew41 (1736) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - FEB 3, 2013
Another disappointing beer from S&A. Lacks the necessary chalk and minerals that are so integral to a good kolsch. Really this just looks like a pale lager. Woolies have to try harder!

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (942) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JAN 18, 2013
Poured a clear pale golden colour with a two-finger white foamy head that diminished quickly. No lacing. Moderate carbonation. Aroma not strong and of malt and trace of grain. Taste initially sweet malt followed by very mild bitterness. Light body (tending towards watery).

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gam (3287) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 4, 2013
Block head medium carbonation clear gold pour aromas grain hay corn like citrus yeast flavours are salty bitter sourness grainy tends to watery flat tasting the finish dull kolsch sour watery flat finish a flop

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vinhol (285) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 27, 2012
345 mil bottle pale straw colour not much aroma refreshing taste not bad ok

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mkel07 (3566) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2012
330ml botte from Dan Murphy’s. pours a very clear pale amber colour with a very white head that levels out. Grassy straw malt aroma with a very "beery" flavour.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Davros (1994) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 11, 2012
Pours amber with a quickly fading head. Faint aroma, some vegetal notes, soft malt, cardboard and grainy notes. Nice sweet malt as a flavour, but it doesn’t last long and the extremely low bitterness makes for a very weak finish. Needs more carbonation. Feels watery.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
floydian1 (1015) - FNQ, Australia, - NOV 7, 2012
345ml brown bottle. Now available Australia-wide via Dan Murphy’s liquor outlets. It pours clear bright yellow with a large albeit short-lived white head. Nose and taste of light grainy malts and subtle pears, peaches and apples. Palate is light but somewhat cloying with a malty sweetness and light bitterness (probably too sweet for the style). Overall a satisfactory lawnmower beer, lacking the delicate sophistication of an authentic German Kolsch.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
foles (44) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 2, 2012
Pretty dismal attempt at a kolsch. Has a macro twang and a strange passionfruity hoppiness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
varanid99 (537) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 1, 2012
Pale yellow pour, very thin head which quickly vanishes. Light aroma, stone fruit (peach), pear. Very little going on flavour wise, with very mild fruit and malt. Not great

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bif (1507) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Bottle- Pours a clear pale golden color with a small head that fades to nomial lacing.. Aroma is fairly mild with some citrus, some grain and a bit of malt sweetness. Taste is fairly bland with a bit of citrus and a bit of malt sweetness. Mild bitterness and a fairly clean finish. Light body, smooth, quite bland and a bit sticky. Drinkable, but a pretty basic Kolsch. probably best on a hot summer day.


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