RateBeer
overall
44
71
style

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Escaping from winter’s darkness, this hazy golden, unfiltered Kölsch style creates a fresh start. Our take on the classic hybrid style grom Cologne, Germany, combines the subtle fruit notes of an ale with the smooth crispness of a lager for a bright, refreshing brew to help escape those lingering cold days.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jw0406 (741) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 23, 2014
12 oz bottle pours a hazy golden cot with a nice off white head. Aromas of bread, light crisp hops, sweet malt. Light bodied, light and refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HuskerTornado (21) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 16, 2014
12 oz. bottle poured into sensory glass. Pours a clear old gold colro with a medium sized white head that dissipates fairly quickly with slight lacing. Smell is of light fruits and white bread, a bit of floral hops. Tastes as it smells with a bit of sweet honey and citrus added. Mouthfeel is crisp and smooth, a slight amount of lingering bitterness in the back end. Overall, an easy drinker best suited for the warmer weather.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (4939) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Orange pour with white head and lace. Aroma is light malt and a touch of floral hops. Flavor is more semi sweet malt and a touch of perfumy hippiness . Light bodied and a tad fizzy ok

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmagnus87 (2401) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Draft. From notes. Light biscuit and earthy notes. A hint of light hops. Not bad, but nothing that good here either.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
rentonj7 (24) - USA - JUL 11, 2014
Aroma: Bready, maybe stale. Pulling weeds from the garden. Appearance: Nice golden hue - has suspended particulates. Taste: OK - kind of starts like an american pilsner, but doesn’t have that corn slapback. Palate: Nice mouthfeel. Good carbonation and mild body for a summer brew. Overall: Nothing much here convincing me that I should revisit this.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (4659) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Hazy golden coloured body with a thin one centimetre tall white head. Aroma of pale malt, light fruit and hints of very light herbal hops. Light-bodied; Nice fresh apricot and peach flavours at first with a very mild earthy malt note, some light grassy and herbal flavours, all finishing with a light yet noticeable yeast and honey sweetness. Aftertaste is robust and complex with some good flavours and a nice depth. Overall, a surprisingly nice and refreshing beer with a good profile and a solid complexity for the style. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Giant Food in Falls Church, Virginia on 13-February-2014 for US$1,83 sampled at home in Washington on 07-July-2014.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Busick (368) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 6, 2014
A good attempt at a Kolsch style beer. Not my cup of tea and they are too spread out (too many different beers) to make some really good ones!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcr (2187) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle. Clear light gold body with white head. Aroma of bread and light notes of raw grain, pear, grass, fruity esters, floral hops. The flavor is lightly to moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Not as clean as a classic kolsch, but easy drinking.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bookseeb (111) - Wenatchee, Washington, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Appearance has a golden yellow color supporting a thin head leaving nil lace. Smell is grainy, malty with a slight zip of hops. Taste is again grainy with light malt and light hop. Mouthfeel is light with good carbonation. Not an overly impressive beer has a off bitter bite in the end.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
moderrnlifeiswar (51) - Maryland, USA - JUN 15, 2014
.................................................. via Beer Buddy for iPhone


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 20


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50