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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This golden sparkling blond ale was brewed to pay homage to a 1000-year tradition rooted in Cologne, Germany. Clear, crisp and easy to drink, the Kolsch of today is lighter than the "House" beer that was served in Cologne 200 years ago - the city that made Kolsch famous. We hope you’ll enjoy it!


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LilBeerDoctor (3422) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear light orange with a thin white head. Aroma of light pale malts, light fruits. Flavor of pale malt, minerals, light fruit. Very bland, watery and minerally. Not terrible but not too good either. 6/4/5/3/12 (3.0/5)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
LowBrau (74) - Tonawanda, New York, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Pours a bright & bubbly pale gold with a thin white head that dissipates quickly. The nose is fruity and spicy. Light body. The primary taste is bitterness, but not overpoweringly so. Light sweetness and lightly sour. Has a spicy hop aroma, along with hints of sweet malt and mustiness. It’s ok, but doesn’t make a big impression - slightly above average overall.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3246) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2013
12oz bottle 7/27/13 (12 Beers of Summer 12pk)-Pours a clear golden in a shaker with a small white head. Aroma of hops, malt, grain, and citrus. Taste of the same with a bit of a dry finish. This light bodied brew is not bad but not a fan of this style.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexandersh (196) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Bottle in Dillon; poured a dark gold color. Easy to drink beer. Crisp with bread and some lemon.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerFanDan17 (979) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - JUN 30, 2013
A very smooth and light tasting kolsch. Good balance overall with mild sweet notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
scarletfire65 (918) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Bottle at home, from Summer Variety Pack. Very clean aroma, a bit of lemon soap and pale malt is all. Light and crisp palate. Clean, simple, basically flavorless. Maybe a bit of crackery malt. Dry finish. Lacks everything. More like a pale lager than a Kolsch.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dorwart (2362) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Dried straw and hay aroma with some light lemon and spices, cardboard and CO2. Color is a medium gold with a fizzy white head which does not last long. Light malts and dried grass in the flavor. Dried flowers, chalky bitterness and herbal hops. Very dry palate and a bit astringent. Finished dry and chalky. Not a brew that i would seek out again.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Nephilium (1323) - Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Mild noble hop aroma, pours a clear light amber with a white head. Light flavor with a touch of breadiness and biscuit. None of the crisp light fruit notes that are usually in a Kolsch. It’s light and easy to drink, but it isn’t good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MercyDevice (345) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Pours an orange gold with a foamy head. Smells yeasty. Tastes like malt, bread, and fruit. Not too bad.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pmosetc (12) - - MAY 30, 2013
Light grassy scent, gold in the glass. A little fruity to start, but the malt picks up. Not too heavily hopped, and ... sour, rather than sharp. Great hot weather beer.


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