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RATINGS: 353   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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This light-colored, refreshing ale is THE beer of Cologne. Well balanced and mild mannered, this beer is great for summer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SPDickerman (1002) - Texas, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Pours clear golden with a medium sized white head. Smells of subtle earthy hops and sweet malt. Taste is sweet and bitter, earthy and grainy. Medium-bodied with a slick texture and mild mouth-carbonation, Schlafly Kolsch finishes with a lingering crisp sweetness.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
DuffMan (7147) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle, shared with Parksy. Medium golden colour. Stinky sulphurous nose, unclean grains. As Parksy put it "this tastes like bad draft". We both dumped our glasses.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
williamherbert (1337) - Syracuse, New York, USA - APR 30, 2014
Bright yellow color. Some head, a decent sheet of lace. Looks better than your typical Kolsch. Tiny bubbles of carbonation. First sniff is dry, bready English stuff. Has a mild, crisp aroma. The hop is strictly a mild bittering agent. It’s sweet, but try enough to not be sugary. The bready Kolsch style serves this one well. Even more than 6 months old it still smells quite fresh. The "beer" flavor here, if that makes sense, is really strong. It has all the best qualities of a lager at a townie bar, but with only the malt sweetness, and none of the rice and HFCS. The aftertaste is lemon and pollen. The mouthfeel is creamy and lingers a bit, but it’s very smooth and slides down the gullet. This is a year-round beer: smooth enough for the summers but with enough OOMPH for an autumn or winter bender.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1216) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 22, 2014
Bottle. Golden in color. Small to medium head. Aroma is hay, grass, and a touch of grains. Taste is slightly sweet on the front and just a tad sour in the aftertaste. Maltgrass, straw taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (3459) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 7, 2014
bottle. Golden with small head. Crisp kolsch. Lightly sweet. Grain, grass and a touch of fruity sourness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jayzz (418) - Illinois, USA - MAR 22, 2014
An easy beer to drink. I could see this as a thirst quencher while helping a friend move. I didn’t notice any aroma and it has a buttery honey flsvor .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (4549) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Not bad for style. Hint of sourness reminiscent of the brewer’s nasty aunt. Pours clear orange with decent head and lacing. Mostly malt with a little malt but not a huge amount of overall character. Tap at Churchkey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aussietravla (1) - Neosho, USA - FEB 14, 2014 does not count
smooth with an OK head retention, nice clear light appearance. mouth feel is smooth by a little frothy. my go to kolsch in Missouri.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Foxbush (1349) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - FEB 7, 2014
12 oz bottle The ale poured a clear gold color with vary small head and no lacing. A light aroma of sweet malt and fruit. The light body ale had soft carbonation. This is drinkable ale but not special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MadRobin (2125) - Silver Spring, USA - JAN 23, 2014
Small sample poured from 12 oz. bottle in a beer class at Total Wine and More in McLean, VA. Clear, gold color with an off-white head and good lacing. Aroma of mild grainy malt and a hint of fruit. Light taste of grainy malt and mild hops. Medium/light body and medium/low carbonization. An innocuous beer, light with little flavor. Better than a macro, but nothing to garner my interest. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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