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RATINGS: 381   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   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.


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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeremyh70 (1034) - Missouri, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Light golden color with one finger head. Aroma is light, citrus and grain coming through. Warm malt taste with banana and some bitter in aftertaste. Appears spritzy with bubbles visible but not overly carbonated. Drinkable and would be good summer beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (9411) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Lightly fruity and floral aroma with a crisp and clean, slightly grain forward taste. Pretty nice in style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (17798) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2016
Keg at the brewery taproom. Pours clear yellow-gold with a creamy, white head. Crispy straw and pale cereal in the aroma. Light sweet flavour with simple white bread, more cereal, light bitter hay. Light bodied with average carbonation. Clean finish, with cereal and biscuits, faint lemon, straw. Solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drdisque (744) - Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2016
On tap at Bent Rail in Indianapolis. Pours clear copper. Aroma is crisp and carbonated with a touch of German hops. Outstanding kolsch, a bit on the full-bodied side of the kolsch spectrum, maybe but not quite crossing the line into an alt.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gripweed57 (1303) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAR 11, 2016
12 ounce bottle. Bright yellow gold color. Large rocky white head. Faint grainy malt nose.sweet fruity malt flavor. Pears and apples with sweet citrus as well. Crisp and dry in middle. Slight spicy hops in finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (3509) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - FEB 5, 2016
On tap at Ellyn’s Tap & Grill in Glen Ellyn, IL. and dispensed to a brewery logoed Altbier/Kolsch glass showing a clear, medium gold color, with a presentable layer of frothy, white head foam, and wavy, etched-like lacing. The nose was subtle grain, and light estery notes as lemon, pear & apple. Light to medium bodied, with lively carbonation, and an altogether crisp & clean presence. A neglected style that is one of my favorite, sessionable brews. This one doesn’t disappoint.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernest (7209) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2016
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (grain), lightly hoppy (herbs), with a light note of soap. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Simple, light and watery, and has some rough edges, but ok.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Block (2152) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - DEC 17, 2015
A pretty basic kolsch. It’s like the crips as it should be. Not too much flavor but well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (5502) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of wheat, citrus, light malt. Tastes of citrus, wheat, light honey. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mfhennig (276) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - OCT 5, 2015
Pours a golden yellow whit a white head. Grass, clove, banana aroma. I liked it more than I thought I would. Probably be more enjoyable on a hot day. A b-day gift from L&J, thanks a bunch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1898) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - SEP 14, 2015
Appearance: Bottled 1/6-2015. Hazy straw, some white head.
Aroma: Fruit, grapefruit?
Taste: Nice fruit and crispness. Spices and some malt. Interesting and easy drinking.
Bought: Total Wine (Sterling), 355 ml, $1.79
Info: 14/9-2015, 87/300M


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