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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.66   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Effervescent, this summer brew is fashioned after the Kolsch biers that originated in Cologne, Germany, in the 1800s. Hallertau, Magnum, and Mount Hood hops combine for an especially clean, crisp finish.

uhorpheus' rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
uhorpheus (215) - houston, Texas, USA - JUN 12, 2003
Decent beer. Not much to it, but it went down really well and was very refreshing and simple. Better than the regular Shiner Bock in my opinion. Dry, crisp head and initial imprerssion, rich overtones of wheat, mild spiciness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
morrdt (710) - Dirty Mo’, North Carolina, USA - NOV 7, 2014
12 ounce single bottle from a Shiner Family Reunion six pack purchased at the local Harris Teeter. Pours a dingy gold color with no head. Aroma is very grassy. Taste is muted and a bit bland. Meh, nothing noteworthy about this beer. Average at best.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerathon (1380) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Nothing good nor bad going on here. Simply a drinkable crisp kolsch. Would have liked a bit more hop character, but Shiner doesn’t seem to give that extra effort.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
two7offsuit (273) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Pours golden with little to no head. Aroma hints at grass and citrus. Flavor is light with subtle citrus.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tac (130) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Golden fizzy boddy, quick disappearing head, no lacing. Aromas of some grass, pear. Taste is fruity, slightly bitter ans sweat, candy-like.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
csaso (1529) - Missouri, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle - fair size foamy head, clear medium gold color, balanced aroma and flavor - sweet malt and noble hops, crisp finish, not bad overall

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
e303 (143) - - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle to mug. Pours super clear straw with a big white head that fades quick. Aroma is slightly grassy and cereal like. Taste is similar to a pilsner, clean, crisp, not much hops, but bright. Finish is easy with medium carbonation. Absolutely worth the $2.35 I paid for the bomber but nothing ground breaking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (4190) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Aroma pale/grainy malts, bread a hint of vanilla. The flavor is pale malts, fruit/berries, mild hops and a long and bitter/beery finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Slubgob (201) - West Hartford, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Drank from bottle. Light malt flavor,a but like stale beer the morning after but not as objectionable. Light in the mouth with moderate carbonation, grassy and glassy grains, finishes with just a bit of hops. Not a wonderful kolsch but a good light summer drinker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frank (3128) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2014
I am not 100% sure I would call this a koelsch but at least it is not just some crappy blond ale. It kind of strikes me as something along the lines of an American cream ale but not as corny tasting. It’s clear orange w/ a very small foamy head. It has a mild nose that lightly grainy w/ a bit of grassy hops. It’s dry and crisp w/ a touch of malt character, crisp carbonation and a lingering bit of bitterness in the finish. I can get behind this stuff. It is not blowing my mind or anything but does well on a nice summer day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnnniee (2556) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Pours a crystal clear deep straw color with a decent sized white head that quickly recedes. Aromas of bready pilsner with hints of sugary and fruity sweetness and a very faint floral hop scent. The flavor is mildly sweet with a honey sugary fruitiness that mixes fairly well with the doughy bready malts. Crisp spicy hop bitterness and a touch of carbonic bite balance this fairly well. Light to medium body with a moderate to high level of carbonation. Nice summer brew.

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