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Our new spring seasonal beer, Karnival Kolsch is arriving just in time for our Fasching Karneval . We are very excited about the release of this beer. For the first time in Stoudt’s history, we are releasing a brand new beer that has already received a medal at the Great American Beer Festival. This refreshing German-style ale was brewed using 2-row malt, a small amount of red wheat malt, and all German hops for bittering and aroma. This straw colored ale is smooth like a lager due to the colder fermentation temperature and extended cellaring time. It is dry and crisp with a slight fruitiness which compliments the mild hop bitterness and aroma. This light ale is a fresh complement to most foods, but in particular fish, chicken, and salads. Karneval Kolsch will be available at your local distributor soon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jredmond (5219) - Manhattan, New York, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Draft at Frankford Hall with Dallas, Ann, Andrew and Jen. Pours a clear amber golden body with average white head and some lacing. Aroma is plain lager - nothing offensive though. Mouthfeel is clean, crisp and refreshing. Overall a nice sessionable kolsch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DeputyAndy (632) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Draft at Frankford Hall. Clear yellow pour with a thin head. Crisp aroma, not aggressive. Taste is like classic beer. Super sessionable. Had this with bratwurst and sauerkraut. great combo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryanscourt (698) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2013
UPDATED: APR 11, 2013 Pleasantly surprised. Fruity, light, soft with creamy head. Very light hops that mix in just nice with the structure of the beer. Refreshing and tasty. Grassy and fresh. Would definitely enjoy getting a case of this in a few months. Could see many beer types and non liking this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (922) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - FEB 10, 2013
I don’t drink many Kolsch style beers. This one is satisfying. Draft. Light yellow with think head. Medium lacing. Aroma of fruit, flowers and bread. Mild flavor with light hoppiness and very wheat bread taste. Slight bitterness on the tongue. Very refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3303) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Tap. Pours clear yellow with thin, fizzy white head; short retention and minimal lacing. Aroma is cereal and cracker malts, oranges, pears, light floral hops, and light sugar. Flavor is dry, bready malts, light fruit esters, light floral hops, and light grassy notes; crisp, dry finish. Light body and low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9400) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Tap. Pours clear light gold with a medium, fizzy white head, short retention with good lacing. Aroma is light Pils malt with spicy hops and faint corn notes. Flavor is malt dominant with medium hops and bitterness and a clean lager character with a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (2305) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 25, 2013
Draught at Beer Authority NYC sept 2012. Clear golden beeer with a small white head. Hoppy and bready aroma. Malty, grassy, hoppy and fruity flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (5628) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 7, 2013
2 bouteilles de 12 oz dégustées lors d’une mini dégustation Ratebeer Montréal. Arôme: Légère odeur de céréales et d’houblons. Apparence: La couleur est blonde. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de zestes de citrons avec une pointe de blé. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement huileuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de céréales en arrière goût. (Rating #4462)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niko100 (1924) - Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Light straw color; Light to medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of malt, floral/hay, & hops; Flavor of slight sweet malt/biscuit, some caramel, hops, citrus, and some grain; Crisp finish; Solid and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
smith4498 (2980) - Miami, Florida, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Pours clear pale straw color with white head. Cereal grain aroma with light grassy hops. Grainy flavor with faint grassiness. Light body with lively carbonation.

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