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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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A German kolsch-style ale formerly known as Stop Work 689, Sand Island Light House was renamed to commemorate our finally covering the entirety of our home state in 2013. Sand Island Light House is the southernmost point in Alabama. Crisp, clean and refreshing, Sand Island is available year round in cans and draft formats. Mildly sweet with a touch of Tettnanger hop bitterness in the finish, it is the perfect brew for warmer weather or anytime of year.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (2230) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 25, 2015
Pours a slightly hazed darker golden color with white head. Cereal grains, light hop grass, and some malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes pretty clean.

3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Westchesterco (1612) - mclean, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2015
Poured From a 12 oz can it is a clear pale gold color with a white head. The Aroma of lemon and the taste is a sweet thin flavor of bitter ginger ale

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (5283) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2015
From a 12 oz can shared at home. Pours a clear pale gold with a white head. Aroma of lemon and bread. Flavors of dough. Smooth crisp finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (8215) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2015
12 oz. can from shrubber85 - thanks again, Roger! Pours a barely cloudy gold color with a big fizzy white head that settles into a film and sloppy ring. Notes of straw, grass, light citrus zest, banana chips, toasted sugar, cracker, and a bit of minerals. Light-bodied, with high carbonation and a crisp mouthfeel. Decent Kolsch. Good canned offering.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (4300) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 14, 2015
12 ounce can thanks to my friend Jason. The beer is a clear gold color with a white head of foam. The aroma has grainy aspects with notes of honey and light ginger. A bit grassy as well. The taste is more of the same, but some fruity notes creep into the picture. More bready notes come through as the beer begins to warm, which I vastly prefer. Maybe I started too cold. Lighter to medium body and plenty of carbonation. Decent beer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rollinsr (520) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUN 9, 2015
Pours clear yellow/straw color with with thick and bubbly white head. Aroma is yeasty with a small amount of spice. Flavor is indeed crisp but offers very little else. There still is a hint of spice but there are metallic off-flavors as well that ruin the overall experience.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (2641) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - APR 15, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum can ffrom shrubber85 poured into a glass. Hazy golden with huge bright white head. Aroma is light malt, medium body, medium carbonation, and little big bubble lacing. Taste is light malt, light grassy hops, hints of lemon, and crisp hops. Easy to drink, but not much flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kroney (252) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 13, 2015
BIF project. Straight forward kolsch-style ale. Hay, grass, grain, sweet yeast, pale malt, some lemon. Refreshing palate. Well done.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sawbuck (550) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2015
Aroma of straw, and some hints of fruit. Yellow color with a fluffy white head. Sweet flavors up front. Some funky barn and fruit flavors melding with the sweetness nicely. Bitterness on finish is light and lingers a bit, slightly peppery. Slightly chalky mouth feel. O.k.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (5448) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 11, 2015
Can: A huge white head that after it finally recedes, shows a light yellow-gold. Sweet lemon, grain aroma. Taste is very soft...barley malt, lemon. Almost creamy...light....pretty good, but it’s just too light and delicate.... Not quite enough of any of it’s parts.


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