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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A crisp and refreshing lighter summer offering, this Kolsch-style beer is golden in color, light bodied and a perfect remedy for hot weather.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2009
On tap at the brewpub: It poured a deep golden body with a sustained off-white head that provided much lace. The aroma was grainy and bready with some grassy hops. Tasted much the same with notes of old honey. Okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7507) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 21, 2009
On tap at the brewpub. Poured clear, lighter orangey-golden with a sticky cap of whitish head. The aroma picked up soft, toasty bread and grainy notes with accents of grassy character and some mis-placed sourness. The flavor had a bready base with lemon zest, grassy bitterness, and a pinch of honey around.. finished with more of the aforementioned sourness and grainy bitterness. Crisp and light-bodied on the palate.. refreshing, but the sourness just didn’t strike a good chord with me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheAlum (6900) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2009
Imperial pint served draft at the brewpub (Munster, IN). Pours a nice hazy darker gold with some amber notes, moderate offwhite head that laces well. Aromas are pushes some good grain, and a nice mellow sweetness, reminiscent of the kolsch style. Initial is light bodied, crisp, with good light malty sweetness, light honey, grass, and subtle bitterness. Finishes crisp, quenching, but still flavorful with some light lemon. Tasy, and a brew I’d welcome after a good lawn mowing. Cheers!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bdigital (658) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 29, 2009
Draft @ DLD 09: Pour was pure gold with a sizeable white head. Nose was very grassy with some earthy/herbal based hop notes. Some pale malt is noticeable...medium bodied. Very clean and crisp, flavor was a bit of toasted malt and some herbal/earthy hops. Nice session brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ceebs25 (503) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2009
On tap at DLD ’09. Lighter aroma, good amount of hop as expected with grassy, leafy, and some citrusy hops (definitely not standard 3fs, but their work is still noticeable here). Also, some lager pale malts, and melon. Still very enticing, and gotta give 3fs credit for making a beer of this style so appealing. Not really that special appearance though, but not bad, lighter body with a frothy white head, minor carbonation, golden-orange color. With the taste, I feel this is really as good as a crisp, clean tasting bottom-fermenting beer can be, as there some creaminess to it and the flavors come out very well. Notes of a grassy, 3fs citrus bitter, some lactose sweetness, and basic pils malt and pale malt balance that is nice. One of 3fs more basic selections, but I really can’t complain as it works out pretty well. A nice way to cap off a really great day of drinking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jezmez68 (404) - Chesterton, Indiana, USA - APR 27, 2009
Nothing really stands out about this Koelsch, other than it is a good representation of the style. Light in color, nice smell of the yeast and hops. Very drinkable with a Koelsch tang.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bretupdegraff (242) - Fishers, Indiana, USA - APR 24, 2009
Not a big fan of the kolach but this wasn’t bad. Bready and malty. Not too bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonkeyBra (4026) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - APR 19, 2009
On tap at the brewpub. Golden pour with nice white head. Doughy, fruity aroma with some floral hops. Mild hoppiness, light flavor with lots of fruitiness. Light and effervescent on the palate. The kind of Kolsch that doesn’t suck. Of course Three Floyds made it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kseecs16 (1215) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2009
Draught at the brewpub. Golden with a thin white head that leaves clumpy lacing. Nice floral bouquet on this with a light malt presenced. Flavor is light with a mild floral hoppy finish. Thin with a mild lingeriing bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5709) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 8, 2009
Imperial pint draft at the brewpub. Easy drinking and smooth, the session light beer. Rather well done Kolsch actually, leaning more to the malty side of the spectrum. Filtered orange-tan color. Fresh malt and hop aroma. Refreshingly well done.

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