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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A crisp and refreshing lighter summer offering, this Kolsch-style beer is golden in color, light bodied and a perfect remedy for hot weather. 20 IBUs, 5% ABV

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hammy78 (771) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 22, 2012
From bomber. Pours an almost clear, true amber with a lot of carbonation, white head that really dies down. Nose is quite grainy, sweet a little bit of fruit. Tastes a little bitter, not my favorite flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (3113) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2012
From the bottle. Pours yellowish and cloudy. Crisp clean and easy drinkin. Good for this style of beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Treebs (872) - , Illinois, USA - OCT 20, 2012
22 oz. bomber served in a pilsner glass. A: Pours a clear gold color with a pure white head forming on the pour. Recedes quickly to a thin film. Pretty standard. S: Pretty typical kolsch smell. Light pale malts, some mineral qualities with a light grassy hop note. Sweet, lagery yeast as well. T: Pretty much lines up with the nose. Pale malt sweetness, some slightly ester yeast component. A grassy hop profile is somewhat assertive here, but the malty sweetness really brings it home on the finish. M: Light bodied with a medium high carbonation level. Has a malty sweet finish with a high drinkability. O: Pretty solid flavor profile for a kolsch and it had a little more hop bite than normal which is on par with FFF. It’s a little too cold in Chicago now for this guy, but on a hat summer day this would be great. Seasonal summer six packs would be good. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 10-06-2012

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopslammer (30) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - OCT 16, 2012
Now I’m not all too familiar with what a Kolsch or Kolsch style is supposed to taste like, but this isn’t a bad beer. It looks magical. The way the bubbles effervesce the liquid gold. This is probably the closest I’ve seen a craft beer get to the MCB coloration BUT it strays far from the flavoring path. This is a hard beer to describe the flavor. The aroma is kind of fruity, but rather subdued. I detect no hop flavor and no dubious sweetness so I can infer that this is a balanced beer with no side of the spectrum being tipped. Not my favorite, but certainly worth trying once or twice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (11069) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Draft. Poured clear golden color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate balanced malt and floral hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable beer but good for style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
holdenn (2083) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2012
22 oz bottle. I like the label upgrade, much better than the herman munster green of the old label. Pours a gold yellow with a white head. Light grain hay nose. Earthy light pale malt flavors. A little better than the average kolsch once imported from abroad, but not that great either. I’d pick up another bottle at half the price.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (6942) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2012
22oz bottle, shared by b3shine. Clear light yellow color. Thin whitew head, few loose dots of lace. Interesting hop aroma to this, approaching pilsner-town. Hay, light lemon. Lightly tart sweet taste. Soft, lighter carbonation. A fine kolsch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Newk (299) - - OCT 11, 2012
Poured from bottle. Pours a clear yellow color with a small head. Crisp aromas of crackers, biscuits, grains, and noble hops. Not as higher toned and crisp as I’d like. Lighter bodied, but not extremely light. Balanced with a somewhat lacking feel and notes of crackers, noble hops, and grains. Didn’t seem fully like a kolsch. Instead it seemed more like a pilsner. Still, it’s a solid beer that is easy to drink

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sherm1016 (1177) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 11, 2012
22oz bottle from Antioch Fine Wine and Spirits. Pours a crystal clear, bright yellow color with a thin white head. Aroma is bready, cereal, corn. Medium on the palate with average carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, cereal, just a touch of pine hops, with a light, sweet, malty finish. Very quaffable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (5821) - Indiana, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Bomber to taster brought by me to the group tasting. Looks decent; a transparent light gold with white lacing. Smells semi-sweet and doughy. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Not bad, but nothing special.

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