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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Solstice Kölsch Style Ale is named for the lighter-style ales originating in the city of Cologne, Germany, whose history of brewing dates back to 874. Cologne’s beers differed from neighboring German beers in that they were top fermenting beers, versus bottom fermenting. A modern Kölsch was as defined in 1986 by the Kölsch Konvention as being pale, hop-accented, top fermented, and filtered. Solstice defines the style! Uinta chose the name Solstice to acknowledge the sunny disposition of the beer and to celebrate the changing of the seasons.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (2012) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 20, 2013
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malts and grain. Taste is malts and a little sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aquilo (540) - Berkeley, California, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Labeled as "Uinta Hoodoo." Yeasty aroma. Pale yellow color. Moderately bitter, but very drinkable. Not much character.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finhead (1172) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Clear, pale gold with a frothy, white head. The aroma has light cracker and lemon notes. It has a light, crisp texture with lively carbonation. The taste is mildly sweet with a quick, clean finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrob21 (2532) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Pours a muted yellow and kinda of hazy. Lemon aroma. Flavor is light toasty grain. Bitter metallic finish. Would be great in mass quantities on the beach.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (3439) - Henrietta, New York, USA - AUG 30, 2013
(bottle - 12 oz) Hazy light gold pour with a fizzy white head. Dry and lightly dank aroma with a touch of sweet malts under it. Sweet and slightly fruity at the start that leads to a light melon sweetness near the middle and then quickly fades into a lightly bitter and dry finish and aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5726) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 6, 2013
bottled as HooDoo Kolsch. Yellow pour, medium to lighter bodied. Nice kolsch. crisp , clean, easy drinking. mission accomplished here for Uinta, nicely done

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcos (1525) - Maryland, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Location/Date:Bottle on July 25th, 2013 as Uinta Hoodoo.

Appearance: Pors an orange cloud with light white head.
Aroma: Aroma of light biscuit.
Taste: Faint bitterness, light biscuit, clean.
Palate:Medium light body.

Summary: I am new to Uinta in the last 2-3 years, so never saw these old labels. I really like the new designs. Decent beer, good for the summer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwalking05 (3707) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 5, 2013
Rated in 2010 (Backlog) - Golden with an average sized white head. Aroma is of grain and light lemon. Taste is of grain.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lubiere (9888) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 29, 2013
A hazed blonde kolsch with a thin lacing creamy white head. In aroma, a rather grainy and fruity malt with herbal notes and mash tun notes. In mouth, watery kolsch with grassy and grainy malt, mineral notes and underfermented worth.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hman43 (327) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Very difficult to get any aroma off this brew. Maybe some grasses, hard to tell. Light golden in color, the head dissipated fairly quickly with some clinging to the side. Pleasant, mild, grassy taste. Fairly decent.


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