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Wisconsin Dells Kilbourn Hop Ale



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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
In 1842, the first hop farms appeared in Sauk County. The heart of the hops boom was in Kilbourn City (now Wisconsin Dells).This medium-bodied amber ale has a pleasant hoppy flavor & aroma. Locally grown hops are harvested from Brownie Zinke’s Hop Farm & are used to create this one-of-a-kind ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrownALEx (399) - Portland, Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2016
Very suprising beer. Was a little skeptical at first but it truly is a hop ale. Great hop aroma with a great hop taste. Very drinkable, would love to have a few of these.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (6165) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Tap. Pours clear orange, small off white head, decent lacing. Aroma is caramel and buttery citrus and stonefruit hops. Flavor is medium sweet, medium bitter, pine, grapefruit, hints of perfume and stone fruit. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (5437) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Aroma is strong kiwi/tropical fruit and a hint of fruit/fruit candy. The flavor is tropical fruit, mild hop resin, malts and a bitter/slightly tangy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (9999) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle. Berry-apple, caramel malt, and orange peel aroma. Amber with large off-white head. Sweet orange caramel malt and moderately bitter grapefruit peel flavor. Body a bit light. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (5716) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUL 22, 2015
Bottle: Pours cloudy brown with a small beige head. Caramel, mild piney aroma. Taste is soft, piney hops over caramel malt. Very pleasant to drink, nice flavour and decent body. I’d call it an APA, though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (2284) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle from Liquor Central in the Dells. Hazy orange amber pour with a bit of a foamy orange head. Aroma has sweet caramel, pine and citrus. Taste is of sweet caramelly malt, pineapple, pine and light resin. Medium bodied and chewy. Finishes more bitter than sweet, and quite rough. Homebrew-ish but reasonably solid in a caramel-hoppy way. 12.9

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fatguys (75) - Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, USA - APR 19, 2015
Amber ale in name only - it’s an American pale ale with a dash of caramel malt for color. Hop-forward with notes of juniper and a touch of flowers. A bit watery but tasty, sessionable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vir4030 (591) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Cloudy amber thick brown head. Dry hoppy water aroma. Flavor watery hoppy beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbfobes (2880) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JAN 10, 2015
On tap at restaurant and brewery, pours a clear dark amber orange with a creamy white head and quite a bit of lacing, the aroma has a decent amount of hops and citrus that come through with a malt backing, the flavor has a nice citrus and fruit hop at first with a caramel and malt finish, well balanced, actually pretty good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Headbanger (3748) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2014
10 Pointer Sampler 6/25/14 (Moosejaw)-Pours amber with a small head. Aroma of hops, malt, and citrus. Taste of the same with more hops. This medium bodied brew is well balanced and one of the better one so far.

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