RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 2.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This Kölsch-styled ale is clean, crisp, and delicately balanced. It has very subtle pear flavors and aromas. The subdued maltiness leads to a pleasantly refreshing finish. A fantastic summer brew! The Kölner Dom (Cologne Cathedral), is one of the best-known architectural monuments in Germany and has been Cologne’s most famous landmark since its completion in the late 19th century. True Kölsch can only be brewed if the brewery has a view of this famous cathedral, thus its’ appearance on our tap markers.

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j12601 (12982) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 28, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a glowing gold with a medium sized white head. Citrus, crisp grain. Medium bodied, and grainy. Sweet, fruity, with some empty grain flavors and crackers. Soft sweet apple finish.

jcwattsrugger (12506) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2008
@Market Cross PA-on tap-pours a white head and gold color. Aroma is mild grain, (Hallertau) hops, honey, fruit. Taste is grain/medium malt-caramel, honey, fruit, (Hallertau) hops. Nice. Light side of medium body.

kp (10881) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Dom Blonde
Date: 07/25/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

clear gold, fine white head, lots of solid drippy lace, light sweet frain aroma with light floral hops, sweet corn flavor, light floral hops and bitterness,

Aroma: 3/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 3/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 7/20
Rating: 1.9/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *+/4

DocLock (10841) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Draft at ABC Collegeville. Pours clear light gold with white head. Nose was pale malt, mild hops, butterscotch. Tasted of pale malt, mild hops, and a definite buttery flavor and finish. I hope this is not a trend, as the last 3-4 new beers here have been terrible.
Earlier Rating: 9/4/2008 Total Score: 3.2
Poured deep gold with creeamy white head. Nose was grainy pale malt, mild hopcitrus, mild fruit. Tastes crisp, not hefty of palate, with fruity, lemongrassy hopcitric, and bready pale malt flavors, with decent balance. A good example of this style.

3fourths (9351) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 1, 2007
Gettysburg. Clear copper yellow color. Simple corn and sour, soggy grain flavor... slightly earthy as well. Dusty and grainy at times. Like sour corn husks. Faint nose, almost aroma-less. Simple, coarse but almost crisp... strongly flavored but not very tasty at all.

Braudog (6793) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JUL 8, 2007
Draft pint at the Gettysburg brewpub. Awesome name and logo, from an old Koeln guy. If you don’t get it, you shouldn’t be drinking Koelsch. Golden orange with a thin but somewhat gluey head. Virtually no aroma. Crisp, clean and biscuity-malty with a nice flowery flourish to it. Quite reminiscent of the days in Koeln. Nicely done! (#3011, 7/6/2007)

egajdzis (6675) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 6, 2013
[Collegeville] Golden color with a small, white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of butter, diactyl, toast, grass, light citrus. Taste of toaste, light toffee, faint bitterness, more diactyl in the finish.

ben4321 (6607) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2010
Location: Tap at the Brewpub, Harrisburg location, 6/13/10

Aroma: It has grains, honey, and corn on the dull nose
Appearance: Has a clear orange-gold look to it
Flavor: The taste is light sweet, not much else, similar flavors to the nose
Palate: It has a fairly light body
Overall Impression: This was pretty boring stuff, overall. Oh well...

decaturstevo (6341) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - NOV 22, 2011
Gold pour with off white head and lace. Aroma of light sour malt, paper, and perfumy hops. Sweet caramel malt start, perfumy hops, medium bitter, and a dry finish. Medium bodied and fizzy.

Nate (4279) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Very mild pilsner malt aroma with a bit of mild fruity hop character. Golden amber clear with thin head. Medium body with medium-light carbonation. Starts sweet with some corn and DMS. A bit watery. Not very crisp. Decent flavor but not really reminiscent of a kölsch.

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