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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This lager like ale is modeled after the official beer of Köln, Germany. Kolsch is delicate and refreshing with a slight fruitiness and supportive, yet unobtrusive hop bitterness

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2.3
BVery (10510) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2012
Tap at the Shirlington location. Pale yellow pour, very clear. Minimal head. Light corn, minor carbonation, not my favorite here.

3
yespr (45464) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2012
From tap at the DC location. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grassy and light cornish. Grassy, bitter and light cornish. Dry and grassy finish.

2.7
fiveacestx (970) - Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Sample at the brewery - Golden yellow with lacing. Has a transparent taste. Nothing special.

3.2
lbecker (43) - Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - APR 19, 2012
Very light pale color, almost no head retention. Taste nuty, very dry. Something unpleasant in the palate that stays in the aftertaste.

3.6
freekyp (2257) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 31, 2011
A light airy Kolsh with a mild cereal grain and floral aroma. Very pale straw yellow with a hint of maple syrup. Light floral tones in the flavor. Silky smooth mouthfeel. Lightly tart delicate finish.

2.5
gyllenbock (9177) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2011
On tap at Capitol City Brewing - Downtown, October 2011. Clear yellow with a small white head. Aroma and taste of fruit, malt and some grain. The body was light as was the carbonation. Drinkable but not that exciting.

3.2
MiP (15667) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2011
Draught at the brewpub. No aroma to speak of. Clear shiny yellow colour. Small white head. Good malty flavour with a hint of fine hops. Faint hint of sourness in the finish, but not problematic. Not as clean and crisp as a real Kölsch, but OK.

2.7
Block (2727) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 6, 2011
This might be my least favorite out of the flight I had. Pretty average with a light aroma, flavor and body.

2.6
anders37 (26641) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2011
Draft @ the Capital Hill location. Pours a clear yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy aroma. Fruity dry malty grainy flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a dry grainy finish.

2.1
Meilby (11495) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2011
Sample @ Brewpub, Capitol Hill
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grain and hay. Taste is light sweet. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.


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