RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
This beer is very dry with a fruity aroma. Some of the flavor compounds formed during fermentation are similar to champagne. The beer is ultra light in color and is brilliantly clear. The bitterness shows up on the palate due to the light body of the beer. Faultline Brewing Company serves it’s Kölsch year-round.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rmussman (1701) - California, USA - JAN 31, 2013
Sampled at the brew house. Pours light brown. Flavor is fair with decent malts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
brokensail (16328) - Dublin, California, USA - APR 4, 2016
On tap @ Faultline. Clear golden straw colored beer with a sticky white head. Fairly bland and innocuous beer, at least at first. Sweet bready malts and grains dominate, though I definitely get some buttered bread coming though. Kind of doughy and raw, too. Mild hop profile. Though there is definitely some grassy hop flavor and bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (2448) - Lille, FRANCE - NOV 18, 2015
On tap @ Faultline Brewery, Sunnyvale - CA. Color: clear golden blond beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: caramel and malt notes. Honey finish. Some sweet and floral notes. Taste: light body with caramel malt domination. Honey notes. Good attenuation. Aftertaste: sweet caramel. Total respect of the style. Nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
badhack (550) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 14, 2013
This was a light, refreshing Kolsch. Like all Kolsch’s it’s a little fruity, slightly hoppy in the finish with moderate malts. Nothing offensive. Light on the palate and clear with little head.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bytemesis (7583) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 2, 2012
Tap. Pours clear light yellow with a small white head that laces well. Aroma of grain, lemon, fruity sweetness. Medium sweet grain, honey. Mild bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koskela (505) - Marysville, California, USA - JUN 10, 2012
This brew had an average kolsch smell, kinda grainy and you got a hint of hop. The color was pale and crystal clear. The taste was grainy kinda average with a little bit of hop which is not really normal for a kolsch. It was a smooth light bodied brew and not bad at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6552) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 29, 2011
draft, clear golden color with short white foam, aroma is fruity with a decent clean fruity taste, could be a bit more flinty and dry but not bad

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (35868) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2011
Draft. A light golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma has light notes of malt, lemon, and straw. The flavor is sweet malty with light notes of straw and citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JaBier (7394) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2010
Sample at the brewpub on 8/10/10. Clear yellow/gold pour with a thin white head. Malty aroma with crisp noble hops and lager yeast. Kinda faint and weak though. Malty flavor with some crisp hops and lager yeast with a thin finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KUEric (953) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 2, 2010
Pours a very clear macro look almost too yellow. Aroma is minimal. Flavor isgood. Some pear notes, a crisp clean finish. Very good a hint of bitter bite atthe nd but more crisp and clean than anything else

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