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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
While known for their lagers, German brewers also produce terrific ales. French Broad’s Kölsch is faithful to the great German ales found in Köln. Golden in color, with a refreshing crispness, pleasantly sweet malt finish, and distinctive German hopping.

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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeremugohio (94) - springboro, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Golden brown. Smooth, light, and tasty. Enjoyed the beer very much. Aroma light, light orange look.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tnkw01 (1753) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Tap. Ok beer. Golden in color. Aroma, mild, grass, malt. Taste was a grassy malt with just a tad of hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Bottle. Sweet grainybarley malt aroma. Hazy deep gold with a small white head, poor retention. Barley malt, and very light grassy flavor. Body on the light side of medium, soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Malty_MacHops (688) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Very clean grainy and grassy aromas with hints of light fruit. Bright clear golden with a small but respectable head. Balanced with notes of grain and floral hops. Light bodied and very refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (5670) - Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Comes out of the tap a clear golden, bit of a white head. Malty aroma has an overtone of pear. Crisp, malty flavor has a firm note of pear and a hoppy undertone. Texture has only average thickness but good fizz, and leaves behind a fairly persistent tingle. A gateway to what? Perhaps a good "gateway" beer to wean people off the industrial swill.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nero55 (932) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Bottle. Pours yellow with small white head. Aroma of yeast and citrus. Light body with some malt notes and a mild bitter hop finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (5257) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2013
Thanks to LuckyDog for bringing this back from the ACC tourney. Very pale, clear beer; bad label. Dry, grainy aroma. Lightly sweet, mildly tangy, a little lemon nice flavor. Generally crisp. Light bodied and drinkable without obvious flaws.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BiggOnion (68) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Clear and pale yellow color, not a huge head, but good carbonation. Faithful to the kolsch style.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (44223) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2013
From tap at Taco Mac. Pours clear and pale yellow with a huge white head. Aroma is light butterish and cornish to grassy. Bitter, grassy and light toasted malty. Medium dry and toasted malty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Garbageman (487) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - JAN 19, 2013
From tap at brewery. Golden pour with high head. Aroma was bready with a sour hint. Taste followed. Clean and crisp but slight off taste for me.


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