RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Not exactly my favorite brew. Aroma was slightly fruity with a note or two of hops. flavor was very light without much at all. A fine brew to drink in the summertime while mowing the lawn

Bacchus66 (999) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2017
Draft at the source. Clear yellow gold with a frothy white head. Aromas of lemon, yeast and wheat. Flavors are grainy malts, wheat, light citrus. Zesty, fresh and light. Very clean finish.

chinchill (5376) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 20, 2017
12 oz can; undated. Unappealing skunky Euro hop aroma Much better flavor but there’s certainly some similarity to the aroma. Light but not watery body with medium+ carbonation.

Dogbrick (14287) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 13, 2017
This beer pours a clear pale golden color with a medium white head that dissipates gradually to an outer ring. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of herbal hops, fruit and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of grassy hops, bready malt and a bit of fruit. The finish is mildly bitter with a grassy hop aftertaste. Decent overall.

cheap (6201) - CHINA - JUN 11, 2016
Bot. Somewhat soapy aroma. Lighter pale slight haze. Large rocky head that does not fade. Initially good co2. Taste is quite hoppy and bitter for what I believe to be a kolsch. Yes, almost astringent on the tongue. perhaps there is a tad of sweetness but that astringent impact is so prevalent. Same with the finish. A little difficult to enjoy.

JStax (7306) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Draft sample. The beer is a clear gold with a white head of foam. The aroma has a doughy quality with some dry, floral notes. Moderate sweetness and bitterness. Well balanced. Medium body and medium carbonation.

rolfc81 (145) - - AUG 14, 2015
I’m generally not a big Kolsch, but this was a pleasant surprise. Not overly bitey like some Kolsch can be

spilledpint (352) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUL 30, 2015
12 oz. can. Pours crystal-clear golden yellow with a small white head. Up front is malty honey flavor with light grassiness. Moderately sweet body with a reasonably bittered finish. Medium, slightly sticky body. Solid beer, maybe a bit sweet to session too many of these.

Aggiebob (1384) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Can. Clear golden color with thin white head. Aroma of grain and malt with the same taste. Easy drinking.

DedicatedToFun (4003) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Tap, gold pour, white head, nose and taste are mild, some hops, some citrus

ads135 (5207) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 24, 2015
Light and lemony, but not as light as I’d like. Grassy hop finish, a bit of a stale hop character. Picked up in Asheville in 2015.

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