jenznett (127) - GERMANY - AUG 25, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Schön getreidiger Geruch, hellgoldene Farbe. Leichte Bitterkeit. Weicher aber würziger Geschmack.
60minuteman (1377) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2016
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Newark Airport. Crisp pale flavour. Lemon, malt, corn, water, wheat, bread flavour and aroma. Bitter and sweet with lemon rind and metal. Pretty decent minus the metal.
AleRider78 (730) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml can from LCBO. Pours an insane amount of foamy bubbly white head and has a clear straw coloured appearance. Some thick sticky lacing remains. Aromas of grains and wheats, light grassy hops. Flavours are mostly light toasted malts and a bit of breads as well. Some sweet notes and what seems like a buttery finish. A little bit of corn in there also, but fairly subtle and not overwhelming. Lively carbonation. Average retention.
tfredvik (1793) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2016
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Crystal clear medium golden body with a white, short-lived head. The moderate aroma is pretty much that of any regular pale lager, maybe with a tad sweeter fruits. Moderate flavour that follows the aroma. Light sweet taste with a moderate to light bitter finish. Light and dry mouthfeel, quite fizzy carbonation. I’ll never understand this style.
[33 cl bottle, enjoyed 8 months before BB date, from Systembolaget Kungshamn, Sweden]
Hallstein (483) - Skogn, NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 7/20
0,33 bottle Enjoyed at home. Bought at systembolaget. Beer is crisp and has a good amount of spicy noble hops and a balanced finish. Just what you’d expect really.
nazbion (297) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JUL 22, 2016
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Gaffel am Dom. Clear golden yellow with frothy white head. Light grainy and floral aroma. Taste is light sweet malty. Light body, average carbonation, easy drinking.
mikeyo1 (713) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ home. Pours a crystal clear yelloq liquid with a medium white head that quickly dissipates. Grainy aroma with bread, herbs and some grass. Taste is small bodied with aberage carbonation. Taste is dry with grains, bread, herbs. Short duration then a crisp, slightly metallic and salty(!) finish with a low balancing bitterness. Lingering grassy notes and some fruit esters.
lowen77 (21) - Strängnäs, SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2016
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dåligt med doft. Hittar inte direkt vad det är för smaker, gräs/jordaktig ton. Väldigt kort i smaken.
ManVsBeer (8812) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2016
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle from D Byrne & Co, Clitheroe. Paler golden coloured with an extremely thin head and a small carbonation. Has a light aroma with a lager character, some hops. Feels ordinary but have never been a fan of Kolsch and this one doesn’t change my mind.
VsXsV (3990) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Clear golden liquid with medium white head. Aroma of grain, bread, fruity yeast esters, fatty malt and herbal hops. Taste is very light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of bread, grain and fatty malt. Medium bodied with high carbonation. Pretty nice.