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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Big Creek Kolsch is delicately balanced beer style originating from the Cologne region of Germany and brewed according to Reinheitsgebot. Perfectly refreshing for a southern day or a stroll down the Big Creek Greenway after visiting Jekyll Brewing.

Only barley, hops, water and yeast are used under cold temperatures to give the style a dry quality. The ale yeast, which is unusual for a beer that is fermented like a lager contribute fruity (you may pick up a small hint of pear) and bread-like characters not normally found in lagers. Big Creek pairs well with almost any food, but simple foods like cheese and sausage are strong favorites. Kolsch is traditionally served in a 200 ML "stange" tall, narrow glass. 12.5° SRM 4.0 L.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (6194) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 27, 2016
Clear yellow, huge white foam. Smells a bit grainy and corny, with mild fruity notes. Taste is also grainy, as well as some grassy notes. Some subtle sweetness in the finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nearbeer (5084) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 26, 2016
12 oz. bottle bb. 10/25/2016. Pours mostly clear, pale straw colored with a half-inch of sticky foam. Aroma of lemon hard candy, maize and mildly spicy grass. Mild flavors of dried and fresh grass, maize, cardboard, sour apple and a touch of honey. Light-medium body has a decent balance and smooth medium carbonation. I guess this one really did expire yesterday.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (7861) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 12, 2016
Bottle purchased on Jekyll Island. Pours a clear, pale yellow body with thin white ring of lace. Nose is dirty pale malt and soft grains. Mouthfeel is light bodied with notes of malt, wheat and soft cereal grains.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rdixon77 (2472) - Georgia, USA - APR 22, 2016
A bottle at the Local in Tifton...not my favorite style, but this one was weird...some hay and fruitiness. just not super clean tasting. not offensive, but not something i’d try again

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (1519) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 15, 2016
Poured from the tap into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear golden yellow color with a small white head. The aroma is very faint hops. The taste is more like a lager than a kolsch.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kingaugusta (259) - Georgia, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Pours cloudy blonde with a big white head. Nose is light fruits and a touch of hops. Flavor is relatively rich for the style and moves from sweet to a dry finish. Very drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - NOV 5, 2015
(bottle - 12 oz) Clear gold with a fizzy white head. Light grassy and hop aroma. Flavor is light as well. Some grass and dry hops with a light sweetness. Smooth and refreshing. [9/11/15]

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (5158) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Pale, virtually clear. Cream ale aroma. Sweet, corny, zesty. Hotlanta lawnmower fare. Medium to slightly light body. Serviceable but not earthshaking. On tap, at the brewpub.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
its_beer_30 (2) - Georgia, USA - OCT 3, 2015 does not count
Very crisp and smooth, not bitter at all or heavy, a light craft beer perfect for summer...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drowland (7917) - Georgia, USA - AUG 11, 2015
8/11/15. Growler from Craft on Draft. Lightly chill hazed golden pour with a small off-white head, mild lacing. Seltzery apple water, pear, boozy (which is an unwelcome surprise), crackery. Spritzy lemon lime flavor, apple, pear, bread, crackers... like malty Sprite? Slightly boozy. Disappointed, not great.


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