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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our tribute to Cologne’s unique, crisp, golden ale/lager hybrid. We start with German malt and hops and tie it all together with a true Kolsch yeast from Cologne to impart some subtle fruit and wine flavors while producing the smoothness of a lager. Served in an authentic Kolsch stange to enchance the crisp, cool, effervescence of this thirst-quenching beer. Malts: German pilsner, Munich and wheat Hops: German Spalt and Hersbrucker

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bdleedahl (430) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 12, 2017
Much too bitter for a kolsch. Probably not true to style. A decent beer, but some slight astringency creeping. Magnolia SF.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (11600) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAR 15, 2017
@CBF Straw yellow Surprised at the low scores as this was a surprisingly well put together and refreshing kolsch (had a couple of those, as well as a couple average ones).

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tightslice (1204) - Redwood City, California, USA - DEC 16, 2016
On tap at FB in Menlo Park, CA. Aroma is corn, corn husk, hay, paper pulp. Taste is crisp, then nutty, then slightly bitter. Mulchy.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (5705) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 7, 2016
(En fűt ŕ la source): Céréales miellées, gazon sec, agrumes et une corpulence plus robuste qu’une Kölsch authentique mais plutôt plaisant dans l’ensemble.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
culchiem (3875) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 17, 2016
Draught at Haight St. Golden yellow with a minimal head. Aroma of grainy malt. Flavour is spicy hop, grain, malt on a tangy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ffbot (412) - Oakland, California, USA - FEB 23, 2016
On tap at The Ramp SF. Pour is a clear and sparkly lager color, small head that retains and leaves a tiny bit of lacing. Smell is hay and corn, lemon and sweet malt. Lemon peel, fresh ground oats, and bitter hops in the taste. Leaves a tiny lasting lemon peel taste in your mouth

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DSG (13957) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 14, 2016
[2/2/16] Draught at Magnolia Gastropub and Brewery in San Francisco. Clear golden. Aroma of graininess, a bit of butter, a bit of fruitiness. Dry bitterish flavor, grainy, a bit fruity. Rather light-bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (10259) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JAN 23, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Sweet, fruity, and floral on the nose. Medium-bodied, grain, a bit of sweetness. Soft grain, a bit of crisp cracker malt. The fruitiness is faintly lurking in the background, but not as sweet and bright as on the nose. Crisp crackers into the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GRM (3982) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 18, 2016
Glass, 16-ounce, drunk at , breakfast with the brewer, trip to the Great American Beer Festival, savoured on September 24 2015; eye: golden, clear, light effervescence, nice white head, average lacing; nose: malt, bread; mouth: malt, bread, slight hops, finale in malt with light presence of bread, light body, good carbonation, slick texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Verre, 16 onces, en fűt, bue chez , déjeuner avec le brasseur, voyage pour le Great American Beer Festival, savourée le 24 septembre 2015; śil : dorée, limpide, légčre effervescence, belle mousse blanche, dentelle moyenne; nez : malt, pain; bouche : malt, pain, trčs léger houblon, finale en malt avec légčre présence de pain, corps léger, bonne carbonatation, texture coulante; en résumé : bien

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (11579) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2016
On tap at the Haigh Street brewpub. Thanks to Bobby. Golden / yellow coloured pour with a frothy white head. Aroma is light grainy malts, Nobel hop, spicy hop. Flavour is composed of light grains, nutty, grain husks, spicy hop, Palate is semi sweet, highish carbonation.


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