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RATINGS: 83   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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3.5
JoeMcPhee (9515) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 9, 2010
Pale golden pour. A bit hazy with a tight white head. Lightly herbal hoppy nose with just a kiss of light fruitiness on the back. Fresh and clear and a pretty solid kolsch.

2.7
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - MAY 31, 2010
Draught at the Giants Brewfest. Clear golden with a white head. Corn, cooked vegetables, and sweet grain in the aroma. The flavor is pretty much the same, with a modest bitterness and no hop character. Light bodied and fizzy. Cut the DMS and this would be nice and refreshing.

3.5
Nate (4279) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2010
On tap at Alembic. Light hoppy aroma with a bit of pale/pilsner malt sweetness. Crisp, clean aroma. Golden clear with visible carbonation and thin white lacing head. Medium body with effervescent carbonation. Clean crisp Kölsch-style beer with light pale malt sweetness, crisp but mild hops and a beany hoppy finish. Refreshing and a good jo . After is light sweet with beany hop flavor and some herbal notes.

3.4
jcwattsrugger (12517) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 8, 2010
on tap-pours a retaining white head and yellow/gold color. Aroma is crisp, sweet light malt-caramel, some herbal hops. Taste is crisp, sweet light malt-caramel, some herbal hops. Smooth.

3.4
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - OCT 3, 2009
Pungent yeast and bread aroma and taste with a dry crisp bready finish. Clear light yellow with a fizzy white head.

3.4
beerguy101 (5360) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 20, 2009
Sampled during RBSG 7/9/2009 on tap at the brewpub. This kolsch pours a medium gold color from the tap. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is cereal and grain, fruit and sweet. A medium bodied kolsch. The malts are fruity, cerealy and sweet. The hops are slightly spicy. Nice kolsch, perhaps a touch sweet, but good flavor. Nice summer beer. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

2.6
yespr (47018) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2009
From tap at the brewpub. Pours clear and golden yelloe with a small white head. Cornish and light butterish aroma. Cornish and mild butterish flavoured. Mild bitter finish.

2.5
kp (10881) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009

Date: July 09, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: clear light gold, fine white head, streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet corn and cereal aroma, light floral hops
Body: creamy body
Flavor: sweet corn flavor, light balancing hops
Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 9/20
Rating: 2.5/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

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PilsnerPeter (3049) - Flushing, New York, USA - APR 14, 2009
Tap at the brewpub: Cloudy yellow with a fading whtie head. Sulfuric aroma- dimethyl-sulfide, a bit off. Light and crisp body. The flavor has a crisp grainy presence. Some fruity sweetness of pear and a light honey background. Clean finish with little bitterness. Decent, despite the off aromatics.

3
bb (9697) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 28, 2008
Draft. Amber beer with a whitish head. Bready, malt, light toast aroma. Malt flavor with bready/toast notes. Medium bodied. Lingering mineral, malt, and light grass.


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