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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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This crisp, light-bodied, golden beer is the very definition of refreshment. The combination of premium German pilsner malts and American Noble hops aims to please your taste buds and satisfy your thirst.

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2.5
alobar (3783) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2011
Golden yellow color with a tall white soapy head. Aroma of lemon, yeast, and grain. Mild flavor with lemony zest, yeast, and a touch of hops.

3.4
Suttree (6385) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 16, 2011
Better than expected. Yellow, big loose whate head. Some yeast in the bottom of the bottle. Clean, crisp soapy (in a good way) aroma. Not a whole lot of malt flavor, and simple, crisp hop bite. Tasty, would make a good session beer.

2
robgibbens (432) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - APR 28, 2011
Pale yellow color with a short head that has some lacing. Not much on the nose. I am having a hard time making out anything except a slight maltiness. Slight malt taste too. Finish is clean and crisp. Not bad for a hot day but not much else going on here.

3.1
Thorpe429 (5035) - , Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2011
Thanks to ChrisPro for sending this in Blind Bill Round 4. Served in a tulip. Pours brings a golden-colored, transparent beer with a bit of spotty lacing. No real visible carbonation. Nose brings forward a pretty strong grainy presence along with a slight amount of Noble hops, though not enough of the latter to really call this a pilsner. The flavor is mildly fruit with a bit of grain and some mild Noble hops. Fairly chewy, though still a bit light. Carbonation is moderate, though it seems like it should be a bit higher. Light body. Drinks pretty well overall. My guess is either a kolsch or a Munich Helles. Going with the former given the fruitiness and lack of true "bready" flavor. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 02-15-2011

3.4
nickd717 (4682) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 13, 2011
Draft, listed as a kolsch. Golden and clear with a nice billowing white head. Aroma is sweet malts and grassy and floral hops. Flavor has pilsner malt, floral hops, grass, grain, and honey. Body on the lighter side, but not thin, with good crispness. Solid stuff given the style. Very drinkable.

3.5
asheft (3082) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 12, 2011
[on tap] Lemony pine aroma with some base malt. Clear gold under lacy white. Nice balance of bitter and base malt flavour, with a piny bitter and citrus note. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, slightly bitter finish.

2.4
rondphoto (4445) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 7, 2011
Very mild (maybe weak is more accurate), with a bitter malt that grows through a distinct hoppy finish. Okay, especially at 4%, but not memorable.

4.2
ARMed (625) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 22, 2010
Exactly as described in the description: Kenzinger is crisp and smooth enough to refresh, but with a spirited, unforgettable flavor that delivers 100% of recommended daily taste bud stimulation. Brewed with pure pilsner malts, light on the bittering hops but loads of hop flavor and aroma; Kenzinger is bound to be your new standby. This is a nice copmparison to Jever in Europe. ENJOY!

3.5
Capa (3295) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - OCT 16, 2010
Clear golden with a mid-sized white head. Not a strong aroma, but some grain, light sweet malt, spicy hops, and light herbal notes. Spicy hop flavor, toasty malts, with some grass hops, too. Not a flavor powerhouse but an easy drinking, session ale. Excellent alternative to BMC.

3.4
paultheguru (644) - Parker, Colorado, USA - SEP 29, 2010
A: poured into a snifter. pours a nice slightly hazy yellow with an orange hue. nice ample white head on top. good retention and a really good amount of lacing. S: Aroma of fresh cut grass and flowers. Nice corn malt aroma, along with a wonderful floral hop smell. some hints of honey and citrus. T: Not like any Kolsch I have ever had. Such a nice floral and citrus hop flavor, but the malts are light like a Kolsch. Some hay and slight corn flavors, along with a hint of honey. Really interesting flavors. M: a little bold for the style. carbonation is a little bit on the higher side. clean, crisp and refreshing. D: very drinkable, even with the hoppier flavor. Actually, I kind of preferred this one over most Kolsch biers. Definitely worth a try.


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