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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Kölsch
Newport, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Situated just across from 40 acres of Rogue hops, 119 colonies of bees were carefully kept and fed and the honey was uncapped, extracted, filtered, and finally infused into a refreshing Honey Kolsch ale.

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3.4
jmgreenuk (9333) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 16, 2016
Draft at Taps Beer Bar, Mont Kiara. Poured a clear straw colour with a thin broken white head. The aroma is citrus, some malty notes. The flavour is light to moderate bitter with a light, slightly watery yeast, citrus, honey, hop bitter, light acid mineral palate. Medium to light bodied with average carbonation.

3.2
brewerale (151) - - OCT 24, 2015
Boa, mas um pouco descaracterizada do estilo. Bem cítrica com notas de levedura, păo e malte. Corpo leve, final curto com pouco amargor

3.8
Savage_Night (434) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 10, 2015
Pours clear golden yellow with a small white head. Head retention is ok. AROMA: honey, orange, hay, grassy, malty/wheat, leaves, light crisp herbal hops, faint banana and floral. TASTE: crisp malt/wheat, honey, orange zest, hay, grassy bitterness, faint hop spice, leaves, floral, slight banana, bubblegum and herbs. AFTER TASTE: wheat, honey, orange zest and banana with a crisp clean finish.

3.2
northropfrye (3515) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 12, 2015
Sweet honey aroma, some grainy elements. Light clear yellow body whit head not much retention. Taste is again grainy and sweet. Not too complex. Not offensively sweet. Okay.

3.8
SudsMcDuff (8389) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 9, 2015
Had a glass over at Skallys .. . Pours a bright gold .. Head is solid .. . Mild crispness- good dose of honey and lighter was and hay .. . Drinkable and crush worthy .. . Make it a double! Two shoes you prick!

3.7
thetmaxx (917) - West Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Very pleasant, I expected a huge sweet bomb, but that was not the case. The honey seems to have taken the graininess out of the kolsch. Aroma is very clean and I seem to detect some kind of floral notes. Flavor is also really clean, better than a typical kolsch.

3.5
DuffMan (10284) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle, shared with Rockley. Medium gold, lasting thick white head. Clean grains with lovely fruity and floral accents, presumably the honey. Clean and very drinkable, not at all too sweet as I had feared. I’m not sure how true to style this is, but it was an excellent lighter beer.

3.6
nearbeer (5373) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 21, 2015
750 ml. Clear golden body has a steady stream of bubbles that support a thing disc of foam. Aroma of sweet dried grass, honey, toast and a touch of lemon zest. Tastes the same, with the earthy honey lingering the further I delve in to the glass. Near-medium bodied brew leans sweet and malty but manages to strike a decent balance. Tingly, medium-high carbonation isn’t my style but it never becomes explosive and definitely helps keep this one from getting sticky. Well-executed take on a kolsch, but just a bit less honey might have really made this one soar.

2.7
Alphadelic (2235) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 11, 2015
It’s lacking in a number of the Kolsch hallmarks I love. Particularly in texture where this reminds me much more of an English Golden ales. The nose is quite sterile. Flavor-wise, it’s got some good sweetness with a tiny touch of honey flavor in the finish. The hop character is quite green, or maybe that’s the grain either way it’s pretty weak. What year was used? Who can say.

4
GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Drank at The Tap Room’s 1st anniversary party -- This brew is crushable and delicious. I could/would drink many more of these. A well done brew.


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