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Fokker Ale - Azalea Coast Brewery

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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 22.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Azalea Coast Brewery
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-09-2005)
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Reviews by brentk56:
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Arrives at the bar with a clear honey-colored body and a nice head; leaves copious amounts of lace as the pint is emptied

Smell: A touch fruity and grainy on the nose

Taste: Subtle fruity character with a clean finish and a touch of sweetness at the tip of the tongue

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate carbonation

Drinkability: Refreshing; excellent effort from this new brewery

Serving type: on-tap

02-02-2006 10:55:10 | More by brentk56
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kneeland

North Carolina

1.6/5  rDev -49.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

I bought a 5 gallon shell of this and was immediately not impressed. At first it was a bitter tasting ale, but not bad enough to not drink. But after a few sips I realized it was some of the worst aftertaste I've had in a while. To sum things up, I couldn't wait to finish off this keg so I could fill my kegerator with something else.

Serving type: on-tap

03-31-2010 22:04:44 | More by kneeland
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wcudwight

North Carolina

3.73/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear honey color with a large white head that disappears quickly to a light pond of lace on top.
Aroma of fresh cut grass and some lemon.
Grainy grassy flavor with some honey like sweetness. Nice lemon and herbal hoppiness that rounds out the flavor.
Light bodied beer meant to be enjoyed on a hot summer day. They should can this so it would fit in the cup holder on my John Deer.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2008 04:30:53 | More by wcudwight
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Vancer

Illinois

3.35/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Brew courtesy of the great one, limesmut via trade!

Hazy orange & amber, eggshell white head pops up and dies a bit quick.

Funny funk in the aroma, very different from any other Kolsch. Quaff is also very lemony along with a sturdy backbone of malty biscuit. Very unique brew, this one would work well mixed with some summer heat

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2008 21:39:40 | More by Vancer
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CWiggins

North Carolina

2.88/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I first encountered Azalea's brews while on vacation in the Outer Banks this past summer. Village Grocery, on the main highway in Avon, is a wonderful market that has an impressive selection of craft, imported, and American macro-lager beers. In fact, if you're south of Kill Devil Hills, you can't find a better selection. Now, it seems that Azalea's beers have ventured westward, as I saw this and their IPA at Sam's Quik Stop just last evening. I sampled the IPA over the summer, so it's Fokker's turn!

This one pours a nearly translucent medium-dark yellow. The head began mighty, but soon fizzled into a lean lacing of bubbles. Essences of light citrus fruit and mild grains are certainly present, but they're not very pronounced. The flavor is something of an enigma: I've had several kolsches, and they tend toward a light grape character with light malts and a nice, thick, biscuit-like finish with just the hint of hops before. Azalea's version is quite lemony, with a soapy flavor and a light malt background. The finish is concentrated on sweet grains and very little hops. That biscuity thing I mentioned is not really present.

Having said all that, it actually is very drinkable, with a decent body and a mild combination of all flavors. I believe this is a well-made beer, but the style is hardly recognizable.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2008 03:52:40 | More by CWiggins
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plaid75

New York

3.43/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a light copper hue with a one and a half finger creamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a light grainy malt with some flowery hop.

The taste was upfront lemon zest with a soft doughy malt. Perhaps a bit too much sour lemon for my taste.

The mouthfeel was of average fullness with some residual tartness.

Overall a tasty ale. The tartness affects the drinkability a bit.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2007 00:39:21 | More by plaid75
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sabrills70

North Carolina

3.13/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz brown bottle with no freshness date. pours a hazy deep gold with a 2 finger head, decent longevity and good lace. A slight fruity malt smell mixed with a touch of grainyness and a subtle hop floralness. Upon tasting it has a very ale like fruityness with a hop flavor and bitterness thats a bit cloying. Not a bad beer but not a great one either. The hop aftertaste is just a bit too awkward.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2007 21:20:53 | More by sabrills70
Fokker Ale from Azalea Coast Brewery
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