Spruikers Challenge - Colonial Brewing Company
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Ratings: 4 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by foles:
4.1/5 rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
My first experience with a growler and a bloody good one at that!
Poured a pale yellow colour with a nice head and good visable carbonation. A Little aroma, maybe that of noble hops. Crisp on the palate, with a very faint fruitiness and a kind of delicateness only possible with a Kolsch. I love this style and I'm glad to see an Aussie brewery that has provided a true example.
The Growler didn't last long between the two of us. Lost a bit of carbonation as we worked through it.
It seems to be known as Colonial Kolsch Ale now, and not Spruikers Challenge as per the title here.
Serving type: growler
08-26-2008 14:08:40 | More by foles
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3.8/5 rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Drank on Tap at Colonial, Margaret River.
A - Pours a pale clear golden colour with a white frothy head that dies quick.
S - A little apple and grain but not much else (not expected for this style).
T - Soft malts and a little sweetness, a little bitter on the finish
M - Medium to light body with medium carbonation.
O - A decent Kolsch that will quench a thirst
Serving type: on-tap
04-28-2011 13:00:14 | More by eric5bellies
3.65/5 rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Pours a clear, pale straw. White light head which sinks.
Passionfruit, "cat piss" nose.... (Cascade hop)
Flavours of passionfruit again, lychee, seedy/grainy/malty..crisp bread flavour.
Very light mouthfeel.... kind of like drinking Sauvignon Blanc.
The crispbread maltiness is similar to German Kolschs I've tried. The Cascade is a differentiating factor, however, but not unwelcome. An interesting & tasty combination.
Serving type: bottle
11-07-2006 06:23:48 | More by vancurly
3.83/5 rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Clear pale golden colour. Small head with some retention and lacing. Aroma is fruity (passionfruit) and of citrusy hops. Tastes lightly fruity with a lingering slightly bitter, flowery hop finish. Light in body, medium carbonation. A well balanced, refreshing and crisp ale.
Serving type: bottle
08-28-2006 14:28:10 | More by ohitsbrad
Spruikers Challenge from Colonial Brewing Company
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