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Spruikers Challenge - Colonial Brewing Company

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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 4.17%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Colonial Brewing Company visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ohitsbrad on 08-28-2006)
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foles

Australia

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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eric5bellies

Australia

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
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vancurly

Australia

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
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ohitsbrad

Australia

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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