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Rogue Farms Honey Kolsch - Rogue Ales

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Rogue Farms Honey KolschRogue Farms Honey Kolsch

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BA SCORE
83
good

207 Ratings
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Ratings: 207
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 13
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: smakawhat on 07-06-2013)
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

DerwinWentworth, Jul 10, 2014
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2/5  rDev -45.8%

KVNBGRY, Jul 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

alostplot, Jul 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Fabiand, Jul 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Karibourgeois, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of Darkmagus82
3.6/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – The beer is served a clear yellow-amber color with a one finger head of pure white foam. The head fades very fast leaving only a trace of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the brew is very light overall with just some biscuit and a little bit of a honey smell as well as hints of floral and grassy hops. Very light, but non-offensive overall.

Taste - The taste begins with a crisp bready flavor mixed with a little bit of a grainy flavor. While no honey is present upfront, as the taste moves on a honey flavor begins developing on the tongue with it gaining intensity more toward the end. Some very light floral flavors develop at the very end leaving a rather crisp and lightly bready flavor on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is quite thin with a carbonation level that is on the higher side. Both are quite nice for the mix of honey and light grain, making for a crisp and more refreshing feel.

Overall – A rather refreshing brew overall with a nice easy drinking feel. It is nice for the price while on tap ( in comparison to other tap prices) but if going for the big bottle it is likely not worth the high price tag.

Darkmagus82, Jul 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

erialbill, Jun 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

JDeming, Jun 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

zeff80, Jun 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

bismarksays, Jun 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

skaboom420, Jun 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Beer_Guru, Jun 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

John_Squires, Jun 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +35.5%

BrewtalHonesty, Jun 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

beerbrains, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Ghoerner91, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of chinchill
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle into a small tulip.
Slight hazy golden with a decent head.

Refined and appropriately mild beer. Nice subtle flavors with both bready and fruity aspects. Aroma is notably more bready than hoppy. Excellent balance.

O. Very refreshing and easy drinking. Super for style.

chinchill, Jun 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

dexterk1, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

ThaHealer, Jun 15, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber to pint glass...poured fast and hard, to get it aired out.

A: Light yellow body, slight haze, fair amount of visible carbonation. Bright white, fizzy head that diminished pretty fast leaving a fizzy cap on the surface.

S: Scent of biscuit malts, floral hops, and hint of honey.

T: Taste follows the nose. Biscuit malts come in early, but are attenuated with a hint of honey form the middle to the end. Slight bitterness, balancing the malts and honey sweetness.

M: Light to medium body, with a moderate amount of carbonation...yet feels solid on the palate.

O: Easy drinker. Mostly true to the style, though the honey adds something more. Fortunately the honey is subtle, and the artful use of hops to balance the additional sweetness with a very balanced bitterness makes an the easy drinker. This would be perfect with some light cheeses and crackers with fresh fruit on a patio at about 90 degrees. Very refreshing.

Badger6, Jun 10, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I poured a bottle into a tall mug.

Appearance- Slightly hazy pale golden color with three fingers worth of head. Nice ring of lace after every swallow.

Smell- Light aroma of grain, floral hops, and honey.

Taste- Pale malt, grassy hop, and clover honey flavors. Some sweetness after the swallow.

Mouthfeel- Light bodied with an average amount of carbonation. Very crisp.

Overall- A very enjoyable thirst quencher and a good summer beer.

scratch69, Jun 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

nmann08, Jun 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

TaborTime, May 28, 2014
Rogue Farms Honey Kolsch from Rogue Ales
83 out of 100 based on 207 ratings.