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Spotlight Series: Spröcketbier Black Rye Kölsch - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

204 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 204
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 10.87%
Wants: 0
Gots: 22 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Latarnik on 05-02-2014)
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plaid75

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4.2/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On draft at The Lark, East Northport, NY.

Poured a black hue with a one finger frothy tan head. There was Goid retention and very good lacing.

The smell featured roasted malts, charcoal and an herbal hop.

The taste was likewise roasted with a cleansing hop spice.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

I don't know what the hell this beer is, but it is good.

Serving type: on-tap

06-01-2014 00:16:09 | More by plaid75
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Tried this for the first time during a recent tour of Stone Brewing, so when I saw a bomber today at my local beer shop, I decided to investigate a bit further.

A: Deep dark brown, almost totally opaque, with a lovely creamy tan foam. Looks like a typical porter.

S: Nose is toasted malt, a hint of chocolate and some faint notes of citrus hops.

T: Hard to believe this is a Kolsch. The rye comes through, but the level of roast is again reminiscent more of a porter, especially along the sides of the tongue -- a touch of bitter malty bite. More generally a mostly malt-based bitter that hangs around on the finish, with some balancing hop notes that are more of an undertone.

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Spotlight Series: Spröcketbier Black Rye Kölsch from Stone Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 204 ratings.