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Mother Martha's Kölsch-style Ale - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Mother Martha's Kölsch-style Ale
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 0.49%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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

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(Beer added by: ManekiNeko on 06-23-2004)
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4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer have a very translucent color yellow to it. Had a medium size head to it. The smell to it was very fruity however. Did not taste as much malt as I expected, but still tasted light amounts of it. A very smooth beer, one of the best at the Rock Bottom Brewery.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 4283 Wilson Blvd. (Ballston Common Mall), Arlington

09-16-2005 15:32:38 | More by Rootdog316
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4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served chilled in a big ol' mug at the brewpub.

Appearance: Clear light shade of yellow (though darker than a macro). Topped by a smallish cap of foam that is supported by myriad little bubbles escaping to freedom. Eventually the cap mellows down to a layer of foam. Small splotches of bubbles are left on the glass.

Smell: Light fruity esters (too faint to peg individual fruits to) with a subtle presence of noble hops in the background (Perle, per the rap sheet).

Taste: Soft and pleasant flavors of pale malts with a kick of hoppy spice on the finish. Nice and subtle, quite delicate.. but not like, fragile or anything.

Mouthfeel: Smoooth, light, and refreshing. Quite crisp.

Drinkability: An excellent crossover beer. Quite palatable and a great session beer. Went well with a light salad and seared tuna I had while sitting outside on the patio.

Other: Winner of the 2004 Gold Medal Winner for Kölsch-style Ale at the World Beer Cup as brewed by Michael Barker. A continuation of the apparent tradition of DC-area micros making kick-ass kölsch.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 4283 Wilson Blvd. (Ballston Common Mall), Arlington

06-23-2004 23:43:18 | More by ManekiNeko
Mother Martha's Kölsch-style Ale from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
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