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Kolsch - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 13.47%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.83% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BuckeyeNation on 07-16-2008)
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kmm1793

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -10.2%

07-04-2014 17:43:51 | More by kmm1793
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MtOrion

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-03-2014 04:02:10 | More by MtOrion
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Gear54

Indiana

3/5  rDev -10.2%

06-30-2014 17:24:59 | More by Gear54
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

4/5  rDev +19.8%

06-28-2014 11:49:22 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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smcolw

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Decent frothy, white head that leaves extensive lace. Pours on the dark side of gold. Mild haze.

Clean creamy initial aroma. Just a touch of hop in the background.

The flavor matches the smell, although the hop is more pronounced in the swallow. The body, while rich for the style, is strongly cut by a high carbonation level. Short aftertaste.

Serving type: on-tap

06-22-2014 17:55:38 | More by smcolw
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Surufka

Illinois

3.96/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Lots of floral and fruity notes, while still covering that really great hoppy bitterness. Gorgeous pale golden color and a very nice, light, crisp taste with a small but full head. The embodiment of what a Kölsch should be. Overall, a genuinely good beer.

Serving type: on-tap

06-19-2014 22:58:05 | More by Surufka
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

06-15-2014 03:15:32 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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BrandonOakes

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.2%

06-13-2014 14:45:18 | More by BrandonOakes
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Caskaway

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

06-11-2014 01:26:24 | More by Caskaway
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

06-07-2014 21:47:54 | More by WDJersey
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -10.2%

06-02-2014 20:56:57 | More by NJBeer265
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Matthew607

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-23-2014 02:45:19 | More by Matthew607
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JHendu

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

05-23-2014 01:59:35 | More by JHendu
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

05-19-2014 22:10:53 | More by Durandal_777
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smith1776

Colorado

2.25/5  rDev -32.6%

05-13-2014 19:58:32 | More by smith1776
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tbone64

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -10.2%

04-13-2014 17:34:53 | More by tbone64
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

3/5  rDev -10.2%

04-04-2014 22:36:52 | More by ParkbrauFan
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

03-26-2014 17:22:47 | More by oriolesfan4
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

03-24-2014 03:22:30 | More by ONovoMexicano
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squack

New York

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

03-21-2014 22:02:42 | More by squack
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a very lager light bright yellow with a 1/2 inch of rocking foam. Almost too much since they are all forced carbonated.
S - It smells on style very grainy, has some citrus hops which surprised me and some toasted malt.
T - I did not like it at first very dry and grainy but by the end of the sampler it was very enjoyable. Still wish it has more citrus hops and sweeter malt base.
M - Light to medium a very sessionable ale.

Overall I guess its too "on par" with the style since I found it grainy and lager like. Not my favorite of the night.

Serving type: on-tap

03-18-2014 18:01:24 | More by DrDemento456
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MikalMick

California

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-17-2014 03:54:20 | More by MikalMick
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +19.8%

03-16-2014 13:27:33 | More by Fettpopps
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

03-12-2014 02:36:11 | More by Zetcha7x
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.39/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I went to the Rock Bottom in Cincinnati, though because it's a chain I am going to assume the beers carry over the same. I ordered a flight of six of their standard beers and as I tried each one I found that each was spot on to the style. The remarkable thing is how unremarkable the beers are. Don't get me wrong, they are well worth the try and certainly above average but they are produced for a mass market. So as lazy as it may be I am going to simply say that this beer was a text book example of the style without breaking out and setting itself above.

Serving type: on-tap

03-09-2014 22:08:19 | More by KYGunner
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Kolsch from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.