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Kenzinger - Philadelphia Brewing Company

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268 Ratings
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Ratings: 268
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 17.75%
Wants: 5
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Philadelphia Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: tempest on 03-16-2008

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Photo of corby112
2.04/5  rDev -39.6%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served on tap at London in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia.

Pours a clear golden yelow color with a thin white head. Aroma and flavor are both quite bland with no noteworthy traits. Crisp and easy to swallow but nothing about the flavor stands out. Not as hoppy as advertised. Another bland and boring offering from this dissapointing brewery.

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2.44/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

appearance; very hazy, hay yellow. White head, moderate lacing and retention.

smell; slightly sweet, grainy malts with some citrusy hops.

taste; much too much hop bitterness to be a Kölsch, almost resiny, a characteristic largely absent in German style beers. The malt profile is good but completly overpowered by the wrong sort of hop flavors. Aftertaste is of hops not husky and grainy malts....completely off for the style.

mouthfeel; very crisp and dry, smooth and refreshing with fine carbonation.

overall; not really a bad beer but the balance is all wrong for the style.

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2.44/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A very average beer overall.

Photo of Mojoman8561
2.46/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

-L- Clear and golden in color. No head to speak of.

-S- Bitter. Like the rhine of a grapefruit.

-T- Very bitter initially and then calms down as the drink warms in the glass. Hoppy.

-F- Not a bad texture. Light in body. Hoppy kick to it.

-D- Not bad but not my favorite.

Photo of ChainGangGuy
2.46/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Appearance: Pours a cloudy, pale gold body with a thin, wispy, white head.

Smell: Combination of lemon juice, pils malts, vague spice notes, and some out of place off scent. Hmm, I have a bad feeling about this.

Taste: Cereal grains with a pinch of juice and a squirt of lemon. You know that watery juice you get if you don't remember to shake up a bottle of French's mustard? Yeah, well, it seems some of that found it's way into the beer. Peculiar twanginess throughout. Spicy hops with a mild bitterness. A finish that can't come quick enough.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium-high carbonation.

Drinkability: An odd beer and not in a fun, quirky way. I didn't particularly care for it. Not recommended.

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2.46/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A: Thick and dense head with lots of sticky lacing, a medium gold color - 4.00, S: Quite earthy aroma, dry and somewhat medicinal - 3.00, T: Quite tart and extremely citrusy, without a date on the bottle it is hard to know whether this beer's flavor profile is being accurately reflected or if this particular bottle is old, but after reading a few other reviews the characteristics that I am picking up seem consistent with other reviewers, a little on the dry side and with a slight hop bite - 2.25, M: 2.75, D: As far as Kolsh's go Kenzinger seems to miss the mark, the lemony flavors are somewhat off-putting, it is unlikely I would buy this particular beer again - 2.00

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Kenzinger from Philadelphia Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 268 ratings.