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Sky Blue Golden Ale - Carolina Brewery

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BA SCORE
77
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29 Ratings
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 22.67%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Carolina Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MuddyFeet on 08-23-2007)
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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

atlbravsrno1, Oct 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

slym, Jul 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

GRG1313, Jun 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

Sound_Explorer, Jun 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

ShemRahBoo, Jun 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

jmw4437, Apr 13, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -61.2%

memphischas, Feb 09, 2014
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2/5  rDev -37.9%

dankjohn, Feb 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

BigGingDrinker, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.09/5  rDev -4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 ounce can - $1.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Light yellow-hued body, lightly hazed, it barely manages to scare up a half-inch, loose, white head that sputters out in a flash.

Smell: Dried herb, lemon peel with an edge of sweetness to it, and the perfunctory pils.

Taste: Pils malts, faintly bready, a bit of cereal sweetness and a pop of citrusy lemon juice. Light Continental hop character, scantly grassy with a relatively low bitterness. Predominately lemony on the backhalf and into the near-quite-crisp finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Just a smidge over medium carbonation.

Overall: Merely satisfactory; it's not stellar, but fine and refreshing.

ChainGangGuy, Sep 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

KenC, Sep 12, 2013
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3.68/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

This is a regular purchase for me in the summer. Good in the can, better from the growler where available, and best from the tap. Like other kolsch beers, the flavor is best right away. Don't leave it sitting out once open -- drink it fresh.

I don't notice a distinctive smell. Nice golden color. Easy to drink. Refreshing.

Pinda_Pschorr, Sep 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

kylehay2004, Aug 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

SmokeyDaVillain, Jun 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

herrburgess, May 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

videofrog, Apr 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

LXIXME, Feb 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

bellce0, Sep 30, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -30.1%

mklinger, Jul 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6.8%

Metz, Jul 07, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Axnjxn, Jun 24, 2012
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3.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: Poured from a bottle to a kolsch glass. Had a yellow color and a clear consistency. There was a half inch of creamy head that quickly dissipated. Not much lacing.

S: A somewhat muted aroma of malt and citrus. Not a lot going on here.

T: Tasted of malt, a little citrus (lemon), and a touch of hops in the finish. The flavor here is much too thin and watery to be effective.

M: A fair amount of carbonation with a surprisingly vibrant, prickly finish. Light-bodied.

O: A pretty forgettable beer. Too average to really succeed.

avalon07, Apr 16, 2012
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2/5  rDev -37.9%

bexley10, Feb 21, 2012
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5/5  rDev +55.3%

ABVerageJoe, Dec 17, 2011
Photo of VaTechHopHead
3.63/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Clear, dark straw yellow color with lots of carbonation stuck to the sides of the glass that eventually depart for the top. Hardly any head and lacing on this one.

S - Refreshing, has sort of an american macro lager aroma to it but it is strong with light grain, a nice floral/honey smell as well.

T - Not too strong on the flavor but there is some floral hop taste and a lemongrass-like flavor as well. The grains are light and sweet and zero bittering agents.

M - Light body, very nice carbonation, and a quick fading aftertaste. Very easy to sip and non-complex so it's easy to drink.

O - Nothing to write home about but it does make for a great summer, refreshing beer. Maybe not exactly like a traditional German Kolsch but for a local brewery it is very good in its own right.

VaTechHopHead, Jun 12, 2011
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Sky Blue Golden Ale from Carolina Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.