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32°/50° - COAST Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

236 Ratings
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Ratings: 236
Reviews: 114
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 78
Gots: 18 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
COAST Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our take on a kolsch style ale that is soft on the palate with a delicate malt flavor. Balanced with a touch of wheat and honey notes .Dry and wine like with a flowery hop finish.

(Beer added by: MarkSCCOT on 10-21-2007)
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juliusseizure

New York

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

08-04-2013 18:35:00 | More by juliusseizure
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

4.41/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle into a tall tulip

A: Pours a slightly hazy light golden color with a finger of fluffy white head. Retention is good, lacing is excellent.

S: Very refreshing - lemon zest mixed with a light to moderate graininess and an earthy, lightly floral hop aroma. Bright, well balanced, I wouldn't change a thing.

T: Graininess comes out a little stronger in the flavor, along with a light fruity sweetness. Hops come across as quite earthy with a light floral accent.

M: Medium thickness with a fairly strong carbonation.

O: The aroma on this beer is remarkable. Balanced, complex, refreshing - everything I want in a Kolsch. The flavor is a touch heavy without quite the same brightness I got in the aroma, but it is still excellent. I love this beer. I wish Coast distributed it to Atlanta.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2013 23:56:59 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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wedge

North Carolina

3.74/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottled on: 06/28/13

Pale straw yellow color covered with a small, creamy, pure-white head. Subtle fruit, soft malty sweetness, grass, and low sulfery yeast aromas. Grass and lemon hop bitterness, subtle fruity yeast, apple dryness, faint sweet toasted grain. Creamy smooth, a bit under-carbonated. Pretty nice and authentic, though honestly, after a few glasses now, it's never really grabbed my attention all that much.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2013 01:34:43 | More by wedge
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DryHoppedPiano

Georgia

5/5  rDev +19.6%

07-21-2013 23:43:43 | More by DryHoppedPiano
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JoeAmerican77

Colorado

3.93/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Procured by my epic best neighbors ever on their trip back to the states. My first ever beer from Coast Brewing Company, CBC, poured from the bomber into my pilsner cup...

A - Clear dehydrated piss yellow, with one finger of white cap carbonation leaves lacing down the glass.

S - Sweet, cut grass, and wheat on the nose. I wish I could detect more.

T - Refreshing wheat, with a small bite of hop in the front adding spice. Smooth pilsner malt keeps it down to earth.

M - Full body, brilliant large and medium bubble carbonation, nice and chewy. Possibly the best bodied kolsch I've ever had.

CBC thank you, hands down the best Kolsch I have ever tasted. The flavor and mouthfeel are superb.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 10:07:52 | More by JoeAmerican77
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

07-16-2013 00:15:12 | More by WOLFGANG
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jfstilling

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-14-2013 18:13:59 | More by jfstilling
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carterbt

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-13-2013 20:22:32 | More by carterbt
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pjhalifax

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-02-2013 19:57:32 | More by pjhalifax
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

06-29-2013 01:39:46 | More by ygtbsm94
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BeerBucks

New York

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-23-2013 19:42:07 | More by BeerBucks
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boonejag75

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

06-22-2013 14:33:12 | More by boonejag75
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champ103

Texas

4.49/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Griffon in Charleston SC.

A: Pours a slightly hazed golden orange color. A pillowing, white head forms with excellent retention and lace.
S: Bread and biscuit malts. Lightly toasted with some cereal grains. Grassy, earthy, and floral hops. The malts and the hops mingle together perfectly here.
T: More of that great bread and biscuit malts. Like baked bread and cereal grains. Hops come next, with a grassy, earthy, and herbal character. I love it.
M/D: A light to medium body. Very effervescent, crisp, clean, and dry. So easy to drink. All day with this, and perfect for the hot summer months here.

Lots of character, and so easy to drink. A near perfect example of the style. Highly recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

06-21-2013 15:15:41 | More by champ103
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james582

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

06-20-2013 17:18:34 | More by james582
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herrburgess

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-27-2013 23:46:22 | More by herrburgess
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.88/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery. Served in a taster.

Appearance - Clear golden body. Slightly yellowish. Not much of a head but some nice lace.

Smell - Grainy with an earthy hop. Lots of wheat. Some pale malts. Clean.

Taste - Pretty good clean kolsch. Very wheaty. Lots of pilsener malt. Brightened a bit by a hop bit. A bit of pine. Earthy finish. Grainy in the back.

Mouthfeel - Easy drinking. Medium light body. Grain and hops keep this fresh.

Overall - Excellent clean kolsch. I'm taking a bottle of this home.

Serving type: on-tap

05-25-2013 15:11:08 | More by Alieniloquium
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mscudder

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-22-2013 01:29:56 | More by mscudder
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leftstagebrew

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-16-2013 15:53:43 | More by leftstagebrew
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

05-13-2013 20:39:41 | More by mendvicdog
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DRBiser

Maryland

4/5  rDev -4.3%

05-11-2013 23:27:59 | More by DRBiser
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Spider889

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-18-2013 22:39:01 | More by Spider889
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zac16125

South Carolina

4.3/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

growler into a pilsner glass

A: Pours a crystal clear, very light yellow, almost Chardonnay colored. Tons of carbonation bubbles can be seen racing up the glass, similar to a pour of champagne. 1.5 fingers width of bright white head hangs around for the majority of the drink and leaves tons of honeycomb lacing.

S: Aroma is bready, biscuity, slightly vinous like dry white wine. Some spice, and grassy hops. For such a light, generally simple, style this has a lot going on. Im impressed so far.

T: Pale-type malts, sweet citrus, bready, mild hop spice/bitterness, there is a yeasty presence thats almost Belgium-esque, a moderate degree of spice. Again, surprisingly complex for the style. Really enjoyable.

M/D: Light, crisp, moderately heavy carbonation which is appropriate, somewhat drying. Great drinkability.

O: Ive had tons of COAST beers, but have always passed on this one because I generally am not a fan of the style. But wow, what a surprise this is. For a style thats generally pretty blah, this one is excellent! A light, refreshing beer thats also complex and big on flavor. This one's a winner.

Serving type: growler

04-13-2013 21:01:25 | More by zac16125
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buckyp

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-07-2013 22:23:01 | More by buckyp
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

03-31-2013 21:38:31 | More by mikeincharleston
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JohnBender

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

03-07-2013 00:49:04 | More by JohnBender
32°/50° from COAST Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 236 ratings.