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Krankshaft Kölsch - Metropolitan Brewing

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very good

238 Ratings

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Ratings: 238
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 14.02%
Wants: 21
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Metropolitan Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in homage to the beer of Cologne, Krankshaft is a pale straw hued smile in a glass. We throw in a little wheat malt to round out an easy Santiam hop bitterness. There are no Köbes to serve them up, but you should feel free to have as many as you like.

28 IBU

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 07-07-2009)
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3.78/5  rDev 0%

Krankshaft poured a super pale slightly cloudy yellow, with a large white fluffy head. The smell was of yeast, and a lemony citrus hint. Taste was crisp citrusy flavor. Very refreshing even if a bit light. Mouthfeel was right for the style. Drinkability was good as well. This was a nice beer from a promising new brewery. I will keep my eye for this one again.

nickynick, Oct 27, 2009
Photo of Treebs
3.78/5  rDev 0%

12 oz. bottle served in a plastic cup at the Cubs vs. Sox game.

A: Pours a clear golden yellow with a fluffy, long lasting white head forming on the pour. It leaves some sticky sheets of lace behind as I drink.

S: Pretty standard. Lagery yeast with a clear, crisp hop profile. Grassy and slightly malty as well.

T: The taste is a step up as this has a more fruity hop profile than the nose. The finish is nice and clean with a pale malt body.

M: Light bodied, very refreshing with a nice ample carbonation.

O: Well rounded with a good taste and high drinkability. What more could you ask for at a ball park.

Treebs, Jun 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

sgn4779, Jun 09, 2014
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Dinobambam, Sep 05, 2014
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oso, Mar 18, 2014
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harrylee773, Feb 22, 2013
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thornburyslasher, Dec 31, 2013
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brandoman63, Nov 22, 2011
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jgunther71, Aug 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Had this out of a bottle poured into a pint. Poured a light golden yellow, just a touch darker than you see with a BMC type beer. Thin head that disappeared quickly. Not a lot to the aroma, a bit of grass/hay and a tad of sweetness that I couldn't place. Flavor was nice and refreshing. Malty and bready up front, finishes with a hint of honey. Nice and crisp, good carbonation level and goes down easy. Could definitely put a few of these away pretty quickly. It's the dead of winter right now, but this would be a great beer for a hot summer day at the beach.

mjhorn, Feb 12, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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ffshore545, Jul 06, 2014
Krankshaft Kölsch from Metropolitan Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 238 ratings.