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Kirkland Signature German Style Lager - Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation

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Kirkland Signature German Style LagerKirkland Signature German Style Lager

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BA SCORE
72
okay

111 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 111
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.05
pDev: 18.69%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Troyone on 03-18-2009)
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Ratings: 111 | Reviews: 48 | Display Reviews Only:
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TwoTrees

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

07-30-2013 18:48:11 | More by TwoTrees
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Oakasfan

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -18%

07-18-2013 03:12:58 | More by Oakasfan
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Thedrizzle

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

06-29-2013 23:31:34 | More by Thedrizzle
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jbeervt

Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

06-29-2013 23:22:37 | More by jbeervt
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zestd

Idaho

2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

06-27-2013 20:12:39 | More by zestd
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

06-11-2013 00:24:24 | More by GraduatedCashew
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jwgkicks

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -1.6%

05-31-2013 05:45:03 | More by jwgkicks
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trocketsauced

New York

3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

05-13-2013 01:52:12 | More by trocketsauced
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KingBiscuit

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

04-08-2013 22:54:23 | More by KingBiscuit
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -1.6%

04-06-2013 04:36:50 | More by DrunkinYogi
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grumpygerman

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

04-05-2013 01:08:22 | More by grumpygerman
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Onenote81

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Another one from the pack my friend gave me. Poured into a stemmed lager glass.

Pours a dark rusty orange, clear, with a small white head on top. Scents of grass, lemon juice-soaked crackers, orange zest. There's ample bubbles rising through this beer, and this gives this beer a nice crisp feel. Light with a touch of dryness on the back end. Easy drinking for sure.

Mild bitterness from the hop presence, semi-sweet citrus add a nice balance. Easy finish with no lingering aftertaste. This beer is what it is - a simple easy drinking lager. I was in the mood for one and it delivered. I could see this pairing well with some burgers or grilled 'dogs.

03-20-2013 13:29:47 | More by Onenote81
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.48/5  rDev +14.1%

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a clear medium amber color with a two finger white head. The head has great retention slowly fading to leave a decent level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is light overall but is heaviest of malt and a caramel sweetness. Mixed with these are a faint whiff of a earthiness as well.

Taste – The taste starts out with flavors of a malty and bready base with some light caramel flavors. As it advances further there are flavors of a fruity nature come to the tongue. The sweeter fruit flavors however start to fade more toward the middle to the end of the taste with a light bitterness form a mix of citrus hop flavors coming to the tongue. With all the flavor combined, in the end a moderately sweet caramel and lightly hopped bready flavor is left to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is average to above average in terms of its thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is rather average. The combo of the two is nice for the flavors of the brew and create a rather nice easy drinking brew.

Overall – For the price you pay for this one it is one good brew. There were no detectable off flavors with nice smooth transition. Not too shabby.

03-06-2013 02:16:29 | More by Darkmagus82
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pheelingIt

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

02-02-2013 00:29:32 | More by pheelingIt
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EricTheJew

Missouri

2/5  rDev -34.4%

01-25-2013 03:29:19 | More by EricTheJew
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blinker97

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -1.6%

01-22-2013 01:28:50 | More by blinker97
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -1.6%

01-15-2013 16:56:00 | More by rusty3335
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

01-13-2013 01:51:06 | More by dmorgan310
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napetry

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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CmBanaszak


3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Mxslms


2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

12-31-2012 22:22:31 | More by Mxslms
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -18%

12-30-2012 07:36:19 | More by TheBishopco
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kojevergas

Texas

2.63/5  rDev -13.8%

Acquired as part of a variety pack at Costco; it was $19 for the 24 pack. Expectations are below average; I've had the other three and they've hovered between bad and average. Reviewed live. 12 fl oz bown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into an Oskar Blues pilsner glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California.

Served straight from the fridge. Side-poured as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

A: Pours a 2.5 finger beige colour head of slight cream, decent thickness, and average (~2 minute) retention. Body colour is a clear pale copper. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show. Zero lacing. Neither vibrant nor dull. A typical appearance for a festbier.

Sm: Sweet malts, pale malts. Minimal floral hopping. Barley. Clean. Slight hints of sweet cidre. An average strength aroma. Comparable to festbiers I had at Bergkirchweih.

T: Clean full barley, a sweet malt climax, and a clean smooth finish. Light hop nectar and minimal floral hopping. No yeast character whatsoever. A bit too sweet and artificially so at that. Simple. The finish is strangely perfumey and bad. No alcohol comes through. Tastes like a homebrew extract beer. Imbalanced. Meh.

Mf: Smooth, wet. Average thickness. A bit overcarbonated. Thrown together.

Dr: A mediocre festbier, and not one I'd seek out again - but probably worth the low pricetag. Better than most macrobrew lagers. An underwhelming offering from Costco. Drinkable but pedestrian.

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12-19-2012 05:27:17 | More by kojevergas
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nheinzie57

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

12-16-2012 00:20:43 | More by nheinzie57
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mfigueroa713

New York

3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

11-20-2012 12:07:04 | More by mfigueroa713
Kirkland Signature German Style Lager from Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation
72 out of 100 based on 111 ratings.