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Cucumber Kolsch - Flat 12 Bierwerks

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Cucumber KolschCucumber Kolsch

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BA SCORE
77
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57 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 25.3%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flat 12 Bierwerks visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BTFU on 06-01-2013)
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Reviews by BWED:
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BWED

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -39.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12 oz. bottle poured into a tumbler

A-Bright clear yellow with some green highlights. Head is thin and white.

S- Cucumber, some sweetness, with a slight dry straw malt aroma.

T- Straw malt with a dry bitter hop. Cucumber is very prominent.

M- Light. Fizzy carbonation,. Finish is long and bitter and the cucumber is engrained into the palate.

O- Kind of gross. Maybe this would pair well with food, but as a drinking beer, it isn’t good. I think the point of these beers is to bring two things that are refreshing, in their own sense, together, to make ultimate refreshment. But I think it is a complete failure. It destroys that aspect for both parties, and leaves me disgusted.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2013 02:51:01 | More by BWED
More User Reviews:
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cookiemonster

Indiana

4/5  rDev +20.5%

07-11-2014 06:29:45 | More by cookiemonster
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ToddBeans

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

07-10-2014 14:19:03 | More by ToddBeans
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cwd

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-09-2014 01:41:49 | More by cwd
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Inglewood

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-06-2014 15:47:55 | More by Inglewood
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DelMontiac

Oklahoma

4.03/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gifted from a friend who stops at Trader Joe's in Indy for me every time he goes. 12oz bottle with simple label makes you wonder what is coming. Cucumber? I don't know 'bout this, man. Nice looking - like a Kolsch, but with a little bit of haze and topped with an inch of white foam. Lacing is very nice - I can see most of my sips. This thing smells strange - honeydew melon and cut grass. Flavor is where this thing gets rolling - sweet melon and cucumber cut with dry crisp hops and rising white bread dough. Nice! Crisp dry finish like a Kolsch should have. Next time I need 12 of these. Going by the reviews you either love it or hate it. I'm a lover.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 23:35:09 | More by DelMontiac
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jimbrinkruff

Indiana

1.4/5  rDev -57.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Wow, another reviewer nailed it by the phrase drain pour. I just couldn't make it through even 6oz of this. I really enjoy the kolsch style and I enjoy other flat 12 offerings. I really wanted too since I spent 11 bucks on a six pack but after two attempts I had to throw in the towel. I'd rather have a six pack of miller 64. Stick with any other offerings by flat 12 but stay away from this. If anyone wants to try it I have 4 more bottles left.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 02:38:28 | More by jimbrinkruff
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +43.1%

06-30-2014 14:35:50 | More by atlbravsrno1
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Costellorj

Indiana

4/5  rDev +20.5%

06-29-2014 00:28:48 | More by Costellorj
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-23-2014 23:58:17 | More by Morey
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Mphis

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-22-2014 17:33:45 | More by Mphis
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-12-2014 06:16:57 | More by TheBishopco
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doldham

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +13%

06-01-2014 21:20:42 | More by doldham
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MindEyeSight

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

04-14-2014 11:43:17 | More by MindEyeSight
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -9.6%

03-16-2014 03:11:52 | More by Fettpopps
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Kyrojack

Indiana

1/5  rDev -69.9%

01-12-2014 20:13:07 | More by Kyrojack
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

4/5  rDev +20.5%

12-28-2013 19:03:12 | More by ToddGingerich
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psmith161

Indiana

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-09-2013 00:00:52 | More by psmith161
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NooseJustice

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

12-01-2013 22:35:05 | More by NooseJustice
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damngoode

Indiana

3/5  rDev -9.6%

11-01-2013 16:38:50 | More by damngoode
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WoodburyMN

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

10-28-2013 07:18:41 | More by WoodburyMN
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lucasj82

Indiana

3/5  rDev -9.6%

09-29-2013 18:29:40 | More by lucasj82
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AndyYoung-BrewConnoisseur

Indiana

3.94/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

I picked up this beer because when I traveled to Germany I stayed in Cologne, also know as Köln. So Kölsch is the style of beer brewed there, drawing interested to me with this specific beer. This style of beer has grown to be one of my favorite due to it's drinkability, and medium body. It looked interesting so I had to pick it up. Overall I liked it. My only problem was I couldn't drink too much of it because the cucumber was overwhelming after about 3-4 beers. But overall it was a good beer that is definitely worth a shot if your looking for something different. One or two beers at a time with this one, I suggest so you can truly appreciate the uniqueness of it.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2013 16:22:54 | More by AndyYoung-BrewConnoisseur
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.19/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-Clear as day light yellow, nicely carbonated, three finger fluffy head.

S-Cucumber. Straw/wheat but mainly just cucumbers.

T-An odd mix of cucumber and wheat. They do not mesh together at all. The cucumber is this harsh salty taste.

M-Light and watery with little carbonation.

O- A bad craft beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2013 14:28:04 | More by rlee1390
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instinct2

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-07-2013 03:26:06 | More by instinct2
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