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Cucumber Kolsch - Flat 12 Bierwerks

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Cucumber KolschCucumber Kolsch

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61 Ratings
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 24.92%
Wants: 4
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 tbdkev:
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tbdkev

Indiana

4.19/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I tried this at the brewery, and enjoyed it enough to split a sixer with my brother.

A: Gold and crystal clear. This is the first beer I've had in awhile that, on looking at the glass, I can see through to the other side.

A: Cucumber, cucumber, cucumber. I'm a fan of cucumber, but it really takes a moment to digest the fact that this is a beer. As it's said though, "Beer is food."

T: The sweetness and slight saltiness of cucumber is immediately apparent. It fades to a light, fruity hop presence (lime peel?) that sits on the back and sides of the tongue.

M: Like cucumber, light and crisp. The carbonation accents the hop spice that occurs towards the end. The finish itself is slightly dry, but very smooth. The flavor and profile match nicely.

O: I'd add it to my list of favorite summer beers, but I admit it has a taste that'll likely split its target audience. If nothing else, I'd recommend trying it for the novelty.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 00:48:54 | More by tbdkev
More User Reviews:
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IANdianapolis

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +35.1%

07-23-2014 01:57:31 | More by IANdianapolis
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target88

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

07-19-2014 01:20:37 | More by target88
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Wahknee

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

07-16-2014 18:04:04 | More by Wahknee
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scottasonicdvx

Indiana

3.74/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A : Golden straw colour with a slight haze, poured with a thin bright white head, slight lacing

S: Strong malt odor with a significant dose of fruity cucumber

T: Light bitterness with a slight hoppy note, traces of cucumber on the finish

M: Thin and light, light carbonation, bubbles mostly gone by end of the pint

O: A good beer for the more adventurous beer drinker. Heavier cucumber on the nose than on the palate, but enough to earn its name. I would drink it again, but at $12, probably wouldn't buy another six pack. Worth a try if you like unique beers.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2014 03:04:13 | More by scottasonicdvx
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cookiemonster

Indiana

4/5  rDev +20.1%

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

2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

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

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-09-2014 01:41:49 | More by cwd
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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

Oklahoma

4.03/5  rDev +21%
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 -58%
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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Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +42.6%

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

4/5  rDev +20.1%

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

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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -9.9%

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Indiana

1/5  rDev -70%

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Indiana

4/5  rDev +20.1%

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psmith161

Indiana

3/5  rDev -9.9%

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Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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Indiana

3/5  rDev -9.9%

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Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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