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Gateway Kolsch - French Broad Brewing Co.

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83
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125 Ratings
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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
French Broad Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cvstrickland on 02-23-2009)
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Gateway Kolsch from French Broad Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.