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Killer Kolsch - Champion Brewing Company

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Killer Kolsch
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79
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35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Champion Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jaymo18 on 02-28-2014)
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AWB3

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

06-22-2014 00:38:09 | More by AWB3
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Guden

Maryland

1.65/5  rDev -51.3%

A- lemon yellow with a small and quickly fading white head. Just a little haziness.

S- herbal hops and a big grainy, sweet, stewed cabbage character. Something is way off.

T- the beer tastes better than it smells but that canned/stewed vegetal character still persists. Some light grainy sweetness and soft bitterness are hiding behind the off flavor.

M- medium body, low carbonation, who cares this beer is awful.

O- really hoping this was a bad can because this is one of the worst beers I have ever had with some obvious flaws.

06-29-2014 22:10:31 | More by Guden
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -11.5%

06-27-2014 23:14:26 | More by dcbeers
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-29-2014 21:39:29 | More by Sammy
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GRG1313

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

08-22-2014 05:49:14 | More by GRG1313
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Swift989

District of Columbia

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

05-18-2014 23:46:51 | More by Swift989
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

09-01-2014 18:11:42 | More by VeganUndead
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.09/5  rDev +20.6%

Poured from the can into a Gaffel stange glass. May 13th 2014 batch.

Excessive head out of the can. Giant fistful and growing, beach white and soapy. Lots of staying power and retention though. Body color though is real nice, crystal brass clear with sudsy pinhead carbonation and slow rising bubbles. After settling looks pretty good.

Real interesting nose. Big herbal hop presence, and spice quality. There's this real great garden hot herb and floral like presence going on. Spicy and nice malt dough, this is real winner.

With that great nose, you would think we'd hit the stratosphere, but instead we something just solid and good. Good malt presence with a classic spice hop herbal kick. Simple bodied with moderate carbonation and a good neutral finish, and only slightly bready. Big on hop. Lingering light body making for easy drinking.

Final result is just a solid Kolsch, with a great spicy kick.

06-26-2014 01:49:36 | More by smakawhat
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JasonTaverner

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

07-03-2014 01:09:11 | More by JasonTaverner
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

07-05-2014 23:32:52 | More by JMUbrewz
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

06-29-2014 21:27:23 | More by liamt07
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +18%

06-19-2014 17:16:14 | More by Rhettroactive
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-10-2014 22:45:53 | More by ygtbsm94
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Mattyb79

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

07-04-2014 02:07:47 | More by Mattyb79
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B33randen

Pennsylvania

3.64/5  rDev +7.4%

One of the best Kolshes I have tried, yet I'll be the first to say that the Kolsh isn't my favorite style. My personal opinion as a lowly consumer is that Champion should have gone for a more drinkable second beer to choose to can (other than the Missle). I would recommend for anyone that prefers lighter beers to go with one of Champion's Goses before this.

The Kolsh itself has more or less of a spice kick to it. I have heard my college friends with unrefined pallets refer to its slightly spicy aftertaste as "bitter" - which is something you never want to hear about a Kolsh. I'm a big fan of Champion, but if I have a choice between the two canned beers, 9 out of 10 times I'm grabbing the Missle.

06-26-2014 19:51:09 | More by B33randen
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

08-04-2014 14:10:02 | More by InspectorBob
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JMUduke

Virginia

3/5  rDev -11.5%

08-26-2014 21:13:55 | More by JMUduke
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6thstreetbrewpub

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

07-27-2014 21:04:38 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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Ngntjp

Virginia

3.68/5  rDev +8.6%

08-31-2014 04:03:49 | More by Ngntjp
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DeadWalkerAir

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

07-17-2014 22:05:51 | More by DeadWalkerAir
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

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Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

08-14-2014 00:04:33 | More by ChrisKayler
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Virginia

3/5  rDev -11.5%

08-11-2014 02:01:36 | More by blbarnett3
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Killer Kolsch from Champion Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.