Big Creek Kolsch - Jekyll Brewing

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33 Ratings
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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 16.13%
Wants: 0
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
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Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Zach136 on 08-25-2013

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Ratings: 33 | Reviews: 8
Reviews by ChainGangGuy:
Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.95/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Straw-hued body, lightly hazed, lively carbonated, with a near-white head.

Smell: A light grainy scent and impression of sans crust white bread trailed by touches of dried herb and lemon.

Taste: Bright, lightly malted barley, a faint graininess, and low powdered sugar sweetness. Fresh lemon accent, faint herb tone. Has a satisfactory bitterness. The ample carbonation aids in drying the beer out on the back half and giving a final, little bite to it.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Just a hair over medium carbonation.

Overall: A delightfully refreshing, low-ABV option in Georgia.

More User Reviews:
Photo of chinchill
3.34/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap.
While none of the individual ratings of this beer are high, it is well crafted and good for style. Refreshing and with more flavor than many kolsch.

Photo of jason419
4.55/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

One of THE BEST beers I've had in a while. Good flavor, nothing overpowering. Its great for any occasion

Photo of JoLight
5/5  rDev +34.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: cloudy, light golden/straw color, with a frothy white head that retains half a finger's width. Very light lacing down the glass.
Some carbonation runs up the glass.

Aroma: 70% pear, 30% white bread from the barley malt.

Taste: initially carbonated water, then a flowering of pear and slight sweetness, accompanied by a hop bitterness than builds and builds into the middle of the sip, and then dies out with the culmination of a mouthful of white bread from the barley malt, which also builds alongside the hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: light to medium: slight fluffy mouthfeel of an ale, but also somewhat watery like a lager; and carbonation.

Finish: crisp, refreshing, and mostly dry.

Photo of Zach136
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Quick Notes

A - Light straw appearance, great carbonation, solid lacing.

S - Light hints of powdered sugar, mango, and banana.

T - Definitely get the bready-pear qualities they talk about. Nice and light.

M - Crisp, clean, killer.

O - Another awesome beer I'm excited to work into the rotation!

Photo of mothmanscott
3.54/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours an opaque pale gold producing almost 2 fingers of white, frothy, somewhat lasting head that leaves minimal lacing. Aroma is cracker malt, fruitiness especially banana, yeast & a grassy, lemon & herbal hop profile. Taste is pale malt, biscuit, banana bread, lemon, grass & earthy herbal. Finishes lemony & bready with light pepper but clean leaving a lemon, herbal & faint mineral aftertaste. The banana I pick up in both the nose & mouth seem strange for the style but I can't deny my senses, it is definitely banana like. Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied with high carbonation, creamy, with a nice prickle.

Photo of DuffDaddy
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Six pack from Alpharetta Ga Kroger...refreshing Kolsch after a day on the road!

Photo of Cyberkedi
3.72/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Strong, malty, hoppy, aroma is somewhat sour and a touch fruity. Pours a hazy dark amber with a nice buff head. Malty, woody flavor has a bitter hoppy undertone. Firm, lively mouthfeel leaves behind a woody finish. This one won’t leave you up the creek!

Big Creek Kolsch from Jekyll Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.