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Kölsch Ale - Victory Brewing Company

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87
very good

64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 14.83%
Wants: 29
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rotsaruch on 09-07-2003)
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

whojim, Aug 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

08/07/13
On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Very nice. Just the right amount of dry. Could drink this all night

seedyone, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Bill69, Sep 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

WynnO, Aug 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

dgherm, Jul 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

bigfnjoe, Jun 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Slatetank, May 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.3%

Jason1337, Apr 17, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -55.2%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

VinnyA, Dec 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

erikl48, Dec 15, 2012
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3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Kölsch
Victory Brewing Company
Style: Kölsch
ABV: 4.60 %

LOOK: Clear golden color, with a foam cap and leaving plenty of lacing.

SMELL: Distinct lager yeast smell, grass, cooked veggies, stewed hops, fresh bread and a bit buttery as well.

TASTE: Clean bready malt flavor like a typical German Kolsch. Herbal tea like hopping with mild grassy, leafy flavor and bitterness. Bready, well balanced, very lightly bitter lager.

FEEL: Light bodied, stinging carbonation. Light, easy to drink , very mellow.

OVERALL: A pretty nice kolsch, but does not separate itself from many others in the style. Pretty standard, not that there's anything wrong with that.

Stinkypuss, Sep 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.3%

brez8791, Aug 04, 2012
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3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Varga Bar in Philly on 8/3/12, served in a shaker.

Pour: Completely clear yellow orange with a finger and a half white head.

Smell: Grassy hops with a light caramel sweetness. Not very substantial on the nose.

Taste: Bready malts sweetness to the max, with a pleasant floral and grassy hoppiness.

Mouthfeel: Really light and drinkable, but still packed with flavor. Very, very refreshing.

Overall: My first kolsch and I thoroughly enjoyed this one.

cfrances33, Aug 03, 2012
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3.58/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured with a small head of white foam on s clear, golden body.  The head settles quickly but leaves good lace.

S - Clean malt and lightly spicy hops with little else.

T - Light, bready malt up front with a little bit of spicy hop character.  Some musty bitterness in the middle with grainy notes in the finish and a lingering bitterness.

M - Medium body, moderate carbonation, and a dry finish.

D - Not bad, but a littler too hoppy and lacking in malt character.  still vy drinkable.

nickfl, Jul 27, 2012
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3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed at the brewpub in Downingtown, PA

A: half finger head on a clear straw colored body. Scattered lacing.

S: grain and pale malts with slight sweet corn. Light aroma overall.

T: very nice grain and pale malt flavor with perfect degree of bitterness. Corn but not sweet notes. Light earthy hop character late in the finish.

M: light body and high carbonation.

Overall: very clean and drinkable. This is a generally dull category but this one is about as flavorful and clean as the style gets.

kylehay2004, Jul 27, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -42.5%

mmagbee, Jul 26, 2012
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Kölsch Ale from Victory Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.