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Karnival Kolsch - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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Karnival KolschKarnival Kolsch

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BA SCORE
85
very good

325 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 325
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 18
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bbeane on 02-27-2010)
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B967ierhunter177

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a bold, clear gold with no head or lace. It's aroma is of lemons, bread, and honey. The flavor has notes of lemon, honey, and cake with a hop bitterness in the finish that mellows as it warms. The mouthfeel is light and refreshing. Stoudts Karnival Kolsch is a good beer, recommended.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2012 03:31:11 | More by B967ierhunter177
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Phigg1102

New York

3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice straw color with hints of light amber. Thin head that disappears rather quickly leaving no lacing patterns. Aroma of dried grass and apples with a touch of bannana and plum (possibly vanilla). More apple and grass with the taste and something along the lines of tomato and herbs. Fairly heavy body with medium carbonation that fades quickly. This is the first Kolsch I've had in awhile and it makes me want to go after a few more.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 00:14:12 | More by Phigg1102
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Karnival Kolsch from Stoudts Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.