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Karnival Kolsch - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

336 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 336
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.96%
Wants: 19
Gots: 9 | 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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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.

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Karnival Kolsch from Stoudts Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 336 ratings.