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Karnival Kolsch - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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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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Ratings: 325 | Reviews: 161 | Display Reviews Only:
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mikehillman

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-06-2013 23:36:08 | More by mikehillman
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

10-02-2013 19:36:11 | More by Andrew041180
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wdarcy77

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-05-2013 22:04:04 | More by wdarcy77
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-03-2013 16:53:22 | More by HRamz3
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-22-2013 21:23:31 | More by kmos27
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-21-2013 02:53:31 | More by BeerForMuscle
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-13-2013 19:03:52 | More by JTomczak
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A great bellowing head was produced as I poured. Inside the light straw colored beer was a massive storm of carbonation,working hard to keep the tall head afloat. The body had just a slight haze to ir's clarity.
Aroma was dry bready malts and sutle spicy hops.
Taste was good malty and hoppy with hops having a nice spicy assertiveness.
Finishes dry and lightly bitter. Drinks refreshingly smooth and prickly over the palate. It's clean in flavor and finishes semi bitter.
A good well made beer perfect for summer activities.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 14:14:59 | More by micromaniac129
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

08-06-2013 21:09:34 | More by mpalestino
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briandaube

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-05-2013 00:39:55 | More by briandaube
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.8%

07-27-2013 13:58:26 | More by ejimhof
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CurtFromHershey

Pennsylvania

3.51/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale straw color with good clarity and strong effervescence

Smell starts as a bready pilsner and then comes through with some sort of vague citrusy sourness

Taste is a big improvement on the smell. A sharp sweetness and clean biscuity malts. Nice.

Mouthfeel is prickly with carbonation yet extremely quaffable

Overall it's very solid yet leave some more to be desired.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2013 00:32:00 | More by CurtFromHershey
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Jeremy_Zim

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-11-2013 19:55:54 | More by Jeremy_Zim
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ValpoExpo

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

07-08-2013 05:39:52 | More by ValpoExpo
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AdamElb

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-08-2013 03:08:07 | More by AdamElb
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csmartin6

New York

3/5  rDev -20.8%

06-28-2013 01:02:28 | More by csmartin6
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pale yellow straw colored body with very good transparency. Big frothy bone-white head that lingers around for awhile and leaves a lot of lacing.

S- Lemony citrus, dried grass, a light malt that smells similar to pilsner malt, some bready grains.

T- Has an almost lager-like bready flavor with a surprisingly strong noble hop presence. Lemony citrus shows up briefly, but does not linger.

M- Light bodied, very drinkable, medium carbonation.

O- Have not had many of this style, but this beer is not bad. Has similarities to a pilsner, but lots of ale qualities.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2013 02:35:40 | More by stephenjmoore
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jaxon53

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-26-2013 08:37:12 | More by jaxon53
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domnalbrecc

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-18-2013 22:38:11 | More by domnalbrecc
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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-13-2013 17:51:26 | More by GeoffreyM
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pajonkunz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-13-2013 16:45:44 | More by pajonkunz
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bconsidine

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-12-2013 18:39:15 | More by bconsidine
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-11-2013 23:53:30 | More by mendvicdog
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billbeers

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-10-2013 01:31:34 | More by billbeers
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bobWFMU

New York

3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

a great version of a hard to brew style. this one had a beautiful pale golden straw color and gorgeous thick bright white head. nice flowery hop aroma, crisp, light body -- though a bit heavier than most kölsch beers i've had. slightly grainy note, but finishes clean, with good hop bitterness -- a little more bitter than most other versions i've had. great light warm weather beer!

Serving type: on-tap

06-08-2013 19:02:35 | More by bobWFMU
Karnival Kolsch from Stoudts Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.