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Wheat State Golden - Free State Brewing Co.

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77 Ratings
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.92%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free State Brewing Co. visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Being located in the biggest wheat producing state in the nation, a refreshing wheat beer is a must-brew. The Wheat State Golden is usually our lightest beer. It is fashioned after the Kolsch beers made around Cologne. It is traditionally brewed in the Alt Style like our Ad Astra Ale and has about 25% wheat malt. There is just a touch of caramel malt to add the golden color, and the rest is pale malt. The Golden is lightly hopped with Yakima Perle for bittering, and Hallertau Hersbrucker hops for aroma.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: beernut7 on 10-13-2002)
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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

07-04-2014 19:51:43 | More by dpallen13
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pjbfromkc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +12.4%

06-24-2014 20:25:56 | More by pjbfromkc
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Hohnbaum

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

06-14-2014 21:12:03 | More by Hohnbaum
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AGoodStout

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

06-14-2014 02:18:50 | More by AGoodStout
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

4.24/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sampling right now on 6/4/14. Bought this single last weekend while down in Lawrence, Kansas (where the brewery & restaurant is where we ate on 5/30).

Pours a clear golden-yellow in color with about a 1/2-finger white head that settles down to around the edges of the glass after a while. Spotty lacing is seen with each sip. The aroma is of grains and grass. The taste is about the same with a hint of sweetness also. Very easy to drink with no bitter or harsh after taste at all. Really like this one and was tasty on tap last weekend at their brewery/restaurant.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2014 22:35:34 | More by BeerWithMike
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22Blue

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

05-31-2014 00:38:35 | More by 22Blue
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.51/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brilliant golden hue and excellent clarity. A quarter inch of tightly knit off white head rests on top. Aroma is is pale wheat and kolsch yeast which gives it a bit of a Saltine cracker aroma. The flavor closely mimics the aroma with pale wheat and the Saltine cracker profile. The body is smooth and yet moderately carbonated.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 04:22:51 | More by Franziskaner
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jewellrunner

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

04-22-2014 01:49:40 | More by jewellrunner
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Skyjmpr

Missouri

4/5  rDev +12.4%

03-22-2014 13:08:38 | More by Skyjmpr
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Tafyob41

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

03-22-2014 03:45:58 | More by Tafyob41
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TIMMA87698

Kansas

4/5  rDev +12.4%

03-01-2014 01:56:30 | More by TIMMA87698
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RichH55

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

01-22-2014 22:44:46 | More by RichH55
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SalukiAlum

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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Theogre83

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

12-25-2013 19:11:02 | More by Theogre83
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

11-16-2013 06:23:02 | More by jaydoc
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V3XX069

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

11-16-2013 06:17:14 | More by V3XX069
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karlt

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -15.7%

11-07-2013 03:02:40 | More by karlt
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skyisland

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

10-28-2013 01:47:46 | More by skyisland
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Mikevicgates

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-22-2013 03:58:50 | More by Mikevicgates
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Samohtyrb

Kansas

3/5  rDev -15.7%

07-15-2013 05:09:06 | More by Samohtyrb
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swaghawk

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

06-13-2013 19:24:38 | More by swaghawk
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kguyty

Missouri

3/5  rDev -15.7%

06-07-2013 14:33:46 | More by kguyty
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GMUPatriot_inKansas

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

05-27-2013 02:31:17 | More by GMUPatriot_inKansas
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3/5  rDev -15.7%

02-23-2013 22:24:44 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

4.2/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a shaker pint.

Look: The beer is a clear golden color with a eggshell colored head that recedes to a wisp. Watery lacing is present.

Aroma: Grains and malts give way to a grassy body, some sweetness in there. Faint hops.

Taste: Somewhat metallic, but much like the aroma. Very clean, sweet, and a good display of grains and barley with just enough hops to even it out.

Mouthfeel: Light and clean.

Overall, a good, clean refreshing beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2013 12:07:09 | More by JuicesFlowing
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Wheat State Golden from Free State Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.