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Wheat State Golden - Free State Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 1
Gots: 10 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

GMUPatriot_inKansas, May 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

SmellsofMahagony, Feb 23, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev +18.6%

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.

JuicesFlowing, Feb 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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e911mann, Nov 17, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

poodog, Oct 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.58/5  rDev +1.1%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A: Pours a clear golden color, a fingers worth of a creamy white head that doesn't last leaving a decent amount of lacing behind.

S: Grainy malt and lemon on the nose.

T: Grainy malt just like on the nose with also a some earth/grassy hops towards the finish.

M: Light body with medium carbonation that finishes dry.

O: This one reminds me a lot of a blonde, nothing amazing but still decent and drinkable.

UnkleFester, Aug 01, 2012
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3.8/5  rDev +7.3%

Pours a light, translucent gold color, and produced a one finger white head.
The was of wheat, and bread.
The taste is similar to smell, but lighter tasting, than the aroma let on that it would be. Medium carbonation, light mouth-feel.
Easy drinking, good for a warm day, but not much body.

TCMike, Jun 04, 2012
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Wheat State Golden from Free State Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.