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Chaser Pale - Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery

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Chaser PaleChaser Pale

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BA SCORE
79
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82 Ratings
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Ratings: 82
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2001)
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

12-01-2012 19:26:43 | More by Dapperticus
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veech

Tennessee

4.33/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I'm not sure whether I was just in need of a lighter beer at the time I sampled this one at a local beer fest or what, but man was it good. A: Light gold with a nice thick head and moderate laicng. S: Graininess predominately with a fair amount of corn aroma T: Light crisp and refreshing with grain and malts trumping any hop flavors. M: Thin but appropriate D: Extremely drinkable and a good choice for any session that would occur in warmer weather.

Serving type: on-tap

10-16-2006 00:32:51 | More by veech
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KroMagnon

Tennessee

4.3/5  rDev +25%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at the 2004 Brewer's Jam in Knoxville TN, which this brewery has attended since the first event I think. The color is golden, with some slight head, probably hindered by the serving conditions. The aroma features euro-maltiness and a hint of saaz hops, spicy and minty. The beer features a crisp finish, nicely bittered, with great malt flavors that are subtle but very complimentary for the hop notes. The hop flavor is nice and strong without being overbearing. I haven't had a "real Kolsch" from Cologne but this has got to be pretty darn close. Great!

Serving type: on-tap

10-21-2004 02:33:04 | More by KroMagnon
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penguinboat

California

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

08-01-2012 02:36:19 | More by penguinboat
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ExMachina1

Tennessee

4.2/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Straw to light gold in color with slight chill haze. Fluffy white head that stayed with me through the entire 12oz serving. Head leaves moderate lacing along the way. Subdued but distinct malty, bready aroma--cereals and syrup. Medium body and mouth feel. Taste is full of malty goodness with some flowery notes. Moderately dry finish. Refreshing session beer thought perhaps a bit too gassy for style.

A very nice Kolsch!

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2012 03:28:43 | More by ExMachina1
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LuckySevens82

Florida

4.1/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle courtesy of Ninjaworm.
Pours a very clear, very pale golden color with just a hint of orange. Head is minimal as is lacing.
Smell is grains, some musty fruits, and just a hint of nobel homes.
Taste is very clean. Sweet grain, definite fruitiness, hops are much more pronounced. Fairly straight forward.
Mouthfeel is good, carbonation could be a bit better, but still good.
Overall, very drinkable, and quite enjoyable. Very glad to have tried this one. It's hard to make a good Kolsh, and Blackstone seems to have succeeded.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2005 01:34:11 | More by LuckySevens82
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clvand0

Kentucky

4.05/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

OG = 1.047, IBU = 18. Kolsch style. Pours a light golden color with a small head that doesn't stick around long and doesn't leave much lacing on the glass. Very clear. The aroma is mild, but there is a trace of malt in there, possibly some noble hops. Flavor was slightly malty with hints of the hops. Crisp and clean. Light body, easy to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

01-19-2005 23:42:04 | More by clvand0
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javlin624

Texas

4/5  rDev +16.3%

12-19-2013 06:15:54 | More by javlin624
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akinsja

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +16.3%

11-29-2011 15:47:33 | More by akinsja
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sir_rucker

Ohio

4/5  rDev +16.3%

05-30-2013 19:45:03 | More by sir_rucker
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sponberg

New York

3.88/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brilliant gold with a fast-receding white head. Aroma is faint toasty malts and whiffs of spicy, grassy hop - clean.

Starts with a toasted grain maltiness before the hops come to play, tossing some bitterness onto the palate and faint grassy, noble-hop-spicy flavors around the rest of the mouth. Slightly thin, but I don't want a massive Kolsch dammit! Finishes with a clean, lightly toasted malt and grassy hop balanced aftertaste. No off flavors to speak of.

Very drinkable, this one! Thanks to BA Potsie for the bopple!

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2006 02:36:53 | More by sponberg
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.88/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sounded pretty good upon ordering. Not sure I was expecting a Kolsch. No matter, I did like the beer, though it's pretty bold for the style. A little more malty than expected with a pronounced caramel, apple, pear flavor that expanded the brew quite a bit. The hops were also bold with a light spicy, citrus character. Not enough to change the beer to a new style, but certainly daring for a Kolsch. Reminds me a lot of Summit's Extra Pale.

Serving type: on-tap

10-17-2006 02:10:14 | More by BEERchitect
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RonfromJersey

New Jersey

3.88/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

#1 of my one stop Southern tour.

Golden body, slightly dull finish, good clarity, topped by three fingers of billowing white foam.

Assertive grassy aroma jumps from the bottle and glass.

Soft malt, lightly sweet, practically dances across the tongue. Hop nip at the swallow balances out the sweetness into the aftertaste. Clean finish with just a pleasant echo of that balances swallow.

Proper light mouthfeel with a bit of a tingle bouning along the tongue.

A prper summer quencher I was glad to try.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2011 21:28:37 | More by RonfromJersey
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Morris729

Texas

3.8/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy pale golden amber color with a small white head that quickly vanishes into a trace amount of lace. Nose has some lightly sweet fruitiness with a bit of apple as well as a clean maltiness. Taste is sweet malt, mild caramel, and a hint of fresh pear up front following by a fruity hoppiness. Would make for a very nice summertime beer. Thanks to coldchill for the sample!

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2006 18:51:45 | More by Morris729
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FanofHefe

Illinois

3.8/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on-tap at the Brewery in a pint glass. Clear yellow body with lots of carbonation bubbles coming up through the glass. A one-finger white head that settles into a nice, creamy cap and leaves good lacing.

Not getting too much from the aroma. A bit of bready malt and a touch of lemon.

The flavor is a little more impressive: light citrus hops and a sweet malt blend together well for a good taste profile. A very slight bitter note comes along at the end and works well.

Light texture in the mouthfeel and a clean finish. Very good overall for the style. Would be a solid session beer or summer regular.

Serving type: on-tap

10-26-2011 23:46:03 | More by FanofHefe
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Hugh37

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +9%

08-12-2013 23:01:57 | More by Hugh37
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jadeal

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +9%

01-20-2013 04:31:00 | More by jadeal
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ColSanders123

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +9%

01-04-2013 17:14:27 | More by ColSanders123
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Brianito

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +9%

01-24-2013 10:31:51 | More by Brianito
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OtisCampbell007

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +9%

07-01-2014 00:25:26 | More by OtisCampbell007
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +9%

04-22-2013 19:30:38 | More by kylehay2004
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fsvan

Tennessee

3.73/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into imperial pint glass. Best by 4th week of 12/2011.

A- Light, pale yellow. Minimal light white head.

S- Big aroma of clean, bready malt, backed by a fair amount of hop kick in the background. Very pilsner-esque.

T- Taste is restrained v. the smell. The same bready malt flavor is there, but not as assertive. A decent hop bitterness, again similar to a pils. A slight sweetness on the finish.

M- Fairly light, easy drinking.

O- Not a bad beer at all, esp. considering the price. Also nice is that it is local, and an easy tailgating/session beer, or something that can be introductory for the non-craft drinkers.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2011 22:13:25 | More by fsvan
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.7/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A medium white head settles into a thin lacing above a clearish straw golden colored beer.

A light bread like malt blends well with a light hops and yeast sourness.

The taste is on the lighter side with with bready malts and light hops that near border on sour, with a slight hint of something earthy.

There is a slight bitterness to the taste that is transferred through the light dry aftertaste and kind of stays with you on this lightish bodied beer.

A kolsch style beer that I kinda like, I think it's the bitterness and dryness coming through that sells this beer for me, I like me them hops.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2012 21:39:17 | More by LXIXME
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John1985

Tennessee

3.7/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours with a light gold color and a nice white head that dissipates rather quickly. Intensely fresh aroma with a good burst of hop flavor up front, malt dominates the middle and finish. A modest but refreshing beer. Probably very good with food but rather boring by itself. A good transition beer to win converts to more flavorful beers.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2005 01:08:18 | More by John1985
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Vancer

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear straw yellow pour, lots of thick and creamy eggshell white head. Does a nice lace job along the way.

Woody, with hints of lager malt in the aroma, which move into the quaff along with light biscuit. A hint of sweet malt and hops in the finish add a nice touch. Good hop bite and a medium body make for a solid pale ale.

Good brewery making another good beer.

Serving type: on-tap

04-21-2009 01:31:59 | More by Vancer
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Chaser Pale from Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.