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Lancaster Kölsch - Lancaster Brewing Company

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200 Ratings
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Ratings: 200
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.19%
Wants: 5
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our German-style Kolsch pays homage to the traditional beer of Cologne. It pours a pale straw color, delivering floral hop notes and a smooth malt character developed from extended cold aging.

(Beer added by: DmanGTR on 06-15-2010)
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4.96/5  rDev +37.4%

Mreeves143, Sep 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

DrDietz, Sep 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

jholland, Sep 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

JohneHoodlum, Sep 06, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

TheBigBoy, Sep 05, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -5.8%

MiKeydub, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

bret717, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

jvecero3, Aug 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

A very nice and refreshing Kölsch-style brew that ticks all the boxes for this particular style. Very nice color and aroma with a mild sour and smoky aftertaste. Not too carbonated. Overall a very pleasant drink that goes down easily.

Salt-n-Beer, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

cyber_phoenix, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

wrightst, Aug 19, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +17.5%

rfoltz53, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

04/26/14 From a can. Thanks to AJ at Super Buyrite. This is more substantial than Kolschs I've know. Nothing wrong with that as long as it's balanced. Firm head atop a slightly darker beer than the light blondes in my past. Slight aroma doesn't give anything away as to the fullness of the mouth-feel & tastes. At 4.8 ABV it could be called a session beer by some, but I'd reserve that for beers of a lighter body. At the risk of sounding petty I'll say this is a great summer evening or night brew, but starting a session in the afternoon with this candidate may be costly. I will be looking out for it again this summer.

seedyone, Aug 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

ChrisKayler, Aug 14, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Had this on 2014-08-12 in Columbia, PA

A - Pretty clear gold with a 1.5-finger white head and mild lace.

S - Rising white bread with a touch of grass and lemon.

T - Sourdough, astringent, pine, hop bitterness. Finishes a bit tart and bitter.

M - Light-medium body and carbonation. Prickly and crisp.

O - Not true to style. Reminds me of a session IPA more than a Kolsch. Drinkable for sure but not soaring to the top of the leaderboard for me of Kolsch's I've had.

Tucquan, Aug 12, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -0.3%

Philly_Philbs, Aug 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

mrerdely, Aug 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

twenteone, Aug 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Joestradamus91, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

Mattalmond, Aug 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Chinaskifan1, Aug 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

GeoffreyM, Aug 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

IdrinkGas, Jul 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

wise456, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

smithj4, Jul 24, 2014
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Lancaster Kölsch from Lancaster Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 200 ratings.