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Kayak Kölsch - Lake Superior Brewing Company

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108 Ratings
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.7%
Wants: 3
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lake Superior Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-05-2002

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Ratings: 108 | Reviews: 54
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Love it! I actually brewed Kolsch because of this. Went for a brewery tour and the guys are so cool and friendly.

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This is good beer, y'all. I'm a fan of this style - the fact that wheat beers are not high on my list of favorites makes the kolsch style a good pick in my book if you want German pale ale, and of the kolsches I've had, I like Kayak the best so far.

I get up to Duluth a fair amount, and I generally pick a Kayak as the first beer I have when I'm up there. It's readily available elsewhere, but I save it for the north country.

This is a straightforward brew - pale, uncomplicated and with a citrus tang on the finish, but the middle of a drink of it is nicely full-bodied. You can have three of them in a row, and each time, you'll know you're having a good beer, but not be overwhelmed with too much action going on.

My favorite by far from this brewer. I snowshoed into some backcountry up northwest of Finland, MN last winter, and I had three Kayaks in my pack. I stuck 'em in a snowbank while we got a fire going, and MAN, was that some good beer. I recommend that approach, but it's good any time.

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Kayak Kölsch from Lake Superior Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.