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Kolsch 45 - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

103 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.76%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: drabmuh on 06-03-2011)
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Jas45678

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-03-2014 00:59:39 | More by Jas45678
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rjcoy06

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-02-2014 19:08:02 | More by rjcoy06
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Alextricity

Michigan

3.98/5  rDev +3.6%

Bottled 3/21/14. Poured 7/1/14.

Appearance: Aggressive pour gave about a finger of white head that went away pretty quickly. The beer is banana yellow in color with a pretty big haze. Just about no lacing.

Smell: True to the style and then some. Spicy. Biscuity sort of malt. Hay sort of quality. Maybe a banana-y ester. Nice bit of hopping. Smells excellent.

Taste/feel: Damn that is tasty. First, the beer has an unexpected semi-creamy texture with some good prickly carbonation. The taste is great. Biscuity malt, spiciness from the hops, a banana sort of flavor, a little wheat character... finish is super clean and not bitter.

Really nice. I haven't had many Kolsch's at all, but this is my favorite so far. It's just a great beer.A light ABV beer that isn't light on flavor is always a plus. For the style, this IS outstanding.

07-01-2014 13:51:07 | More by Alextricity
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rkf1976

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

07-01-2014 03:26:46 | More by rkf1976
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harripat

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

06-28-2014 05:07:14 | More by harripat
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mcgovern1010

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

06-26-2014 21:56:37 | More by mcgovern1010
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RyanCFriedrich

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

06-25-2014 06:07:23 | More by RyanCFriedrich
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-24-2014 12:51:56 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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kyle86

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

06-22-2014 12:13:07 | More by kyle86
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Boverhof3

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-12-2014 03:32:47 | More by Boverhof3
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FlyingHellfish

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

06-05-2014 20:12:51 | More by FlyingHellfish
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HardyA

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-31-2014 21:11:26 | More by HardyA
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DMarlinJ

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-29-2014 23:54:32 | More by DMarlinJ
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McBAINx

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

04-30-2014 22:43:25 | More by McBAINx
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Rons35

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

09-18-2013 01:10:48 | More by Rons35
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

3.68/5  rDev -4.2%

Appearance: a light yellow color. strong haziness. small white head that leaves a little bit of a lacing.

Smell: spicy pilsner matls. more lager malts. some citrus

Taste: opens up with malts, a spicy one and a bready one. slight citrusy hops that finishes with a musty grassy taste

Mouthfeel: no hop bitterness. pretty light but not quite clean enough

Overall: a solid beer but not outstanding.

08-22-2013 01:16:53 | More by SportsandJorts
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JamesZ

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

08-08-2013 01:40:37 | More by JamesZ
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

1.25/5  rDev -67.4%

07-29-2013 01:32:52 | More by mwbrady12
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alexanf

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

07-27-2013 15:36:38 | More by alexanf
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Drk93TT

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

07-23-2013 19:46:44 | More by Drk93TT
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Gtreid

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-08-2013 21:43:11 | More by Gtreid
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billbeers

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-01-2013 01:17:51 | More by billbeers
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fgilbert2

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-22-2013 04:15:18 | More by fgilbert2
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Slay40

Michigan

3.98/5  rDev +3.6%

A great spring time style beer, smells great looks great and taste great. Bottled for the first time in 2012 wish they had bottled it in 2013 but is currently at the pub and worth a growler fill for sure. Not my favorite style of beer but done well enough that I like it.

05-08-2013 04:08:54 | More by Slay40
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SaisonRichBiere

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-02-2013 01:59:19 | More by SaisonRichBiere
Kolsch 45 from Short's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.