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Kolsch 45 - Short's Brewing Company

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very good

134 Ratings
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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 5
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
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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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

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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.

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Kolsch 45 from Short's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.