Kölsch-Style Beer | Round Barn Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Round Barn Brewery
Michigan, United States
roundbarnbrewery.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-23-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
75
Reviews:
15
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
12.64%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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Photo of 12ozfan
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ovaltine
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Golden color that's a bit darker than a "regular" kolsch, aromas are bready with some of the yeast esters common to the style.

Taste is rich bready flavors, just a bit of malt, and the kolsch yeast . Nice summer beer.

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3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.63/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mribbens
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thomasdidymus55
3.53/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L........pours a golden blonde...no head...little lace...nice carbonation.
S........not too nosy...light malt...bready..citrus notes.
T........nice crisp....the colder the better with this one. If your taste is for hops..this ones not hoppynen.
F.......smooth...maybe a bit watery.
O.......could put a few of these down with no problem.

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Photo of ffshore545
3.45/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MurphDog14
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WoodBrew
3.73/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The Kolsch from round barn is decent. It poured a clear yellow with white head that did not leave much lace. The scent was faint with hints of bread and touch of citrus. The taste was evenly balanced with biscuit base and slight lemon twang. The Mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's sessionable but I have had better kolschs.

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3.42/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.34/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lucky_rodent
3.53/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of quadhog
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jpatton94
3.42/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Keelin
3.99/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of metter98
3.43/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TMoney2591
3.93/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in an Ohio State shaker pint glass.

Had some bad experiences with previous Round Barn offerings, but that don't stop me never. Ever. Call me crazy. Anyway, this stuff pours a clear straw-brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises flowers, vague bread, and a few mild touches of lemon and green apple. The taste brings in more of the same, the bread leaning toward sourdough without fully committing, and a vein of grass running through the proceedings. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a crisp finish. Overall, a pretty damn tasty kolsch, I must say. It's clean, it's crisp, and it's something I rarely say about beers: it's "refreshing". Good times.

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2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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Kölsch-Style Beer from Round Barn Brewery
3.64 out of 5 based on 75 ratings.
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