Cool River Kölsch | Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pennsylvania Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
pennbrew.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Summer

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Added by Stinkypuss on 06-03-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
39
Reviews:
6
Avg:
3.43
pDev:
11.08%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.88/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.33/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.36/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.99/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.61/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Great clarity. A true yellow-gold color with a fat white head from a tumbling pour.

Pilsner and wheat aromas with a tangy grassiness. Odorously sweet with a hiding hop bitterness. Herbal and wild. Faint citrus quelled by a pop of maltiness. Strange graininess with an unappealing musty offness. Almost lagery.

Tangy with wheat and lemony nuances, but mostly wheat and pils-like grassiness. German hop engineering sprout forth with balancing bitterness and herbal flavors. Some leafiness. Malts have that wheat wetness with a touch of cracked rice in the flavor. Light and sudsy. Dialed up effervescence. Easy drinking and pleasantly enjoyable. A tangy kolsch worth remembering.

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.42/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Bright yellow, almost like a clear neon straw color, with a finger of whtie fizzy head, no lacing.
S - Grains, a little spice, sweet lemon.
T - Mostly grains, some yeast, a little peppery spice, sugary lemon candy, a touch of earthy kinda grass.
M - I gave this a 4 because you can drink this super easily. Ice cold on a scorching hot day? Yes please.
O - I wish this were in cans, because I'd actually drink more of it during summer months. Its got a decent refreshing quality, but its not gonna blow anyone away thats for sure.

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.79/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Penn Brewing Cool River Kolsch 
Appears glowing golden with fluffy thick head fine lace layers left behind. Aroma has biscuit pale malts with a blast of herbal grassy hops, this is a beautiful especially fresh it can't be beat. Taste wise it's liquid bread basically competes with any of the German versions imported stateside. The only note that isn't German is a bit of medicinal notes, fruity notes roll with it to clean things up a bit. Mouthfeel is smooth creamy textured light bodied meant for drinking. Overall it can't be beat drink local enjoy a Kolsch in your area if you want one in the states if you want to experience Kolsch go to Koln and drink it up!

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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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Cool River Kölsch from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
3.43 out of 5 based on 39 ratings.
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