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Spruikers Challenge | Colonial Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Colonial Brewing Company
Australia | website

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ohitsbrad on 08-28-2006

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4
Ratings:
4
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
4.45%
 
 
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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 4
Reviews by foles:
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4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My first experience with a growler and a bloody good one at that!

Poured a pale yellow colour with a nice head and good visable carbonation. A Little aroma, maybe that of noble hops. Crisp on the palate, with a very faint fruitiness and a kind of delicateness only possible with a Kolsch. I love this style and I'm glad to see an Aussie brewery that has provided a true example.

The Growler didn't last long between the two of us. Lost a bit of carbonation as we worked through it.

It seems to be known as Colonial Kolsch Ale now, and not Spruikers Challenge as per the title here.

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Photo of eric5bellies
3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank on Tap at Colonial, Margaret River.

A - Pours a pale clear golden colour with a white frothy head that dies quick.

S - A little apple and grain but not much else (not expected for this style).

T - Soft malts and a little sweetness, a little bitter on the finish

M - Medium to light body with medium carbonation.

O - A decent Kolsch that will quench a thirst

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Photo of ohitsbrad
3.82/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear pale golden colour. Small head with some retention and lacing. Aroma is fruity (passionfruit) and of citrusy hops. Tastes lightly fruity with a lingering slightly bitter, flowery hop finish. Light in body, medium carbonation. A well balanced, refreshing and crisp ale.

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Photo of vancurly
3.62/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, pale straw. White light head which sinks.
Passionfruit, "cat piss" nose.... (Cascade hop)
Flavours of passionfruit again, lychee, seedy/grainy/malty..crisp bread flavour.
Very light mouthfeel.... kind of like drinking Sauvignon Blanc.
The crispbread maltiness is similar to German Kolschs I've tried. The Cascade is a differentiating factor, however, but not unwelcome. An interesting & tasty combination.

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Spruikers Challenge from Colonial Brewing Company
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