Angry Angel Kolsch | Big Boss Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Boss Brewing
North Carolina, United States
bigbossbrewing.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cvstrickland on 06-13-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
154
Reviews:
67
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
15.49%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
16
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 154 |  Reviews: 67
Photo of Walkersan
1.67/5  rDev -53%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.5

If you gave me this beer and didn't tell me what the style was, Kolsch would be the LAST thing I would ever guess. It's cloudy and has heavy biscuit flavor. I don't mind those two things so much, but they have no place in a kolsch.

In addition, the beer is very inconsistent. I've had it on several occasions now, and it has been very notably different every time. Last night I had two in a row, at the same restaurant, as an experiment. They tasted the same, but looked like totally different beers.

In all fairness, the beer itself isn't TERRIBLE (which is why I gave it an above average drinkability rating), but as a representative of the Kolsch style of beer, it is a complete and utter failure. My ratings for smell, appearance and taste are based on how far off the Kolsch target this thing was.

Bud Light is more like a Kolsch than Angry Angel is.

SUMMARY: the beer is decent if you stand it alone. it' fails hard when you try and call it a kolsch.

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Photo of BGsWo22
1.75/5  rDev -50.7%

Photo of nick_perry
1.76/5  rDev -50.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.25

Weak and flavorless

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Photo of dharmabum1102
2/5  rDev -43.7%

Photo of robertgurley
2/5  rDev -43.7%

Photo of slym
2.25/5  rDev -36.6%

Photo of Vatnos
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

Photo of ToddThompson
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

Photo of conoraugustine
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of TheKingofWichita
2.62/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a bright golden color with a bright white head, no lacing apparent.
Smells of hops and fruit.
Tastes like a blast of bitterness that never settles down at all.
Not a very smooth beer either, with a somewhat thin feel.
Fairly drinkable, for those who can deal with it, it could be a session beer.

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Photo of cheribom
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of jaswilson2
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of rockyfire
2.76/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Apperance: pours a light orange with not much carbonation. The beer had no head.

Taste: It was rather bland followed by a slight bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Very light beer. Too light for the style.

Drinkability: This is not a bad beer but I have had better. I will try again, maybe it was a bad batch.

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Photo of RWLawman
2.76/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - Goldenrod, with almost non-existent head.

S- Smells of white grape, citrus, and grain.

T - Grape, apple, citrus, bitter fruit. Light grain profile. Dry aftertaste.

M - Moderate, to maybe a little watery.

O - Not my favorite beer by any stretch. Not repulsive, but definitely not even close to something I'd look for again in the future. Maybe it's the style, being more of a fan of malty, dark beers. However, I do enjoy a good pale ale from time to time. This Kolsch was a no-go for me.

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Photo of jrstamp
2.78/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A: Golden, clear, light carbonation.

S: Very estery, fruity banana, kinda over the top. Good hop / malt balance. Get some English hop character.

T: Tastes more like an English Bitter, but a little too estery for that. Really feel like this is fermented with an English ale yeast.

M: Low to medium moulthfeel. Fairly dry

O: Would not give this high marks as a Kolsh. Malt and hops would be good for a bitter, but even still would be a little estery.

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Photo of Sebas
2.81/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of cmq103
2.94/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dvmin98
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of evilkorova
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of KevinGordon
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of mobrockman
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of smakawhat
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a pilsner glass as a slender makeshift stange.

A pale lemon yellow body clear as all get out with constant rising carbonation. Very good retention foamy cap of white and even some sticky clumps on the glass.

Smell is predominantly baked bread, as buttered on with sweetness from a bakery, maybe even like a white cocoa. Interesting.

Taste is really weird, but with a big toasted bread sense on the finish. Palate is just dry DRY and grain, extremely medicine bitter, with grassy sense and not tasting hop bitter. Light bodied almost wet but dry palate scorching extremely dry in feel.

Kind of a strange one, seems like it would have been alright but this is pretty strange tasting Kolsch. I'll pass.

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Photo of styleisking
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of ygtbsm94
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of Falcone
3/5  rDev -15.5%

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Angry Angel Kolsch from Big Boss Brewing
3.55 out of 5 based on 154 ratings.
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