Kölsch 151 | Blue Mountain Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Blue Mountain Brewery
Virginia, United States
bluemountainbrewery.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by wagenvolks on 06-02-2008

BEER STATS
Reviews:
54
Ratings:
223
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
10.84%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
33
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 54 | Ratings: 223
Reviews by obywan59:
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the beer cave at Kroger 401, Brambleton Ave. and Colonial Ave. Roanoke, VA. I think this was the last holdover from summer 2013. Best by 03 2014.

Pours a clear straw yellow with a slightly off white head of 4 fingers (from a hard pour) that recedes quickly with initial thick, clingy lacing. Numerous carbonation bubbles of various sizes, very fine, medium and huge.

Fresh and bready with some light herbals or spice from the hops. An impression of warm milk. A bit of nutty malt.

The first glass was very bitter at first, but it becomes much more palatable as the taste buds numb up. Light sweet malt with a bit of tart citrus from the hops and a bitter follow through. Taste is almost vinuous, approaching that of a dry white wine.

Mouthfeel is surprisingly medium thick, almost viscous. Carbonation is very evident. Rather drying. Descent burn.

Much more impressive by the second glass. At first I was afraid it was too old, but this beer grew on me. Might have been even better in the summer.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Bitzer
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of merlin48
3.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle pours a crystal clear light goolden body with a small white head. Poor retention and just a few specks of lacing on the glass.

Aroma is subtle but features grassy and herbal hops, a hint of fruity green apple, and some toasted grain.

Mouthfeel is light bodied and crisply carbonated.

Taste has a prevailing herbal and grassy bitterness that is balanced by just a hint of honey sweetness. Clean but slightly grainy malt base. Finishes crisp and dry.

Very well crafted kolsch. One of the better warm weather beers I've run across in awhile.

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Photo of tigg924
3.57/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours hazy, gold in color with 1/3 inch head. Taste is lemon, grass, and a bit of breadiness. Hits all of the expected kolsch notes. Really easy drinking, light, summery beer. I will get this again.

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Photo of dankjohn
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of dmk91
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of BBQWhisperer
3.61/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JustinTauscher
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dcbeers
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Griffith
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Skabiski
3.59/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hyoung41
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of avisong
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of cliff1066
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of HuntDaddy540
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of DerekP
3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap and was impressed. There's an earthiness in the taste that adds to the body and made this highly quaffable. I'll be picking up a six-pack shortly.

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Photo of KMcG
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: very light yellow in color; the head disappeared quickly, nice bubbleage.

Smell: slightly hoppy with hint of grass, maybe lemon-apple too.

Taste: crisp, malty beer that has a slightly sweet grain flavor

Mouthfeel: Crisp, clean, dry

Drinkability: As with other Kölsch, this one is great for summer. It was easy to drink and light to the belly.

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Photo of hophugger
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Not a bad beer. Pours a beautiful orange-amber color with a decent head. Aroma is extremely light. Flavor is also very mild with hints of hops and a touch of citrus. This beer is very refreshing and easy drinking. Crisp, clean finish.

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Photo of MGibbons
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ConradKenney
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of macpfb03
3.62/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KTCamm
3.4/5  rDev -7.9%

8/9...pours medium dark copper. White foam layers, settles with a ring. Clean crisp nose but light. Taste has a nutty start, then fades into a light hop. Clean finish. Chewy. Bready. Much happening for something so simple.

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Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Hockey_Fan
3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of biteme398
2.94/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

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Kölsch 151 from Blue Mountain Brewery
3.69 out of 5 based on 223 ratings.
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