Kuhnhenn Strawberry Panty Dropper | Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
kbrewery.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This light lager has been sweetened with strawberry juice and natural strawberry flavors. This is an easy drinking, highly carbonated, refreshing beer that is on the sweeter side, tastes like fresh strawberries in a glass.

Added by walleye on 03-05-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
39
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.39
pDev:
18.88%
 
 
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4
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0
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed on tap at Kuhnhenn's brewpub in Warren. The color of this beer is hard to describe. As the bartender brought it over, it appeared a transparent shade of pink. When I brought it back to my table and looked down on it from above, it had more of a straw-yellow color. But when I held it back up to the light, more pink-ish hues were drawn out of it. The stark-white head fizzes and settles quickly to a skin and some nice, webbed lacing was left behind.

I didn't know quite what to expect out of the aroma, but I was pretty pleasantly surprised. Juicy-ass strawberries hop out, gushing with juice and flavor, left and right. Sweet and faintly tart, it resembles the aroma of a strawberry flavored fruit-drink rather than a strawberry-infused beer. The strawberries are almost on par with how you'd expect a strawberry gummy bear to smell. Kind of "candy-ish" in essence, and certainly very juice-like. Very pleasing to sit and sniff, that's for sure.

The taste is pretty light, but that was to be expected. It almost tastes more like a wine cooler than a beer; the best taste descriptor I can come up with is slightly watered-down strawberry flavored Kool-Aid. I say "watered down" because it's obviously not quite as sweet as actual Kool-Aid, but the flavor isn't too far off. Juicy, strawberry jams and candies - although it doesn't taste much like beer (and I might compromise my manliness by saying this), there's no denying that it's still pretty damn tasty, all things considered.

The only part of this beer that resembles an actual beer is a very, very faint graininess that doesn't strike the palate until the very end, along with a slightly crisp, lager-yeast finish, once the strawberry goodness has subsided just a bit. Pretty thin mouth feel, and even though the finish was pretty crisp, a little more carbonation wouldn't have hurt. The finish left my palate feeling wet and covered in some residual strawberry juice.

Despite the fact that this tastes more like something that came out of the Arbor Mist winery as opposed to the Kuhnhenn Brewery, it was a tasty way to finish my heavy night of drinking at Kuhnhenn, and at 4% ABV, it played the role of "closer" extremely well. This honestly went down so easily; you could probably guzzle this from a squirt bottle and have no trouble drinking ounces at a time. As a man, it's never flattering to be carrying a pink-colored drink back to the table, but fuck it - this stuff really wasn't that bad.

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3.93/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Kuhnhenn. Served in a 5oz taster glass.

A - White foam settles to a partial cap, solid collar, and plenty of spotchy lace. Transparent pink body. Quite attractive fruit beer.

S - Smells like strawberry juice. Really not much beer here - just pleasant fruit. Thankfully it isn't overly artificial either.

T - The taste is strawberry juice with a hint of pale lager in the finish. Some lightly sweet and fruity malts make up the beer component, but this is largely fruit dominated.

M - Surprisingly medium body, chewy, with a smooth texture, and lower carbonation. I think a beer like this needs more spritz, but I'm glad it's not watery.

D - Tastes like juice. This was really easy to drink, although it's not particularly beer-like. You could drink quite a bit of this one, particularly on a hot summer day. Not sure about the hate, as it's a pretty well-executed fruit beer.

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