Hydroslide (Dry Hopped Kolsch-style Ale) | Swamp Head Brewery

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16 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Swamp Head Brewery
Florida, United States
swamphead.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by GuttaMane138 on 05-24-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
16
Reviews:
4
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
11.26%
 
 
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Ratings: 16 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of BeerTest
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of larryarms847
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a crystal clear and bright sunflower yellow with a plump creamy two fingers of foam.

Toasted grains sweetness, a bit of earthy and semi-spicy noble hops, and a bit of yeast twang.

Earthy and grassy hops emerge much more in flavor lending bitterness to an overall sweet toasted malt backbone.

Light-bodied, high carbonation, crisp, sweet, crushable.

Overall, quite an enjoyable beer. While a generally lackluster style, this beer is well done and provides a solid drinking experience.

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Photo of thatoneguymike
3.52/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of millerbuffoon
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CalebM
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.15/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BallsDeep
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A solid beer. Golden hue with a plsner like consistency. More flavorful than other beers of this style that I have tried, it has a nice hoppy bite at the end reminiscent of pilsner urquell. Overall a good beer for a hot summer afternoon.

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Photo of da_beers
3.76/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChrisCBeets
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of apurpura214
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of BMMillsy
3.52/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewery. Pours light golden colored, clear, with a fluffy white head on top. Aroma of light fruits, light hay, some pale German malts. Flavor follows with a bit of a fruity pineappley taste, some hay, and a finish reminiscent of other Kolsch beers: a bit dirty. Very light bodied and refreshing with medium carbonation. For a style in not usually a huge fan of, this came across pretty solid.

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Photo of babaracas
3.96/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a clear gold with thin soapy white head, settles to a thin ring, a few dots of lace down the glass. Smell: white grape with some unripe peach, lemon, lightly doughy. Taste: mildly sweet and grapey cut by saltine and lemon note, peach skin, clean mild bitterness. Definitely a nice summer / outdoor beer that I thoroughly enjoyed... but don't expect it to punch you in the nose or be highly hopped for the style (based on the advertising of the dry hopping)... luckily they had me at knee boarding and Kolsch.

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Photo of cjgator3
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Beer21
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of fmccormi
4.3/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of GuttaMane138
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Hydroslide (Dry Hopped Kolsch-style Ale) from Swamp Head Brewery
3.73 out of 5 based on 16 ratings.
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