Hay Bale | Mother Earth Brew Co.

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Brewed by:
Mother Earth Brew Co.
California, United States

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by HopHead84 on 03-13-2011

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Retsinis
4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at Mother Earth on 4/02/2011

A: Served in a 8 oz. taster glass, the beer pours a bright clear straw yellow. A white head rose about an inch, retained well, and slowly settled, leaving some lacing on the glass.

S: Grassy hops are slightly prominent, but not extreme followed by faint sweet malts. Also get hints of fresh wheat or hay.

T: Well balanced between the soft malts and a low to medium hop bitterness. Small mineral flavor in the middle, with a finish that was somewhat dry, but a little sweetness lingered on the palate.

M: Light and crisp, even fixture of semi sweetness to dry.

Overall: A very good Kolsh. Probably the best we had of their beers for the afternoon.

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Photo of HopHead84
4.3/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5


On tap at Mother Earth.

A: Pale yellow and transparent with a pillowy white head. Good retention and nice lacing. Good color.

S: Pretty clean aroma with a decided though light sulfur note. Saaz impart slightly spicy and grassy notes. Light mineral element. There's an ephemeral touch of wheat.

T: Soft malt with a moderate noble hop character. Clean, no evident fruity esters. Lower bitterness with faint sulfur and a touch of mineral character.

M: Light in body with a lower level of high carbonation. Mouthfeel is crisp and dry.

Overall: A well done Kölsch. Enjoyable and damn drinkable.

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Hay Bale from Mother Earth Brew Co.
4.15 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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