Cucumber Kolsch | Flat 12 Bierwerks

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flat 12 Bierwerks
Indiana, United States
flat12.me

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Summer

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Added by BTFU on 06-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
88
Reviews:
20
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
23.17%
 
 
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4
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10
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Photo of izzyismyrott
3.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AndyEnjoyerOfCraftBeer
3.69/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pezhead_79
2.35/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Maybe I got a bad sixer, but this is one of the worst beers I have ever had. I appreciate the unique aspect of cucumber beer, but this tasted very bad to me.

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Photo of diesburg
2.68/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BeerBrose
2.49/5  rDev -27%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a miniature snifter from 12oz bottle

Look: Light yellow/mellow straw color. Filmy head. Looks like a Kolsch should!

Smell: HUGE cucumber nose, very vegetal but with a hint of sweet fruit.

Taste: Too much cucumber is the first thing I should say. Upfront, cucumber, in the finish,cucumber but also a nice pleasant fruit yeast flavor.

Feel: Light on the palate, lingering slight vegetal bitterness.

Overall: Very interested but more cucumber than I would have wanted in a beer like a kolsch. It could probably be awesome paired with some gamey meat or another dish but on it's own I can barely drink a bottle.

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Photo of Warren2621
3.29/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Enochase04
3.03/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of adamjthompson00
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of wiseguywood
3.12/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This was a gamble, never have seen anything with cucumber in it. I can definitely smell it. Very pale yellow, quite carbonated. It hit the spot on a hot summer day, but a lot of people will say rather bland, except for the smell. I'd drink it again, but not every day. Nice try

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Photo of emerge077
4.29/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

What do people honestly expect with a drawing of a cucumber on a green label?

Pale pastel gold, wispy skim across the surface, plenty of drippy lace all around the glass.

Awesome cucumber smell and taste. Nose is a little more mild, but the unmistakeable fresh garden aroma is there. Earthy and green smell of fresh sliced cucumber.

Taste is earthy and green also, fresh cucumber slices and some light traces of Kölsch yeast fruitiness. The Kölsch is complimented well by the vegetable addition, it's uncanny how well it dovetails together. Light and fresh feel with ample body and carbonation.

Very refreshing and tasty, much like their Karousel Kolsch. Pairs perfectly with warm weather and a charcuterie or cheese plate.

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Photo of Merl77
2.95/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

Photo of mothman
3.32/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours an overflowing white head. Very off beer. But the cucumber is there. For what it is, it's decent. A fun beer to try.

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Photo of Psberrier
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of sgrechukhin
5/5  rDev +46.6%

I personally love Cucumber Kolsch. Its one of the most crisp and refreshing beers in the summer.

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Photo of RCLOHR267
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of chinchill
3.22/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle.
Pale golden color with a fine white head.
Mild, lightly hoppy and vegetative aroma.
The flavor has a pronounced and clear cucumber note. Worth trying just for this.

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Photo of MNBeerGeek
1/5  rDev -70.7%

Photo of ImperatorScab
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Soneast
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of Elicoleman
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of NickyPogs
3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of Jerrynmidge
3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of robwestcott
3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of Stoutlad
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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