Mankato Original | Mankato Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mankato Brewery
Minnesota, United States
mankatobrewery.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by bwiechmann on 01-31-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
54
Reviews:
19
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
18.96%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 54 |  Reviews: 19
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3.77/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mikerieder
3.42/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Pours straw colored with a slight haze under a 1” white foam colar that provides splotchy lace.
S: Light grains, faint fruit.
T: Light grains and earthy, spicy German Noble hops combine to form a sparkly, soft round palate and a clean, crisp bitter finish. F: Light with above average carbonation.
O: Something you can sit back and drink all day and night.

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Photo of Dlug84
3.23/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ovaltine
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.2/5  rDev -39.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of lwillitz
3.01/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12-oz bottle into mug

A - slightly-cloudy body of straw yellow under a couple fingers of white suds, high amount of visible carbonation, decent lacing

S - grainy with a touch of fruitiness (notes of grape & lemon), weak

T - light malts, notes of grape and lemon, floral hops, spicy/earthy notes

M - smooth medium body, high carbonation

O - MO is not bad, just unimpressive. Everything else I've had from MB is better than this.

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of John_M
3.31/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

The beer pours a fairly solid gold color with pretty good head retention and decent lacing. The beer really doesn't look half bad. On the nose, there's really not much there, but I do pick up a hint of dry citrus and some light biscuit. There's not a lot there on the palates as well, though the beer does have some decent bitterness on the finish. Otherwise, this beer is very light, dry and a bit watery on the finish. Mouthfeel is light and crisp, with a soft bitter finish. Alcohol is completely unnoticeable.

Wanted something light after the big Thanksgiving dinner, and this was certainly that. Pretty hard to imagine ever drinking this again, no matter what the circumstances.

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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of sgttibbs
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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Mankato Original from Mankato Brewery
3.64 out of 5 based on 54 ratings.
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