White Street Kölsch | White Street Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
White Street Brewing Co.
North Carolina, United States
whitestreetbrewing.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by wedge on 06-07-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
76
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
12.88%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 76 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of BigNateDogg30
3.18/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Ltdsaint
3.3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SLeffler27
3.68/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

SRM 4-5 (clear gold) with random tiny carbonation. A fluffy white head reaches one-half before settling and leaving a thin creamy lace on the walls of a Weihenstephan stange.

The aroma is grassy with light skunkiness. Still it is crisp with light hops, caramel, and white bread. The background has a faint aroma of lemon.

This beer is well-balanced between sweet and bitter. The flavors include Ritz cracker and light honey on first impression. This improves throughout the session and is followed by a long modest finish.

Body is medium with ample carbonation and no discernible alcohol. The texture has an itchy nylon quality followed by late astringency.

White Street Kölsch is a fine drinking beer for a session with colleagues after work. Bring on the pretzels, chips and salsa.

Thank you Meghann and Wayne.

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Photo of OhioLimoncello
3.66/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of buckyp
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Atg1095
4.02/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bad_Attitude_Brews
2.38/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of KenC
3.92/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Apellonious
3.81/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Unable to determine the date, other than it ended in 2016. Pours a pale gold with a touch of cloudieness. A small sliver of head disappears quickly, The smell is of bread, cracker, lemon zest. The taste follows suit, with a slight metallic twang (what does 'twang' mean anyways?). The carbonation is medium high, with the mouthfeel being medium light and a touch watery. Overall, a good Kolsch, worthy of a try for those that like the style or looking for a lighter beer during the hot winter months (75 + here today).

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Photo of robebo44
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dsshuck
3.71/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sebas
4.16/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of logicalparadox
3.1/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of alexworsnip
3.67/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vabeerguy
3.38/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of msscott1973
4.16/5  rDev +14%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of epyon396
3.51/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dag95
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.13/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Clear yellow with a very thin white head.

Smell: Light hops and a hint of sweeter notes, maybe corn?

Mouthfeel/ Taste: Smooth light bodied. Taste of wheat, corn, and citrus. Slight bitter hops.

Overall: Good light Kolsch, refreshing.

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Photo of chinchill
3.66/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the 2016 NCBMF.

Pale golden body with a decent white head.
A lightly sweet, very well crafted kolsch, with a bit more flavor than average. Light body and medium carbonation.
No complaints.

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Photo of peteknepper
3.46/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of qcghost
3.72/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MichaelProcton
3.52/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Pretty light, even for style. Almost no head at all with a standard pour, and the suspended yeast, etc. sit still with no carbonation to keep it moving. I can definitely detect the sweetness of the melon and pear on the nose, with perhaps some white grape, too. The taste is less substantial: generic sweetness with some wheat and generic malt. Mouthfeel is the standout with this brew. Smooth yet substantial, you could sip or pound this with aplomb. Overall, a fine beer with a high floor if not an overwhelming ceiling.

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Photo of OldSmaug
3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrDominator
3.25/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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White Street Kölsch from White Street Brewing Co.
3.65 out of 5 based on 76 ratings.
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