Köld One | Mill House Brewing Company

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85
very good
32 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mill House Brewing Company
New York, United States
millhousebrewing.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by RblWthACoz on 11-18-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
32
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
10.49%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 32 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by madmanjf:
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3.35/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

(A) Clear yellow body with minimal head, little to no lacing or retention
(S) Pils malt, mostly clean with some lingering corn or DMS subdued behind the malt. Hop aroma was low to none
(T) Pils malt flavor for the most part, bittering is present but in the back seat. The finish shows off the corn that was in the aroma.
(M) Moderate carbonation, no astringency, smooth and pleasant

OVERALL: A good drinking beer that will pair nicely with most foods. It's also a great entry-beer for those not too familiar with various craft styles.

The beer presents itself more as a Blonde than a Kolsch but it's very close. To me the big issue that needs some attention is the Corn Aroma and Flavor, or DMS. I'm guessing there isn't maize in the grist since this would be inappropriate for a Kolsch, so it's probably DMS that's not coming out in the boil. Once corrected, this would probably shift the balance slight in a more favorable direction. If not, some additional nobel hop would be a plus.

NOTE: Heard this was a second batch with a slight adjustment in grain, so the recipe is in flux which is to be expected for a new establishment. I'm sure they will drive continuous improvement.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Griffith
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of chrishiker1409
3.91/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: Pours a light golden yellow with about two fingers of airy white head. It dissipates relatively quick.
Leaves some patchy lacing.

S: Bready malts. Some grass. Very light aroma.

T: Bready malts. Some floral hops in there. Finishes quite dry. Very crisp.

F: Light body, moderate to high carbonation.

O: A nicey done kolsch. Because of beers like this, I'm really starting to dig this style.

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Photo of k47k
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of Nvp2624
4.22/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Great representation of the style very refreshing !

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Photo of Matt73
3.48/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of logicalparadox
4.2/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of plaid75
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a medium straw hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a light grainy malt and herbal hop.

The taste offered a vleant crockery pils mSlt character with a soft noble hop bitterness.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style.

Overall tasty and quaffable.

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Photo of oline73
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikexw
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of Bravo06
4.16/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

An easy to drink sweeter Kolsch. A great alternative to "Lite" beers, while still holding to true to traditional brewing techniques and flavor you will appreciate on a spring afternoon.

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Photo of NJBeer265
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of frykid
4.1/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured from tap into a pint glass

L: it was a light golden color
T: very pleasant, malt flavorings
f: some carbonation, smooth drink

overall - a good drinking beer; could see enjoying this one on a summer afternoon

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Photo of The_Beer_Guru
3.42/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nicely_carbed
4.44/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of nmann08
3.82/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tobelerone
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of orcrist_cleaver
4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Light tart fruitiness carries over to palate: apple and pear. Honey biscuity, moderate sweetness, but generally well balanced. Brilliant gold in color. Crisp, refreshing. An everyday beer.

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Photo of utopiajane
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours clear and perfectly golden yellow with a fat head that lasted well. A few lazy bubbles to waft upwards. Nose is the light scent of malt and a dusting of hops. A tell tale twang form that ester that is not allowed to really show it self too prominently and I can honestly say that it has shown me some hop pepper. I think the yeasty ester on this is green apple. Drinks so well! It's almost laughable how happy this style of beer can make you feel. It's breaddy and crisp, has a light showing from hops. The malt is sensational and smooth . The bubbles add a bit of tickle from carbonation. They are so perfect in this . They have just a small bite and that lets me see the faint fruity ester and the hop pepper! A tiny and I mean so tiny bit of sulfur ushers in the finish with a crisp but relaxed bitterness. Dry and very clean. I would say they have a hit on their hands. It's the grassy hay like hops that cinched it for me. This is very hoppy but still well within the style and is heavenly with bread!

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Photo of malfunxion
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gwiedman1
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of ColForbinBC
3.81/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stoops_
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of traxstar7
4/5  rDev +2.3%

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Köld One from Mill House Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 32 ratings.
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