Karnival Kolsch | Stoudts Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
86
very good
359 Ratings
Karnival KolschKarnival Kolsch
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
stoudtsbeer.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by bbeane on 02-27-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
359
Reviews:
167
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
12.79%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Flannery's, Mercersburg PA

For a true Kolsch I think this misses the mark by being too bold in flavor but on its own it has a lot of merits as a beer.

A= golden, with modest head.

S= some light malts, hops florals and hints of honey.

T= much bolder on the hops bitters than I'd expected, far beyond a true Koln Kolsch. Thick bready malts, again much more so than a true Koln Kolsch. But enjoyable.

M= lingering hops bitters and thick malts.

O= very decent beer but a far stretch to call it a Kolsch.

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Photo of Ed2
3.76/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle into a pint glass... not much head... Light white and fades fast even with a hard pour, maybe a finger.. Yellow translucent body... Smell is light wheaty malty not much else...maybe something citrus or acidy...
Clean taste. Light, seasonal... Summery... Good beer for the upcoming outdoor season.

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3.76/5  rDev -1.8%

Karnival Kolsch from Stoudts Brewing Co.
3.83 out of 5 based on 359 ratings.
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