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Karnival Kolsch | Stoudts Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
3.77/5
Very Good
360 Ratings
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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:
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Added by bbeane on 02-27-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,888
Reviews:
167
Ratings:
360
pDev:
12.73%
Bros Score:
3.89
 
 
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Ratings: 360 |  Reviews: 167
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3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.35/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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1/5  rDev -73.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.95/5  rDev +4.8%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.92/5  rDev +4%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.8/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Phigg1102
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice straw color with hints of light amber. Thin head that disappears rather quickly leaving no lacing patterns. Aroma of dried grass and apples with a touch of bannana and plum (possibly vanilla). More apple and grass with the taste and something along the lines of tomato and herbs. Fairly heavy body with medium carbonation that fades quickly. This is the first Kolsch I've had in awhile and it makes me want to go after a few more.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

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4.71/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

An extremely transluscent pale straw color brew serves prelude to the light and crisp flavors of tart granny smith apple, sun-roasted grass, spicy hops, thyme and wild herb presence, honey, and pear sweetness. Spicy and bitter on the nose with citric acidity. Comes together nicely, well-attenuated and reminds me of the new wave of hoppier, drier ciders. Chewier than ciders with a notable maltiness lending a comforting caramel aspect compliments a relatively high bitterness.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Karnival Kolsch from Stoudts Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 360 ratings
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