Buffalo Kolsch 716 | Flying Bison Brewing Company

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Buffalo Kolsch 716Buffalo Kolsch 716

Brewed by:
Flying Bison Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
As of June 2011, the name has changed from Dawn Patrol Gold to Flying Bison Summer Beer per Facebook post "Dawn Patrol Gold is now Flying Bison Summer Beer." Same recipe, new name.

Added by CBFanWish on 03-15-2004

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Ratings: 61 |  Reviews: 12
Reviews by jtd1969:
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3.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - golden, murky, light lacing if any.. good carbonation

S - sugary malts, light

T - crisp, some yeast, bready with crisp clean and light hops, refreshing

M - lightly bodied, smooth and refreshing

O - Good Kolsch, It went down really quickly and smoothlyl.

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Photo of generallee
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of mjtiernan
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of clark25
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of Kmahood13
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of Jeffwildcat
4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Sammy
4.03/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of their best. A creamy lovely kolsch, that cuts the edge of the style. Cloudy blonde, like my kids' hair. Creamy mouthfeel. German pearly hops used, and some wheat. Citrus on the lemony side. Refreshing clean with nice finish not so dry. A winning summer brew. Tim, bottle this one please.

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Photo of Larrydoherty
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of vtskidog
3.32/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

It was pretty good beer. Not quite my favorite of all time. From this brewery, I liked the Rusty Chain better. This beer had a pleasant appearance. Taste was somewhat complex, in that it had a variety of pleasant notes. A little bit of a floral note. My wife thought it was a slightly sour (as opposed to sweet) and a tad bitter. Again, overall a good drinkable beer.

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Photo of spark3148857
2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of Nyg
3.3/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Like kolsch a lot. This one just not worth buying. Had out of a can couldn't see how it looked or poured. It was dry with a medium hop and other than that quite tasteless.

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Photo of Badwolf333
4.15/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of markmiller
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of djgustafson
3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of pathman
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of gabedivision
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Growler filled at the Flying Bison Brewery and poured to a glass of the same.

Ah, a nice summer day calls for a nice summer brew. Since this is brewed basically in my back yard making it the freshest summer brew i could get my hands on. Pours a clear clean golden pale with medium visible carbonation and a 1 finger head that gives some decent retention through out the pint. Smells of grain, earthy, slight hops, slight caramel, and slight citrus. Nice fruity malts on the tongue, juicy apples, spice, ginger, mild hops on the finish. Nice German style lager. Extremely crisp and refreshing this beer screams "lawnmower beer", light in body, and leaves the mouth dry for another sip. Overall this is pretty good, very good when very cold and hits the summer beer spot.

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Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of jpd026
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of weller1js
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A: pours a deep golden color, clear and well-carbonated, only light foam which leaves only a slight ring of lacing.

S: light dry and similarly light toasty grain notes, refreshing essence

T: begins mild yet buttery, dry bitter hops present themselves through the middle, with a light dryness melding with a buttery/toasty finish.

O: smooth and refreshing, decent abv, very drinkable.

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Photo of theBIERlad
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of MightiestBeard
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of dante23x
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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Buffalo Kolsch 716 from Flying Bison Brewing Company
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