Lancaster Kölsch | Lancaster Brewing Company

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Lancaster KölschLancaster Kölsch
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
lancasterbrewing.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our German-style Kolsch pays homage to the traditional beer of Cologne. It pours a pale straw color, delivering floral hop notes and a smooth malt character developed from extended cold aging.

Added by DmanGTR on 06-15-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
271
Reviews:
72
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
12.02%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
45
For Trade:
0
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Photo of 57md
3.42/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a straw color with a finger of head. The body is heavier and the flavor is more malty than the standard for the style. This offering also did not have the light dryness that is such a pleasant part of a kolsch.

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Photo of mikr
2.75/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MKrauss
4.13/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ChuckTom
4.27/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thgreatrandini
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dsshuck
3.42/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chuckakhan
2.54/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I'm a fan of Gaffel kolsch, and I like to try other kolsch beers once in a while. Lancaster's kolsch is golden with carbonation visible. I poured this in a mug. To be honest, I did not enjoy this particular kolsch as much as I would have hoped. The smell and taste was not what I expected from a kolsch, and I gave it a few mouthfuls before I moved on. If you're a fan of kolsch beer, give this one a try to decide for yourself. Gaffel continues to be my default choice for kolsch.

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Photo of madelf66
3.59/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mjcapuano
4.13/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Very refreshing and easy to drink. Good flavor for the price.

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Photo of Irishman_Scott
5/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Octoberist
3.15/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MGibbons
3.98/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Walleybeer
4.18/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of davidwhatshisnam
2.77/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of John_Squires
3.55/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rfgetz
3.45/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bigred89
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KingPurple
3.65/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CarlosRuizsChauffeur
4.04/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hockey_Fan
3.62/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beer4Baltimore
3.53/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FinkMeister
3.67/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mthomp081
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Roberto11232
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Lancaster Kölsch from Lancaster Brewing Company
3.66 out of 5 based on 271 ratings.
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