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Kolsch 45 | Short's Brewing Company

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3.78/5
Very Good
157 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
shortsbrewing.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by drabmuh on 06-03-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,164
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
157
pDev:
12.43%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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6
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Ratings: 157 |  Reviews: 32
Photo of Tripel_Threat
4.04/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had this one in a variety pack a few years ago, so happy it's back again so I can give it a proper review. Pours a hazy pale gold color with a few fingers of fluffy head that dissolves to a white cap. Streaky lacing is left behind. Aroma is bright and big: biscuit malt, lemony cream, and some yeast esters reminiscent of Belgian ales. Surprised at that, I didn't recall that last time. All these are found in the flavor, as well as pear/apple and a peppery zip on the finish. Medium feel, fuller than I remembered, too. All in all, delicious and refreshing.

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Photo of red94tt
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigleague
3.69/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed at Joe Short's 37th birthday party at HopCat GR 12/16/15

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jamesod
3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Eziel
3.62/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beerasaurus
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crc1935
3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of buschbeer
3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 fl. oz. bottle
Served in a pilsner glass

L - This beer pours golden and crystal clear. It is topped with a couple inches of eggshell head that loves some lacing as it recedes.

S - The smell has some milled grain characteristics. I also get a little lemongrass.

T - The taste features more of the lemongrass. There is a grain taste with a slightly bitter metallic finish.

M - Smooth and creamy.

O - Kölsch beers are not my favorite style. This is a decent beer. Reminds me of the old rust belt lagers of the 1970's with a little more flavor.

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Photo of JimKzoo
4.6/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very good refreshing summer beer

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.64/5  rDev -3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.52/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Kolsch 45 from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 157 ratings
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