Kölsch German Ale

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Kölsch German Ale

OG: 11 Plato ABV: 4.5% IBU’S: 20

Tasting Notes

Gentle, complex undertones of malt, refreshing

Description

Kölsch German Ale  is made exclusively in the city of Cologne, Germany. Kölsch is a blonde, top fermented ale brewed from pilsner malt. Bitterness is restrained, and the palate is light-bodied and dry with a soft malt flavor in the center giving way to a dry finish. Kölsch has won 3 GABF awards and one World Beer Cup!

Medals

Great American Beer Fest (GABF): Gold 2011, Silver 2012, Gold 2015, Gold 2017 World Beer Cup: Silver 2012 North American Beer Awards (NABA): Gold 2011, Silver 2012, Gold 2014, Silver 2015 WA Beer Awards (WABA): Gold 2014, Gold 2015, Silver 2017 NW Readers Choice: Gold 2013

Food Pairing

Kölsch German Ale is terrific with salads, cheese ­(goat cheese pie), and delicate dishes. A great paring for shellfish or fish the light fruity flavors of the beer work well with citrus based preparations. Kölsch is a team player with sandwiches and wraps.

Eye

Golden Straw

Slight Fruitiness

Mouth

A Little Too Quaffable

Hop

Wheat

Malt

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