Kickstand Honey Kolsch – Fernie Brewing Co. (Fernie, BC, Canada)


Kickstand Honey Kolsch – Fernie Brewing Co., 4.8% ABV, 650ml, (Fernie, BC, Canada)

  • Style: (honey) Kölsch
  • Taste: Berry thin sweet honey malt astringent acidity soft bitter hopped
  • Where I got it : BC Liquor Stores
  • How much: $5 – 650ml., July 2014
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: no

Visual: Pours pale orange with a very small head, a super thin hazy layer of retention, steady streams.

Nose: honey barley malts, hints of berries. (lvl-6)-pungency

Attack: crisp-micro fizzy, incoming berry maltiness

Mid-palate: (lvl-6)-rounded sweetness, (MAIN) strawberry/raspberry, honey, sweet malt -> astringent tangy acidity

Finish: lingering sour-tangy, soft bitter hops, berry malt off-dry finish.

Summary: Drinks decently with an unexpected berry note to it. Not a whole lot of depth to it though and a bit thin in the mids and finish.