Happy Valley Copycat Kolsch

Style
Kolsch
ABV
5.2%

I know we always talk about kolsch as being an ale/yeast hybrid style, but I reckon "German pale ale" is also a fine descriptor. Happy Valley’s take on the style brings together Aussie and German malts, German hops (Hallertau) and a kolsch yeast strain to make a beer as well suited to a dyed-in-the-wool lager drinker as to a Euro-craft-snob.

One person could just say it’s smashable; another could say it has yeast esters of pear and apricot freshness rising up to greet the nose, while each sip brings a delicate bitterness and silky mouthfeel with gentle carbonation.

Or, in my case, the one person could say both things.

Mick Wüst

Name
Happy Valley
Address

34 Wolverhampton Street
Stafford
QLD 4053

Phone
0451 534 053
Open Hours

Mon & Tues: Closed
Wednesday: midday to 7pm
Thurs to Sat: midday to 10pm
Sunday: midday to 7pm

AIBA 2024 entries B2
HCH 2024 B

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