Full Review

Locken’s

Locken’s
Tropical Pineapple Kolsch

Category: Flavored Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 4.5%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Locken’s
Tropical Pineapple Kolsch

Category: Flavored Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 4.5%
Golden straw color. Aromas and flavors of pineapple, green apple and pineapple gummy bears, apple cider, and cream corn with a round, crisp, dryish medium body and a tingling, captivating, relaxed finish that exhibits impressions of candied pineapple rings, pineapple cake, and pineapple vanilla glazed doughnut. A refreshing tropical pineapple sipper for those that love tropical fruit pastries.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Sweet & Fruity
Aroma Aroma: pineapple, green apple and pineapple gummy bears, apple cider, and cream corn
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with impressions of candied pineapple rings, pineapple cake, and pineapple vanilla glazed doughnut
Bitterness Bitterness: None
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Shepherd’s Pie, Cassoulet, Sauerbraten
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A refreshing tropical pineapple sipper for those that love tropical fruit pastries.

The Retailer

Aldi Inc.

The Retailer
1200 North Kirk Road
Batavia, IL 60510
USA
1 630-425-7394

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