Taste Buds #66 on Beer Tap TV: Blowin’ Steam Up Your Skirt (Steamworks Colorado Kolsch) From The Brewer: The Colorado Kölsch is a derivative of German Kölschs, which were created in response to the popular lager-based Pilsners being produced in the Czech Republic in the 1840s. For those of you who haven’t studied your beer history, that means it’s a light crisp ale with a hint of sweetness. And very refreshing. Alcohol by Volume - 4.5% International Bitterness Units - 17 Standard Reference Method - 3.2 From Us: At first blush this looks like colored water, but don’t let the looks fool you. Turns out this Silver Medal winning brew is a great summertime session beer.