Brewed by BraufactuM (Oetker Group)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Frankfurt, Germany


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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Stilbeschreibung: Dieses obergäriges Bitterbier wurde nach "Rheinischer Brauart" hergestellt. Es weist traditionell angenehme, durch die Kalthopfung hervorgerufene Hopfenaromen auf und hat eine ausgewogene Bitternote. Besonderheiten: Mit Colonia lässt BraufactuM die Tradition der Rheinischen Bitterbiere wieder aufleben. Mit einer hohen Hopfengabe im Sudhaus, aber auch in den Lagertanks, wurde sowohl die höhere Bitternote als auch das ganz besondere Hopfenaroma erzeugt. Zur Hopfung wird ausschließlich die seltene Hallertauer Hopfensorte "Saphir" verwendet. Verkostungsnotiz: Intensive goldgelbe Farbe, starke Schaumbildung. Sehr frischer Duft mit floralen Noten und Honig. Trocken im Geschmack, leichtes Mousseux. Präsentiert sich vielschichtig: Anklänge von Ananas, Zitrusaromen und Mango werden von deutlichen Bitternoten unterlegt, die in eine cremige Textur gekleidet sind. Die Länge wird von Herbheit getragen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StilleStorm (906) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUL 26, 2014
DWG; Bottle 0, 355l. Pours cloudy golden with a moderate fading, frothy, lacings, white head. Aroma is light malt, pear, green apples and citrus fruity. Taste is less, light sweet, light citric, light spicy and moderate bitter with a somewhat lasting finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft to avarage.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
fugitive (1424) - Athens, GREECE - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle. Color dark yellow with medium white head. Aroma grass, malt, hop, flowers. Taste sweet, malt, citrus, bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (4194) - Freising, GERMANY - JUL 2, 2014
(bottle) pours a hazy pale golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of straw and herbal hops, slightly metallic, with a faint hint of bubble gum, grass and some bread dough. flavour is mostly the same, slightly dusty, with notes of caramelized grain, more herbal hops, bubble gum and a light-bitter finish. light- to medium-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martin00sr (967) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2014
Clear yellow/golden. Small white head, sparkling carb. Hoppy, light fruity aroma. Flavour has hops, slightly sweet and spicy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (8005) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2014
355 ml bottle thanks to Alex (not on ratebeer), on June 5, 2014. BB 30.11.14.
Slight bit hazy straw yellow color, white head. Sweet, malty, herbal, slight hoppy scent. Herbal, malty, bitter taste. Fizzy mouthfeel, medium high bitterness. Malty, bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Valgreen (721) - DENMARK - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle @ ild og røg ølsmagning. Pale yellow, small white head, some lacing. Aroma and taste, malty, grain, light hop notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
massingasetta (310) - München, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2014
Somewhat unique Kölsch type beer that sure goes down well. Kölsch is somewhat monotonous in taste, yet as living in Munich I rarely get to drink it, it is very good. This is a great representative of Kölsch, though it is a craft beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lore (1267) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 10, 2014
cloudy pale yellow colour, some minimal white head;aroma of floral hops, grains, some honey, fruity notes and yeast; taste of joppy bitterness with some honey - really good beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Japalo (1294) - DENMARK - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle@ Punta Jolanda Gressoney. One finger. Straw haze. Slight herbal. Fine bitterness. Dry. Sweet finish. Saphir hops. Splendid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
knutole (75) - Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - APR 20, 2014
aroma: malty, bread, slighlty citrus / fruity appearance: golden pale beer, frothy foam taste: citrus, grapefruit, reminds of a pale ale, quite hoppy for a kölsch, tastes good but doesn’t fit the kölsch style

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