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

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on tap
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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


MoritzF's rating

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8776) - looking for a flat around Munich, - JUN 30, 2013
(bottle, 35.5cl, 5.5% abv) Clear, pale golden colour with a blond mid-sized foamy head. Citric and flowery hoppy aroma with mildly spicy herbal accents and a delicately buttery malty touch. Slightly bitter flavour, light to medium bodied, crispy on the tongue. Initially pale malty with a dusty touch and a rising hops character from the middle part, including citric, floral and mildly herbal notes; dry and moderately bitter finish with an aromatic hoppy tail. 29.VI.13


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SVD (977) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2015
Bottle at home, golden beer, small head, aroma is very light some hops and malts, taste is not much, meh

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
AlJunior (17) - Bavaria, GERMANY - AUG 9, 2015
.30 l Flasche. Schwache karbonisierung, leichte Biskuit Aromen. Hopfen nur gering wahrnehmbar, leichtes sommerbier.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 7, 2015
Lightly hazy golden with a nice white head and visible carbonation. Aroma is fresh bread, chamomile, clover, hint of honey. Light-medium bodied, refreshing mouthfeel, nice balance of crisp malt and lightly bitter earthy/grassy hops. Taste is bread, chamomile, clover. Enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (2401) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 4, 2015
650 ml bottle. Pours clear gold with light head. Aromas of grain, grapes, and candied lemons. Flavor of same though paler. A nice light summer beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eructoblaster (3397) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 31, 2015
On tap at Brothers Beer Bistro (Ottawa, ON). Slightly hazy, pale blong body with lively carbonation and an average white foamy head. Decent malty/hoppy aroma with bready and herbal hints. Its fresh malty/hoppy taste carries citrusy, coriander, and bready notes. Ends with a well balanced bitter/herbal finish. Enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (2897) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2015
Clear oale yellow, small white little lacing foam head. Strong barley aroma and decent bitter beer taste. Quite a nice beer with good aftertaste. (Velp 201507)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shorg1 (17) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUL 26, 2015
Straw yellow, high carbonation, lot of foam, steady head. Nose is citrus, especially orangepeel. Light body, herbal notes from hops. Very dry. Bitterness like a pils. Lasting bitterness. Overall nice to drink. Drinks like a (topfermented) fruity pils with very high carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (11755) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Pale yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zymurgeist2 (1321) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Draught at gourmet Haus. Hay and lemon aromas. Clear straw with full white head. Grainy and cookie malt. Slight floral and lemon pledge.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bartzluke (391) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 6, 2015
.33l pour from chilled bottle into shaker pint. Mostly clear, yellow, large fizzy head. Light body with a bit of a carbonation bite. Tastes of bitter oranges and hay. Smells of light malt and biscuit.


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