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


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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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.

husk2240's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
husk2240 (10) - Oakland, California, USA - APR 9, 2014
No one really cares about contract-brewing and all that when it comes to German beers. They care about the styles, and whether they’re authentic. If they’re brewed in Germany, it doesn’t matter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LomYst (658) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2015
licht fruitige hop, sterk bitter, erg fris, niet zoet, achterin ietwat fruit.. lekker.. al is ie erg simpel

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (4781) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2015
From a bottle at the RB DC tasting September 6. Pours a clear pale gold with a white head. Bready nose. Flavors of white toast. Smooth and clean.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (9826) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2015
Gold body. A touch of lace. Off sourness unexpected flavours. Travlr house.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SVD (1001) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2015
Bottle at home, golden beer, small head, aroma is very light some hops and malts, taste is not much, meh

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
AlJunior (19) - Bavaria, GERMANY - AUG 9, 2015
.30 l Flasche. Schwache karbonisierung, leichte Biskuit Aromen. Hopfen nur gering wahrnehmbar, leichtes sommerbier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1841) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (2457) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eructoblaster (3418) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (3034) - 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)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shorg1 (19) - 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.

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