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Brewed by Gasthaus-Brauerei Braustelle
Style: Kölsch
Cologne-Ehrenfeld, Germany

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common

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Also known as Freigeist Ottekolong

Rich, hoppy, and complex, Ottekolong ("Eau de Cologne") Kölsch is a traditional, unfiltered version of the city’s local specialty.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 3, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2009 Bottle swing top. Light unclear light to medium yellow color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, toasted, grain, malt sour, light to moderate yeasty, sour. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (040308)
5-3-5-3-10>br> <b>Draught @ Gasthaus-Brauerei Braustelle, 50825 Köln-Ehrenfeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.</b>
Unclear medium orange color with a average, frothy - creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, toasted, fruity, light hoppy, lemon, spicy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20081007][ Good BEER Guide Germany Köln #3 ]
6-3-6-3-12

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31024) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2008
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2009 50 cL bottle, trade with Koelschtrinker. Pours hazy yellow with a lacing white head. citrus fruity aroma. Flavour is bitter, citrc fruity and light wheaty. Ends with a lingering fruit flavour.5-3-5-3-11=2.7

From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy yellow with a thick and creamy white head. Mild fruity and crisp hoppy aroma. Fruiity yeasty and slight bitter crisp hoppy. Smooth yeasty and lightmalty flavoured. Nice dry bitterness into the finish.6-3-7-3-13=3.2

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2009
Bottled. A unclear light golden beer with a huge white head. The aroma has notes of straw and lemons. The flavor is sweet with notes of lemon, straw, leading to a dry lemony finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a slightly hazy yellow with with a gigantic and extremely lively white head. Tart, citrusy nose. Medium body, tart and fruity with an astringent and dry finish. Infected. 161209

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (20662) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2013
Draught at Mikkeller & Friends. Hazy yellow coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of grass and hops. Fruity flavour of hops and grass. Hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 20, 2009
Draught@GBBF2009 (As Kölsch unfiltered). Hazy yellowish orange colour with small white head. Aroma is wood, some hops and earth. Flavour is nice grassyness, saltwater, maltyness as well as old earth cellary notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19327) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2009
Draught at the brewpub. Cloudy yellow, small creamy head. Fruity salty nose. Dryish and creamy with vanilla and grass. Medium bodied with salty finish. Feels well made but lacks some depth. More modern style/superficial feeling than other kölsches from their hometown.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16584) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2013
Draft @ Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen. Pours a slightly hazy pale yellow color with a white head. Has a fruity malty weak grassy aroma. Fruity malty grainy weak grassy flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14381) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 12, 2011
Draught at the brauhaus
Cloudy blond color; generous, compact head. Delicate hop aroma, with traces of hay. Good body structure for a Kölsch, with dry malt flavor and strong hopping. Very solid beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13846) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 3, 2012
Draught @ Braustelle, Cologne. Pours cloudy orange with a creamy white head and lacings. Hay and grass. Smooth and hoppy. A bit of fruit. Really dry. Cologne’s most hoppy Kolsch. Great stuff.


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