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Brewed by Cölner Hofbräu P. Josef Früh
Style: Kölsch
Cologne, Germany

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 617   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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From the recipe by Peter Josef Früh of the family brewery, this top-fermented specialty beer features the best ingredients and is brewed according to the German Purity Law. A favorite beer of Cologne, which became one of the city’s original.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TychoJames (263) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2015
Flaska systembolaget. Gyllengul vätska med vitt skum. Doft av malt, gräs och bröd. Maltig smak med lite örter, hö och järn. Viss syrlighet och beska. Annars aningen tunn och vattnig

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gandalf39 (74) - - JAN 31, 2015
Une blonde allemande pas amer, rondelette, douce, malté, fromenté et très agréable à boire.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Melker (222) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2015
Didn’t know what to expect before opening this. Not that interesting at all. Some grain, grass and sweet malt, ends with low bitterness and almsot a little bit tart.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ontape (392) - Valley Village, California, USA - JAN 23, 2015
500 ml bottle, about 6 months old. Pours like you’d hope, clear yellow with white head. Nose is cereal, almost no hops (freshness coming into play?) and not much else to speak of. Taste is similar with some light banana notes. Dry finish. It’s OK.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heavy (2195) - Split, CROATIA - JAN 9, 2015
Aug ’14. A 0.5 l can from a duty-free at Cologne airport. It poured pale golden body with medium sized head. Fine oily lemon aroma that reveal its ale character along with the fruity malt. Flavor was lightly sweet honey and apricot, also herbal bitter with subtle malty flavors but quite fine. Medium bodied. Pleasant and decent Kolsch.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GraffitiVandal (33) - Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 9, 2015
ENG: 330ml bottle from DeVine store @ 104th St, Edmonton. Poured into the glass. Very light - straw and clean in color, almost no head. Aromas and taste are quite similar, and both are sweet-champagne-like, bit fruity. Very mild bitterness, very easy drinking. Good refresher. ///~~~///!///~~~/// ///~~~///!///~~~/// PL: Butelka 330ml kupiona w sklepie DeVine w Edmonton. Przelana do szkła. Bardzo jasna, słomkowa barwa, klarowna, niewielka piana, szybko zanikająca. Aromaty i smak są bardzo zbliżone, oba przypominają półsłodkiego szampana, trochę owocowe. Bardzo lekka goryczka, bardzo pijalne odświeżające piwo.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jorn69 (1241) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2015
@ Havregatan 150105. Bottle (500 ml) from Systembolaget. Sweet and malty with fruity notes, hay/grass, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, bitter, sweet and grassy.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
marvelDim (23) - - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle. A dark rich golden straw colour. Light aroma of herbs, fruits, floral. Taste is of beery fruits mostly with some citrus hop aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2531) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 13, 2014
Sample from bottle at Hanshin Seed. Fruh Kolsch a light gold the nose is corn and grainy while the taste is quite clean. Decent enough but dull.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
trapez (1528) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle. Of all Places I had this beer in a German bar in Thailand. Very suitable for the hot climate. Nice af aroma of Herbs. Light yellow colour with White head. Herbs, flowers and malt in flavour. Mild.


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