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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 720   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lotsalaughs (149) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 29, 2016
bread, cereal, herbs, earthy, leaves, golden, clear, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, bitter, long finish Light gold with thin white head. Earthy/herbal aromas with bread. An interesting dry mouthfeel accompanies the subtle bitterness - both soon disappear for a clean finish. Thin bodied with an average carbonation made it easy drinking.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BlackBeerPG (259) - Darien, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2016
Taste is crisp, clean balanced, with notes of crackers. Grainy yet clean nose. Bright gold and crystal clear with a white head of delicate lace on glass. Medium lite body. Kolsch as it should be.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leduardol (110) - - MAR 26, 2016
Dourada clara, brilhante e límpida, diferentes das outras do estilo (muitas ficam límpidas totalmente) mantém um liberação do CO2 residual. Espuma mais generosa e de curta duração que se esvai até uma nata uniforme que mantém a cerveja "selada". Creme de baixa densidade e nem chega a "sujar o copo". Aroma leves como o estilo, com pão e lúpulo de gramínea. Refrescante, balanceada, malte é ótima atenuação com quase nenhum dulçor que faz transparecer uma leve sensação de sexor. No final um amargo média e agradável. Não desmontar o frescor das concorrentes, tem notas mais arredondadas. Ótima referencia do estilo. Garrafa de 500ml - Köln - Alemanha (27/03/2016) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lebermilz (208) - GERMANY - MAR 24, 2016
Bottle. Light golden, not very persistent white head. Malty, citrus, hops. Light, refreshing, not very bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chromeotaphor (141) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2016
Verfrissend heel licht citrus tintje. Mooi in balans tussen frisheid drinkbaarheid en carbonatie. Ook een bepaalde romigheid. Heerlijk drinkbaar.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gerbeer (2979) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 6, 2016
330 ml bottle. Pours a clear gold with light head. Aromas of grain, honey, and wet cardboard with a little white pepper. Flavors of same with additional grassy/spicy noble hops. Tastes like a Pils.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeErikS (40) - TAIWAN - MAR 3, 2016
Pours crystal clear golden with a moderate bubbly head that quickly dissipates to a white ring and thin white film that stays until the end. Sweet bready malt dominates the nose with a hint of herbal and floral hops in the background. Pleasantly sweet and crisp, very well balanced. Almost has a candy or bubble gum sweetness but in no way is it cloying as the overall impression is light and crisp with a fairly dry and bitter finish. Carbonation is moderate to moderately high. Very drinkable session beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
szeli (243) - GERMANY - FEB 5, 2016
Sehr süffig, leichte Hopfennote. Wenig Malz, sehr wässrig. Bittere gleich null. Insgesamt schwach.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nybol (1291) - DENMARK - JAN 31, 2016
En fin Kølsch. Den har noter af brød og noter af peber i eftersmagen. En speciel type øl, men rigtig god godt kold.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wim (3539) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JAN 22, 2016
Along with Yves at his home gold blond colored body with a white head and with a spicy malt hop aroma a spicy herby hop bitter sweet taste with a slight bitter finish


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