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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: 711   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   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.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wim (3506) - 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

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Baramba (703) - ITALY - JAN 19, 2016
cask @ brewpub. Clear golden with white head. Malty aroma, sweet flavour with hoppy notes

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (773) - Redwood City, California, USA - JAN 15, 2016
On tap at Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is light straw, sweet grass. Taste is the same. Crisp and refreshing with that grassy note. A German Lawnmower beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (12854) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 2, 2016
50cl bottle. Crystal clear straw body with small white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, apple, cantaloupe, light floral, straw. Taste is moderately sweet, cantaloupe, some apple, light straw, cereal. Light body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosbouw (2506) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - DEC 21, 2015
Heldere gouden kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt mout, hop, citrus. Smaakt pilsner, hoppig. Aardig.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
naivepegasus (361) - USA - DEC 17, 2015
Had this at Fruh am dom in Cologne in their .21 L cylindrical glasses. Straw yellow with stark white head. Very crisp and refreshing with a bit of bitterness at the end to balance out. Drinkable and good- this coming from someone who is not a big fan of the style.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Graham77 (383) - SCOTLAND - DEC 16, 2015
500ml bottle. Refreshing and well carbonated, a nice enough beer. Prettty average though, overall.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pointclick (35) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 7, 2015
very watery, little head. tastes of a yet not finished lager for me. some how easy to drink although not the most pleasant of beers. i get a little bit of orange thats it

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grisza77 (456) - Poznań, POLAND - DEC 1, 2015
Jasnozłote, klarowne piwo o średnio obfitej pianie, która szybko redukuje się do zera. Aromat jak piwa sprzed lat, może niezbyt intensywny, ale przyjemny słodowy z lekką nutą chmielową. W smaku lekko wodniste, słodowo-chmielowe. Goryczka niska w stronę średniej, ziołowa. Ogólnie jest to styl do którego mam ogromny sentyment ze względu na Cieszyńskiego Grand Chempiona od którego, wtedy jeszcze nieświadomie rozpocząłem przygodę z czymś innym niż jasne pełne i o ile dobrze pamiętam tamten kolsch był dużo lepszy od obecnie degustowanego, ale i to piwo daje rade, smakuje i pachnie jak pierwsze piwa, które w życiu piłem w latach dziewięćdziesiątych.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
biir (616) - Berlin, - NOV 29, 2015
Blassgelb, lasch im Geschmack, gleicht eher einer Bierschorle. Muss man nicht haben.


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