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

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common

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common

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RATINGS: 586   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.


2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
rolfstrijbos (3) - - JUL 16, 2014 does not count
Frisse strogele pils met een flinke witte schuimkraag en een licht zachtbittere afdronk

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danielyabu (1180) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - JUL 14, 2014
average frothy white head. fair lacing. mostly diminishing. clear sparkling thin yellow body. aroma: honey, light hoppy, light bread. if: moderate sweet. ff: moderate sweet light bitter; average duration. palate: light medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, metallic finish. Dulçor de mel. Refrescante. Presença metálica ligeira no paladar. Nada de mais. Lembra bohemian pilsener sem towques frutados. 8 s

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
klas (271) - SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle bought in Germany. Pale yellow. Limited aroma and taste. Rather boring, but okay a hot day.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (1655) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2014
330ml bottle. Pours clear yellow. Grassy malts and sweetcorn aroma. Soft and light, moderately sweet, classic kolsch!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jerd16 (194) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Pours clean straw, with lively carbonation. Pitiful white ringed head. Lager/pilsner doppelganger. Aroma is sweet malt, yeast, grass and hay. Light and sweet-pilsner like. Taste is predominatly sweet malt. Some grain featuring. Sweet rather than bitter finish. I detest that spiky pilsner bitterness, and this is a refreshing alternative to that. Still, its so light and anemic, it fails to be anything more than an insipid refreshment.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
budedou (389) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - JUL 12, 2014
Clear pale golden with white head. Smell is sweet malt and some yeast. Taste is clean with light citric notes but mainly good yeast. Fresh.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MSBrindbergs (334) - Solna, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2014
Delad flaska med MrHult, tackar! Vacker gyllene klar vätska med ett mindre vitt skum. Bra doft av brödig malt. Rund och len i smaken, bra balans. En lätt sträv munkänsla på ett bra sätt. En god öl helt enkelt! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (5557) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Tallahassee, Fl. - ABC Fine Wine & Spirits - Betton - 500 ml bottle Pours a sparkling light-medium with an initial bubbly white head that settles and fades. Aroma has some grassy notes, a hint of spiciness. Flavor is crisp and clean with some light saffron-like spice, some underlying buttery notes and a hint of yeast. Mouthfeel has just the rigth amount of spritziness. Not great any in one particular area, but overall an excellent Kölsch

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bergstaden (1256) - Røros, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2014
Pale golden with a white head - Some malts in the aroma - Some malts in the body with a low bitterness - The malts goes into the finish - This was quite ok

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHult (246) - SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2014
Flaska från Systembolaget. Klar guldfärgad vätska med vitt skum. Kan inte sätta fingret på vad det smakar mer än riktigt god öl. Som en standard eurolager fast godare.


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