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

bottled
common

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 715   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.


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edpeg (889) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 25, 2012
Pours pale golden yellow clear with decent , long lasting head. Aromas malty, paper and hops. Palate is thin watery, with malts , driness and herbs with smooth carbonation Body is medium thin and little sticky. After taste is rather shrot with dry vague hops in the finish. Quite decent and balanced Kölsch with some herby notes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (4854) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 25, 2012
keg at NWAF, 2012 Pale blonde with sweet malt and light strawberry hint in finish. Medium carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sevenlee (1711) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - JAN 24, 2012
Pours a yellow colour with a tiny white head. Aroma is sweet malt with grass with hints of hops. Taste is grassy with some light fruits leading to a light hoppy finish. Quaffable but not a stand out.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dreamflower (749) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 29, 2011
I may be biased having tried these at the brewery in Cologne, but I really enjoyed this refreshing beer in the cute little glasses.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2577) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 27, 2011
Enjoyed this with dinner in Cologne - and then I enjoyed a few more...until I finally put the coaster on top of the glass. A solid german beer - nice white head.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Zita (6007) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2011
cereal, toast, pale, clear, white foam, light sweetness, light body, thin feel, flat, light watery finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kurki (16) - FINLAND - DEC 9, 2011
Although an enjoyable beer each time I’ve had it, it is dificult to rate objectively, because it has tasted very different to me each time I’ve had it: at the brew pub, in other pubs around Koln, and then from the bottle. Not a great beer with food, best drunk alone.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (15973) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2011
Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light hoppy - straw. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 031211

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ken1 (1628) - DENMARK - DEC 3, 2011
A pretty boring beer. Light in colour, with a white head. Taste like a pilsner.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (10889) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 2, 2011
On draught at Früh Am Dom. Pours a clear straw color with a medium white head that recedes steadily. Patchwork lacing on the glass. Aroma of grainy malt and hops. Light body with flavors of sweet malt, mild hops and ripe fruit. The finish is malty and sweet. Decent Kölsch overall.


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