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


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RATINGS: 682   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2013
16.9 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours a pale straw color with excellent clarity. About one finger of a creamy white head is formed with okay retention. Soft waves of lacing are left down the glass. S: Lots of earthy, mildly sulfur-y German hops make themselves known initially. Some cereal grains and faint touches of fruit esters round out the decent aroma nicely. T: Now this is more like it. A combination of cereal grains and noble hops open the brew nicely, with both notes bleeding into the crisp, dry finish. What makes this one rock-solid is its prevalent stone fruit esters that help (superbly) balance the adjunct sweetness and mild hops. M: Like I said, it’s crisp and dry with very little lingering sweetness - but plenty of lingering fruit flavors. Carbonation is good without being overbearing, also. While it’s quite drinkable, I find the flavor profile too enjoyable to chug it down quick. O: Truth be told, I really enjoy a good kolsch - and this is definitely a very good, even great, example of an (underappreciated) style. And it’s cheap, to boot!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
biir (275) - Berlin, - NOV 29, 2015
Blassgelb, lasch im Geschmack, gleicht eher einer Bierschorle. Muss man nicht haben.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bozo_skeleton (823) - Grenoble, FRANCE - NOV 25, 2015
Blonde dorée, faible carbo, petit collet fuyant. Aromes herbacés, maïs De la flotte aromatisée et legerement gazeuse. une amertume qui disparait vite. Ca va pas laisser une grande marque dans l’univers de la biere tout ca.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
mgajdaczewa (1136) - Katowice, POLAND - NOV 23, 2015
Jakością to piwo dorównuje korpolagerom, a wręcz jest od nich słabsze, całkowty brak goryczki i lekkie estry owocowe w aromacie czynią trunek mdłym. Nie.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
chucklechops (1) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2015 does not count
Bottle from Booths, UK. Pours very pale with a weak head. Aroma light grassy. Thin and watery with a metallic after-taste. Hint of chocolate and celery. First real encounter with this style so maybe I’m missing something but I really struggled to finish the bottle. I was on a diet once and had to drink Michelob Ultra and this reminded me of those dark times.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kto (393) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 19, 2015
pours a clear pale golden with a small white head and some lacing. aroma of corn, vegetables, grass. flavour of grass and hay. slightly bitter finish. smooth and easily drinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mario_giri (230) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 12, 2015
Kurze Review von Untappd: E Kölsch is nich besser als e Lager in dr Schwizz.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kamwitsta (368) - POLAND - NOV 12, 2015
Aroma: hops and a little malts. Appearance: yellow; clear; head big and fairly stable. Taste: sweet, marginally sour and bitter. Palate: body medium; carbonation average; finish a bit faint, bitter; leaves a slightly herbal note in the mouth, less pleasant than it sounds. Overall: nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FrankZappa7 (104) - GERMANY - NOV 7, 2015
7.11.2015-Flasche-0,5l. Goldgeb, kristallkar, odentlicher weisser Schaum. Aroma leicht metallisch, getreidig. Antrunk malzig,getreidig. Ausklang leichte Hopfenbittere. Ordentlich, aber nicht überragend.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
xXbaptisteXx (178) - - NOV 2, 2015
De couleur blanc asser clair complètement translucide la mousse est blanche et légèrement épaisse eau nez on va trouver des arômes de céréales (le blé particulièrement) et aussi des léger arômes fleuri En bouche on va plus etre sur des saveur de céréales et de miel avec une très fine amertume C’est une très bonne bière de soif!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
martpez (45) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2015
Extremely refreshing drink that goes down so smoothly. It is best drank quickly and when its just poured, as its freshness quickly goes. Its a tasty well hoped larger to drink on a hot summers day.

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