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


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RATINGS: 554   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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
zaf (239) - - APR 5, 2013
le kolsch sono birre complicate da capire.. al primo assaggio sembra di bere normali lager ma con maggiore attenzione (e maggiori assaggi) emerge il carattere particolare di queste birre.. non potranno mai essere paragonate a birre di alto range secondo il mio parere ma meritano di stare nel limbo fra birre di bassa classe e le birre di qualità..aroma fruttato,molto maltoso non dovuto quindi ai lieviti..palato standard e gusto maltato fruttato lievemente amaro nel finale!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (1314) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2014
330ml bottle. Pours clear yellow. Grassy malts and sweetcorn aroma. Soft and light, moderately sweet, classic kolsch!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jerd16 (184) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
budedou (359) - Villemandeur, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MSBrindbergs (213) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (5346) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bergstaden (1173) - 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

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHult (161) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leini (718) - SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear golden body with a medium white head. Light bread, grass, honey and some fruit. Finishes off with a brief bitter, green, twist. //Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ninecats (103) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2014
Crystal clear yellow with a massive, slightly lacing, white foam. Aroma is discreet, some grass, pale malt and citrus. Taste is white bread, european bitter hops, citrus and grass. Quite bigger body than expected, medium plus, average to agressive carbo, dry and smooth texture. Quite good, a small beer but with some characteristics that distinguishes it from a bland lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Buczer (158) - Pabianice, POLAND - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle, pours pale golden, clear with immediately vanishing head. Aroma is bready with hint of herbal notes. Taste is malty, grainy, minimal bitterness. Soft carbonation and light to medium body makes it quite drinkable.

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