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

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common

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RATINGS: 551   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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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CatoctinMike (9) - Sabillasville, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2002
Very good Kolsh beer - but it is best from Tap. Holiest of beers due to close proximity of the DOM.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MSBrindbergs (210) - 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 (5341) - 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 (1171) - 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 (159) - 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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leini (714) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ninecats (102) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Buczer (154) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
wihlan (203) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2014
Flaska från systemet - extremt ljus, kristallklar. Doftar lite unket tydlig men behaglig beska. Ljus lager... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (4028) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Soft, sweetish malt aroma. Snowy head, clear bright, light blonde. Solid bottle and label. Light bittering, buttery mouthfeel. Malt gets a bit clingy over time. Medium duration finish - German hops come through. Decent enough on a 100º day in Florida. ABC Liquors, Betton.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tinylightsrecs (128) - - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle from Rehills Newcastle. Pours light golden colour - fairly weak aroma and head but a nice fresh malty taste and refreshing feel.


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