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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: 719   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   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.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
darkseduction (694) - Zweibrücken, - JAN 2, 2013
Bottle 50cl. Clear crisp Kölsch with a little sourish, breadish aftertaste. Quenching and fresh.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (1614) - USA - JUN 12, 2016
Drunk from 33cl bottle brought by friend from Germany. Easy drinkable beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
aleksander9 (1226) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 6, 2016
Clear golden with small white head. Straw, malty and light fruity. Slick, lemon, herbal and sweet finish. Overall: Good!

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tricksta_p (3131) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2016
Can from a gas station near Köln. Aroma is grainy malt, hay, hint of grass. Flavour is light to moderate bitter. Body is light, rather watery. Refreshing when drunk very cold but it doesn’t have a lot to offer in the ways of body and aroma.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (1079) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUN 1, 2016
330ml bottle at Mike’s, Xiamen. Pours golden yellow with a thin white head. Aroma of malt and grain with hops. Bitter finish. Refreshing on a hot day.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marduk (5848) - Reval, ESTONIA - MAY 28, 2016
500ml bottle (random gas station, Berlin). Clear pale golden color. Small size, white head, stays as a ring. Sweet, malty, papery in aroma. Papery, malty, perfume, dusty in taste. Dusty, delicate hops and sweet in aftertaste. Medium carbonation. Dry mouthfeel. Very watery. Drinkable brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wolfcarnival (231) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 27, 2016
bottle gifted by cametron. finally got around to drinking it last month. cheers pal. pours pale gold, thin head. fresh grassy aroma. tastes of cereal malts, light citrus, kinda hoppy. sharp and crisp with a lasting fizziness. easy going and its a fuckin style tick too, what more could i ask for

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
martjoobolut (2701) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 27, 2016
Bottle (shared by marduk & fatphil, thanks). Pours yellow-golden. Aroma is cardboard, grains, malt. Flavor is sweet, sugar, cardboard, wet paper, grains, malt. Overall: bad.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
suurjuust (2717) - ESTONIA - MAY 27, 2016
Bottle shared by Phildurk. Clear pale golden beer, white head. Flavor is malty, paper notes, slightly doughy notes, grassy notes, honey notes and almost toasty malt in the finish. Lingering malty acidity. Well it’s a lager.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ippopotamo36 (1551) - Rome, ITALY - APR 30, 2016
Bottle courtesy of Koelschtrinker, danke. Pours clear pale gold color, tick white head lowering relatively fast with traces on the surface. Nose: crust, roasted grains, a bit yeasty. Mouth: mineral, watery, easy grainy character. Tasty in its simplicity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cthulhu (836) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - APR 30, 2016
50 cl bottle. Tried twice once in Cologne and once in Berlin . Didn’t take any notes.


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