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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 724   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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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
badhack (492) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Light, crisp and slightly fruity. Grain and malt. I’ve had this twice and both times it had a metallic tinge that ruined the beer.


2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
popiela (483) - Poznañ, POLAND - JUL 30, 2016
Butelka 0,33l. Aromat bardzo mocno kukurydziany, dużo siarki. W smaku kukurydza. Słabo.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MaartenRF10 (1850) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2016
Prima dorstlesser op het terras. Helder goudkleurig met witte kraag tikje moutiger dan pils.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
llkc (1435) - århus, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2016
Duft svag duft lidt citrus smag malt citrus mejs kant lidt grøn kan svag fylde

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GlasgowTAD (1309) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 1, 2016
Stein at Bavarian Brauhaus Glasgow. Pours clear golden with a large white head which soon disappears. Aroma is grain. Taste is grain, sweet caramel, high grassy bitter. Buttery mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MaBeer1972 (1757) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 29, 2016
Bottle from Julio’s. Pours out a clear light golden color with a frothy white head. Clean light bready aroma and textures with a light sweetness and decent hop balance. Easy drinking. Very sessionable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (1634) - 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 (1293) - 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 (3261) - 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 (1138) - 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 (6019) - 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.


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