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Brewed by Cölner Hofbräu P. Josef Früh
Style: Radler/Shandy
Cologne, Germany
Serve in Shaker

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.13   EST. CALORIES: 75   ABV: 2.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Früh is here with the Radler. Our Kölsch with pure lemon soda. The refreshing mix of tasty palatable Früh Kölsch and tangy lemon. For whose would like to experience their favorite beer refreshingly different.

A mixed beer beverage from 50% Früh Kölsch and 50% lemon juice.

Ingredients: Kölsch (water, barley malt, hops), Lemon soda (water, sugar, natural flavour, carbonic acid, citric acid, antioxidant (ascorbic acid)).


chrisv10's rating

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
chrisv10 (12628) - - NOV 11, 2012
Bottle, 2,5% @ FOneFan. Clear pale yellow with small white head. Aroma is malt, lemon and sugar. Flavour is malt, sugar, artificial lemon and sweet.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KyotoLefty (7540) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 18, 2015
Bottled at Beer Fes Osaka 2015. This is like a lemon soda with hard lemon sour candies thrown into it. Sweet lemonade, not much beer, barely ok as a soda.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3053) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle at the GJBF Osaka 2015. Fruh Radler Super light gold with a candyish lemon nose. Crazily sweet lemon flavor, more soft drink than beer but not terrible.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
vipinvelp (2826) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2015
At brewery. Ordered to get rate tick, but now that I have will not do again. Pale yellow, short lasting foam. Lemon dominated taste. (Cologne 201506)

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MichaelAwesome (5676) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 30, 2015
Eigentlich sind sie ja alle gleich, aber dieses hier bietet zumindest etwas weniger Zucker als sonst und verhält sich in der Künstlichkeit recht mild. Eigentlich trinkbar, aber nichts im Vergleich zu irgendeinem Bier.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
McTapps (5693) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle bought at trinkgut in Münster. The beer has got a light yellow-golden colour with a low head and medium to thin body. Aroma of lemonade and mild beer. Taste of fresh lemonade, mild beer, mild hops. Refreshing and easy drinkable.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2015
I quite like Fruh Kolsch, but what ever it may have going for it, this doesn’t. Pure lemon soda with nary a hint of the original beer.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beerhunter111 (10456) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 9, 2014
Blasse goldgelbes Farbe, geringe weiße Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht fruchitg süß, Zitrone. Geschmack ausschließlich nach Zitronenlimonade, kein Geschmack nach Bier.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
PriorL (2775) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle. APPEARANCE: very clear blond beer, small stable white head. NOSE: lemon, fresh, where is the beer? TASTE: little watery, very refreshing though. Boring ’beer’ since it’s mostly lemon. But did somewhat enjoy it since it was very very hot that day!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JulienHuxley (4229) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle at Früh am Dom. Clear ultra pale yellow pour with white head. Aroma is a lemon bomb, smells just like lemonade, no beer character. Taste is much the same, lightly sweetened lemon juice with nice refreshing carbonation. This was my introduction to German radlers, and I must admit I didn’t find it bad (but then again, I don’t find Belgian sweetened lambics bad either) The two products are just pretty far away from beer, but I’d take this over soda anyday.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pintbypint (2938) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 23, 2014
330ml brown bottle. Pours out a very pale yellow, fast fading white cap. Nose has light lemons. Taste has waterd down lemony soda and weak grainy notes. Finishes dry with some weak watery beer notes. High carbonation and light bodied. Mildly refreshing but quite plain.


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