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Brewed by Kölner Verbund Brauereien
Style: Kölsch
Cologne, Germany

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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielst (248) - Vienna, - OCT 21, 2012
50cl bottle. Not bad, actually. Floral hoppy, grainy aroma, which carries on to the palate. The finish lacks bite though, a little bland. Hint of creaminess with a just enough carbonation to make it refreshing.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RenataLF (21) - - SEP 9, 2014
Cerveja muito leve, sem amargor, lembra as cervejas brasileiras só com mais sabor. Boa pedida para se resfrescar no verăo.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (1716) - BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2014
Well-known representative of its style, clear golden colour with orange hue, subtle aroma of sweet malts and faint, pear-like fruity esters. Neutral onset, light maltiness, subdued fruitiness, minerals, brief and only lightly hopped finish. Actually a bit bland compared to its congeners.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VincentKabel (204) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2014
From tap at Gilden im Zims in Cologne. Light, Pilsener like beer. Malty aromas and a faint hop taste in the finish. Decent beer to drink with your mates.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
PriorL (1779) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 29, 2014
TAP in Cologne at a restaurant. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small stable white head. NOSE: more pilsener like, fresh, little fruity. TASTE: fresh, little fruity, decent actually.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (3046) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2014
Gravity pour at Gilden Im Zims. Very pale yellow pour, crystal clear, very dense white foam. Aroma is lemony, nice cereal, light citrus, grassy. Taste is grainy, very light, a bit watery, nice refreshing lemon zest. Palate is light, surprisingly carbed compared to the others. One of the better ones.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Douberd (2288) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle 500 ml at home, poured into a kolsch glass. ABV 4.8% Golden yellow colour on the body, with a good sized (for a kolsch) white head sitting on top, with average retentiion, leaving light lacing behind. Nit much on the aroma, bready as exoected, malts, after a carefull swirl some light grass aroma is surfacing. Sweet taste, not bad, some malts and hay, but also fresh cut grass and a touch of lemon to break down the sweetness. There is even a mild bitterness on the aftertaste. Thin body, average carbonation. Overall okay beer, but nothing really memorable.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Martinus (2818) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2014
Clear pale golden colour. White head. Malty aroma, hay, straw. Malty flavour, light hops. Malty finish. Rather decent.
(from 50cL bottle shared @ Oirschot home tasting)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (8224) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared by Martinus. Clear yellow - golden color, medium sized white head that diminishes quickly. Smell and taste aren’t really outspoken but no flaws either. A decent kolsch but nothing spectacular.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchDrebus (4018) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle @ benzai. Clear pale yellow with a large white head. Smells malty, fresh and pretty default. Tastes malts, grains, fresh and somehow slightly lemon. Thin to medium body, soft carbo.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Karstenborg (249) - DENMARK - JUN 15, 2014
Clear light yellow golden with a small white head. Aroma is grain. Taste is grass and hops.


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