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Brewed by Hausbrauerei Päffgen
Style: Kölsch
Cologne, Germany

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common

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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Baramba (625) - ITALY - JAN 19, 2016
cask @ brewpub. Clear golden with white head. Malty aroma, sweet flavour with hoppy notes

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosbouw (2344) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2015 Heldere gouden kleur en een goede kraag. Ruikt kruidig, mout. Smaakt zoetig, kruiden, stoffig.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4317) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2015
Clear light golden colour, white head. Malty aroma, light hop touch. Light bitter, sweet malty flavour. Malty finish. Nice and fresh.
(from draught -small wooden cask- @ Gaststätte Lommerzheim, Köln)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biir (454) - Berlin, - NOV 29, 2015
Vom Fass und aus der Flasche (ja, es gibt immer eine kleine Charge, im Verkauf zB in dem Supermarkt nah am Westbahnhof). Würziger als andere Kölschbiere, leichter Pfeffergeschmack. Süßlich.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rouhlas (1967) - GREECE - SEP 24, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2015 From tap at several places in Cologne: Gaststätte Lommerzheim, Bierhaus en d’r Salzgass, Bierhaus am Rhein. Clear golden color with white head. Malty aroma, light grassy, light floral. Sweet and light bitter taste like aroma with some citrus notes. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (14909) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2015
Tap at brewpub. Clear golden color, good white head. Aroma is citrus hoppy and fruity malty. Light-bodied. Sweetish malty flavor with fruityness and some citrus. Fresh Kölsch. Simple but refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
goozen (3586) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2015
Tap at the Brauhaus, Cologne: Clear golden colored brew with an mildly bitter taste, some grassy and hoppy hints. Nice to drink this only availble at there brewery.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (5584) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Tap. Clear golden, medium creamy white head, dissipates slowly leaving nice lacing. Aroma is light and grassy, a touch floral. Flavor is minimally sweet, light plus bitter, clean and floral with fresh cut grass notes. Medium light body, some lingering bitterness. Solid.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CraftBeerNick (1538) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2015
Tap at the Gaststatte Bar, 3rd June 15. Looks like a lager, aroma, fairly basic some malt, slight metallic, taste is refreshing, not much going on. Not my thing

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sound67 (595) - Offenbach, GERMANY - JUN 1, 2015
Kölsch is not beer. Period. Most "beers" of the style (Früh, Sion, Gaffel, Reissdorf, etc) are weak, slightly sweetish and eminently forgettable. Päffgen (from the barrel at their brewhouse in Cologne, which is also a decent restaurant) is the best of the lot. A bit more peppery in aroma and taste than the rest, though the typical Kölsch character is still there.


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