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Brewed by Sünner
Style: Kölsch
Cologne, Germany

bottled
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RATINGS: 458   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed in the long-brewing tradition Sünner after the German Purity Law of 1516. Spicy, aromatic taste, refreshing and wholesome. A product Kölscher real life.


felsenpils' rating

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
felsenpils (149) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 21, 2013
This is the real deal, a perfect Kölsch. Bright golden color, thick white head, great foam retention, that true Kölsch aroma, full dry taste. For those of you who have never been to the city of Cologne, this is their beer style and Sünner still uses open fermenters to produce a fantastic beer. Do not rate this beer if you are unfamiliar with the style! This beer style is very unique and its nuances take a long time to discern. That wonderful Kölsch aroma from their proprietary yeast strain is unbeatable. A very delicate beer which deserves more recognition outside of Germany.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ippopotamo36 (1324) - Rome, ITALY - APR 30, 2016
Bottle courtesy of Koelschtrinker, danke. Clear pale gold color, little white foam. No retention. Nose: noble hops, floral, grains. Mouth: soft carbo, rich grainy character, mild bitterness. Nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tightslice (755) - Redwood City, California, USA - APR 29, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods Market in Redwood City. Light grass and straw with some mild honey / caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nurmis (191) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 15, 2016
Bottle at home. Clear golden liquid, medium sized white head. Aroma has honey, bready malt, floral and grassy hops. Light to medium sweetness, light bitterness. Solid thirst quencher which offers lots more taste than your average lager.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grumbo (1089) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2016
Tap at the brewery. Pours golden with a lasting white head. Aroma of malt, grass and caramel. Moderate sweetness, light bitterness. Light to medium texture, slightly sticky texture. Light carbonation. Decent brew.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jultsu (568) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - APR 9, 2016
BBE 09-2016. Tuoksussa 2-komponenttiliimaa, suutuntuma raikkaahkon vetinen, pilssimäinen. Raikas ja kiva, mutta...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kustie (672) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 1, 2016
Bottle. Golden color with thick white head. Aroma has malt and some grassy hops. Taste is malty with a little hoppy aftertaste. Flavors of malt, grass and some fruits. Refreshing one.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tokyo9 (183) - GERMANY - MAR 24, 2016
Fresh hop
Very basic malt and hop in taste

A typical good Kölsch....

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (1156) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 15, 2016
Poured from a 500 ml bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear light amber color with a small white head. The taste has some citrus and is dry.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (9013) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAR 14, 2016
Light spicy and grassy hops atop a stamraw colored champagne like beer. It’s ok at best - very thin, but at least it kinda has a crisp finish. Mediocre even for the style.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
arsol (830) - NORWAY - MAR 12, 2016
Gulbrun farge klar med hvitt skum. Lukte karamell og korn. Lett og vannete. svak bitter avslutning.


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