Brewed by BraufactuM (Oetker Group)
Style: Kölsch
Frankfurt, Germany


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RATINGS: 210   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Hopfen: Saphir Malz: Pilsener, Karamellmalz With Colonia, BraufactuM brings traditional Rhenish bitters to life once more. The special hoppy aroma can be attributed to large hop additions in both the brew house and the storage tanks. For Whirlpool and dry hopping nly the rare Hallertauer Saphir hop is used. Mit Colonia lässt BraufactuM die Tradition der Rheinischen Bitterbiere wieder aufleben. Mit einer hohen Hopfengabe im Sudhaus, aber auch in den Lagertanks, wurde sowohl die höhere Bitternote als auch das ganz besondere Hopfenaroma erzeugt. Die seltene Hallertauer Hopfensorte "Saphir" verleiht diesem Bier seine besondere Aromatik.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (18237) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2016
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines and drunk at home. Pale gold slight haze lasting white head. Some lemon hop. Actually really tasty Kolsch. Very impressed. Good fruit, good mouthfeel, very drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AC_Craft_Jena (8) - Thuringia, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2016 does not count
This is a light and easy drinking beer. It comes with a sweet and fruity taste best to be enjoyed in the summer at sundown.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nevalainen (730) - FINLAND - FEB 21, 2016
The color i yellow with white head. Aroma is fruity and hoppy. Taste is little sweet, could also be stronger, but nice and refreshing anyway. Fruity notes. Nice and enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ruigo (2706) - PORTUGAL - FEB 15, 2016
33cl bottle. Clear pale yellow colour with a thin white head. Malts, spices and light fruity aroma. Average to high carbonation and light watery body. Taste is light but more on the sweet side. Overall, a drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hauxe (680) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - JAN 23, 2016
Pours golden from the bottle with a thin creamy head. Hoppy aroma that can be described as citric. Taste is of lightly bitter hops with fruity undertones and a sour bitter aftertaste. Light bodied with a slightly watery palate. Bitter beer brings to my mind the many English bitters I sampled over the years, but this is more like an IPA, but still not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4739) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2016
Bottle. Golden beer with a light head. The aroma is lightly dry with lager like yeastiness. The flavour is mainly yeasty with a large degree of dryness and bitterness. Overall a reasonable beer more like a lager than a golden ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EvgeniyKurilov (154) - - JAN 18, 2016
Light yellow color with big head. Aroma: light, surtle, herbs and hops. Taste is more complex and thick, bright. Nice average sweet, carb and dry finish. Some citrus and tropic fruits flavours. A little bitter finish. Drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
King_Alex_II (1228) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 13, 2016
Clear yellow color with foam ring. Hoppy nose with grass and herbs. The taste is bitter, dry and a little bit tart, however with a fresh herbal note. The aftertaste is dry and a little bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (7106) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2016
355cl bottle into an old Schultheiss Berliner Weisse bowl at home on 12th Jan 2016. Light golden bodied beer, thin wispy white head. Decent blend with the hops just about winning in both the aroma and taste stakes. A little too carbonated for me, almost fizzy in fact. OK, my first beer from these guys, needs a bit more flavour and depth in my opinion but overall not too bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FatPhil (15827) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 20, 2015
330ml bottle (Dusseldorf Airport)
Pale orange, brief head. Pleasant fleshy fruit aroma, a bit starchy. Bland APA taste, starchy, US05 yeastiness, plastic and starch, almost lagery. Gentle bitter finish. Watery palate. Ineffectual brew.

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