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Brewed by Cölner Hofbräu P. Josef Früh
Style: Kölsch
Cologne, Germany

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RATINGS: 774   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
From the recipe by Peter Josef Früh of the family brewery, this top-fermented specialty beer features the best ingredients and is brewed according to the German Purity Law. A favorite beer of Cologne, which became one of the city’s original.

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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Klimaet (2416) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2016
Bottle thanks to bursprak (I think?) Pours yellow with a medium frothy white head. Notes of herbs, citrus, biscuits, wet grass, pale malt.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Blueshawk (465) - Bad Bellingen, GERMANY - OCT 3, 2016
- hellgelbe Farbe mit fast keiner Schaumbildung - geringe Aromen nach Citrus, süßlichem Malz und etwas Hopfen - passende Carbonisierung - geschmacklich ist das Bier eine eine einzige Wasserbrühe mit etwas Malz und Hopfengeschmack - der Abgang ist dann noch etwas kräuterig und aus war’s Fazit: Man muss wohl damit aufgewachsen sein

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Avetixz (108) - GERMANY - OCT 1, 2016
Hoppy aroma, herbal, grassy, apple and grains. Pours very clean looking, light golden liquid with a small soapy head and lots of bubbles. Medium bitterness and medium-light sweetness. Grassy, spicy hop flavour, light grainy, biscuity malt notes, very clean. Light body with a slick palate, average carbonation, high drinkability.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
degbert (1771) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2016
Bottle. Pours as a picture-book beer; perfect white medium-grained head, perfect gold coloration, gorgeous carbonation. Looks like concept art for a beer rather than a beer itself. Nose is apple, flaked grain, dust, earth, dried marjoram, lemon, and barley candy. Sweet and lemony up front, with a slightly minty edge; crisp biscuity malt afterwards, with a toasted cereal overtone. Good malt; it stays right where it needs to be. Excellent effervescence and a clean, herbal finish. Damn good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (2490) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 23, 2016
Rating #2218 - 2015.12.04 - Sample @7Degrees Beer School. Pours a clear straw yellow with a bubbly white cap. Medium carbonation, low alcohol warmth. Mouthfeel is crisp, clean, very light. Light spiciness from hops on palate. Refreshing.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Maracuja05 (1105) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 22, 2016
[backlog] 30-08-15 // bottle. Clear golden colour. White head. Grainy malty. Some grassy hops.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
liquidbread86 (171) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 12, 2016
Decent beer. Light color with foamy head. Malt followed by grain after taste. Good for a warm afternoon.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Ritzn (1173) - GERMANY - SEP 10, 2016
Bottle. Clear golden without head. Aroma is used rubber gum, some fruits and ash. High amount of tartness, more ash. Same in the finish. Undrinkable. I hate it.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pudelek (413) - Gùrny Slùnsk / Oberschlesien, - SEP 8, 2016
Puszka 0,5. Aromat słodowo-... aluminiowy, bo tak dawało opakowaniem. W smaku niezbyt przyjemny posmak metalowy, który zostaje w smaku, taki niemiecki średniak który przypominał mi typowego lagera.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
josanguapo (1511) - SPAIN - SEP 5, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2016 From estucerveza. In Bavaria glass. Watching soccer match Spain vs Lichenstein (8-0) Ultradrinkable, with a pleasantly soft malty backbone with a good grassy hop bite. The best kolsch Ive drank with difference


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