whartonbrewer (39) - San Franciso, California, USA - FEB 22, 2009
Wonderfully rich, straw color with a robust character. Surprising level of carbonation for an amaerican lager drinker. My first Kolsch so I’m sure I rated this too high! Enjoyit (3809) - Vadum, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2009
Golden of color with a white head. An aroma of malt, crispy, dms and hops. A flavor of malt, hops and weak sweets and DMS. gmonroe10 (243) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 11, 2009
Pours a yellow with a small white head. Aroma is a bit off, cardboardy. Taste is a bit stronger and dryer than others i’ve had, a bit more carbonated as well. KimJohansen (10511) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2008
Clear golden with a large white head. Aroma was sweet and malty with breadish notes. Flavour was sweet with nice malty and caramel notes. Mild hops towards the finish gave it bitterness. Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - DEC 29, 2008
HAd this in Switzerland some years ago. My first and only Kölsch. Pale golden with medium white head. MAlty aromas with citric hints. Hoppy flavor with a dry finish. A bit watery but refreshing nevertheless.
JohnQPublic (387) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - DEC 19, 2008
Draught. One of my favorite styles. Pours a clear yellow, slightly effervescent, with a fluffy white head and nice lacing. Nose is faint, lightly fruity and dry pale malt, light hops. taste is superbly light and crisp - dry, clean malt note with a very light fruity presence, balanced by a dry finish that hints at bitterness. Mouthfeel is dry, crisp and very light. This is a subtle style, but one that I could drink all year long. Fantastic beer fresh. BustedFlat (554) - Edina, Minnesota, USA - DEC 4, 2008
Sampled at the Great Decatur Beer Tasting Festival in Georgia on 10/18/08. Yellowish in color. Fruity aroma. Taste was light sweet and fruity. Decent for a lighter style.
blutt59 (6576) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 28, 2008
bottle, color of gold straw with a nice foamy two inch head that leaves spotty lace, flavor is sweet, bay leaf with a clean dry bitter finish kassner (1686) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 1, 2008
I have had this on tap in Koeln, but this was a bottle. Great Koelsch, with fruits and grapefruit and that drying finish. Carbonation just right. My favorite on tap but pretty good fro m the bottle also. heavy (2890) - Split, CROATIA - OCT 30, 2008
0.5 l bottle courtesy of Doggythedog, thanks for sharing! It poured golden body with medium-smaller head. Nothing special in aroma, some undefined industrial hops. Bitter flavor, also somewhat sugar sweet with quite thin body. Bitterish, short and unimpressive finish. I had only one beer of the style before and that was much better, this is just a bit different than fine pale lagers. Not too fruity and without any estery characters, it is not so typical for the style.