Brewed by Hausbrauerei Päffgen
Style: Kölsch
Cologne, Germany


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Ritzn (1656) - GERMANY - OCT 10, 2016
From wood barrel at Gaststätte Lommerzheim. Clear golden with big white head. Aroma is grassy crispy hops. A malty apple pie as well. Taste is fresh citric sourness and a little artificial apple sweetness. Mouthfeel is ginger ale and the finish is medium with more ginger ale. Too much artificial apple. Good though.

FinnIckler (760) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 8, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2016 Tap at lommerzheim . pours golden with huge head. Nose is tart, bread. Palate is a bit watery, mouthfeel is like a ginger ale. Finish is slightly sweet. Overall it feels like a sweeter Pilsener. Not bad though

Blueshawk (465) - Bad Bellingen, GERMANY - OCT 3, 2016
- blassgelbe Farbe mit geringer Schaumbildung - minimale Aromen nach Getreide und Zitrone - minimale Carbonisierung - mit viel Fantasie kann man im Geschmack etwas Hopfen erkennen - völlig wässriger und unrunder Körper Fazit: Ein absoluter Tiefpunkt der Bierbraukunst

Beerhunter111 (21786) - P´Castle, GERMANY - OCT 1, 2016
On tap. Klare goldene Farbe, mittelgroße weiße schaumkrone. Geruch getreidig malzig, mild würzig hopfig. Geschmack angenehm würzig hopfig, nicht zu bitter, getreidig malzig, süffig.

hirigalzkar (3227) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2016
Draught @ the brewpub. Pours clear golden color with a big white head. Very fresh and light (not thin) with notes of lime, orange and flour. Small bitterness in the end. Herbs in aftertaste.

Zlotta (3521) - Hagen / Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUL 5, 2016
On tap at ’Bierhaus am Rhein’. Clear, pale golden yellow with a frothy, white head. Sweetish, grassy and slightly fruity aroma of fresh grass, citrus and malts. Sweetish, already slightly bitter, grassy and a little fruity taste of fresh grass, citrus and some biscuits, followed by a short, moderately bitter, grassy finish. Thin to medium body, slightly effervescent mouthfeel, average carbonation. Nice Kölsch!

ekstedt (6932) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2016
Draught at the brewpub. Clear golden, medium white head. Bready malt with some red berries and floral hops. Medium bodied, low to medium carbonation. Dry, low to medium bitterness.

williamstome (1909) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Gold pour, small white head. Flavor is vaguely floral and crisp. Not a lot going on but not bad. Also perhaps less thin than other kolsches.

alexandrebo (2) - - MAY 10, 2016 does not count
Drank on tap at Päffgen Obergärige Hausbrauerei in Köln on 10.05.2016. Not a big fan of Kölsch but that was definitely an outstanding representation of the genre. All well balanced and the palate was much more complex and enjoyable than normal light, boring Kölsch I had tried before. A must-try in the genre.

Grumbo (3471) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2016
From tap at Bierhaus am Rhein, Cologne. Pours a clear bright pale golden with a lasting white head. Aroma of hop, corn, grass, and mildly soapy. Medium sweetness, minimal bitterness. Light body. Oily texture. Light carbonation. Very mellow. Best Kolsch I’ve tried so far.

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