RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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beeracoon (514) - - MAR 19, 2013
Medium white head, clear golden colour. Bitter-spicy aroma. Typical Kölsch taste and palate. On par with Früh, so rather good for a Kölsch.

Shaney (2423) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2012
Ein Kölsch, dass ohne zugesetzter Kohlensäure daherkommt und dennoch im Antrunk erfrischend ist, überraschend gut! Einer lieblichen Malznote mit kölschtypischer Fruchtikgeit folgt ein gut gehopfter Abgang. Saubere und leckere Sache und das in einer Gegend, wo ich das niemals vermutet hätte. Ganz klar eins der besseren Kölsch-Biere!!

Test vom 13.1.2008, Gebinde: Fass Noten: 12,12,12,12,-,12 - 12,00

turbothy (1141) - Bonn, GERMANY - DEC 26, 2012
(Rating number 1000, woo! Only took 8 years and 8 months.)

0.5L bottle, pours clear light amber with minimal head. Fairly malty aroma for a Kölsch. Sour hop flavour. Decent session Kölsch, not bitter or metallic like many competitors.

BlackHaddock (7771) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2012
500ml Bottle: best before Feb 2012. Poured into a UK pint sleeve @ home on 6th Nov 2012.

Kölsch has never been, nor will be a favourate style of mine and bottled versions are not as fresh or clean as draught ones in the city: this bottle hasn’t changed my mind. Kölsch is just to delicate for my palate, I struggle to find the ’niceties’ others claim to pick up. Anyway here’s my thoughts.

Pours a true golden colour: bright and clear. the full snow white head soon became a thin collar and a ’will o the wisp’ thought.

Grassy, grainy nose and feel to the taste, add mild hints of hop and you’ve got the smell. Taste wise it is fairly bland, maltier than the aroma suggests, the grains and grassiness on level terms with the buscuity malts, it does have a semi-bitter finish as the hops kick in, but there is no real depth to anything.

Well carbonated and fairly refreshing: not a winters day beer, but I bet it tastes a lot better in the brewpub when really fresh. Scores come out as average, this doesn’t stand out as a great example of the style, nor does it let the style down.

Russo (2012) - Hemhofen, GERMANY - SEP 27, 2012
Pale yellow color, nice whitehead that keeps a lacing. Aroma is bready. Flavor is the same as the aroma. As a good kölsch very refreshing with a light body. Good one...

SirRepsol (158) - Cologne, GERMANY - JUL 21, 2012
from bottle. wonderful clear golden colour and a rocky white head. quite thin, but nicely balanced hops and malts aroma. some citric notes, some cereals. light sweetness and light bitterness in the taste. some citric and apple flavours, solid malty background. really refreshing with its light body and soft carbonation. however, the beer got skunky really fast. so the skunkiness kind of reduced the initial drinking pleasure. might have to try it from barrel to get a second and hopefully better impression - which i actually expected due to the quite good ratings.

cubs (10721) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 5, 2012
Tap @ brewery. Golden appearance with a white head. Pretty yeasty, herbal, grassy, light lemon aroma. Light carbonation. Delicious, lemon, light yeasty, malty flavor.

Mariusz (12253) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUN 24, 2012
Sparkling golden colour. The aroma is freshly cut grains. The flavor is dry and grainy. Light malty flavours.

kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 8, 2012
On Tap @ the brewpub. The head is ok for a Kölsch. It tastes malty-sweet, flowery-hoppy and a little bit watery. In the aftertaste a bit bitter-grassy. 10/9/9/8/-/8

Dedollewaitor (16439) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 3, 2012
Tap @ Schreckenhammer, Cologne. Pours clear golden with a egg white head. Grain and corn in the nose. Dry and grassy/bitter flavor with a fruity touch. One of the better . .

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