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Freigeist Ottekolong - Braustelle

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BA SCORE
87
very good

75 Ratings
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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Germany

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Rifugium on 07-25-2012

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Ratings: 75 | Reviews: 27
Photo of Chico1985
3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - 500ml poured to a mug. Light orange color with some haze and a white head. Good retention and bits of lace.

S - Wheat bread crust, cereal grains, light fruitiness and herbal hop, some grassy tones as well. Little bit of sweetness.

T - Lots of flavorful and clean bread/wheat/grain with some honey-like sweetness. Hops seem a bit tamer here but herbal and grassy tones still abound along with light fruitiness. Nice bread-fresh-out-of-the-oven finish.

M - Good body, clean lager-y feel, refreshing and easy drinking. Carbonation a bit on the lower side for the style but fine.

O - Been drinking a good amount of Freigeist lately, this is definitely a solid one. Straight-up kolsch, little bit on the hoppy side, nice lager with a good amount of flavor.

Photo of SABERG
3.68/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oberon
3.58/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a cylinder a hazed brass color with a fluffy white crown that was gone pretty quickly.Pizza dough aromas with some toastiness,very doughy.Light and grainy in the mouth with grainy toasted cereal flavors,there is some herbal/grassy hop notes but they are on the lighter side,maybe a little sweeter than expected.

Photo of mklisz
4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of psoriasaurus
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ronricorossi
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ZachT
4.51/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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4.68/5  rDev +19.7%

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3.92/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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5/5  rDev +27.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Bouleboubier
4.13/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

(on tap at Tria Taproom - served in a British-shaped 16 oz pint)

A: apparent chill haze on the pour, clears up a bit... yellow-golden liquid... starts with a fluffy pad of fuzzy foam that takes awhile to drop, never coming close to disappearing, leaving connecting bands of lace in the glass... very nice

S: doughy yeast on the nose, not unlike a Bavarian hefe... subtle floral hops - more a classic "hoppy" hop scent - green, pasture-al

T: uncommonly assertive noble-hoppy for the style - satisyingly herbal-bitter all the way through... delicate flare of honey and caramel in the finish... vaguely sweetish cereal-like malt flavor at its base... white fruity esters are there, just woven into the background

M: lightly frothy and smooth, moderately dry in the finish... it being unfiltered lends more body to an otherwise light, crisp ale

O: what a lovely brew!... undeniably a Kolsch in its overall constitution, however, it very nearly has a British real ale bitter character

Photo of babaracas
3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy dark gold with big fluffy white head, much of which stays for the duration, with rings of wispy lace halfway down. Smell: semi sweet pale, lightly grainy and grassy. Taste: fairly substantial herbal hopping, with snappy grain, lemon, mildly doughy, a bit fruity with grapeskin towards the finish. Very enjoyable.

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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Freigeist Ottekolong from Braustelle
87 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.