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Früh Kölsch - Brauerei Früh am Dom

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Früh KölschFrüh Kölsch

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BA SCORE
86
very good

240 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 240
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.24%
Wants: 21
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Früh am Dom visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Longstaff on 10-01-2002)
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Douberd

Netherlands

3.03/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

ABV 4,8%.
Can of 500 ml, bought on a recent excursion to Germany. At first I thought Kolsch was also part of the beers name, now I see it's a style of beer. Poured in a sort of Kolsch type of glass.
Three fingers of white, thick head, with very good retention but not much lacing left behind. At first great activity in the glass, stops almost as soon as the head disappears. Golden yellow in colour.
Pleasant aroma of hops, mixed with a malty smell, albeit faint.
Sweet and malty flavour at first, turns into a slighty bitter and hoppy aftertaste.
Thin on the body, low carbonation and dry on the palate.

It's the first time I drink this style, and I didn't find it much different than a lager, also, since it's the first time, I don't have anything to compare it to. Drinkability was high, and it was going down very easily.

Serving type: can

10-26-2012 17:24:55 | More by Douberd
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.21/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

500ml bottle from Good Spirits Co, Glasgow (£2.80):
Very light & clear, golden straw with a thumb-sized, bubbly head that's white with a fine texture, lots of visible carbonation and good retention.

Like a lager on the nose with some light, sweet malts a& hints of floral, some grassy hops feature too but the aroma isn't the most pronounced. Plenty of grain, some further sweetness & some bread with touches of yeast in there as well.

Light malts with touches of sweetness coming through & some bread as well. Quite a lot of grain is present, there is some faint floral flavours & fruit with some citrus but again nothing is particularly strong.

The beer is a light bodied, almost thin one with some grain & medium carbonation. It proved quite easy to drink with light bitter finish that is slightly tangy as well.

Very similar to a pale lager in a lot of ways & I wasn't particularly impressed with this one really. It was a drinkable beer & it's always nice to get a new style under my belt but I didn't think it was a great beer really.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 12:01:22 | More by flyingpig
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Etrusco

Brazil

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Sweden

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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Norway

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-16-2014 13:17:33 | More by Saksis
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

4.36/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Quite the find for under $4

Perfect pour. Light golden, very clear. Nice fluffy white head of about 2 fingers; lingered for half the glass. Timid swirl brought it back

Aroma has a gentle undertone of malt and sweetness, white grape. Consistent front of grassy hops and slight spice

Clean flavor. The white grape is noticeable at the end, but not dominant. Good combo of hop zip and carbonation. This is a porch pounding beer and would go quite well with grilled white meats and salads

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2014 03:36:34 | More by Mebuzzard
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oakman

Sweden

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

07-12-2014 10:45:41 | More by oakman
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gigoat

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

07-09-2014 21:06:10 | More by gigoat
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-05-2014 22:24:56 | More by Latarnik
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Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-05-2014 03:39:31 | More by NWHopinator
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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

06-29-2014 23:14:06 | More by Sheepdog6
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District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

06-29-2014 05:22:37 | More by nmann08
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

06-20-2014 03:05:52 | More by mrfrancis
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O_gg_e

Sweden

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-16-2014 20:22:48 | More by O_gg_e
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.35/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I enjoyed this from the brown bottle in a mug chilled.

The color is golden straw with very good clarity and thick white cream of two fingers high w/ very fine bead visibly carbonated with smooth creamy froth for head and good retention as lace sticks well. The smell is fruity but light with subtle pear-likes sweet fragrant yeast with mild aroma of malt with mineral quality accenting. The feel has slight yeast up front with malt sweetness and moderately high carbonation with smooth creamy body, mild bitterness and semi-dry finish.

The taste is malt oriented with mild entry and gentle hops which are herbal with not overly bitter taste. The yeast adds fruitiness with subtle hint of alcohol in the background and pilsner malt taste throughout which is refined and subtle but hops have a toned down effect. This is a great kolsch -might be one of the best I have had it is a treat to sip and savor I would have got more if I could I love the subtlety and drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 13:52:38 | More by Slatetank
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Sweden

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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JeanDuteau

Alberta (Canada)

4.56/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Hard to find Kolsch in Edmonton, but I found two bottles of Fruh and tried them out. A pale yellow colour with a lot of bubbles. There was a nice bit of foam but it dissipated quickly, leaving some lacing behind. A floral smell with a perfect crisp taste. The taste was mostly in the center of the mouth so it didn't overwhelm but I thought it could have been more well-rounded.

I really liked this beer and hope to get more of this specific brand as well as some other Kolschs. It would be perfect on a hot day sitting on my deck.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2014 18:36:26 | More by JeanDuteau
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Früh Kölsch from Brauerei Früh am Dom
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