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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

254 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 254
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 21
Gots: 14 | 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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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-05-2014 03:39:31 | More by NWHopinator
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blueguy10168

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

07-03-2014 17:10:07 | More by blueguy10168
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Sheepdog6


3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-29-2014 23:14:06 | More by Sheepdog6
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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

Sweden

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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

Pennsylvania

4.35/5  rDev +13.6%

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.

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

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-11-2014 19:17:21 | More by MrTull
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Leftofthedial

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-05-2014 04:56:50 | More by Leftofthedial
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-02-2014 23:07:45 | More by Durandal_777
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-01-2014 19:32:39 | More by Tucquan
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JeanDuteau

Alberta (Canada)

4.56/5  rDev +19.1%

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.

05-28-2014 18:36:26 | More by JeanDuteau
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fitz284

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-28-2014 01:26:44 | More by fitz284
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jaymo18

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-23-2014 07:14:00 | More by jaymo18
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Earl11

Colorado

4.48/5  rDev +17%

500 ml bottle served in a tulip glass.

A: slightly cloudy golden color with a white head that dissipates quickly

S: very delicate floral nose, presumably from the noble hops used by the Cologne brewing convention; the tulip glass brings up the delicate nose nicely

T: prominent characteristic beer flavor from the pale barley malt, with a mild sweetness said to be from the special ale yeast used by the Cologne brewing convention; noble hop bitterness was noticeable but very mild

M: Light body, medium carbonation, smooth round mouth feel; just what you look for in a kölsch

O: Reminds me of the sips of beer my German grandfather gave me when I was little. For me a kölsch from Cologne is a definitive light German ale and there is none better than Früh.

05-22-2014 05:59:51 | More by Earl11
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

3.98/5  rDev +3.9%

500ml bottle served in a Pilsen glass.

A: Pours a pale and very clear yellow color forming a medium, bubbled and very aired white head that dissipates quickly leaving only few spotty lacings in the glass

S: Very grainy as expected. Strong notes of sweet malts and bready yeasts. Liquid bread. Very crispy. Earthy yeasts and some flowery hops in the end

T: Follows the nose. Slightly sweet upfront. Strong notes of sweet malts. Very bready and crispy. In overall, a dry taste followed by a light hops bitterness

M: Light body and medium carbonation. Crispy malty aftertaste

O: Quite drinkable. Real German stuff...

05-15-2014 20:12:56 | More by eduardolinhalis
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SnifterLifter

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-03-2014 13:55:40 | More by SnifterLifter
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-25-2014 20:54:33 | More by schnarr84
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atrocity

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

04-25-2014 18:21:07 | More by atrocity
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SloppyJoeWasAMan

Maryland

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-23-2014 21:00:18 | More by SloppyJoeWasAMan
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PacificCoaster

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-20-2014 00:32:17 | More by PacificCoaster
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clarknova

Germany

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-15-2014 14:42:13 | More by clarknova
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calmstock

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-07-2014 00:58:32 | More by calmstock
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-03-2014 13:33:08 | More by Knoxrb12
Früh Kölsch from Brauerei Früh am Dom
86 out of 100 based on 254 ratings.