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Früh Kölsch - Brauerei Früh am Dom

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BA SCORE
86
very good

262 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 262
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 21
Gots: 16 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

carrollmel7, Oct 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

kwjd, Oct 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

lsummers, Oct 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

Chucker17, Oct 01, 2013
Photo of jman005
4/5  rDev +4.4%

jman005, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of WunderLlama
4.3/5  rDev +12.3%

Bottle poured into a glass beer boot

Clear, yellow with strands of carbonation leading to a one finger foam cap that quickly subides. Few lacings

Grassy, malt, bread and grains with a whisper if lemon aroma.

Clean, crisp, refreshing malts and no bitter aftertaste. A light mouthfeel.perfect beer for a hot summer day. Love this style of beer. Worthy of repeating and stocking in the fridge.

WunderLlama, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of jbeervt
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

jbeervt, Sep 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

M_C_Hampton, Sep 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

BeerForMuscle, Aug 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Paccamacca, Aug 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

Rhettroactive, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of Ciocanelu
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Ciocanelu, Aug 20, 2013
Photo of geuze_gone_wild
4/5  rDev +4.4%

geuze_gone_wild, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of bluejacket74
3.58/5  rDev -6.5%

500 ml bottle. Served in a stange, the beer pours a clear straw gold color with about an inch white head that stays around for a long time. There's also a good amount of lacing. Aroma is mostly grainy/bready malt, along with some light herbalness and fruit, mainly grapes. The brew tastes like grainy/bready malt, light grassy/herbal hops, and some grapes. Mouthfeel/body is light, it's crisp, refreshing and easy to drink. It's well carbonated, too. Not a bad beer at all, I'd buy this again at $3.49 a bottle.

bluejacket74, Aug 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Sturmthis, Aug 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

MarkJBurch, Aug 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

nygannon, Aug 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

DirkNachbar, Aug 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

burnstar, Aug 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Johnq1964, Jul 31, 2013
Photo of barczar
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Pours a light golden straw with minimal white head.

Grain, lightly floral hops, and fruity notes form the initial aroma. There's a bit of earthy, spicy character.

Flavor reveals light yeast fruitiness, hints of muted lemon and lime,with a backbone of grain, becoming fairly bready and malty, yet slightly dry at the finish. Reminiscent of cereal grain in the peppery, lightly bitter aftertaste. There's a minerally quality that surfaces as it warms.

Body is a touch on the light side, with carbonation a bit high and spritzy.

Minerally overall, with slightly citrusy notes at the base and significant malt presence. Refreshing, yet substantial flavor.

barczar, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of JCBears
4.24/5  rDev +10.7%

look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

appearance: Vigorous bubbles soon dissipate into a weak head golden color has a hint of orange that gives it a nice character

smell: Rich and dynamic loving it. Some Rhein fruits mixed with the light hops with some nice malted barely on the sides

taste: BAM!!! Wow what a rich flavor. Such a difference from other bland hoppy beers that think hops make up for good flavor. Just a dynamic marrying of sweet and bitter with the fruits on the edges.

mouthfeel: Full for its light color. A joy because it tastes like more than it looks or usually smells. Really a joy to taste

overall: Great Cologne brew, a true bench mark of the marker and the style happy to have

JCBears, Jul 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

NYR_Rob, Jul 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

ronin926, Jul 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

wdarcy77, Jul 12, 2013
Früh Kölsch from Brauerei Früh am Dom
86 out of 100 based on 262 ratings.