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Früh Kölsch - Brauerei Früh am Dom

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Früh KölschFrüh Kölsch

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very good

261 Ratings
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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 21
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Früh am Dom visit their website

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  rDev +4.4%

JHeskew, Jul 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Seamus7, Jun 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

KimenTshom, Jun 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Pelicanrocks, Jun 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

rcjennings, Jun 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

jjm2503, Jun 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

aztraz, May 26, 2012
Photo of rarbring
3.48/5  rDev -9.1%

The beer is clear straw colored, with a white head leaving some lacing. Small curtains.

Fruity aromas, ripe apples, some vegetables and dough. Rather pleasant.

Starting sweet white bread, then some lemon and apple juice, a tart peel finish.

Little carbonation, small soft bubbles, a soft and smooth texture, a slightly dry finish.

A not-to-bad Kölsch.

rarbring, May 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

selator, Apr 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Kryn, Apr 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

rale, Apr 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

pixieskid, Apr 17, 2012
3/5  rDev -21.7%

330ml bottle.Footed pilsner glass.Enjoyed on mar´12.Pours blond in color,cristal clear appearance.Pure white lasting crown. Herbal, slightly sulphury,aroma.Balanced malts & German hops in mouth, subtle lemon touch.Very light body,medium carbonation.Lingers with no conflicting notes. Painfully overall results quite flat. Suggested in sunny days as a session beer.

GONZALOYANNA, Mar 31, 2012
Photo of jisak74
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

jisak74, Mar 21, 2012
Photo of Evil_Pidde
4.03/5  rDev +5.2%

A: Pour is clear pale golden with a large whipped-cream-like crystal white head. Slow dissipation leaves nice rich lacings.

S: Dry and mild sour. Yeast and faint spices. Light but complex. Acidic citric fruits; like grapefruits.

T: Very refreshing and light, but still complex in all it’s modesty – very nice example of a Kölsch. Grass and mild malt. Acidic sour. Yeasty. Everything is in mild tones.

M: Medium body and carbonation the same. Aftertaste is a bit longer than usually for this style, bitter and mild sour.

O: This is so easy to drink in high numbers. I really like this modest beer-style and this was a nice example of the style.

Evil_Pidde, Mar 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

FParker185, Mar 09, 2012
Photo of DoubleJ
3.65/5  rDev -4.7%

A little "pick me up" beer before our day to EAP. Thanks for sharing the bottle Sergio! On to the beer:

It has a light golden color, topped off by a fair foam head. Its retention and lace are also fair. The nose is light as expected for a kölsch, but does provide a little joy. Notes of wet hay and apple escape from the aroma.

A light toasting beer, although it does provide some complexity. The notes of apple, hay, vague fruitiness, and bread are also present at some point. As the beer dries out, the note of hay lingers. The body can be described as "tight and light", light but not watery. Its gentle crispness is well received too.

Just the way to kick off a tasting that was only moments away. A light, refreshing beer from Cologne that won't fill you up.

DoubleJ, Mar 05, 2012
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3.73/5  rDev -2.6%

Offwhite large compact head. The liquid is clear and pale gold-yellow (6 EBC). No lacing.

The smell is dry and quite German with minerals, some clean yeast and hints of alcohol (!). Hints of cellars and hoppy hay.

The taste is fresh and thirst drenching. Hins of cellars and grassy hops. Minerals. Medium body. Quite a lot of clean malty flavours and some butterscotch. The flavours are quite strong for the strength. The complex flavours reminds a bit of British pale ale. The aftertaste brings notes of alcohol and porridge plus a pleasant note of leather. Cream in the finish.

The carbonation is medium strong; the many small bubbles are fresh. The liquid is light and a bit dry.

A highly gulpable brew with some character, just like a Kölsch is supposed to be. The cellar notes makes a bit too heavy at times, though.

bark, Feb 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

SHCC, Feb 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Baldpacker, Feb 21, 2012
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5/5  rDev +30.5%

bostonryan, Dec 23, 2011
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

fabriciokramos, Dec 21, 2011
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5/5  rDev +30.5%

Gregwa, Dec 16, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

bezakjon, Dec 12, 2011
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2/5  rDev -47.8%

mnixon86, Dec 11, 2011
Früh Kölsch from Brauerei Früh am Dom
86 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.