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Früh Kölsch - Brauerei Früh am Dom

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Früh KölschFrüh Kölsch

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254 Ratings
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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

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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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.

05-11-2012 16:48:35 | More by rarbring
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

04-30-2012 20:05:48 | More by selator
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-27-2012 17:12:33 | More by Kryn
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Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

04-22-2012 14:45:37 | More by rale
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-17-2012 06:53:29 | More by pixieskid


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.

03-31-2012 19:51:29 | More by GONZALOYANNA
Photo of jisak74

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

03-21-2012 10:39:41 | More by jisak74
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.

03-18-2012 07:54:08 | More by Evil_Pidde
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

03-09-2012 11:51:46 | More by FParker185
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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.

03-05-2012 17:29:59 | More by DoubleJ
Photo of bark


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.

02-25-2012 21:38:42 | More by bark
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-22-2012 02:39:21 | More by SHCC
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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-21-2012 11:31:00 | More by Baldpacker
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5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-23-2011 19:34:27 | More by bostonryan
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

12-21-2011 00:23:56 | More by fabriciokramos
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5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-16-2011 01:18:47 | More by Gregwa
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

12-12-2011 21:05:16 | More by bezakjon
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2/5  rDev -47.8%

12-11-2011 00:53:36 | More by mnixon86
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-30-2011 14:28:54 | More by PaBeerLover
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-26-2011 14:44:27 | More by mdillon86
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-21-2011 18:51:02 | More by stevoj
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-17-2011 05:30:15 | More by codynevels
Photo of sim0n17


3.98/5  rDev +3.9%

One of the top 2 Kolsch's if not #1 (along with Gaffel). Crisp, clean taste with a bit of a thin mouthfeel. VERY refreshing in summer knocking them back in the little .2 glasses. Not much smell, but makes a nice "blumen" for a Kolsch. It seems you can drink this one endlessly.

11-08-2011 17:50:38 | More by sim0n17
Photo of Cozzatoad


3.58/5  rDev -6.5%

500ml bottle

A- Bright gold, perfectly transparent. One finger white head that disappears very quickly, withouth leaving any kind of lacing, even with a second, more aggressive pour

S- Malts are on the low side, with just some grainy hints. Aroma is very fresh, with hops (lemon, wet grass), and with a hint of tart grape that also brings a fairly distinct spicy feel

T- Malts are now more clearly detectable, though still not strong, with a grain/biscuit like feel. Some sweet fruity notes on the palate (grape for sure, maybe apple) and some fresh hoppy notes of lemon on the tongue, with very little bitterness. A nice and delicate hint of tartness in the aftertaste

M- Quite light in body with a syrup-like feel that kinda reminds of white wine. Still feels pleasantly lively thanks to it's dense carbonation

O- Some interesting fruity and vinous notes in a pleasantly refreshing and easily drinkable beer, that feels very much like a lager

08-09-2011 09:01:03 | More by Cozzatoad
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3.58/5  rDev -6.5%

Poured from a .5L bottle with a best before date of 30.05.11 into a C&B Belgian glass. This beer is pale yellow, clear, and has a white head that quickly fades down into a thin cap over the beer. Carbonation is visible and appears moderate. Lacing is mostly absent, but there are some light traces here and there.

Smell is somewhat lemony with some pepper and white grape and the ever present grassy malt smell.

The taste features bread-like malt flavors that transition into white or concord grapes. Finishes with some lingering sweetness and a very light touch of hops.

Mouthfeel is relatively smooth with a nice crispness to the finish. Overall a very refreshing and drinkable beer, especially when the weather is warm.

06-11-2011 13:48:51 | More by JohnnyP3
Früh Kölsch from Brauerei Früh am Dom
86 out of 100 based on 254 ratings.