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Franconia Kölsch - Franconia Brewing Company

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Franconia Kölsch
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78 Ratings
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Ratings: 78
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 16.24%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Franconia Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thirdeye11 on 06-21-2009)
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Reviews by monnik:
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monnik

Texas

3.39/5  rDev -3.4%

I like this style and am happy to see more brewers attempting it.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head and showed little lacing but does have quite a bit of leg (clinginess to glass after taking a drink). The color is a perfect pale and slightly cloudy.

Smell: There is the expected grapey smell of this style but not as pronounced as I had hoped. For me, this is one of the main characteristics I associate with this style. Sometimes I will pick up a grassy smell as well but didn't with this beer. Overall however a pleasant odor.

Taste: This is where the beer could best be improved but I still felt it did a reasonable job being a Kolsch. It was a bit lemony (hop note) and grapey (malt note) with very little aftertaste, but none of it stood out. For me personally, I like the grape flavor to be pronounced.

Mouthfeel: Nice. A bit chewy (good) but with the light finish of this beer it dissipates quickly.

Overall: Better than average but with a few tweaks it could be outstanding.

11-02-2013 20:52:03 | More by monnik
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4/5  rDev +14%

On tap at the brewery. The beer pours a golden yellow color with a white head. The aroma is wheat and grain with some lemon and grass notes. The flavor is more of the same. I get a lot of wheat with some lemon and grape notes. There is a little bit of grass and earth from the hops, but they contribute basically no bitterness. Light and refreshing, this is a very easy beer to drink. Medium carbonation. A great beer for a hot summer day.

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A: straw colored, slightest suggestion of head, no lacing

S: juicy juice,

T: sickly sweet, malty and very lightly hopped.

M: light, but not watery and decently carbonated. Refreshing.

D: pleasant, a little sweeter than than I like my Kolschs. Maybe even a little macro brewer-y.

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Franconia Kölsch from Franconia Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.