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Schlafly Kölsch - The Schlafly Tap Room

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481 Ratings
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Ratings: 481
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 13
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Kölsch is a classic golden ale that uses a centuries old yeast strain sourced from a famous Kölsch brewer in Köln, Germany. Fermented at 62 degrees, then cold conditioned, it has the delicate fruity aroma of an ale with the crisp, clean finish of a lager. It is brewed with lightly roasted malt and 100% German Noble Hops: Perle for bitterness and Hallertau Traditional for flavor and aroma.

In 1918, the term Kölsch was used to describe the ale brewed in Köln, a city on the Rhine River in western Germany. The style began to rise in popularity in the 1960s and now, many American craft brewers brew variations of the style, labeling it a golden ale. Our Kölsch is unique to the Schlafly brewery because Ulrike, a native of Köln and wife of brewery co-founder Tom Schlafly, connected Schlafly Beer with the Gaffel Brewery of Köln. Schlafly Beer won the Gold Medal for Best German-style Kölsch in the World Beer Cup in 2010.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: carln26 on 07-31-2005)
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Citadel82

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3.95/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From the tap at the brewery, served in a straight sided UK style bar pint glass.

Poured a clear golden with a nice white head, good retention, slowly settled into a thin sudsy sticky lace.

Aroma of bready malts and a light citrus and pronounced floral hop notes.

Abundant carbonation made for a crisp, light bodied mouthfeel.

Great tasting, and refreshing, malty with a lemon citrus, a subtle spiciness and a dryish finish, very drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

10-28-2006 20:26:26 | More by Citadel82
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Schlafly Kölsch from The Schlafly Tap Room
83 out of 100 based on 481 ratings.