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Schlafly Kölsch - The Schlafly Tap Room

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BA SCORE
83
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507 Ratings
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Ratings: 507
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 13
Gots: 41 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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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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metter98

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

A: The beer is hazy yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface, a collar around the edge and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of fruity yeast are present in the nose—grapes stand out in particular—along with some hints of grassy hops.
T: The taste follows the smell and has fruity flavors of yeast along with a slight amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and I found it to be a good representation of the style.

08-07-2013 23:46:52 | More by metter98
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smithj4

New York

3.8/5  rDev +3.5%

08-29-2014 23:24:23 | More by smithj4
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-29-2014 22:37:00 | More by NJBeer265
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-26-2014 20:52:13 | More by atlbravsrno1
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30helens

Missouri

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-26-2014 16:44:03 | More by 30helens
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Beestin

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

08-26-2014 15:09:48 | More by Beestin
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leroybrown10

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-24-2014 18:33:13 | More by leroybrown10
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Murphious

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9%

From a bottled and poured into a stemmed pilsner glass. Nice fine white foam head of 1 1/4 inch or so with pale amber/medium yellow color and slight bubbles in the carbonation. Aroma of very faint citrus hop, some yeast. Also smells like it would be sweet so that might be some maltness too, but faint. Tastes crisp and light, slight citrus tang and finish; very refreshing! Some hop bitterness but blends very well with the yeast and overall smoothness is excellent. I need to get one of my faves, Reissdorf, to compare.

08-23-2014 02:40:42 | More by Murphious
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Fatty_Mccracken


3.8/5  rDev +3.5%

08-21-2014 22:24:09 | More by Fatty_Mccracken
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paulish

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-21-2014 04:00:16 | More by paulish
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RAC81

Oklahoma

3.96/5  rDev +7.9%

08-19-2014 23:21:14 | More by RAC81
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malfunxion

New York

2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

08-19-2014 04:01:54 | More by malfunxion
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stumac

Texas

4/5  rDev +9%

08-17-2014 16:40:41 | More by stumac
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Fr0stb1te

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-16-2014 17:38:29 | More by Fr0stb1te
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-15-2014 22:09:18 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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whipp75

Illinois

3.4/5  rDev -7.4%

08-14-2014 23:41:01 | More by whipp75
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wollefdoogylloj

Virginia

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-14-2014 23:17:47 | More by wollefdoogylloj
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Mark-Leggett

Missouri

4/5  rDev +9%

08-14-2014 16:58:28 | More by Mark-Leggett
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Stephen_Woods

Missouri

3.68/5  rDev +0.3%

08-14-2014 01:47:06 | More by Stephen_Woods
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-13-2014 06:19:10 | More by zestar
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JMUduke

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-12-2014 19:49:01 | More by JMUduke
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DrRei

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -59.1%

08-11-2014 01:05:33 | More by DrRei
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TheTinDoor

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-10-2014 01:00:30 | More by TheTinDoor
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Allurex

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-09-2014 04:23:39 | More by Allurex
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thufflife

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-06-2014 14:33:58 | More by thufflife
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Schlafly Kölsch from The Schlafly Tap Room
83 out of 100 based on 507 ratings.