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Schlafly Kölsch - The Schlafly Tap Room

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554 Ratings
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Ratings: 554
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 16
Gots: 51 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at The Lark, East Northport, NY.

Poured a medium straw hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retrntion and lacing.

The smell featured an upfront grassy hop and clean grainy pilsner malt.

The taste consisted of vibrant grassy hops and a clean pilsner graininess.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style.

Overall a tasty and quaffable kolsch.

plaid75, Dec 31, 2013
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Schlafly Kölsch from The Schlafly Tap Room
83 out of 100 based on 554 ratings.