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Schlafly Kölsch - The Schlafly Tap Room

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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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12oz bottle in a pint glass.

Appearance: Pale, hazy golden color. Lingering white head.

Aroma: Slightly crisp, nothing strong.

Taste: Bitter, slightly metallic, zesty.

Mouthfeel: Medium light, and refreshing.

Overall: I'm not sure how it compares to a canonical kolsch but it is drinkable.

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Schlafly Kölsch from The Schlafly Tap Room
83 out of 100 based on 507 ratings.