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Brauerei zur Malzmühle

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Brauerei zur MalzmühleBrauerei zur Malzmühle
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

17 Ratings
Ratings: 17
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 7.67%
Active Beers: 2
Beer Ratings: 45
Beer Avg: 3.1
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

Heumarkt 6
Köln, 50667
Germany
phone: +49 221 210117

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Reviews by foles:
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4.3/5  rDev +6.4%

This is the best place I visited in Koln, in all departments, including the Kolsch (well balanced spice & fruit).

The building was lovingly restored after WWII, and is cosy and welcoming inside (especially in winter). There is a little booth near the back, where what I think is where the manager sits and observes proceedings, whilst doing paperwork and various other tasks. It also has the curtain within the front door which I saw in a few other places also.

The food in our opinion was brilliant. We had a Rhine specilaity - Braised beef with dumplings & stewed apples. It was incredible!

I will make a bee-line for this place if ever in Koln again - best beer & best food in town.

foles, Jan 15, 2008
More User Reviews:
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

IRONRakkasan, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

kingjohnh, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of joelambic
4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

joelambic, Jun 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

vermilcj, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of clintbrimson
3.93/5  rDev -2.7%

Great Kölsch, very good atmosphere, we had an awesome schwieneshaxe and although we weren’t locals we were never made to feel like that. This place is just off the main square so not as touristy as other Kölsch bars. This bar would be my first stop everytime I returned to Cologne.

clintbrimson, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of laquebrada
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%

Far enough from the tourist frenzied center to actually encounter a local or two. On our last visit we were fortunate enough to enjoy the first half dozen rounds courtesy of a very nice couple that are based in the area. Very quiet on Sunday evening.

The beer is one of the best of the Kolsch style, but if you want variety of styles, you wouldn't be in Cologne, now would you? Served fresh from a cask on the bar, no CO2 pressure required. Prices are reasonable for city center, and it is very convenient to access from the tram.

laquebrada, Nov 05, 2013
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4.06/5  rDev +0.5%

Drinking kolsch, it's better than remodeling your flat. I had the opportunity to see a few breweries on my own while EIke and Daniella fixed up their newly bought flat. Fist stop, Malzmuhle. It's interior is on the darker side and you can sense the history whcih has been left on the walls. I didn't see a bar to sit at, so grab a seat at a table and get served in a quick manner.

Kolsch, as you can imagine, is the staple house beer, and is first served to you by default. It was my favorite kolsch of the trip, and I helped myself to a few pours of the beer. If you're looking for something a little different, there is also a malzbier (a low alcohol, sweet dark beer) and a bottled weizenbier which was served with its own weizen glass. The kolsch is also available in bottles to go.

It's not a classic spot in the city like Gaffel Haus or Fruh am Dom. However, Malzmuhle has my favorite kolsch, and that would certainly have me return.

DoubleJ, May 26, 2013
Photo of JohnfromDublin
3.65/5  rDev -9.7%

This place is located a bit south of the Heumarkt tram stop. When I was there, they were working on the roads making it difficult to get across to; the best way being to go down into the underpass and directly back up the other side. Climb a couple of steps and push on the revolving door brings you in to this fine drinking house. We went there just for beer and it was easy enough to get a table as the rush for food was over. We stayed in the front room and drank some kolsch. The only other brew on tap is a 2.5 % malty beverage that is not great. Service was efficient and our glasses were replaced when required. Another must visit when in Cologne.

JohnfromDublin, Dec 04, 2010
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3.9/5  rDev -3.5%

Six months ago I tried to find this brewpub but ended up assuming it was only a brewery, no restaurant or drinking area. My friends and I are idiots, as just this week I returned and it is very easy to find your way through the front door.

This is a little off the beaten path as far as Kolsch brewpubs go, but not too far. About a 15 minute walk south from the Koln Dom.

The interior is nice, all wooden chairs and tables, lots of wood fixtures, beautiful multi-pane windows that look old (but I'm sure aren't). It all looks sorta authentically old except for the floor, which has new-looking tile (at least it's stone color). There was a huge spiraling staircase to the second level which was closed when I was there.

The food is a little pricy compared to other Kolsch pubs, but it tasted good. English menus are available which makes ordering as easy as pointing. The beer itself is easy pounding and priced on par with others in town (1.55 euros per 0.2L glass).

Two beers are served here, their Kolsch (which is OK) and Malzbeer (a wierd and sugary concoction that I do NOT recommend).

The service was excellent, the friendliest waiter I've yet encountered in Cologne, not that any of them have been rude, just a little distant. Anyways that wasn't the case here, it was a warm reception and a new glass appeared every time the last drop emptied from the previous one.

TurdFurgison, Nov 01, 2010
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Brauerei zur Malzmühle in Köln, Germany
90 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.