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Peters Kölsch - Peters Brauhaus

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Peters KölschPeters Kölsch

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34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peters Brauhaus visit their website

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: allboutbierge on 11-22-2003)
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4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

01-22-2014 08:57:20 | More by Chris_Beer
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4.28/5  rDev +17.6%

In the Peter's Brauhaus, this Kolsch is poured into dainty .2 liter glasses from the barrel. Light gold with a foamy off-head. Hops in the nose complement the hard water aroma. Hops dominate the crisp and slightly sweetish flavor. Quite round with a lingering hop aftertaste. By far the best Kolsch I have drunk. According to the barkeeper in response to my comment concerning the size of the pour, "Yes a small glass, but always fresh and cold."

06-15-2011 14:45:03 | More by ruppert2p
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Lasting fine foamy head, velvety on a transparent yellow color body. The smell shows light sweet notes of malt with hints of straw and litchi. The taste was refined and balanced. Malty without really getting annoyingly grainy, sweet but not excessively. Some biscuity notes of vanilla and anise. A light caramel aspect. Mouthfeel was quite convincing. Light grassy straw like notes of hops, balanced with a fine and round maltiness. Slighty creamy and soft. Enjoyable and drinkable. Clean but not dry. The carbonation slightly but enjoyably stimulates the tongue.

04-09-2005 09:00:07 | More by tjd25
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New York

4.18/5  rDev +14.8%

This is served in a small .2L tall narrow glass which is the standard Kölsch glass. It was the first time I had actually had a Kölsch in the proper glass. It had a light golden crystal clear body with a small white head. The smell is light with a slight crispness. The taste is very similar with a good crispness from hop bitterness and a hop flavor that follows afterward. It is very light bodied and a good summer drinker. I don't know if I could imagine drinking this in the cold though.

07-11-2007 21:12:38 | More by drseamus
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

06-15-2013 12:01:58 | More by Loogs
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

200 ml. draft @ Peters Brauhaus. Clear golden with a creamy head, standard look. Smell is a touch grainier than the Sion I tried before but still pretty smooth, sweetish yeast, hay, light white grapes. Taste is also a small touch grainier with sweetish yeast, hay, very faint corn & white grapes, touch sugar & sweet bread, light hops. Faintly grainy body but overall pretty smooth, creamy. Quite enjoyed it, easy to drink, yummy, no unwanted off-flavours, lovely Kölsch.

12-10-2013 18:09:58 | More by 77black_ships
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

12-27-2013 21:02:55 | More by Bellonc
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

11-24-2011 23:22:12 | More by stevoj
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

I had a 0.2 liter glass of this at the beergarden in front of the brauhaus in Cologne, while hopping from place to place to try as many Kolsches as possible. Based on this unique somewhat side-by-side tasting, I hoped to develop a ranking of which ones are best.

Peter's was a sleeper hit for all of us. It started with proper appearance, pale golden color, clear, with a thin pillow of white foam. The aroma was muted but included the musty funk that I really crave from the style. Without this component how would you know you've got a Kolsch instead of a bland lager? Peter's was really good in that regard, tasty and among my favorites.

In my opinion Peter's is in the upper echelon of the style. Still a mild style of beer but I liked it a lot.

04-25-2010 12:04:45 | More by TurdFurgison
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

02-10-2014 14:30:17 | More by NorbertB1974
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3.79/5  rDev +4.1%

A: Pale yellow color with lots of medium large bubbles. Tall white, light head leaves decent lacings.

S: Crisp malt, somewhat dry. Bitter and floral hops are suttle, but very obvious; green apples and lots of citric notes. Some yeast.

T: Very nice balance between the malt and the bitter hops. The floral hops brings rich fruityness; citric. Yeast. Crisp. Some buttery notes in the back.

M: Rather long aftertaste; bitter and sour. Body is light and carbonation is mild. Very smooth.

O: A nice and well crafted Kölsch.

07-21-2013 17:03:53 | More by Evil_Pidde
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

04-03-2014 10:31:36 | More by digita7693
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

02-03-2014 09:41:55 | More by vermilcj
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-15-2013 21:01:31 | More by Sturmthis
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

04-01-2014 00:24:10 | More by berkshire413
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3.73/5  rDev +2.5%

From the barrel @ Peters Brauhaus, Köln.
Golden color, very clean, no bubbles, a beautiful white and creamy foam. Good appearance.
Good smell, too, fresh, a touch of malt, and then a delicate but intense hop, and fresh.
Fresh taste, again. Light malt, background hop, good harmony.
Hop in the aftertaste, bitter, good, not too long.
Almost floral and camomile herbal notes.

01-27-2010 21:52:06 | More by stcules
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New York

3.7/5  rDev +1.6%

Cask at Peters Brauhaus, Köln, Germany

A: The beer is clear light yellow in color and has a finger high white head that slowly fades away. No carbonation is visible in the form of rising bubbles.
S: There is a light aroma of bready malts and grassy hops in the nose.
T: The beer tastes rather malty and has some hints of bitterness from the hops. There is a slight amount of sweetness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and is crisp, dry and very smooth. No carbonation is perceptible.
D: This beer is a little more filling compared to others in the style so it isn't quite as thirst quenching.

10-23-2010 13:22:04 | More by metter98
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3.63/5  rDev -0.3%

Stubby swing-top, Germany, best by 3/11.

Brilliantly clear yellow-gold with an unimpressive head and average retention.

Aroma has lightly musty hops coupled with a somewhat buttery, biscuity note.

Lightly sweet malt presence is redolent of crackers and biscuits. Bit of ale fruit and earthy hops on the mid-palate. Finish is clean, but perhaps a touch too bitter for the style. Mouthfeel is well-carbonated and fluffy, very good for the style. Drinkability is also good.

Decent Kölsch here.

11-11-2010 15:51:53 | More by dasenebler
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3.63/5  rDev -0.3%

Peter's Kölsch is a middle ground Kölsch here in Cologne. It almost always comes off tap (in very few and selected places) but can be found now and then in bottles.

Color is light golden but very luminous and bright. Head is huge and large. Aroma is floral, slightly hoppy and bitter, and balance. A real relaxing and non offensive smell. Flavor is slightly creamy, slightly fruity, and slightly a hundred other small flavors. But this weakness of flavor is its flaw with many Cologners. The biggest Päffgen or Reissdorf fan will admit it does taste bad but it doesnt taste like much. Flavors are slightly watery but they are in there. Mouthfeel is also a tad thinner than the cream of the crop Kölsch beers Ive had but all the same very satisfying for a thinner beer. Drinkability, like any true and good Kölsch is there.

11-22-2003 23:21:57 | More by allboutbierge
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3.53/5  rDev -3%

A- light straw yellow, white head (one finger), nice retention
S- sweet green apples, grainy
T- grainy, dry, green apple, black pepper, lemon, low bitterness
M- highly carbonated, light body
D- its an ok kolsch, very dry and carbonated, more like a mass produced fizzy lager

03-30-2010 22:12:44 | More by GoBrewOrGoHome
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

02-07-2013 03:46:32 | More by Dinkel
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-12-2013 08:14:42 | More by Danny1217
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Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-22-2012 15:24:41 | More by rale
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

First time in Cologne! Kolsch from keg/barrel on the bar in a 0.2L stange glass.
Crystal clear pale yellow. No visible carbonation.
Slightly more complex nose - light barley wort with just a hint of sulphury funk.
Mildly flavored and very watery and thirst quenching. Simple and delicious

09-28-2010 19:56:04 | More by cpanossian
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New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-13-2012 18:23:31 | More by Satchboogie
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