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First only brewed in Köln, Germany, now many American brewpubs and a hand full of breweries have created their own version of this obscure style. Light to medium in body with a very pale color, hop bitterness is medium to slightly assertive. A somewhat vinous (grape-y from malts) and dry flavor make up the rest.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-6.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Reissdorf KölschBrauerei Heinrich Reissdorf4.803.8796591
Harpoon Summer BeerHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall4.803.54941-
Yellowtail Pale AleBallast Point Brewing Company5.003.5383488
Samuel Adams East-West KölschBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.013.6482391
Saint Arnold Fancy LawnmowerSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.5365490
Alaskan Summer AleAlaskan Brewing Co.5.303.5964383
Gaffel KölschPrivatbrauerei Gaffel Becker & Co.4.803.66633-
Leinenkugel's Canoe PaddlerJacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company5.003.17619-
Schlafly KölschThe Schlafly Tap Room4.803.67517-
New Holland Full CircleNew Holland Brewing Company4.903.58516-
Samuel Adams Escape RouteBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.003.444480
Saint Arnold SantoSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.703.35391-
Calumet QueenThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub5.003.6382-
Saranac KölschMatt Brewing Company5.003.236369
Curve Ball Blonde AlePyramid Breweries, Inc.5.003.2435375
Karnival KolschStoudts Brewing Co.4.803.79333-
Captain's KölschCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.5.503.8323-
Spotlight Series: Rick And Robbie's Sprocket BierStone Brewing Co.5.403.7831085
Sünner KölschGebr. Sünner GmbH & Co. KG5.403.77295-
Früh KölschBrauerei Früh am Dom4.803.83263-
Geary's Summer AleD.L. Geary Brewing Company6.003.6225092
Endless RiverMother Earth Brewing4.903.94250100
Spotlight Series: Spröcketbier Black Rye KölschStone Brewing Co.5.403.71246-
32°/50°COAST Brewing Company4.804.18245-
Krankshaft KölschMetropolitan Brewing5.003.7824090
Summit Summer AleSummit Brewing Company4.903.6123288
Dundee Kolsch Style AleGenesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.5.103.4721690
Rogue Farms Honey KolschRogue Ales5.903.69207-
Lancaster KölschLancaster Brewing Company4.803.61200-
Schell's ZommerfestAugust Schell Brewing Company5.003.59185-
Shiner KölschSpoetzl Brewery4.903.4516783
Lug Tread Lagered AleBeau's All Natural Brewing Company5.203.7116790
Kölsch 151Blue Mountain Brewery5.003.6162-
RambleLong Trail Brewing Co.5.503.4515281
Gold Spike AleBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.4.203.7114288
HooDoo Kölsch Style AleUinta Brewing Company4.003.43142-
Angry Angel KolschBig Boss Brewing4.503.5135-
Gateway KolschFrench Broad Brewing Co.5.303.66134-
Kmita KolschDark Horse Brewing Company5.503.39126-
Love Street Summer SeasonalKarbach Brewing Co.4.903.42121-
KolschRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery4.833.32118-
Kolsch 45Short's Brewing Company6.503.84116-
Josephs Brau Summer BrewTrader Joe's Brewing Company4.803.05107-
Fisherman's AleCape Ann Brewing Company5.003.64106-
Kayak KölschLake Superior Brewing Company ? 3.68102-
Sunbru Kölsch-Style AleFour Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery5.203.4810187
Gordon Biersch SommerBrauGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant4.603.419789
Chaser PaleBlackstone Restaurant & Brewery4.603.4394-
Colorado KolschSteamworks Brewing Co.4.863.5294-
Kentucky LightAlltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.4.323.169171
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