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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 Avg Hads > Bros
SummertimeGoose Island Beer Co.4.703.531,23475
Reissdorf KölschBrauerei Heinrich Reissdorf4.803.841,16291
Harpoon Summer BeerHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall4.803.581,041-
California KölschBallast Point Brewing Company5.003.531,00187
Samuel Adams East-West KölschBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.013.6584491
Leinenkugel's Canoe PaddlerJacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company5.003.16827-
Saint Arnold Fancy LawnmowerSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.55825-
Gaffel KölschPrivatbrauerei Gaffel Becker & Co.4.803.65777-
Alaskan Summer AleAlaskan Brewing Co.5.303.675483
Samuel Adams Escape RouteBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.003.4973483
Schlafly KölschThe Schlafly Tap Room4.803.73699-
New Holland Full CircleNew Holland Brewing Company4.903.62645-
Saint Arnold SantoSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.703.46531-
Calumet Queen3 Floyds Brewing Co.5.003.7493-
Captain's KölschCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.5.503.9399-
Saranac KölschMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.003.2138669
Curve Ball Blonde AlePyramid Breweries, Inc.5.003.2538575
Früh KölschBrauerei Früh am Dom4.803.81384-
Sünner KölschGebr. Sünner GmbH & Co. KG5.403.78380-
Karnival KolschStoudts Brewing Co.4.803.8435087
Endless RiverMother Earth Brewing4.903.88326100
32°/50°COAST Brewing Company4.804.16324-
Krankshaft KölschMetropolitan Brewing5.003.8432290
Summit Summer AleSummit Brewing Company4.903.7228188
Spectra TrifectaFounders Brewing Company5.903.68275-
Rogue Farms Honey KolschRogue Ales5.903.71271-
Geary's Summer AleD.L. Geary Brewing Company6.003.6326792
Lancaster KölschLancaster Brewing Company4.803.67260-
MangöClown Shoes6.003.96249-
Lug Tread Lagered AleBeau's All Natural Brewing Company5.203.7424290
Dundee Kolsch Style AleGenesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.5.103.4924090
Kölsch 151Blue Mountain Brewery5.003.68210-
Schell's ZommerfestAugust Schell Brewing Company5.003.59193-
Love Street Summer SeasonalKarbach Brewing Co.4.903.46191-
Shiner KölschSpoetzl Brewery / Shiner4.903.518883
Big SprangTrillium Brewing Company7.504.3418080
HooDoo Kölsch Style AleUinta Brewing Company4.003.44178-
Gateway KolschFrench Broad Brewing Co.5.303.71169-
Kölsch German-Style AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.003.93166-
Gold Spike AleBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.4.203.6815787
Lawn Seat KolschGreat Lakes Brewing Co.4.803.8157-
Angry Angel KolschBig Boss Brewing4.503.55150-
KolschRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery4.833.45149-
SprangTrillium Brewing Company4.904.37148-
Kolsch 45Short's Brewing Company6.503.94147-
Blonde AleSaint Archer Brewing Co.4.803.67140-
Chaser PaleBlackstone Restaurant & Brewery4.603.51138-
Sunbru Kölsch-Style AleFour Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery5.203.5113187
Ghost River Golden AleGhost River Brewing4.003.31130-
Kmita KolschDark Horse Brewing Company5.503.29130-
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