Früh Kölsch | Brauerei Früh am Dom

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3.82/5
Very Good
445 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Früh am Dom
Germany
frueh.de

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Longstaff on 10-01-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,703
Reviews:
141
Ratings:
445
pDev:
12.83%
Bros Score:
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Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kiro
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dandy14
3.37/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EASYSTREET
4.83/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.42/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This one pours a brilliantly clear straw yellow, with a small tight white head, and not much lacing.

This smells like bready and doughy malt, lemon, and grassy hops.

This one tastes basically the same- there's a nice crisp and smooth grassy hop flavor, with slight lemon sweetness, and a killer bready malt backbone. It's simple but executed very well.

This is crisp and light bodied, with a good level of carbonation. It's really really drinkable.

This is a classic Kolsch for a reason. It's pretty great.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.89/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

It pours golden with a rich two finger head. The aroma is grassy and with some mild fruitiness. The tasty is fairly dry upfront with some mild bitterness late on. Very drinkable. Medium body and light carbonation.

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Photo of GreenMind
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jacobus79
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Georgiabeer
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of monkist
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This is my first kölsch and I'm surprised how good it is! It is very different from your usual German beer or pils - you get none of the yeast in the nose nor the bitterness in the aftertaste. It is very light and drinkable with some interesting fruitiness in the end, almost like apples.
Quite nice, easy to drink, enjoyable.

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Photo of vinicole
3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle. Straw with a thin but dense head.
Grainy aroma. Somewhat metallic. Lemon.
Sweeter than expected from the aroma. Otherwise reflects the smell with added bread. Some astringency to finish.
Highly carbonated. Light to moderate body.

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Photo of wc94wc
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Nyczj
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zekenyce
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of movieclockstar
3.97/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of i4ourgot
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JayQue
3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had this on tap at the Fruh restaurant in Cologne Germany. Pours a fairly clear bright gold color with a medium sized white head. Head retention is average and there is some wispy lacing on the glass. I had it with a local favorite "heaven and hell" blood sausage and caramelized potatoes. The aroma and taste include bready and gtainy malt, a little apple juice and some mild grassy hops. Fairly mild but good flavor. Mouthfeel is the best part!! Crisp and clean, very refreshing and a good choice to accompany a heavy meal on a hot day. I'm sure I will not have liked a 4 month old bottle in the US as much, but fresh on tap is very nice indeed.

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Photo of MacStinson
4.31/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 16.9oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a bright gold color, with a thin white head that fades very quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains light caramelized malts, grain and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with a strong malt sweetness that is quickly followed some breadiness from flavors of grain and a thin malt character. The hops presence is very mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly bready.

M: Crisp and smooth, light-to-medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while if you’re in the mood for the style.

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Photo of ngusset
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured at cellar temperature into a stein and a tumbler to look at the color. Watery gold like a pilsner, head vanished almost immediately, no apparent lacing. Mild on the nose like grain and malt, hints of lemon custard, vanilla bean, hops, and coconut cream pie. Intriguing. Flavor starts with light juicy malt, sharp crisp refreshing hop, caramel, and spearmint. Maybe a flash of light apple, Bartlett pear, and tangerine. Mouth feel is light, yet rich and round. This is a really nice beer, not the most stereotypical kölsch but lovely and exciting.

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Photo of jbehlar
4.6/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Atg1095
4.05/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tdm168
3.31/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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Früh Kölsch from Brauerei Früh am Dom
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 445 ratings
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