Früh Kölsch | Brauerei Früh am Dom

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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Longstaff on 10-01-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
425
Reviews:
136
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
13.09%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
79
For Trade:
0
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1.75/5  rDev -54.2%

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1.85/5  rDev -51.6%

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2/5  rDev -47.6%

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2/5  rDev -47.6%

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2/5  rDev -47.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.6%

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2.55/5  rDev -33.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.25

L:
-pours a clear straw-golden with a big,foamy,quickly dissipating,white head
-medium carbonation visible
S:
-floral,cooked potatoes,vegetables,slight lemon
T:
-lemon,floral,metallic
F:
-light body,light-medium carbonation
O:
Only 2 Kölsch are available in my area.
I def. preferred the Gaffel over this

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Photo of kofukasho
2.6/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of kitschiguy
2.66/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

330ml bottle poured into a Kolsch glass. All given by supplier.

Poured with little head. What little head was produced dies instantly and left no bubbles or lacing whatsoever. Standard yellow lager colour.

Nose has some some bready malts - not much else.

Palate is ok. Nothing really stands out.

Quite drinkable and could be sessioned. Refreshing on a hot day. I wouldn't buy it and probably won't drink it again.

Mouth is typical of a lager. Thin and watery but not particularly bad.

Would recommend for fans of the style.

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Photo of BMMillsy
2.71/5  rDev -29.1%

Out of a bottle while hanging out in Cologne. Pours clear golden with nearly no head. Aroma of hay, light pale malt sweetness, unpleasant Kolsch aroma. Flavor follows the aroma with a slightly dirty finish, though I found it a bit cleaner than the Paffgen I had earlier today. Light bodied of course, goes down easy enough, medium carbonation. Meh.

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2.75/5  rDev -28%

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2.75/5  rDev -28%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A well-known brew from Cologne, this beer is more famous than it should be.

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2.75/5  rDev -28%

Review based on the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 6C). Bottle 50 cl - Batch 11816:27. AROMA: slightly sweet cereal aromas. no hop aromas. slight esters reminiscent of pears. APPEARANCE: slightly light gold color and very translucent. thin white head with average retention. TASTE: low malty sweet flavour. very low bitterness. no hop flavours. PALATE: low and watery body. low carbonation. OVERALL: a watered down Kolsch without the characteristic subtle fruit flavours.

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2.9/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Rating from notes taken in March, 2016:

.5L can purchased at a Rewe market in Koln, Germany:

C / AVERAGE

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2.98/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

Photo of GONZALOYANNA
3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

330ml bottle.Footed pilsner glass.Enjoyed on mar´12.Pours blond in color,cristal clear appearance.Pure white lasting crown. Herbal, slightly sulphury,aroma.Balanced malts & German hops in mouth, subtle lemon touch.Very light body,medium carbonation.Lingers with no conflicting notes. Painfully overall results quite flat. Suggested in sunny days as a session beer.

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

A: Straw and crisply filtered with no carbonation. The 3 fingers of fizzy white head, fade relatively fast.


S: Malt forward, a little crisp white wine, vinous quality, fermenting green hay, an umami quality like shitake mushrooms.


T: Malty, clean linen, a touch of banana, then a very dry chemical of paper mill quality, an acrid slight bitter taste with a hint of sour lemon juice.


M: Not the best Kolsch I’ve had, but happy to find the style in Thailand just the same. Lacking in the white wine quality, perhaps this one is slightly old and losing its touch. I’ve had some of the best Kolsches around, and some good American copies, but this isn’t the most awesome, but it’s the style, so I’m happy. Drank in Chiang Mai, Thailand, Sept 27th, 2014.

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

Photo of seanyfo
3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

0.2l gravity serving at Fruh am Dom

A- Pale blonde, average head retention and minimal lacing

S- Little musty, faint malts and grains

T- nice maltiness but also thin and a bit watery in the finish making for an average balance

M- Spritzy and watery

D- Its a mediocre kolsch, nice malts character but its letdown by a thin body.

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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Früh Kölsch from Brauerei Früh am Dom
3.82 out of 5 based on 425 ratings.
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