Früh Kölsch | Brauerei Früh am Dom

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3.81/5
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446 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:
#15,084
Reviews:
141
Ratings:
446
pDev:
12.86%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 446 |  Reviews: 141
Photo of Danilov
4.38/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jroof1
3.09/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hophugger
2.98/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Haybeerman
3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of carteravebrew
4.42/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scbeerman
3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a really solid kolsch and one of the better I've had the pleasure of trying. Very light gold with a nice white fluffy head; retention could be a little better. Smell of crackery malts, grassy hops, and a little bright acidity. Taste is much the same with a little sweetness and very light bitterness. Crisp mouthfeel which is a little watery. Overall, recommended as a very good summer beer.

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Photo of der_meister
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Beer_Rabbit66
3.24/5  rDev -15%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Look is clear golden colour, no head at all and low carbonation, not to attractive.
Smell is clean Mineral water but nothing else much.
Taste is crisp fresh but flat with light malt after taste, easy to drink.
Feel is fresh and clean, dry aftertaste.
Overall Ok, früh means early and that's how it tastes. Prost!

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Photo of XsoldoutX
3.23/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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Photo of JASvendsen
3.3/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ian_B
3.72/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of American_Hawk
3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of BubbleBobble
3.29/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cmichaelfisher
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of anvilx
3.71/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of skywizzard
4.34/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brutalist
4.35/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bmac093
3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smcolw
3.31/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Straw colored with a bit. Small, quickly dying head. No lace.


Strong iron metal aroma. Distracting.

The flavor is an improvement but I can still taste this off putting iron. Very thin bodied with a heightened carbonation level. In the taste, I do get some of the sweetness expected. Short aftertaste.

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Photo of briancathy
3.26/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drmeto
2.55/5  rDev -33.1%
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 StonedTrippin
3.73/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

one of the better kolsch beers out there, and for me, maybe the only actual german one that has this much going on in terms of mouthfeel. i also think it makes a huge different having it on tap compared to the bottle. its so fresh without any of that oxidation or tired beer thing we always get in imported lighter colored stuff. the color is rich golden, and you can tell by looking at it that is has some body. classic german grain bill on it, and for some reason its just fuller bodied and more texturally interesting than the watery yellow beers that use the title kolsch. this is a true kolsch. fresh crackery grain base with just a touch of sweetness like a drop of honey or something. a bit floral with the hops, and quite bitter compared to its peers. carbonation is high and the body, i love all the body, thats what makes this one stand out for me. the lagers from these regions get all the hype, but this is a real classic, probably my favorite imported kolsch. they have it on tap most of the time at prost sausages on 32nd, and they serve it in its proper glassware. this would be the best place in town to have one.

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Photo of plaid75
3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Früh Kölsch from Brauerei Früh am Dom
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 446 ratings
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