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Früh Kölsch | Brauerei Früh am Dom

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3.82/5
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441 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:
#13,524
Reviews:
141
Ratings:
441
pDev:
12.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 441 |  Reviews: 141
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of flyingpig
3.2/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

500ml bottle from Good Spirits Co, Glasgow (£2.80):
Very light & clear, golden straw with a thumb-sized, bubbly head that's white with a fine texture, lots of visible carbonation and good retention.

Like a lager on the nose with some light, sweet malts a& hints of floral, some grassy hops feature too but the aroma isn't the most pronounced. Plenty of grain, some further sweetness & some bread with touches of yeast in there as well.

Light malts with touches of sweetness coming through & some bread as well. Quite a lot of grain is present, there is some faint floral flavours & fruit with some citrus but again nothing is particularly strong.

The beer is a light bodied, almost thin one with some grain & medium carbonation. It proved quite easy to drink with light bitter finish that is slightly tangy as well.

Very similar to a pale lager in a lot of ways & I wasn't particularly impressed with this one really. It was a drinkable beer & it's always nice to get a new style under my belt but I didn't think it was a great beer really.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

Photo of OkieMik
4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of s_wit
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of shelby415
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Mebuzzard
4.37/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Quite the find for under $4

Perfect pour. Light golden, very clear. Nice fluffy white head of about 2 fingers; lingered for half the glass. Timid swirl brought it back

Aroma has a gentle undertone of malt and sweetness, white grape. Consistent front of grassy hops and slight spice

Clean flavor. The white grape is noticeable at the end, but not dominant. Good combo of hop zip and carbonation. This is a porch pounding beer and would go quite well with grilled white meats and salads

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4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Slatetank
4.36/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I enjoyed this from the brown bottle in a mug chilled.

The color is golden straw with very good clarity and thick white cream of two fingers high w/ very fine bead visibly carbonated with smooth creamy froth for head and good retention as lace sticks well. The smell is fruity but light with subtle pear-likes sweet fragrant yeast with mild aroma of malt with mineral quality accenting. The feel has slight yeast up front with malt sweetness and moderately high carbonation with smooth creamy body, mild bitterness and semi-dry finish.

The taste is malt oriented with mild entry and gentle hops which are herbal with not overly bitter taste. The yeast adds fruitiness with subtle hint of alcohol in the background and pilsner malt taste throughout which is refined and subtle but hops have a toned down effect. This is a great kolsch -might be one of the best I have had it is a treat to sip and savor I would have got more if I could I love the subtlety and drinkability.

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of JeanDuteau
4.52/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Hard to find Kolsch in Edmonton, but I found two bottles of Fruh and tried them out. A pale yellow colour with a lot of bubbles. There was a nice bit of foam but it dissipated quickly, leaving some lacing behind. A floral smell with a perfect crisp taste. The taste was mostly in the center of the mouth so it didn't overwhelm but I thought it could have been more well-rounded.

I really liked this beer and hope to get more of this specific brand as well as some other Kolschs. It would be perfect on a hot day sitting on my deck.

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Früh Kölsch from Brauerei Früh am Dom
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 441 ratings
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