Franconia Kölsch | Franconia Brewing Company

Franconia KölschFranconia Kölsch
BA SCORE
39.7%
Liked This Beer
3.51 w/ 126 Ratings
Franconia KölschFranconia Kölsch
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Franconia Brewing Company
Texas, United States
franconiabrewing.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by thirdeye11 on 06-21-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,686
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
126
Liked:
50
Avg:
3.51/5
pDev:
15.67%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
35
Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +42.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +42.5%

Photo of gjoker321
4.75/5  rDev +35.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

How is this beer rated so low!?! It is an awesome version of the style better than many of the original German versions.

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4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of Gully1
4.31/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Great hop aroma and flavor. Great smooth after taste. Great carbonation

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Photo of wheatshock
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

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4.24/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of Joe_Howard
4.08/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

pours a light yellow beer with a small white head. Smells like most kolsches. Tastes pretty delicious, and is well balanced. Overall a very enjoyable beer.

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Photo of mjurney
4.03/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Golden color, clear. Lots of small bubbles streaming. Thick bright white head.

Aroma:
Pale malts, grassy, some spicy hops, a little fruity.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Sweet pale malts, bready, grassy. Slight fruit (green grape skin) character. Mild hop bitterness towards the end. Finish is dry, very crisp. Body is light-medium, crisp, refreshing, dry.

Overall:
It's an excellent Kolsch.

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Photo of Mora2000
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery. The beer pours a golden yellow color with a white head. The aroma is wheat and grain with some lemon and grass notes. The flavor is more of the same. I get a lot of wheat with some lemon and grape notes. There is a little bit of grass and earth from the hops, but they contribute basically no bitterness. Light and refreshing, this is a very easy beer to drink. Medium carbonation. A great beer for a hot summer day.

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4/5  rDev +14%

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4/5  rDev +14%

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4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of Edie
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Redrover
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was happy to see this on tap at the Gingerman in Austin. I'm a sucker for this underappreciated style.

As with most beers at this great bar, it was served in a standard pint. The beer is chill hazed gold with a fairly clingy white head.

The nose is grainy with pear and a bit of citrus.

Nice crisp Kolsch. There are grains, apple, pears and sweet crackers. Interesting with good balance.

The mouth is a perfect blend of carbonation, heft and a touch of slickness.

It is extremely easy to drink especially in the 104 degree heat.

Well done!

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4/5  rDev +14%

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4/5  rDev +14%

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4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of Tom_Hoover
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice taste for a change of pace.

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Photo of Scepter
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of leroybrown10
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of rtepiak
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a very consistent beer. not riddled with a taste of corn like most american kolsch style beers. crisp... some apple malt qualities and some very subdued hop that just clears everything out. simple, and not astringent or acidic. tight in form and mild in taste.

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4/5  rDev +14%

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4/5  rDev +14%

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Franconia Kölsch from Franconia Brewing Company
Beer rating: 39.7% out of 100 with 126 ratings
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