Franconia Kölsch | Franconia Brewing Company

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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:
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Added by thirdeye11 on 06-21-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
125
Reviews:
18
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
15.43%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
33
For Trade:
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.91/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mora2000
4/5  rDev +10.2%
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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Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.97/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear straw yellow color. A small white head forms, and recedes to nothing in a second. Light lace is left behind.
S: At first, sweet malt. Some fruity aromas as well. Lemon, apples. Some grassy hops and some yeast. Deceptively complex.
T: Follows the nose. Sweet malt at first. Light fruity flavors of lemon and apples. Grassy and floral hops. Some yeast as well.
M/D: A light to medium body. Crisp, dry, and smooth. Easy to drink. I can quaff several of these with no problem.

I think this a very good Kolsch. There is a lot going on here. A surprisingly and deceivingly complex brew. Light, but enough body and flavor to satisfy. A great beer for the hot Texas summers, or just for an easy session. Recommended.

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

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3.83/5  rDev +5.5%

A: 3.5 A small head on top of hazy straw color.
S: 3.75 Pilsner type malt aroma, a tad grainy, with light hops
T: 4 Tasty! With a good mix of moderate bitterness against light malt.
M: 3.75 Neutral texture, light body
O: 4 Something of a boring style, but this is highly drinkable and a great session beer.

Weighting: 20%,20,40,5,15. Overall: 3.83

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4/5  rDev +10.2%
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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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.52/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Franconia Kölsch from Franconia Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 125 ratings.
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