Kölsch | Prost Brewing Company

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54 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Prost Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
prostbrewing.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This bier is delicate and pale with less bitterness than a Pils and less sweetness than a Helles. A subtle fruitiness is the hallmark of this classic style from Köln. Along with Alt, this is one of the last ale holdouts in Germany. (ABV 4.6% 22 IBU'S)

Added by Mebuzzard on 07-06-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
54
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
9.97%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
7
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4.37/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Another hit from Prost, this one comes from Koln...er, Denver. To style.

Light golden pour, clear and clean. Soft bright white foamy head, thick, builds to about 2 fingers. Stays around throughout at about 1/2 finger thick. Nice lacing. Looks great.

It has a sharp grassy hop aroma peppered with light spices. The biscuit and dough malts come through with just a little flutter of white grape, possibly Torrontes.

Flavor leans more toward the malt. Clean malt with a quick sharpness in the middle. Wee bit of sulfur or mineral. Floral. Soft biscuit and green grass. Refreshing.

This is a darn fine beer. Looks great and goes down darn smooth.

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4.36/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

This pours a clear pale gold with plenty of foam.

The smell is of bready malt and quite a bit of fruity notes.

Tastes of bread, grassy hops, and sometimes delicate, sometimes more assertive fruitiness.

Medium body and carbonation.

Excellent Koelsch!

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4.24/5  rDev +11.3%

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

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

S: rich, bready-doughy malt nose with subtle fruit and hop aromas. Light sweet aroma and a hint of pear. Fresh and balanced nose. The aromas are medium low.

L: pours light gold under a 1/2" white foam cap that rapidly dissipates.

T: smooth and creamy with light malt flavors balancing soft light fruit flavors. Hop flavors are medium low. Hop bitterness and flavor and fruit flavors come out more in the finish. Nicely balanced beer with a slight residual sweetness.

F: light and its carbonation slightly above average

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

PROST KOLSCH 5/7/16

Another in the latest shipment from the beer club. We do not get this Colorado brewer's products in my state.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Unibroue pilsener glass.

a: Slightly cloudy gold with an even quarter inch thick white head which receded to patchy surface foam and spotty lacing.

s: Light fruit.

t: follows the nose over a medium biscuit malt base. Dry finish.

m: Medium, good body and carbonation tingle.

o; An exceptional representation of the style, easy drinking and refreshing. This brewer knows his German formats; his Weissbier (recently reviewed) is also very good.

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

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Kölsch from Prost Brewing Company
3.81 out of 5 based on 54 ratings.
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