Peters Kölsch | Peters Brauhaus

Peters KölschPeters Kölsch
BA SCORE
3.56/5
54 Ratings
Peters KölschPeters Kölsch
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Peters Brauhaus
Germany
peters-brauhaus.de

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by allboutbierge on 11-22-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,899
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
54
pDev:
14.61%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
2
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 54 |  Reviews: 20
Photo of metter98
3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Cask at Peters Brauhaus, Köln, Germany

A: The beer is clear light yellow in color and has a finger high white head that slowly fades away. No carbonation is visible in the form of rising bubbles.
S: There is a light aroma of bready malts and grassy hops in the nose.
T: The beer tastes rather malty and has some hints of bitterness from the hops. There is a slight amount of sweetness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and is crisp, dry and very smooth. No carbonation is perceptible.
D: This beer is a little more filling compared to others in the style so it isn't quite as thirst quenching.

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Photo of kojevergas
3.11/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On-draught @ Peters Brauhaus in Koln.

Forgettable for a Koln-brewed Kolsch, but enjoyable nonetheless. And highly drinkable in spite of its relative insipidness. Bright malt (Munich malt) profile. Generic floral hop character.

I like it, but would personally prefer many of the other expressions of the style available in Koln.

C+ / ABOVE AVERAGE

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Photo of nickfl
3.89/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of imbibehour
3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the growler bottle into a pils style glass.

Classic deep gold and brass colored, crystal clear but a little lifeless. No rising carbonation visible at all if perhaps the most microscopic upon looking close. Thick white fluffy head quite tall, with speckled lacing and a swiss cheese retention. Big head on creation, but settles nicely.

Nose is interesting. Classic bready chewy malts, but there's an interesting faint bubblegum like sweetness to this. Hits the bready malt quality nicely but much of the classic esters seem non existent. Otherwise pretty good.

Interesting palate. Fairly sweet for a Kolsch, with a surprising faint hint of caramel it seems like character. Hints of brown bakery bread toast in the mid palate. Mouthfeel goes from light to a hint of almost brown sugary syrupy caramel.

Overall pretty enjoyably but doesn't really remind me of a Kolsch and the sweetness throws me a bit. It has a very unique flavor though, and would make a very interesting food pairing cause it's so distinct.

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Photo of stevoj
2.81/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Bottle picked up on a swing through Koln. Slightly sourish kolsch, fast fading head. Very pale golden color, aroma of malt. Taste is also malt and bread. I was expecting better as I was near the epicenter of this classic style.

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Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.8/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pale yellow color with lots of medium large bubbles. Tall white, light head leaves decent lacings.

S: Crisp malt, somewhat dry. Bitter and floral hops are suttle, but very obvious; green apples and lots of citric notes. Some yeast.

T: Very nice balance between the malt and the bitter hops. The floral hops brings rich fruityness; citric. Yeast. Crisp. Some buttery notes in the back.

M: Rather long aftertaste; bitter and sour. Body is light and carbonation is mild. Very smooth.

O: A nice and well crafted Kölsch.

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Photo of Zekenyce
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of samEBC
3.79/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stcules
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From the barrel @ Peters Brauhaus, Köln.
Golden color, very clean, no bubbles, a beautiful white and creamy foam. Good appearance.
Good smell, too, fresh, a touch of malt, and then a delicate but intense hop, and fresh.
Fresh taste, again. Light malt, background hop, good harmony.
Hop in the aftertaste, bitter, good, not too long.
Almost floral and camomile herbal notes.

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Photo of AgentMunky
2.5/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a 20cL stange glass at the brewpub.

A: Crystal-clear and pale-pale yellow. Head soon dissipates, leaving thin lacing. Looks like the worst kind of American macrobrew.

S: Not much smell. Some slightly spicy topnotes with a skunky base smell which isn't offensive. The smell is boring, plain, and practically nonexistent.

T: Doesn't impress me. Very watery. What flavours are present are mostly grain and water. This is the Natty Light of Köln. Middle taste is naught but a holdover from initial grain. Aftertaste is somewhat dry and subtly bitter.

M: It's alright. Carbonation is present. Beer is...beery.

D: Very drinkable, but not recommended. Went down alright with dinner. Can be used as a water substitute.

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Photo of TurdFurgison
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had a 0.2 liter glass of this at the beergarden in front of the brauhaus in Cologne, while hopping from place to place to try as many Kolsches as possible. Based on this unique somewhat side-by-side tasting, I hoped to develop a ranking of which ones are best.

Peter's was a sleeper hit for all of us. It started with proper appearance, pale golden color, clear, with a thin pillow of white foam. The aroma was muted but included the musty funk that I really crave from the style. Without this component how would you know you've got a Kolsch instead of a bland lager? Peter's was really good in that regard, tasty and among my favorites.

In my opinion Peter's is in the upper echelon of the style. Still a mild style of beer but I liked it a lot.

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Photo of tom10101
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of josanguapo
2/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

From XXXII, for sale at 1.50€. In Legado de Yuste glass. Watching The Hobbit 3. Too much sweet. Bad aroma, stinky. No foam. Transparent. Do not repeat

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Photo of vermilcj
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Satchboogie
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of dleiner
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.42/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Danny1217
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Rihup
3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.45/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

The beer comes out looking like a kölsch. Golden clear body, big fluffy white head, and leaves some lacing.

The beer has a prominent fruit aroma of pear and apple to go along with the sweet and grainy qualities.

It is light and refreshing. Hits with a little crisp bite there at the swallow. Has a prickly carbonation. A little dry. Flavors of grain, grass and bread.

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Photo of aleigator
2.62/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pours a bright golden color, with a one finger broad white head to it.

Smells of wheat and some toffee, not much going on as far as the aromas go.

Refreshing with a pleasant crispness, has a high carbonation to it, while remaining very light bodied.

Tastes aqueous, strawy, white bread malts and an uprising toffee sweetness. Noble hops during the mid palate with bright and sweet hay, while hops are fading during the finish.

Very light bodied, not thin yet. Offers enough flavors to remain interesting on the palate.

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Photo of Barleycorn
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Lelampp
3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jkermitj
3/5  rDev -15.7%

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Peters Kölsch from Peters Brauhaus
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 54 ratings
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