Kölsch

Description:
First only brewed in Köln, Germany, now many American brewpubs and a hand full of breweries have created their own version of this obscure style. Light to medium in body with a very pale color, hop bitterness is medium to slightly assertive. A somewhat vinous (grape-y from malts) and dry flavor make up the rest.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-6.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 1 to 50 (out of 1797) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
SummertimeGoose Island Beer Co.5.103.541,36475
California KölschBallast Point Brewing Company5.203.551,34487
Reissdorf KölschBrauerei Heinrich Reissdorf4.803.851,24991
Harpoon Summer BeerHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall4.803.571,048-
Saint Arnold Fancy LawnmowerSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.56893-
Leinenkugel's Canoe PaddlerJacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company5.003.21881-
Samuel Adams East-West KölschBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.013.6584691
Gaffel KölschPrivatbrauerei Gaffel Becker & Co.4.803.65843-
Alaskan Summer AleAlaskan Brewing Co.5.303.5979383
Samuel Adams Escape RouteBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.003.4875383
Schlafly KölschThe Schlafly Tap Room4.803.74744-
New Holland Full CircleNew Holland Brewing Company4.903.61721-
Saint Arnold SantoSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.703.46565-
Calumet Queen3 Floyds Brewing Co.5.003.7512-
Clearwater KölschCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.4.803.9432-
Früh KölschBrauerei Früh am Dom4.803.82426-
Sünner KölschGebr. Sünner GmbH & Co. KG4.803.78414-
Saranac KölschMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.003.2240169
Curve Ball Blonde AlePyramid Breweries, Inc.5.003.2540175
MangöClown Shoes5.503.92375-
Karnival KolschStoudts Brewing Co.4.803.8336087
Krankshaft KölschMetropolitan Brewing5.003.8435890
Rogue Farms Honey KolschRogue Ales5.003.74358-
Endless RiverMother Earth Brewing4.903.89343100
32°/50°COAST Brewing Company4.804.16338-
Summit Summer AleSummit Brewing Company4.903.7130688
Spectra TrifectaFounders Brewing Company5.903.67283-
Geary's Summer AleD.L. Geary Brewing Company6.003.6327792
Lancaster KölschLancaster Brewing Company4.803.66272-
Lug Tread Lagered AleBeau's All Natural Brewing Company5.203.7527290
Dundee Kolsch Style AleGenesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.5.103.4924490
Love Street Summer SeasonalKarbach Brewing Co.4.903.48231-
Kölsch 151Blue Mountain Brewery5.003.69225-
SprangTrillium Brewing Company4.904.31210-
Big SprangTrillium Brewing Company7.504.2620980
Schell's ZommerfestAugust Schell Brewing Company5.003.59201-
Shiner KölschSpoetzl Brewery / Shiner4.903.519183
HooDoo Kölsch Style AleUinta Brewing Company4.003.44187-
Gateway KolschFrench Broad Brewing Co.5.303.71182-
Kölsch German-Style AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.003.92181-
Lawn Seat KolschGreat Lakes Brewing Co.4.803.8170-
Gold Spike AleBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.4.203.6815987
KolschRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery4.833.46157-
Angry Angel KolschBig Boss Brewing4.503.55154-
Kolsch 45Short's Brewing Company6.503.9153-
Blonde AleSaint Archer Brewing Co.4.803.68152-
Ghost River Golden AleGhost River Brewing4.003.32150-
LiftMadTree Brewing4.703.78150-
Chaser PaleBlackstone Restaurant & Brewery4.603.51145-
Josephs Brau Summer BrewTrader Joe's Brewing Company4.803.09145-
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