Originating in Cologne (Köln), Germany, Kölsch is a clean, crisp, delicately-balanced beer usually with a very subtle fruit and hop character. Kölsch is top fermented with ale yeast. Though not essential, it’s traditionally lagered for several days at about 35º F. to promote clarity before packaging. Subdued maltiness throughout leads into a pleasantly well-attenuated beer. It’s lightly hopped, with a refreshing finish. Freshness makes a huge difference with this beer, as the delicate character can fade quickly with age. Prost!
This recipe can be made in either five or six or three gallon versions. This copper-colored beer is easy to brew and will reward your short brew day with copious...
Fig, plum and chocolate notes. Sweetness: Sweet, Oak: Medium, ABV: 17%, Body: Full. 3 gallon kit. Recommended 375ml cork finish wine bottle. $4.09 per 375ml bottle.
Fig, plum and chocolate notes. Sweetness: Sweet, Oak: Med., Body: Full, Alcohol 17% ABV. Three gallon kit yields 30 375ml bottles. $3.90 per 375ml bottle