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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #60 on: April 29, 2014, 02:40:16 PM »
Yeah, in Cologne it's "Koelsch" ... over here its just kolsch....
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #61 on: April 29, 2014, 02:59:37 PM »
Yeah, in Cologne it's "Koelsch" ... over here its just kolsch....

You should bring that up at the next BJCP board meeting. Apparently they've been doing it wrong this whole time.
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #62 on: April 29, 2014, 03:53:22 PM »
Dont they have to be brewed in Cologne to be called koelsch?
I remember reading that it can be in the surrounding area, not just the city of Koeln. The explanation was that you had to be able to see the cathedral's spires.
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #63 on: April 29, 2014, 05:23:36 PM »
As long as were getting into nitty gritty, isn't kölsch a protected appellation (in Germany, not here)? So we definitely should not call our beer kölsch. I suggest kolsch as an alternative so we don't step on any toes.

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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #64 on: April 29, 2014, 05:33:09 PM »
As long as were getting into nitty gritty, isn't kölsch a protected appellation (in Germany, not here)? So we definitely should not call our beer kölsch. I suggest kolsch as an alternative so we don't step on any toes.

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Works for me. Much like 'beer' is accepted in place of 'bier'. Prost !
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #65 on: April 29, 2014, 06:29:46 PM »
As long as were getting into nitty gritty, isn't kölsch a protected appellation (in Germany, not here)? So we definitely should not call our beer kölsch. I suggest kolsch as an alternative so we don't step on any toes.

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Yes - that's what I was implying... FTW!!!! :P
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #66 on: April 30, 2014, 09:19:41 PM »
I refuse to call my light German ales brewed with yeast that has an origin in Cologne Germany, but fermented in my Illinois fermenter anything but "light German Kölsch-like, but not really Kölsch beers, because they were brewed beyond the steeple view" Kölsch clones.  BTW, most Kölsch beers I have tasted in the states taste every bit as good as the Fruh and Reissdorf Kölsch beers that have been drank within 48 hours of purchase in Cologne and flown back here by a friend (UA flight attendant). Just sayin.
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #67 on: May 01, 2014, 05:48:02 AM »
I refuse to call my light German ales brewed with yeast that has an origin in Cologne Germany, but fermented in my Illinois fermenter anything but "light German Kölsch-like, but not really Kölsch beers, because they were brewed beyond the steeple view" Kölsch clones.  BTW, most Kölsch beers I have tasted in the states taste every bit as good as the Fruh and Reissdorf Kölsch beers that have been drank within 48 hours of purchase in Cologne and flown back here by a friend (UA flight attendant). Just sayin.

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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #68 on: May 01, 2014, 06:31:59 AM »
I refuse to call my light German ales brewed with yeast that has an origin in Cologne Germany, but fermented in my Illinois fermenter anything but "light German Kölsch-like, but not really Kölsch beers, because they were brewed beyond the steeple view" Kölsch clones.  BTW, most Kölsch beers I have tasted in the states taste every bit as good as the Fruh and Reissdorf Kölsch beers that have been drank within 48 hours of purchase in Cologne and flown back here by a friend (UA flight attendant). Just sayin.

Just leave this up on your monitor when brewing. I can see the spires from here! Problem solved.


That would never get zoning approval these days.
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