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Gaffel am Dom

This might be even more tourist-ridden than every other Brauhäuser since it’s right across from the Dom, but I don’t care. The Kölsch is satisfying, the food is tasty and the waiters are friendly. What else could you really want? Tweet

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Brauhaus Sünner im Walfisch

Did I say Kölsch only comes in 0.2 liter glasses? I forgot to tell you about Brauhaus Sünner im Walfisch, where patrons can order 3 or 5 liters at a time. Just make room on your table for the tall glass tube with the tap at the bottom. Since there were only two of us, […]

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Päffgen (est. 1883) is the smallest brewery in Cologne and produces an exceptionally good Kölsch. Its product is slightly hoppier than the other traditional Hausbrauereis, and the bottomless service is just as efficient. We accumulated ten hash marks in under an hour, before peeling ourselves away to visit the next beer hall on our list. […]

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One of my favorite things about Cologne is Kölsch, golden ale served in long, tall 0.2 liter glasses. Kölsch is Cologne’s proprietary beer, strictly defined by the Kölsch Konvention, an agreement between the members of the Cologne Brewery Association. Similar to Champagne, use of the term Kölsch is prohibited outside Cologne. The original Kölsch brewer […]

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