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World Beer Awards 2019

Winners

World's Best Pale Kölsch

World's Best Pale Kölsch
Country Winner
Brouwerij Noordt
Herrie

Netherlands

"Pale golden with a light haze and a small white head. Grains and faint apple on the nose, hint of pear. Very fragrant. Fruity, bready and with lots of citrus fruit in flavour. Nice balanced body with a good mouthfeel. Long finish, dry."

Belgium

Country Winner
Country WinnerSiphon Brewing
Lieve
Belgium
"Pale golden with a slight haze and a small white head. Grainy aromas on the nose with dominant hops. Bitterness nicely balanced in the flavour with hops and hints of citrus. Dry, medium finish."

Brazil

Country Winner
Country WinnerCervejaria Bohemia
Colonia
Brazil
"Golden in colour with a nice white head. Nice carbonation. Bread notes on the aroma with light fruit. Light on the palate, crisp with a medium bitterness. Low bitterness from hops. "

Canada

Country Winner
Country WinnerMicrobrasserie Moulin 7
Mineur
Canada

China

Country Winner
Country WinnerBravo
Mirror Moon Ko¨lsch
China
"Pale golden with a good amount of carbonation. Fruity on the aroma. Nice mouthfeel with a good amount of carbonation. Light body. Very short finish."

Ireland

"To style with a bright, golden colour and the correct carbonation. Grains and soft stone fruit on the nose, hints of honey. Grainy and toffee apple flavours. Nice mouthfeel. Medium finish with low bitterness. Well balanced throughout."

Japan

Country Winner
Country WinnerWarabi-Za
Kolsch
Japan

Paraguay

Country Winner
Country WinnerSajonia Brewing Company
Bolsi
Paraguay
"Bright and dark golden with a good head. Toffee and popcorn notes on the nose with dark grain. Fruity on the palate with a low bitterness. Good mouthfeel with an appropriate carbonation. Soft and lightly dry finish with a lot of fruit."

Taiwan

Country Winner
Country WinnerBuckskin
Kölsch
Taiwan
"Bright and burnish golden with a good amount of carbonation. Slightly herbal on the nose, very zesty. Crisp on the palate with bready flavours and soft fruit esters. Long lingering finish. Smells and tastes like a Koelsch."

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