Kölsch in Köln

Best of Colon

On the Road with Borrowed Clothes

Cologne, Germany. August 2016

In the final and perhaps warmest week of August, I traveled to Bad Honnef and swiftly onto Cologne with two colleagues for a weekend of city sightseeing and a local rock music festival, Rheinspaziert. It was my first time going beyond the Bavarian boarder- and I was not disappointed with what the Rhineland had to offer.

koln Köln

We drove the 6 hours on and off the autobahn to my colleague’s family home (stopping only for traffic and McDonalds), and then headed to the local (and only?) bar in town for some Kölsch- the locally brewed larger style beer, regularly served in a thin 0.2L glass. In comparison to the 1L Oktoberfest masses and the more commonly found 0.5L Bavarian standard-sized beer, drinking a Kölsch was like taking a shot. We played a German drinking game involving dice (I’m still hazy on the rules) which I proceeded…

View original post 747 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s