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Gilden Kölsch Brauerei

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000446B034 Gilden Beer Glass

Additional Information

The Gilden Kölsch Brewery is a Kölsch brewery in Cologne that dates back to 1863. The brewery was taken over in 1967 by the Dortmunder Union Brewery.
Kölsch is a beer brewed only in Cologne Germany and must be brewed within a 50 km zone around the city, as it is a product which has a protected geographical indication (PGI).
Some of the Brewery's Range
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Over the years the brand identity is updated and re-launched with subtle changes, a change of Logo or a new font.
Sometimes this brand update is done by the new owners after a brewery has been sold, other times just to give the brand a fresh new look on the ever growing market.

Below are some notes to help identify some of these changes and an aid to reference the year of the glass.

Old Brewery Logo