Brewed by Privatbrauerei Gaffel Becker & Co.
Style: Low Alcohol
Cologne, Germany


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 72   ABV: 2.4%
Gaffel Koelsch Light has the typical delicately bitter, full Gaffel flavour, because like Gaffel Koelsch it is brewed according to the German Purity Law. A gentle procedure is used to reduce the alcohol content by 50 % and the number of calories by more than 40 %.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (5644) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 24, 2014
0,5l, 12.05.14 LA011
The beer starts smooth and light, but not watery. The mainpart has a slightly refreshing-sourish aroma, which fits in very well. The typical sourish-bitter Gaffel-aroma is there, but not as intense (and not as pushy) as in the "normal" beer. Smooth and easy to drink. Slightly grainy in the aftertaste, slightly bitter.
I must confess I like this one better than the normal Gaffel Kölsch! --> 12/12/11/12

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
McTapps (5853) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - MAY 30, 2013
Clear golden colour with low head and thin body. Nose of bitter hops. Taste of bitter hops, light barlay, grass, hay and leaves. Some uninspiring dusty notes. The finish is just too light and bitter, but it is okay when having lunch.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MichaelAwesome (5852) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAY 30, 2013
Im Geschmack vollkommen austauschbar, da es am Ende doch kommt wie ein leichtes, erstaunlich bitteres Pils. So erstaunlich bitter kommt dieses Gaffel. Beinahe wie ein nordisches Pilsner mit den gewohnt laffen Holzaromen. Neben einem scharfen Essen ok, aber als Genuss wuerde ich dieses Bierchen nicht verzeichnen.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Shaney (2425) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - SEP 13, 2012
#1031 Das Gaffel light ist ziemlich dünn und der wenige Hopfen hat ne Alunote. Ansonsten ists dem Gaffel frei ähnlich säuerlich und wahrlich kein Genuß! Test vom 23.3.2010, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 9,5,5,5,7,5 - 5,50

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kevnic2008 (9899) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUN 24, 2012
Very light golden color with medium white head. Aroma, malt, light hops, fruity hints.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Koelschtrinker (13119) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 17, 2011
Riecht wie ein alkoholfreies. Von Gaffel bin ich eh nichts gutes gewähnt, daher kommt für mich dieses Ergebnis nicht überraschend: Dieses Bier ist ekelhaft. Gefällt dieses Bier noch im Antrunk, da es eine leckere herbe enthält, wird es im Mittelteil wässrig. Der Nachgeschmack jedoch ist nicht mehr spaßig: Einer der widerlichsten, den ich je erschmeckt habe! Abartig säuerlich mit einer metallernen herbe. BAH was ist das denn für ein Zeug, das kann man ja net trinken! Grauenhaft! Test vom 6.4.2005, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 5,5,4,1,9,2 - 3,25

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
shrubber85 (9140) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 24, 2011
Bottle. Sour barley malt aroma. Golden yellow color with large head. Slightly sweet barley malt flavor with a mild bitter finish. Light body. Not too bad for a low alcohol beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Geiserich (3740) - Linz, AUSTRIA - APR 17, 2011
Bottle: Grainy, sourly nose with notes of vegetables. Golden color, low head. Flavor is light bodied, grainy, sourly and watery. Light grassy, astringent bitterness in the end.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
oh6gdx (22994) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 14, 2010
Bottled (from bierzwerg.de). Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is grass, earth, some herbs as well as some slight bready notes. Flavour is earthy, grassy, bready malty as well as some quite herbal notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 21, 2010
Bottle 500ml.
[ Courtesy of Koelschtrinker ]. Clear medium yellow with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, light hoppy, grass. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091212]

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