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


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RATINGS: 915   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
The laws protecting the brewing of kolsch are as strict as the German Purity Law of 1516. Kolsch beer can only be brewed within the city of Cologne. As the best-known kolsch brewery, Gaffel’s flavor is derived from an ale yeast that is "lagered" (or aged) in cold cellars. Gaffel is pale, faintly fruity with a crisp, hop finish. Enjoy as an aperitif or digestif.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
koshack (984) - Gdañsk, POLAND - DEC 20, 2015
Złote, klarowne. Piana, drobna, biała, szybko opadła doz era. Aromat słodowy z lekką nutą kwiatów. W smaku zdecydowana goryczka. Nie bardzo szlachetna, ale wychodzi na pierwszy plan. Posmak słodowy, ale nie tak jak w lagerze.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hauxe (173) - Butzbach, GERMANY - DEC 20, 2015
Tantalising musty smell that later sweetens. First taste is dry, faint hint of fruitiness. Starts a little boring but it grows on you. Light bodied and refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
labeerinthum (307) - Milano, ITALY - DEC 19, 2015
Bottiglia. L’intensità olfattiva è normale e la persistenza olfattiva è sufficiente. Il gusto al naso rimanda all’orzo. Il cappello di schiuma resiste poco, con bollicine medie. La sottostante frizzantezza è composta da bollicine medie. La consistenza del liquido è limpida. Il colore è giallo paglierino. Il corpo è chiaro. L’amaro è moderato. L’intensità gustativa è normale e la persistenza gustativa è sufficiente. In bocca i sentori sono di formaggi, cereali, erba, terra, pane, citrico, fieno.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
naivepegasus (359) - USA - DEC 17, 2015
Had in a Gaffel-serving bar in Cologne. Pours clear yellow orange with a stark white head. Not much aroma. The beer frankly has a kind of sweetness that kicks into a slightly off taste. Not my favorite, though I’m also not a huge fan of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopwine (661) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - DEC 9, 2015
Grassy/herbal/spicy hops, stale dull pale malt mid palate, lemon zest, sweet grainy/corn.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (11844) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2015
Can shared by dad. Clear golden color, medium sized white head that diminishes fairly quickly. Smell and taste malts, nicely bitter, both malt and hop bitters. Decent body and carbonation. Quite nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
biir (454) - Berlin, - NOV 29, 2015
Wässriges, malzbetontes Kölsch mit muffiger Note. Da gibt es viele bessere Beispieler dieser Brauart.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
popiela (281) - - NOV 26, 2015
Medium head, very pale gold. Aroma is malty and a little bit sour in background. Taste is corny and sweet. Low bitterness. After warming metallic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FrankZappa7 (206) - GERMANY - NOV 16, 2015
16.11.2015-Flasche-0,33l. hellgelb mit weisser Krone.Aroma leicht grasig, antrunk leicht fruchtig, grasig, spritzig.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
greks (258) - GERMANY - NOV 2, 2015
0,33 l Longneck-Flasche aus einem lokalen Getränkemarkt. Klar, golden, mäßig Kohlensäure, kleine Schaumkrone. Riecht hopfig, schmeckt süßlich dann intensiv hopfig. Fast wie ein Pils, aber wird erklärt durch einen Blick auf die Inhaltsstoffe: Hopfenextrakt

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