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

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RATINGS: 970   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Grumbo (1174) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2016
Tap at my hotel, Hotel Lowenbrau, Cologne. Pours pale gold with a small white head. Aroma of maize, grass, light soap. Medium sweetness, no bitterness. Light body, sticky texture, quite high carbonation.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beggard (60) - - APR 7, 2016
0,33 bottle, Beerlovers Vienna, birthday present. Soft aroma of hop, light gold color, very clear, almost no head. Mild carbonation, watery, almost like a mineral water. Probably wouldn’t be bad for summer time.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vignale (3147) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2016
Flaska från SB. Gyllenfärgad, klar med vitt ganska lågt skum. Säd dominerar både doft och smak, i doften anas en lätt maltvinägerton, smör och hö. Lätt kropp, säd, ljust bröd, lite hö, gräs och en lätt örtig beska. En stilsäker och ok kölsch som kanske inte är jättespännande men god och välgjord.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leini (1738) - SWEDEN - APR 2, 2016
330ml bottle. Clear golden body with a low fluffy white head. Hay, light bread, some acidic notes and a slight touch of honey just before the grassy bitterness finishes off.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Roger60 (170) - - APR 2, 2016
SB beställning, flaska. Fin guldfärg. Helles arom. Smakar tysk neutralt.Lite nöt och doften runt domen i Köln.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
FBoekman (171) - SWEDEN - APR 1, 2016
Mycket skum. Luktar inte mycket. Ganska trevlig, balanserad. Men väl tam, saknar lite karaktär.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lilja (2574) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 30, 2016
Flaska från SB. Smak och doft av humle, malt, bröd, korn, citron med toner av hö och pappkartong. Stor sötma, lätt kropp, fruktig och lätt beska. Saknar karaktär.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HULK777 (543) - - MAR 29, 2016
Nice looking beer. Grassy aroma. Taste is straw, noble hops, and vegetables. Well balanced bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hman43 (985) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Straw colored with a white head. Aromas of caramel, and grassy hops. Flavors of grassy hops with a bit of corn and hints of caramel malts.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leduardol (110) - - MAR 25, 2016
Espuma de média formação e curta duração. Reduz-se a uma leve nata que persiste o copo todo. Dourado vivo é extremamente límpida. Baixa carbonatação, corpo leve, refrescante com notas chatas de malte, Herbal e amargor persistente no final. Sutis traços ácidos e metálicos. Aromas herbais e frutados. Alta drinkability, simples e honesta. Garrafa de 500ml, Köln - Alemanha (25/3/2016) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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