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

bottled
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RATINGS: 947   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   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.


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2.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fabioanselmo (185) - Vila Velha, - NOV 8, 2012
Cerveja hibrida, aroma pouco frutado, sabor acentuado de lúpulo com retrogosto amargo, porém balanceado. Coloraçăo ouro claro com brilho maravilhoso. Pouca formaçăo de espumas.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
phfyysik (388) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAY 2, 2016
Pours golden with big white head. Aroma is malty, some sweetness, hay, some grains. Taste is quite same, some yeast and sweet grains added. Some old fruit sweet notes as well. Drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cthulhu (750) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - APR 30, 2016
50 cl bottle. Metallic, malts and grain aroma and flavour. Strong carbonation

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (6446) - Billdal, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2016
Bottled from Systembolaget Clear golden with a medium, white head. Malty, bready, slightly metallic aroma. Malty flavour with some light toffee. Smooth mouthfeel and light bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (3152) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2016
from draft at a german bar. clear golden colour pour with a white head. nose has a lot of malts upfront, grains, citrus, and yeast. crisp minerals. taste is malty, refreshing citrus finish. better than a lager

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tokyo9 (179) - GERMANY - APR 17, 2016
Malt and hop
Mildly bitter finishwith citrus

Veru good Kölsch.
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2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
elosop (253) - SWEDEN - APR 15, 2016
Ljusgul med tunt vitt skum. Torr doft, lite bröd och säd. Smaken ocksĺ tämligen tunn och torr, lite malt. Eftersmaken kort och intetsägande. Lättdrucken.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fules (209) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - APR 10, 2016
Kicsi, gyorsan eltűnő hab, tiszta, átlátszó borostyán szín. Illata malátás, némi citrusos beütéssel. Malátás alap, gyümölcsös aromával, enyhe keserűvel, erős, de nem zavaró szénsavassággal. Végig érezni a lágerelés hatását. Utóíze enyhén keserű, kissé lágeres, némi gyümölcsösséggel. Testes, jól iható.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Grumbo (1085) - 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 (39) - - 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 (2990) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2016
Flaska frĺn SB. Gyllenfärgad, klar med vitt ganska lĺgt skum. Säd dominerar bĺde 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.


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