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

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RATINGS: 1002   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   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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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mutz (957) - - NOV 30, 2012
Uit een flesje. Lichtblonde kleur, helder. Metalig aroma. smaak van mout, ho en wat metaal.. Niet geweldig


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OminouSC2 (499) - Mora, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2016
Clear pale yellow color, large white head. Aromas of malt, herbs, bread and slight yeast. Malt taste with bread, slight spice and medium bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlackBeerPG (396) - Darien, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2016
Taste: crispy cracker-like, slight hop, clean finish. Fermented grain nose. Gold, clear, with large foamy head and some lace to taster glass. Medium/lite body.

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Michael27 (1114) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 15, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2016 Frisch vom Hahn im "Em Höttche" in Bonn. Ein Kölsch halt, das seinen industriellen Hintergrund nicht verbergen kann.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ritzn (676) - Bavaria, GERMANY - NOV 14, 2016
Clear golden with almost no head. Aroma is wheat, some fruity like malts (no real fruit aroma though), noble hops and something unpleasant that resembles cigarette smoke. Taste is somehow artificial malty sweetness, with lots of slightly aggressive sourness and some bitter bitterness. Easy to drink, medium finish. Meh...

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adamnowek (1960) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 10, 2016
Wheaty aroma with a bit of wet grass. Taste is moderately spicy with a subtle sourness. Nothing special but it does the trick for a platform beer at Köln Hbf.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Grumpelmies (11) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - NOV 6, 2016
Bottle. Dark yellow. Aroma and taste are earthy, malty grainy and rather dull. Hops are very subdued. High carbonation. A mediocre Kölsch that I only drink when there are no other options.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Antzrhere (96) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2016
Pours yellow, white head. Faint aroma of yeast esters and spicey hops. Crisp taste with bread and tangy hop after taste. Ok, but not great

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
villevav (456) - FINLAND - OCT 16, 2016
[2010-05-11] Vaalean kultainen ja kirkas. Kuiva ja humaloitu. Erittäin miellytttävä janojuoma.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kryon (2817) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2016
Pours clear yellow with low white head Aromas crisp, bready, minerals, herbal, slight citrusy, malty Taste has malty notes, crisp bread, herbs, flowery minerals, hints of salt

3.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BarleyBrain (5) - blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2016 does not count
For the style this beer is great, clean taste and bitter. Wouldn’t go out of my way to buy though


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