overall
29
44
style
Brewed by Privatbrauerei Gaffel Becker & Co.
Style: Kölsch
Cologne, Germany

bottling
unknown

on tap
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RATINGS: 1019   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.

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2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
husk2240 (10) - Oakland, California, USA - APR 9, 2014
I just don’t know if we could move 350 hl in a short enough time to make it work. It might be possible, in fact, but I just don’t know, and I don’t even know how we could find out.


3.3
joergen (29216) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2017
Draught at Deutzer Brauhaus. Clear golden colored with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of hay and hops. Fruity flavor of hay, hops and grass. Hoppy finish.

3
darkseduction (761) - Zweibrücken, GERMANY - NOV 2, 2017
Vom Pitter 10l. Glanzfeines Gold, Spur Karamellmalz. In der Nase dezente Hopfennoten. Im Antrunk und dann in der Nase erfrischende obergärige Säure. Insgesamt stimmiger Eindruck, sehr süffig und wohlschmeckend. Perfekt als Begleiter zu würzigem Essen.

2.3
Pat90 (28) - ITALY - OCT 12, 2017
La mia prima kolsch, comprata in Germania in bottiglia. Si presenta in bottiglia trasparente con un tappo classico con la scritta impressa. Colore giallo paglierino, media carbonazione, la schiuma tende a scomparire velocemente. Povera al naso, quasi inodore. Beverina e poco amara, senza retrogusto.

3.1
pfadfinder (23) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 10, 2017
So einfach Bier. Leicht und trinkbar. Kein Aroma. Süßer Geschmack. Durchschnittliche.

2.4
thejackpacker (638) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2017
Bottle from German beer supermarket. I don't really understand the difference between this and any standard lager. Seems rather bland to me and not hugely fresh.

2.2
Piepenhenrich (1230) - Steinbach, GERMANY - OCT 8, 2017
Being brought up on Altbier it is hard to be objective on Kölsch. I tried, and sampled a number, still I am not into it. Gaffel seems to me as one of the upper midrange Kölsch. Drinkable.

3.6
beerme31 (705) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - OCT 2, 2017
Draft. Pours clear golden with a nice off white head providing light fruit, grass, and bready aromas. Taste is medium sweet, balanced with a good hop presence. I think this Kolsch had good flavor while being sessionable, and is highly underrated.

3.4
SergiBeer10 (12) - SPAIN - SEP 28, 2017
Tomada en restaurante del centro de Colonia. Entra como agua, está bien combinada con un sauerkraut, un buen codillo y mucha patata. Sola no entra igual.Colonia.

2.1
Tessic (1206) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 24, 2017
This kolsch poured a light yellow colour with a bright white, foamy head. Minimal lacing. Scents include corn and oats. First swig was quite thin with flavours of corn and must. Finish was lightly bitter with hop flavour lingering n the palate.

3.3
cecile_schmitt (19) - Köln, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2017
Klare goldene mit mittelweißem Kopf. Aroma ist Malz, Hop, körnig und Gras. Geschmack ist Malz, körnig, Stroh, Hop, wenig süß und ein wenig bitter.


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