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Gaffel Kölsch - Privatbrauerei Gaffel Becker & Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

609 Ratings
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Ratings: 609
Reviews: 324
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.11%
Wants: 12
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Gaffel Becker & Co. visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-13-2002)
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

2.73/5  rDev -25.4%

Undated bottle at 35 degrees into not quite standard Kolsch glass
Aroma – smells like a lager to me
Head average (4 cm), white, frothy, rapidly diminishing to irregular 2 mm layer
Lacing poor – few small islands of small bubbles
Body light yellow, chill haze
Flavor starts slightly sweet but immediately becomes tart; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate light, watery, soft carbonation

Appearance 2.75, Aroma 2.5, Flavor 2.75, Palate 3, Overall 2.75. Final weighted score: 2.725
This doesn’t really meet the criteria for a Kolsch – there is no dense lasting head, chill haze is present, hops are not noted in either the aroma or taste. If it was made here, it’d be called an “American Kolsch” and the criteria wouldn’t matter, but since it’s make in Koln, it should. Mediocre at best, possibly slightly skunked.

08-20-2014 22:37:06 | More by Ozzylizard
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rickcrip76

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-20-2014 13:02:46 | More by rickcrip76
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DaKirch

Florida

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-19-2014 21:18:33 | More by DaKirch
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PaF

Israel

3/5  rDev -18%

08-18-2014 18:49:12 | More by PaF
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bird_soul

Netherlands

3.32/5  rDev -9.3%

08-18-2014 12:22:24 | More by bird_soul
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petewheeler

Maryland

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-16-2014 20:44:45 | More by petewheeler
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UdoH


3.98/5  rDev +8.7%

08-16-2014 19:03:59 | More by UdoH
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jeffyboy65

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

08-08-2014 03:19:47 | More by jeffyboy65
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NiceTaps

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-04-2014 23:39:04 | More by NiceTaps
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RyanAU

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -18%

08-02-2014 11:52:22 | More by RyanAU
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RadiationNeon

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-27-2014 21:27:30 | More by RadiationNeon
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jmtpi

France

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-27-2014 19:22:55 | More by jmtpi
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3/5  rDev -18%

07-25-2014 18:57:40 | More by HRamz3
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kingjohnh

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-21-2014 20:18:38 | More by kingjohnh
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John_Beeryman

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

07-21-2014 01:28:19 | More by John_Beeryman
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Coronaeus

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-20-2014 16:32:50 | More by Coronaeus
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Bf_89

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-19-2014 18:28:40 | More by Bf_89
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AlexL323

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-16-2014 16:15:46 | More by AlexL323
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reaganrvltn

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-15-2014 21:59:21 | More by reaganrvltn
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DavidHume

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-12-2014 19:08:46 | More by DavidHume
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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev +9.3%

07-12-2014 16:09:53 | More by wrightst
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Kallenovsky

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

07-12-2014 00:52:52 | More by Kallenovsky
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.45/5  rDev -5.7%

Bottle drank at Good Luck in Rochester, NY.

Pours a light orange/yellow, with a thin oily head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells like grass/hay, green apple, and some unfortunately skunky aromas. I don't know how old this bottle is, but it probably isn't the freshest, unfortunately.

The hop flavor is unfortunately a bit muted, some tea and leaf-like hop flavors, some slight grassiness, and a honey-like malt flavor that seems indicative of age. It still does taste good, but I wish this was fresher, or on tap. Still quite crips with a nice bit, but it could be so much more.

Light bodied, very crisp and smooth mouthfeel, keeps it drinkable. Medium amount of carbonation.

Not a bad Kolsch, but probably not the best representation of how the brewer intended it to be.

07-10-2014 15:01:18 | More by GreesyFizeek
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gigoat

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-09-2014 21:01:55 | More by gigoat
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coopdog1000

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-08-2014 00:33:35 | More by coopdog1000
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Gaffel Kölsch from Privatbrauerei Gaffel Becker & Co.
83 out of 100 based on 609 ratings.