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« on: April 05, 2016, 04:58:32 PM »


Better than your average pilsner because of the absence of the hated sulphur but far from world class.
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Re: Gaffel
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2016, 06:17:32 PM »
I wouldn't expect to find a world class mass produced Kolsch.

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Re: Gaffel
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2016, 07:20:54 PM »
I wouldn't expect anything. This was my first kolsch ever :)
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Re: Gaffel
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2016, 07:22:08 PM »
Will be in Cologne the day after tomorrow. I assume Paffgen is the place to go?
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Re: Gaffel
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2016, 05:02:59 PM »


And five seconds later:


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Re: Gaffel
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2016, 05:04:35 PM »
Paffgen. More addictive than crack.
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Re: Gaffel
« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2016, 12:40:08 AM »
That looks great. I need to go to Cologne.

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Re: Gaffel
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2016, 03:53:39 PM »
Yes, and now people are asking me to describe the beer and explain why it is so good. They find it strange because I'm known to be a beer hater.  Put ten beers on a table. The average beer person will like six, I will like one or two. Something wrong with my taste buds. But this one blew me away. You can buy Paeffgen only by the 20 liter barrel. Maybe I need to organize a party and drive the 2.5 hours to Cologne to get and bring back the barrel...
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Re: Gaffel
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2016, 04:57:53 PM »
Yes, and now people are asking me to describe the beer and explain why it is so good.


Sounds like a great one. Given that most Belgian beers start with a pils malt, I'll rule that out since you could easily describe that. It has to be the yeast character. To me, WY2565 has a sort of white grape/pear character that I find addictive. My kegs of kolsch probably go faster than anything I make.
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Re: Gaffel
« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2016, 05:49:05 PM »
It IS the yeast. I'm a reluctant lager drinker, and I didn't taste the sulphur. But it's something else as well, as I have drunk some mediocre Kolsch as well, that missed all the complexity I tasted in the Paeffgen.
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