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Reissdorf Kölsch - Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf

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BA SCORE
87
very good

976 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 976
Reviews: 545
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 50
Gots: 42 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-15-2001)
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

tom10101, Yesterday at 01:42 PM
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4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Crystal clear straw gold, smallish head of foam but dang, it won't go away entirely.

Corny, hoppy in a Noble Pils kind of way. Smells like what a desert would smell like if it was a beer.

Lovely grainy corn applied to this Koelsch. The hops have a nice dry and bitter bite to it. Funny that I look at corn as a negative in the macro lagers but here, it works fine.

Light bodied, medium carbonation.

A classic for a reason, me thinks.

Bitterbill, Thursday at 11:28 PM
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

SVD, Wednesday at 11:38 AM
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

elamb106, Oct 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Kmlund, Oct 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +29.2%

Deweyk333, Oct 15, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

October 13, 2014

16.9 oz bottle; cylindrical glass (not a true Kolsch glass)

A – Light gold, some effervescent bubbles, and incredibly high clarity. A couple fingers of white foam that disappears fairly quickly.

S – Bready, lightly fruity, red apples and green grapes. Slight caramel or toffee tinge. Otherwise, clean, lager-like.

T – Slightly crispy toast and some mild fruity esters, perhaps golden raisins. Very, very minor hop bitterness, slightly earthy, dewy grass.

M – Juicy on the palate, then a crisp, dry finish, all washed away by the medium carbonation. No aftertaste to note.

O – Everything about this beer is mild, and that’s a compliment. Light body, light aroma, light flavor, all in harmony. An excellent session beer, would taste wonderful on the porch after the first mow of the spring.

infinitebruner, Oct 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

AlpacaAlpaca, Oct 13, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +16.8%

calichemist, Oct 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

maltlikker, Oct 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Fcip78, Oct 01, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +2.1%

JLSIV, Sep 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

bcsbeer, Sep 18, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -0.8%

Canada_Dan, Sep 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Wiffler27, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

clarknova, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

This is a delightful Kolsch, full of flavor and with a nice clean finish. Appearance-wise it looks like a pilsener but once you place under your nose you immediately realize it's a Kolsch (and a good one in fact). Probably my favorite example of this beer style.

Salt-n-Beer, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

tree777, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

AndyandAng, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

rxthree, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

samEBC, Aug 29, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +16.8%

Rarrar, Aug 26, 2014
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Reissdorf Kölsch from Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf
87 out of 100 based on 976 ratings.