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Reissdorf Kölsch - Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf

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BA SCORE
85
very good

981 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 981
Reviews: 545
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 50
Gots: 44 | 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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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.

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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.

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Reissdorf Kölsch from Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf
85 out of 100 based on 981 ratings.