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Reissdorf Kölsch - Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf

Reissdorf KölschReissdorf Kölsch

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BA SCORE
87
very good

859 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 859
Reviews: 532
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.4%


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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DannyS

New York

3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured from a 500ml bottle into a 20 oz. beer mug.

A - One of the best pours I've done yet yields a perfect pillow of head that reaches 1.5 inches or so right to the brim of the glass, a crystal clear, very pale amber brew sitting below it. The head dissipates quick and the color is almost TOO light, but when it first filled the glass, it looked picturesque.

S - Non-offensive light skunk aroma backed up by lots of grain and a hint of hay, grass, and lavender.

T - There's not a whole lot to the taste, but it's got a crisp floral upfront taste with fresh grain to back it up, also carrying a slightly bitter hoppy taste. Just enough bite to lend some zip to the otherwise very light taste.

M - Holds up well with a light yet somewhat substantial body, and fine yet fizzy carbonation. Delicate is the operative word.

D - Let's see:
Modest ABV? Check.
Pleasant yet not overpowering flavor? Check.
Not overpoweringly bitter? Check.
I'd say this is a session brew.

Overall: An excellent summer choice if your craving a tall glass of refreshing brew.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2009 02:53:51 | More by DannyS
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Reissdorf Kölsch from Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf
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