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Reissdorf Kölsch - Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf

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BA SCORE
87
very good

916 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 916
Reviews: 536
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 45
Gots: 31 | 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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DerAtomsmasher

Washington

4.24/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Feels like this was the original from which every other adjunct American macro lager was Xeroxed & Xeroxed & Xeroxed.

Crystal clear & golden with a nice bit of quickly dissipating head.

Malty grains in the nose with a sort of hay-ness that crosses over into the first sip. Crisp with bitter tea-like astringency and and a little peachy. I feel like the constellations of ingredients are aligned in this Kölsch perfectly. Wish I could find it in 6 packs.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2013 03:15:56 | More by DerAtomsmasher
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Reissdorf Kölsch from Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf
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