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Reissdorf Kölsch - Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf

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BA SCORE
87
very good

917 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 917
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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Libationguy

Nevada

3.96/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light straw color with some gold hues. White fluffy head with moderate retention.

An interest mix of aromas. Some light fruity notes mixed with gentle citrus and then deep base notes of wet mineral and sulphur. Pushing up from underneath are notes of cat pee and flint. While it might be an odd combination, it certainly wasn't boring.

A gentle bitterness is balanced nicely with the malt. While the front end shows more of the mineral, while the finish brings back the fruitiness that lingers for a bit. A light hoppyness holds it all together.

Mildly creamy on the palate with just a touch of wateriness at the edges.

A very interesting beer that has you putting your nose in the glass several times. Things were evolving, showing new facets, and developing all the way to the bottom of the glass.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2013 06:17:53 | More by Libationguy
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Reissdorf Kölsch from Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf
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