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Reissdorf Kölsch - Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf

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BA SCORE
87
very good

923 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 923
Reviews: 537
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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gpogo

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4.35/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Clearish light yellow body. Large white head that dissipates to a respectable ring and foam top.

A- Grainy sweetness. Something grassy or herbal though?

T- Sweet and slightly bitter with a mostly dry finish.

M- Light body with a moderate to high carbonation.

D- A very enjoyable Kölsch.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2012 21:31:42 | More by gpogo
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Reissdorf Kölsch from Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf
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