Reissdorf Kölsch - Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf

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1,017 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,017
Reviews: 549
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 55
Gots: 52 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf visit their website

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Todd on 11-15-2001)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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5/5  rDev +28.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.9/5  rDev +0.5%

Another brew samples whilst brewing with my neighbor.

I love the kolsch style, clean , fresh, crisp.

I like it as a summer beard , when properly served, is a favorite go to beer style after cutting the lawn.

Good beer which shall be repeated.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Brasserie V in Madison, Wisconsin. Proper glassware.

A- Clear golden-straw yellow body. One finger white head with long retention time, just big enough to be presentable but not too big that I can't start drinking the beer without getting a beerstache. Looks clean and refreshing. Nice retention, intermittent rings of lacing. [4.25]

S- Crisp toasted bread, grainy malt sweetness, mineral flavours, slightly fruity yeast esters, mild earth. [4]

F- Crushable. Grainy malt, toasted bread, a bit of honey, a bit of phenolic fruitiness, minerals. Not superbly complex but tasty and drinkable. [4]

M- Medium bodied, no thinness to be detected. Nice carbonation that brings pep to your palate. Crisp, refreshing and a great beer to drink when it's warm out. [4]

O- One of the best examples of a German Kolsch that I've had. It's been a long time since I drank this- it was the last time I visited Cologne several years back- and this takes me back to sitting in my friend's backyard in a slightly damp German summer with a stange glass filled with this stuff. Good times. [4.25]

Final score: 4.09

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
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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3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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
87 out of 100 based on 1,017 ratings.