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Reissdorf Kölsch - Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf

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1,013 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,013
Reviews: 548
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 55
Gots: 49 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf visit their website

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

Ive heard about Kolsches, and how good they are. I wanted to try a German one before any American attempts.

Pours a very light, transparent yellow straw-like color. Light white head, fed by light, bubbly carbonation.

Smells very light and refreshing. the noble hops used were almost entirely aroma. hints of sweet malt and corn.

Taste is exactly like it smells, except a bit of a twang added. Aroma hops are there and are nice and floral. Malt is light with a touch of bittering hops just for good measure. Very light and balanced. I like it.

Im excited for this style, lets hops Americans can do similar!

Photo of jophish17
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Nordstrand
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Light and golden with head that sticks around for awhile

S: Light malt and yeast with a touch of vanilla that grew on me with each progressive sniff

T: mild grass, straw, bread

O: my beer guy at whole food recommended this and he was right

Sessionability - very yes

Photo of kornkid8600
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of BrendanDouglas
5/5  rDev +29.2%

Photo of kojevergas
3.03/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on-draught into a tulip at Beachwood BBQ. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a one finger head of slight cream, fair thickness, and bad retention. Colour is a clear yellow.

Sm: Barley and straw - that's it. A moderate strength aroma.

T: Straw, full barley, light cream, and slight hops. Not real complex by any means, but pleasant. Pretty well balanced and built.

Mf: Smooth, wet, and sharp. Substandard for the style.

Dr: Very drinkable. Good quality. I won't have it again, but it's enjoyable.

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5/5  rDev +29.2%

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5/5  rDev +29.2%

Photo of DeutschesBier
4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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5/5  rDev +29.2%

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5/5  rDev +29.2%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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5/5  rDev +29.2%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Jspriest
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of JMWEB2
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a nice darker yellow, and the head completely dissipates leaving no lacing behind.

S: I smelled some grain/ bread/ wheat, and some malt.

T: Crisp and some fruit up front with grains and the malt, finish is very strange, can't describe it.

M: Not quite medium bodied, but close. High drinkability, with a good amount of carbonation.

O: I would enjoy more than one and overall its a good beer. However I've had several other Kolsch's that I enjoyed more.

Photo of tony223366
3.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: golden yellow color. Very, very clear. Tons of action from carbonation. Really big fluffy white head. Great retention

S: pale malts. Smells really... Fresh I guess. Lightly hoppy and slightly fruity

T: sweet malts. Very bready. Some light fruitiness with a grassy hop finish.

M: very light and dry. Nice carbonation

O: very, very drinkable and refreshing. Extremely crisp finish. For my first kolsch I was pleasantly surprised!

Photo of JayS2629
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Gotta grade this for its style and its pretty good.

Pours a clear, light yellow with a big creamy head that fades fast but leaves ok lacing.

The aroma has a nice touch of herbal hops with a light, clean grain background. Fruity hints accent.

The flavor is clean and bready with a touch of grassy hops and herbal flavors that balance nicely with faint juicy fruit notes.

Thin, crisp, light and refreshing.

Overall, easy to drink and enjoyable.

Photo of foogerd
3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Light clear yellow, with a medium white head that dies out right away.

S- Lots of grainy malts, some banana like aroma, light corn. Somewhat muted.

T- Full on malt foward bill. A backlash of light spicy hops.

M- Pretty thin, highly carbonated.

O- Excellent brew to quaff the day away.

Photo of jlindros
3.8/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at Max's Taphouse Baltimore.

Light fizzy head, crystal clear pale golden color.

Nose light toasted malts, light fruits, very light overall

Taste light lager-like fruits, clean crisp for an ale, light malts, light sweetness to start, drier finish, light noble floral his on finish.

Mouth is lighter bodied, decent carb.

Overall nice clean crisp beer for an ale, a bit too light even for a Kolsch.

Reissdorf Kölsch from Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf
87 out of 100 based on 1,013 ratings.