Reissdorf Kölsch | Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf

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3.87/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf
Germany
reissdorf.de

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Todd on 11-15-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,330
Reviews:
612
Ratings:
1,286
pDev:
11.63%
Bros Score:
4.08
 
 
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3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mattmarka1
3.89/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerrat
4.8/5  rDev +24%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of 54V4G3
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TwiggyCZ
3.17/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of David_Kim
3.91/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jdduffie
3.39/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scottvanbelois
3.68/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.7/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PretzeledBreadBeer
3.53/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Waytoplantann
3.09/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Buck_Jones
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rangerred
3.52/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jsalz21
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of angrybabboon
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Consumed 9/28/17

A: Medium gold - crystal clear - pours with a medium size, bright white head, fades to a few wisps of a cap, maintains a small collar, leaves some streaks of lacing

S: Mild aroma - lightly bready and grainy - mostly pale, just a hint of caramel grain - moderately hoppy, for the style, and distinctively German - grassy with some spice - hint of pepper - some yeast

T: Clean and refreshing - grainy and lightly bready - clean pilsner malts - low sweetness overall - lightly grassy - some hints of yeast - touch of minerality and very light touch of fruit - very clean

M: Light body, medium carbonation, crisp

O: If you stare at this beer long enough, it drinks itself

Some consider Reissdorf Kölsch to an exemplar of the style. And I understand why. I don't think I've had an American-brewed Kölsch that quite reaches the cleanliness of this one... Although some definitely come close. The style may not be my favorite, but if you are looking for a Kölsch, this is not to be missed.

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3.14/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cascade24
4.16/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sellen
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sheppard
3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pale golden. Very bright. Some white wine aroma. It tastes like buttered bread. Not in a diacetyl-y way. Just that delicious buttered bread you eat way too much of before the nice meal you paid for.

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Photo of Stofko1992
3.86/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ntomich
3.39/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrMullet
3.69/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazy bronze/gold with a persistent head.
Smell is grassy with a bit of herbalness.
Taste is grassy with some sour apple.
Well balanced.

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Photo of HorseheadsHophead
3.72/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: Clear gold with a creamy white head. Moderate retention, excellent lacing.

S: Toasted white bread and biscuits with honey, sweet red apple, grass, lager-like crispness and cleanness.

T: Toasted white bread drizzled with honey upfront, followed by a very light grassy bitterness, a big sweet red apple note, and a crisp, clean finish.

F: Surprisingly medium-bodied, well rounded and filling with ample carbonation.

O: My first experience with a kolsch, and I enjoy it.

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Photo of akolb
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Reissdorf Kölsch from Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 1,286 ratings
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