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Brewed by Privat-Brauerei Heinrich Reissdorf
Style: Kölsch
Cologne, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 990   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Reissdorf Kölsch is the beer speciality from Cologne with a tradition starting 1894. A Kölsch with a pleasant, full-bodied, and uniquely light and sweet taste in premium quality, that is brewed for the adepts who prefer something special.


UDBeernut's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (1853) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - FEB 29, 2012
on tap poured into pint glass a: light straw color, fizzy head that has good renetion. nice bubbling carbonation s: not much aroma, what exsists is malt and spicy noble hop. clean t: begins slightly sweet on the tounge. Gives way to hop bitterness/spice. Well balanced m&d: light bodied, carbonation gives a good mouth


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ordybill (141) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Reissdorf Kolsch is a great example of a Kolsch. The flavor is perfect and is matched by the color. The beer was poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Can’t go wrong with this beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (2549) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle. Pale gold with a white head. Aroma is grainy and grassy with a little peach and some herbs. Sweet and grainy, slightly buttery. Modest bitterness but dry enough at the end. Herbal and a bit lemony there too. I remember liking this more, but it’s pretty good.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rikstar (921) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 21, 2014
0,5l fles, goudgeel helder zonder schuim. Zoetig met een zuurtje vanille en wat groene thee.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jmgreenuk (4983) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle traded with Deanso. Poured a crystal clear straw colour with a frothy white head. The aroma is yeast, soapy skunky malt. The flavour is light bitter with a light hop bitter palate. Light bodied with average carbonation. Pretty awful.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mmahut (1121) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 14, 2014
Can. Pours in clear pale body with low white head. Aroma is malty, hay, crisp. Taste has higher malty sweetness, grassy bitterness, pretty low. Body is full, high carbonation.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
pvitt (14) - - DEC 14, 2014
floral hop and a little malty. golden, clear, very sparkling. light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness. light body, thin feel, lively, bitter

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
geologyguy (773) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Light and effervescent smell and taste, taste is all malt and slightly sweet, low carbonation, boring

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Icedwarf (430) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2014
Helder lichtgeel bier met schuim. Smaak is hoppig bitter en krachtig, hooi en gras achtig. Blijft redelijk lang hangen, uitstekend bier.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OldMrCrow (1951) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Tap at some Italian place (!!) in Tempe AZ.

Light pour, while head, served in the proper branded glassware. Nice. Man, the lack of love on this site makes me sad. A good kolsch is a delgiht and it’s a tragedy (for them, not me) that the vanilla-bean-bourbon-cinnamon-weasel-shit-frappaci crowd doesn’t see this. But whatever. Crisp, slightly lemony, a very nice if subtle hop bite, grass, delicate but delicious. Great beer. I didn’t expect it to have held up well across the ocean and sitting around at some restaurant, but for whatever reason, it was in good shape. Wow -- an unexpected treat.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adamnowek (273) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2014
Slightly sweet as far as a kölsch goes. Smells and tastes a bit of cereal or corn. Pretty drinkable.


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