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Dolden Sud IPA - Riedenburger Brauhaus

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Dolden Sud IPADolden Sud IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 6.72%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Riedenburger Brauhaus visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jwale73 on 05-12-2013)
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Reviews by beerdrifter:
Photo of beerdrifter
3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Picked this up at a great beer shop in Darmstadt, Germany, Maruhn Welt der Getränke. Cloudy amber-orange pour with a two finger foamy white head with great retention and nice lacing. The nose is somewhat subtle with a decent balance between the sweet caramel malt and the citrusy hops. Hints of tangerine, apricot, and caramel. The taste follows suit with a solid earthy, caramel malt base along with hints of apricot, tangerine, caramel, toffee, orange zest, and a nice herbal hop finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with good carbonation and a nice tangy, bitter finish. Overall, this is a solid interpretation and a marked improvement over recent German IPA's I've had.

beerdrifter, Apr 03, 2014
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Ciocanelu, Feb 07, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Very hazy, rich peachy orange, seafoam head and little visible rising carbonation
S: German hops crossed with an IPA, but leaning on a belgian tripel.
T: Quite decent. Honey, pinefruitiness, initially bitter, but doesn't have a deep bitterness.
M: light and smooth
O: A very easy IPA, and very welcome to Germany. I think I bought this at the Biocompany, which is fantastic if it's that easily available.

sfprint, Apr 15, 2014
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safaricook, Jun 05, 2013
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3.65/5  rDev -5.7%

Six month before sell-by date.

This is a crazy-aromatic beer - as it goes into the glass, it's hugely perfumed. Nice big fine-grained head which settles fairly quickly. Earthy-orange-yellow, slightly cloudy. All the perfume is gone now, there's something I cant pin down - almost phenolic but not cloves, something more like mangoes -yes, it's definitely mangoes, with that weird am-I-sweet-or-am-I something-else mango smell.

First drink is lovely: really smooth, very fine and smooth carbonation, yet lively enough to keep it tingling on the tongue. There's lots of hops, fruitiness too, only on the swallow do I get the explicitly mango taste again. It's not a complex beer, it's drinkable, and well worth trying (especially if you're a fan of mangoes!). A mix of something like a fruity weizen that tastes of mangoes instead of banannas and cloves, with loads of bitter hops added.
I'm slowly warming to it, but have to admit it's just not my cup of tea, I bumped up my original points because I did find it a very interesting beer.

Burps really strong mango too! Too much mango for me.
(disclaimer: I'm not a huge fan of mangoes)

Tomais, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

supermeniscus, Aug 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

clarknova, May 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Dougology, Tuesday at 08:09 PM
Photo of Jwale73
3.69/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Classified by the brewer as a Bavarian IPA. 33cl bottle. 6.5% abv, 55 ibus, 19.11.2013, batch 2 indicated on the label. Color is burnt orange with a semi-hazy clarity and a consistent, soapy skim of a head with clusters of bubbles around the shoulders. Nose is a pleasant blend of citrus, earthy hops and light fruits (perhaps apricot) with a touch of rind. Taste is a bit dull and watery - characteristics in the nose are merely a shadow. Mouthfeel is light in body with a kiss of acidity, an easy carbonation and a smooth, slightly cream texture. Overall, pretty dull for an IPA but it's a Bavarian IPA (whatever that means). That said, a good transitional beer for a BMC/Pils drinker.

Jwale73, May 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Barcky112, Jul 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

ewaldo, Dec 07, 2013
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3.9/5  rDev +0.8%

Pours orange, really cloudy, a decent creamy white head that recedes to two fingers at about half a one and stays like that for quite a bit.
Citrusy hops are obvious, big with lime, orange, and hints of tangerine, mango, pineapple. Some orchard fruit too and a soft caramel base underneath.
Sour sweet start with a mix of sweet tangerine and lemon zest, apricot, plus the nice tropical note hinting mostly mango and some pineapple. Malts don't bring just sticky caramel, but also a fluffy white bready note, more than a sturdy backbone (really "more than") for the hops. Herbal leafy hops in the finish, refreshing and minty, with a nice bitterness.
Light to medium body, medium carbonation, crisp in the finish, refreshing. Aftertaste is hoppy, but also has a rich malty component.
It felt like a truly "German-made" IPA, great hops, great craftsmanship, a bit of extra malt. Not bad at all.

dcmchew, Oct 10, 2014
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dgilks, Aug 25, 2014
Dolden Sud IPA from Riedenburger Brauhaus
86 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.