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Riegele Alte Weisse - Brauerei S. Riegele

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Riegele Alte Weisse
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83
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10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei S. Riegele visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-08-2008

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Reviews by Daredevil:
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3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

agate brown, medium foam

not very present nose, a bit of daisies, a mite of pita

taste starts very fruity (bananas, starfuit, mangosteen) but oddly turns into a rather dry, mildly bitter finish

interesting Weisse, not quite up to the 'grand crus' but certainly worth a try

not sure why this brew is marked as "retired" - just bought it a few weeks ago

More User Reviews:
Photo of BuckeyeSlim
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of ZachH
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of danielfda
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of dar482
3.93/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a translucent brown color.

The aroma has clove, pepper with wheat and lots of banana, and dried dates.

The flavor follows with that sweet banana, along with clove and pepper spice. A yeasty finish on the back end.

A well made brew that adds a toasty note and sweetness with that familiar hefeweizen banana flavor.

Photo of Gregwa
4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

Photo of markgugs
3.1/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of bckayaalp
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of camartin27
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of clayrock81
3.8/5  rDev +4.4%

Pours a light copper body with touches of dark fruits and bread, as well as sweetness in the aroma.
Smooth and a little sweet with tropical fruit sweetness kicking around and yeast adding smoothness, this is not a bad beer at all.
Little bit of spice and booze (which is odd) on the finish.
Just not a overly complex or distinguishing dunkle as it really just maintains a light fruit sweetness profile.

Riegele Alte Weisse from Brauerei S. Riegele
83 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.