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Commerzienrat Riegele Privat - Brauerei S. Riegele

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Reviews: 9
Hads: 29
Avg: 3.49
pDev: 24.64%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: sfprint on 09-15-2010

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Reviews: 9 | Hads: 29
Photo of utopiajane
4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is exactly what it claims to be. Wurzig und mild which means spicy and mild. Pours clear golden yellow with a creamy white head that lasts too long because I have to drink it. Lovely malt nose with a kiss of honey and hops herbal to peek out from the background. Taste is mild but spicy with herbal hop. dry finish, not bitter and I will have six more please.

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Photo of drmeto
3.68/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

-Pours a clear straw-golden with a big foamy white head which quickly dissipates
-almost no carbonation visible
-really spicy,honey,floral,slightly grassy
-Follows the nose plus a herbal note
-very sweet for an Export
-High carbonation,light-medium body
Differs from other Exports with its sweetness and bigger spicy note
Good overall.

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Photo of metter98
3.6/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down, leaving a thin head covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of biscuity malts are present in the nose along with some hints of grassy hops.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has mild flavors of biscuit malts with hints of grassy hops and faint bits of grapes. A slight amount of bitterness is present.
M: It feels light-bodied and clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. A tough of dryness becomes noticeable as the beer warms up.
O: This beer is easy to drink and has a good balance between the mild flavors of malts and hops.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of TippedMixology
3.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Light amber, cloudy. Half a finger of head.

Smell - Really pretty weird. Not what I was expecting at all--very sweet smell almost like blueberries or elderflower. Not bad.

Taste - Sweet on the uptake with a lingering smooth sweetness with little else fighting to take its place.

Mouthfeel - An odd menthol-y coolness that lingers across the tongue. Not what I was expecting at all, but added an interesting quality to the experience, overall.

Overall - Not bad overall. Very drinkable. Sweet and slightly malty, but there are better out there.

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Photo of Cozzatoad
3.48/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle

A- Bright gold, good clarity. Healty, one finger head, shows good retention and lacing

S- Grainy malts, with a slight soapy, sweet feel. Nice grassy bitterness on the back of things

T- Pretty much what the smell suggested. Slightly crisp, grainy/crackery malts, with a very mild fruity/floral sweetness developing on the palate. Pretty strong and bitter on the grassy hops side (and by strong i mean compared to most german helles), with a clean, refreshing finish and aftertaste

M- Light to medium body, decently smooth. Carbonation is definitely too low though maybe it was just an issue wih this one bottle

O- Nice helles, nice overall balance and drinkability. Good for some refreshment

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Photo of eduardolinhalis
3.42/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle served in a tulip glass. Enjoyed with friends @ Mr. Beer, Vitória - ES. Nice Brazilian beershop chain.

A: Pours a clear golden yellow color forming a medium aired bubbled white head. Medium retention and some lacings left in the glass

S: Sweet and grainy. Notes so grassy hops. Yeasts

T: Slightly sweet upfront. Very malty beer. Yeasts and a nice crispy hop bitterness background. Grassy. A little bit metallic. Overall is dry and mild bitterness

M: A light but smooth body. Medium to low carbonation. Very grainy aftertaste with some grassy hoppy bitterness

O: Very drinkable and refreshing beer. Good quality German Helles

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Photo of crossovert
3.24/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

My 3rd Riegele helles of the night. 500ml bottle. Mindestens haltbar bis: 09.02.12.

It is a bit lighter than the lesser abv Export but slightly darker than the Ur-Hell. It is a bright gold with a white head that leaves some okay lacing.

The smell is fruity and doughy, almost a mix of the previous two.

I feel the flavor is the most robust. It carries a decent hoppines but also a decent sweet maltiness.

It is on par with the others.

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Photo of sfprint
3.06/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Thin greyish yellow color. Quickly dissipating head with large bubbles.

S: Woody and sappy malts, grassy hops.

T: Surprisingly sweet malts, but that's not to say overly sweet. Definitely within a pleasant range. Slightly tangy hops.

M: Slightly astringent, yet relatively soft.

O: Decent beer.

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2.85/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

330ml bottle. Tumbler glass. From my notes –dec´12. Pale yellow color. Clear appearance. White, large size bubbled, froth. Quickly dissipated crown. Grainy, slightly malty aromas with grassy notes. Flavors are as expected from aromas. Light to medium body. Moderate carbonation. Grassy & floral hops overwhelm malts in the middle & linger into a dry bitter finish. Drinkable & correct, even though the overall results quite flat.

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Commerzienrat Riegele Privat from Brauerei S. Riegele
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.