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Commerzienrat Riegele Privat - Brauerei S. Riegele

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BA SCORE
82
good

18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei S. Riegele visit their website
Germany

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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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of markgugs
3.78/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crossovert
3.24/5  rDev -9.5%
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.

Photo of GONZALOYANNA
2.85/5  rDev -20.4%
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.

Photo of JoeMans
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of eduardolinhalis
3.42/5  rDev -4.5%
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

Photo of Oidmoe
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of sfprint
3.06/5  rDev -14.5%
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.

Photo of clarknova
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of camartin27
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of bckayaalp
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Cozzatoad
3.48/5  rDev -2.8%
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

Photo of BeerIsland
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of Flavio_Gama
3.64/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of WraythOsu
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of dbnrhino
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

This is a great, under rated style of German beer. It sells like crazy when I bring it into our club. If you get a chance, give it a taste.

Photo of TippedMixology
3.53/5  rDev -1.4%
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.

Photo of jdhamilton
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Commerzienrat Riegele Privat from Brauerei S. Riegele
82 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.