Riedenburger Pils Organic | Riedenburger Brauhaus

Riedenburger Pils OrganicRiedenburger Pils Organic
BA SCORE
3.19/5
8 Ratings
Riedenburger Pils OrganicRiedenburger Pils Organic
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Riedenburger Brauhaus
Germany
riedenburger.de

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 11-07-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
8
pDev:
15.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
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Gots:
1
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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of tigg924
4/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours clear, gold in color with 1/4 inch head. Taste is grass, grain, and cereal. Light bodied, sweet, with moderate carbonation. Makes for a clean, all day German Pilsner. Really enjoyed this one.

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Photo of Marius
3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of crossovert
2.42/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

o,33 l bottle. Best before: 10.09.2011.

It pours a slightly hazy light-golden color with a foamy white head.

The smell is sweet, herbal, and tropical citrusy.

The flavor is similiar, odd on the first sip though. It has an odd metallic rotten fruit paper cardboard god knows what character to it though.

This brewery has proven to be hit or miss.

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Photo of Evil_Pidde
2.85/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

33 cl long-necked brown bottle. Label is blue with writing in gold.

A: Pours murky pale golden, with a medium large white creamy head. Slow dissipation leaves nice lacings.

S: Lots of bitter hops as well as floral ones. Nice malt but surprisingly there's a lot of butter in the smell.

T: Light malt and lots of fruits and berries. Raspberries and strawberries. The malt is overpowered by the berries.

M: Aftertaste is rather short, and only bitter. Body is light and carbonation is medium.

D: Very easy to drink, but who wants the main feature of a beer to be; "easy to drink"?

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Photo of janubio
3.51/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

330 ml. bottle. Hazy yellow colour, with floating sediments. Head fades quickly, leaving a ring on the surface and some lace.
Aroma is simple, hoppy, floral and some earthy notes. In the mouths the earthy notes are stronger, herbs, citric notes and dry finish. Nice one.

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Photo of Ior
2.97/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Straw colour, white one finger head that recedes rather quickly, leaving some fine lacing. A little hazy.

Smell is dominated by hops with mostly grassy, floral notes, perhaps some dry leaves. There is also some sweetness lingering in the back and some acidic notes.

Medium bitter, very dry taste, also dominated by hops. Some acidity. The hop profile flavours are not bad, but there is little malt to back them up, just some faint bready notes. A little disappointing, considering the nice smell.

Easy to drink for sure. But drinkability scores are brought down due to far too little carbonation (a bad bottle?). Some of that delicious thirst-quenching crispness characteristic of pilseners is just not there.

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Photo of bark
3.22/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

The colour is straw yellow; the liquid is a bit hazy. The two finger thick white airy head sinks down very slowly leaving a fine lacing

The smell is dry and very bitter with some light diacetyl, notes of yeast-dough and a hint of herbs.

The taste is bitter with some light malt. There is quite a lot of diacetyl and a strong earthy-grassy flavour that shouldn’t be present in a German Pils. Low body. The aftertaste is earthy with that peculiar grassy flavour and some alcohol, but otherwise it is quite neutral and medium strong.

The carbonation is strong with lots of microscopic bubbles (maybe a bit too small for the style?)

It seems almost impossible to brew a good organic beer. I wonder why?

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Photo of JanM
2.83/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Organic may be a buzz word for certain segments of the market, but it does not help the taste of this avergare pilsener beer. It poured with promising good foam and a smell of flowery hops. The taste was bitter, citric with strong presence of grass and bread. But despite this traditional pilsener set-up my overall impression was that it was something bland and annoying with it. There are many better German Pils to choose from.

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Riedenburger Pils Organic from Riedenburger Brauhaus
Beer rating: 3.19 out of 5 with 8 ratings
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