Riegele Alte Weisse | Brauerei S. Riegele

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13 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei S. Riegele
Germany
riegele.de

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-08-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
13
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
10.67%
 
 
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Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by Daredevil:
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3.58/5  rDev -4.5%
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

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BuckeyeSlim
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of ZachH
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of danielfda
3/5  rDev -20%

Photo of dar482
3.93/5  rDev +4.8%
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.

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Photo of Sixpoint
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gregwa
4.5/5  rDev +20%

Photo of markgugs
3.1/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of bckayaalp
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of camartin27
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of clayrock81
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%

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.

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Photo of Fettpopps
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eitle
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Riegele Alte Weisse from Brauerei S. Riegele
3.75 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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